Gear Industry Product News 2015

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Walter Cut Grooving Tool Delivers Improved Chip Control and Tool Life
Walter recently introduced the Walter Cut G1011-P, a new grooving tool that can enhance surface quality, extend tool life, and improve pr... (posted 2015-08-25)


Suhner Palloid and Zyklo-Palloid Hobbing Process Creates Low-Backlash, Low-Noise Spiral Bevel Gears
Each year, engine and motor power increases require more powerful angle gear heads. Engineering development in mechanical engineering, to... (posted 2015-08-21)


Marposs iWave2 Wireless Gauge Has Measuring Resolution of 0.0001 mm.
Marposs Corp. recently announced it will introduce its new iWave2 wireless manual gauge at the Quality Show in booth #619. The innov... (posted 2015-08-20)


Heimatec U-tec Flexible Adapter 'Represents Real Improvement in Lathe and Mill/Turn Tooling Design'
Heimatec recently announced that its U-tec flexible adapter system is now available on all right-angle heads in the company’s line.... (posted 2015-08-17)


Exsys to Present its Line of Lathe Tools at CMTS 2015
Alongside their collection of gearboxes, Exsys Canada will be presenting the line of lathe tools they offer from Eppinger at CMTS 2015 at... (posted 2015-08-13)


EMAG VT and VL Machines Feature Integrated O-automation System for Transporting Workpieces
At Gear Expo 2015, EMAG USA will feature manufacturing systems for precision metal components alongside the North American premier of its... (posted 2015-08-12)


Emuge Titanium Program Taps Possess New High Relief Geometry Technology
Emuge Corp. recently introduced a line of high-performance tools for threading demanding alloyed titanium materials. Ranging from taps wi... (posted 2015-08-11)


Junker Group to Present Expanded Product Line at Gear Expo
The Junker Group recently announced it will present grinding machines from Junker and Zema, in addition to air filters from LTA, at Gear ... (posted 2015-08-10)


Walter Orbital Thread Mill Unified National Fine Boosts Process Reliability While Cutting Cost
Walter rcentlty introduced its latest orbital thread mills, the orbital thread mill Unified National Fine (UNF) 2xD and 3xD models. Their... (posted 2015-08-06)


Gleason Genesis 200GX Threaded Wheel Grinding Machine to be Introduced at Gear Expo
Gleason recently announced it will introduce advanced machines, tooling, and global customer support services covering a wide array of pr... (posted 2015-08-05)


Dillon Full Grip Jaws Reduce Distortion and Provide More Friction
Dillon Manufacturing recently introduced full grip jaws made of 1018 CR steel from 6 inches to 15 inches in diameter, with heights of 2, ... (posted 2015-08-04)


Kapp Niles ZE 800 Profile Gear Grinder Will Be Showcased at Gear Expo 2015
The Kapp Niles ZE 800 Profile Gear Grinder and the PM 750/1250 portable gear inspection system from R&P Metrology GmbH will be demons... (posted 2015-08-03)


Hyundai WIA F500 Plus Vertical Machining Center to Be Displayed in U.S. for First Time
Hyundai WIA Machine America recently announced it will have multiple CNC machines on display at WESTEC in booth #1515. The event will be ... (posted 2015-07-31)


Junker and Zema to Exhibit Gear Grinding Machines Together at EMO Milano
At EMO Milano 2015, Junker Group and Zema will be exhibiting together for the first time in Europe: Zema will be demonstrating a cylindri... (posted 2015-07-30)


Mitutoyo MeasurLink 8.0 Re-Introduces the Gage Management Module
Mitutoyo America Corporation recently announced the latest version of MeasurLink software with a variety of functional improvements. Base... (posted 2015-07-29)


CD-adapco Speed Machine Design Tool Integrated into Star-CCM Modeling System
CD-adapco recently integrated Speed, an electric machine design tool, with Star-CCM+, an all-in-one tool that models heat transfer, fluid... (posted 2015-07-28)


Walter Tiger-Tec Positive Insert Geometries Come in 7 and 11 Degree Rake Angles
Walter recently introduced a trio of universal, positive insert geometries that reduce downtime and boost performance in steel, stainless... (posted 2015-07-27)


Exsys to Showcase Compact Base Holder and Preci-Flex Tooling Systems at WESTEC
At WESTEC 2015, Exsys Tool, Inc. will showcase advanced manufacturing technologies in booth 1919. Amongst other products, Exsys will... (posted 2015-07-23)


Siemens Sinumerik Blackline Panels Enable Rapid Interaction With the User Interface
The Sinumerik blackline panels OP 015 black and OP 019 black are a new generation of operator panels for the Sinumerik 840D sl CNC system... (posted 2015-07-22)


