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   Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       April 12, 2017

EASTEC 2017: A Regional Show with Universal Appeal

You don't have to be a rocket scientist to attend EASTEC 2017, but you can in fact listen to one (keynote speaker Jordan Evans) talk about going to Mars. With a combined 410,000 manufacturing employees in Massachusetts and Connecticut, and approximately 1.4 million more within driving distance of Massachusetts, EASTEC — co-sponsored by the SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers) and the AMT (Association for Manufacturing Technology) — is the must-attend venue to research and purchase the latest advanced manufacturing technologies.

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Good Product Specifications are Critical to Good Design

By Chuck Schultz

History is full of great ideas that did not succeed — frequently because they did not meet the "needs" of the marketplace. One of the first things I learned as a fledgling product designer is that you won't have a successful project if the mission keeps changing. Whether you call it a scope of work, a product specification, or a requirement list, you need an accurate "target" to aim at.

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We're Crown Shaping Without the Cams

We're Crown Shaping Without the Cams

At Forest City Gear we're using our ultra-modern CNC Shapers to crown gears and splines without the need to order the special crowning cam that's normally required. We'll cut your crowning costs and delivery times. Contact:
quotes@forestcitygear.com
815-623-5256
www.forestcitygear.com


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Small Batch Production Made in the USA

Small Batch Production Made in the USA

While manufacturing is our profession, gear cutting is our craft. We have the ability to cut a wide range of gears up to 126" in diameter, with a focus and expertise in bevel gearing up to 80" in diameter. See our complete range of capacities here.

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Gear Measurement Technology — Your Application, Our Solution...Exactly

Gear Measurement Technology — Your Application, Our Solution...Exactly

The MarGear GMX 400 Class 1 Universal Gear Tester provides analysis for a wide range of gear and gear tool applications on gears with ODs up to 400 mm (15.75 in).

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