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Spline Rolling Innovations from IMTS 2012
Matthew Jaster, Associate Editor
With the latest machine technology on-hand at IMTS in Chicago, Gear Technology sought out the latest products and innovations in spline rolling. At the U.S. Gear Tools/Roto-Flow booth, product demonstrations took place for the R/C Rack System , a quick-change tooling rack that is currently undergoing durability testing and should be available in the first quarter of 2013. At the Escofier booth, the company presented its new FLEX series, a new generation of electrical machines that offer a variety of cold rolling solutions.
New Ipsen atmosphere furnaces deliver cutting edge features
Ipsen's ATLAS integral quench atmosphere heat treatment furnaces are highly engineered, sophisticated machines that are easy to operate and maintain, while being extremely cost effective. ATLAS delivers top quality uniformity through cutting-edge technology and design, plus cunning innovations like the HybridCarb gas processing technology that help you save energy and resources. Learn more here
News of Note
Things are happening in the gear industry. Here's a look at some of the latest.
David Brown Bharat Forge Opens First Gearbox Center
David Brown Bharat Forge, the Indian joint venture between leading global gearing expert David Brown and Bharat Forge, a global leader in the manufacture of automotive and non-automotive components recently celebrated the opening of its first industrial gearbox service and assembly facility in Hosur, Tamil Nadu, India. ...Read more.
PTG Appoints Group Business Development Director
Precision Technologies Group (PTG), the U.K.-based specialists in high-precision machine tool and component design, build and supply, have appointed Neil Jones, 44, as group business development director. This significant new appointment reflects the importance that PTG places on ensuring continued and strategic business growth...Read more.
Ajax Rolled Ring Opens New Manufacturing Facility
Ajax Rolled Ring & Machine is bringing new jobs to York County, South Carolina as it opens a new manufacturing facility at its York location. The $2 million facility is the first significant plant expansion for Ajax since beginning operations in York in 1980... Read more.