Birchwood Cold Presto Black Process Forms Non-Dimensional Coating Thickness of 0.5 Micron
Birchwood Technologies now offers three mini systems for use in small batch metal finishing at low temperatures. Mini systems are designe... (posted 2015-07-21)


TDM Global Line Software Tailored to International Manufacturers With Global Production Sites
TDM Systems recently announced it will launch its new software module, TDM Global Line. in early August. TDM Global Line is tailored to i... (posted 2015-07-20)


Index 'Bevel Gear Hobbing Package' Produces Gears With Tooth Height in a Module Range of 0.6 to 4 mm
Index recently developed a “bevel gear hobbing” package, which consists of a control cycle and four Index cutter heads with m... (posted 2015-07-17)


Dillon 1018 CR Steel Full Grip Jaws Reduce Distortion and Provides More Friction
Dillon Manufacturing recently introduced full grip jaws made of 1018 CR steel from 6" to 15" in diameter, with heights of 2&quo... (posted 2015-07-16)


Schunk Tendo Platinum Toolholder Balanced to G2.5 at 25,000 RPM
Schunk recently introduced the new Tendo Platinum toolholder. Tendo Platinum offers improved brazing technology by using a brazing and ha... (posted 2015-07-14)


Cimcool Cimperial 861 Metalworking Fluid Increases Tool Life and Provides Superior Lubricity
Cimcool recently announced the release of Cimperial 861 with InSol technology, a hybrid lubricity, semi-synthetic metalworking fluid, whi... (posted 2015-07-13)


Grieve 1200F Walk-in Oven Offers On-Site Heat Treating
No. 901 is a 1200ºF (649ºC) electrically-heated walk-in oven from Grieve, currently used for heat treating at the customer&rsqu... (posted 2015-07-07)


Mitutoyo LEGEX 4 CNC Machine Provides High-Accuracy Measurements
Mitutoyo America Corporation recently released the latest LEGEX CNC coordinate measuring machine (CMM). The LEGEX 4 delivers accuracy in ... (posted 2015-07-06)


Walter BLAXX F5038 Helical Mill Helps Save Time and Money
The new Walter BLAXX F5038 helical milling cutter features the improved stability that characterizes the entire line of Walter BLAXX mill... (posted 2015-07-01)


Bonfiglioli 300 Series Designed for Harsh Applications
Bonfiglioli´s 300 Series is designed for harsh applications where shock loadings and impacts are common. Bonfiglioli´s o... (posted 2015-06-29)


Mahr MarShaftT Scope 250 Measures Parts Up to 250 mm in Length
Mahr Federal recently introduced a new addition to its growing family of optical shaft measurement systems. Competitively priced and desi... (posted 2015-06-25)


Junker Builds New Platform for Cylindrical and Non-Cylindrical Grinding of Workpieces
Junker recently built a new platform for cylindrical and non-cylindrical grinding of workpieces with a swing diameter of 470 mm and a par... (posted 2015-06-24)


New Tongati MT Series Lathes Have Twin Spindles and Individual Machining Zones
Tongtai’s newest MT Series Lathes were developed for improving cycle times and turning processes for the automotive industry, where... (posted 2015-06-23)


Schunk EGN Safety Gripping System is Continuously Powered
The EGN Safety is the first certified safety gripping system from Schunk for use with human and robot interaction. It is certified in acc... (posted 2015-06-18)


Emuge EF Series Drills Incorporate Special Geometry for Faster Penetration and Longer Tool Life
Emuge Corp. recently announced the North American debut of its line of high-performance solid carbide drills. The new Emuge EF series dri... (posted 2015-06-17)


DT-1 Drill/Tap Center from Haas Allows Rigid Tapping to 5,000 RPM
The DT-1 Drill/Tap center from Haas Automation, Inc., is now available with a 20,000-rpm inline direct-drive spindle, giving customers th... (posted 2015-06-16)


NCSIMUL CAM Streamlines CNC Programming
Spring Technologies, vendor of software that optimizes the use of NC Machines, recently announced the worldwide launch of NCSIMUL CAM. Th... (posted 2015-06-12)


Sumitomo Releases New Turning Grades for Machining Stainless Steels
Sumitomo Electric Carbide Inc. recently released new AC6030M and AC6040M turning grades for machining stainless steels. The AC6030M ... (posted 2015-06-11)


Amada Miyachi Announces Compact LMWS Laser Marking Workstation
Amada Miyachi America Inc. recently announced its new LMWS low-cost Laser Marking Workstation, specifically designed for benchtop operati... (posted 2015-06-05)


Dillon Offers Stepped Hard Jaws in Standard and Custom Designs
Dillon manufactures a full line of standard and custom stepped hard jaws with a diamond serration pattern for greater gripping of the wor... (posted 2015-05-28)


Kwik Mark Releases Portable Handheld Dot Peen Marking System
The Micro Mark portable dot peen marker from Kwik Mark Inc. features a compact (3" x 5" x 6") head size, and a 1.0" x... (posted 2015-05-15)


Heidenhain Introduces Latest Solution for Heavy Machining
With the advent of Heidenhain’s “Dynamic Efficiency” control features, heavy machining solutions that provide new compr... (posted 2015-05-14)


Stotz Reports New Technologies Now Available to Conserve 40% or More in Direct Costs
Air gages are typically not in use approximately 90% or more of the time they’re in a shop or QC department. Because these gages fu... (posted 2015-05-12)


Expanite Provides Unique Benefits With Stainless Steel Hardening Lineup
Whether it’s SuperExpanite, ExpaniteLow-T and ExpaniteHigh-T patented processes, the Expanite company is able to surface harden aus... (posted 2015-05-05)


Walter Introduces Capto Fine Boring Tool With Modualr Design
Walter has introduced the B3230 Walter Capto fine boring tool. This highly flexible, single edge precision boring tool, available in diam... (posted 2015-05-04)


Gleason Introduces New Bevel Gear Lapping Technology
Gleason Corporation recently announced SmartLAP, a technology for lapping bevel gear sets, with increased productivity, control and data ... (posted 2015-04-30)


Oelheld Introduces AirForge 4027 Clean Lubrication
Oelheld U.S. recently introduced AirForge 4027, a newly developed protective lubricant for hot forging of steel and alloys.  It'... (posted 2015-04-29)


Abtex Introduces Machine for Deburring Powdered-Metal Parts
Abtex Corporation recently announced a new machine for deburring powdered-metal parts when they’re still in the “green”... (posted 2015-04-27)


Klingelnberg to Introduce New Products at Control in Stuttgart
Klingelnberg will unveil the P 16, a new solution for efficient measurement of small components, at Control Stuttgart 2015. From May 5-8,... (posted 2015-04-22)


Gleason to Introduce 300GMSP Analytical Gear Inspection System
Gleason Corporation will introduce its latest gear metrology innovation at the upcoming Control Show in Stuttgart, Germany, from May 5-8.... (posted 2015-04-06)


Seco Unveils Latest Evolution in Duratomic Technology with Three New Grades for Turning Steel
With the unveiling of its next-generation Duratomic Technology, Seco Tools, LLC introduces three new turning insert grades that achieve t... (posted 2015-04-01)


NPI Introduces Model 450 Sliding-Jaw Air Chuck
Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation recently introducesd its Model 450 Sliding-Jaw Air Chuck. This air chuck (0.0001" TIR) h... (posted 2015-03-30)


Ti-Coating Announces its Tinalox SN2 Coating for Applications in All ISO Materials
Ti-Coating announces its new PVD coating Tinalox SN2 for indexable carbide tooling. The Tialn-based coating provides excellent machining ... (posted 2015-03-27)


Sunnen Introduces SSH-1680 Honing System
Sunnen’s new SSH-1680 honing system makes the efficiency, accuracy and consistency of power-stroke honing, affordable to&... (posted 2015-03-25)


Heimatec Introduces Coolant-Thru Feature
Heimatec, a producer of live tools, angle and multi-spindle drill heads, recently announced immediate availability of its newest developm... (posted 2015-03-19)


Reishauer Now Offers In-house Produced Clamping Fixtures
Reishauer, a supplier for the hard-finishing of gears, has a new generation of grinding machines that produce at cycle times below 10 sec... (posted 2015-03-18)


GMTA Introduces the SynchroFine 205 HS Gear Honing Machine
German Machine Tools of America (GMTA) recently introduced the Präwema SynchroFine 205 HS gear honing machine. It features direct-dr... (posted 2015-03-12)


PTG to Showcase Absolute Precision at CIMT 2015
At Stand No. W4-221, delegates looking to produce helical components will be able to find out more about Holroyd Precision’s gear, ... (posted 2015-03-10)


Sandvik Introduces New CoroMill QD Groove Milling Concept
The main challenge in groove milling is often chip evacuation. Chip issues can harm production efficiency, lower component quality or cau... (posted 2015-03-09)


Index to Demonstrate Modular Eight-spindle Automatic CNC Turning Machine at PMTS 2015
Index will demonstrate its MS22C-8, a modular eight-spindle automatic CNC turning machine, producing brass connector parts at PMTS 2015, ... (posted 2015-03-06)


Dillon Now Offers 1018 Steel Jaws from 1 1/2 to 10 Inches Tall
DMI Series H extra-high chuck jaws from Dillon Manufacturing provide extended jaws lengths with heights available to 10-inches tall. The ... (posted 2015-03-05)


Mahr Federal Adds Selectable Resolution to MarCator 1086 & 1087 Digital Indicators
Mahr Federal has added a selectable resolution option to MarCator 1086 and 1087 digital indicators. These digital indicators provide easi... (posted 2015-03-04)


Oelheld Boasts DiaMill HEF 100 is 'Ideal Alternative to Water Soluble Cooling Lubricants'
DiaMill HEF 1100 is a high performance product based on hydrocrack oils. It has nearly no odor, has high shearing stability, is resistant... (posted 2015-03-03)


Northfield Precision Instrument Introduces Expanded Collet Chuck
Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of precision workholding chucks, recently introduced its newest ... (posted 2015-02-27)


Mitsui Seiki Launches New Vertex 55X II Vertical Machining Center
Mitsui Seiki has evolved its “Vertex 550-5X” line of machines with new features and capabilities, and a broader range of opti... (posted 2015-02-26)


Drake Delivers Drum Grinder for the Tapered Roller Bearing Industry
Drake Manufacturing Services Co., LLC recently delivered a “drum” or “crown” grinder to an Asian manufacturer of ... (posted 2015-02-25)


Mitutoyo Introduces MiCAT Planner
Mitutoyo America Corporation, a manufacturer of measuring tools and instruments, recently introduced the MiCAT Planner automatic measurem... (posted 2015-02-23)


Grieve Installs Electric Rotary Hearth Oven
Grieve Corporation recently introduced No. 815, a 500°F electric rotary hearth oven, currently in use for preheating gears at a custo... (posted 2015-02-19)


German Machine Tools of America Releases the Prwema SynchroFine 205 HS
Now available from German Machine Tools of America (GMTA), the Präwema SynchroFine 205 HS gear honing machine features direct-driven... (posted 2015-02-13)


Mahr Federal Replacing Discontinued Brown & Sharpe Tesa Products
Tesa management recently discontinued production of its Brown and Sharpe Standard bore and snap gages. Mahr Federal bore and snap gages a... (posted 2015-02-09)


Widia Introduces New Universal High-Precision Collet Chuck
Widia recently announced a universal, high-precision collet chuck offering use in multiple applications (milling, drilling, reaming, and ... (posted 2015-02-06)


Birchwood Technologies Introduces Ion Exchange System
Birchwood Technologies Ion Exchange System purifies rinse water for reuse in metal finishing systems. It is designed for process lines ut... (posted 2015-02-04)


Rosler Introduces MAX-IMP System
Rosler recently introduced the new, patented MAX-IMP System. A pneumatically operated sensor is mounted in the peripheral area and d... (posted 2015-01-30)


Walter Introduces New Indexable Insert Cartridges
Walter, a producer of precision cutting tools for milling, drilling, turning, boring and specialized tools, recently introduced... (posted 2015-01-26)


New Sizes for Schunk's WSG Series
The WSG series of servo-electric 2-Finger Parallel Grippers are versatile, sensitive and simple to use. They are designed for parts handl... (posted 2015-01-21)


Linamar Gear Adds 27th UBQ Furnace From AFC-Holcroft
Canadian auto parts supplier Linamar Gear, located in Guelph, Ontario, has expanded their manufacturing capacity with the addition of a n... (posted 2015-01-21)


AFC-Holcroft Ships Heat Treating Furnace to Stamping Manufacturer
A large stamping manufacturer has ordered a mesh belt austempering furnace system from AFC-Holcroft, a manufacturer of heat treating furn... (posted 2015-01-21)


SMT Releases Masta 6
Smart Manufacturing Technology (SMT) recently announced the release of its CAE software, Masta 6. Masta is for transmission and drivelin... (posted 2015-01-14)


Houghton Acquires Envirotek Management Services
Houghton International, Inc., a develper and producer of specialty chemicals, oils and lubricants for the steel, metalworking, autom... (posted 2015-01-12)


Taylor Hobson Introduces New High Resolution Instruments
A new series of high resolution instruments offering automated simultaneous surface and contour inspection has been introduced by Taylor ... (posted 2015-01-09)


Schunk Introduces Servo-Electric Parallel Grippers
Schunk recently introduced the WSG series of servo-electric 2-Finger Parallel Grippers. They are designed for parts handling and assembly... (posted 2015-01-09)


Easy CNC App Now Available for Android Devices
Siemen's Easy CNC app is now available for Android devices. Easy CNC contains all the current training manuals for Siemens Sinumerik ... (posted 2015-01-07)