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IDC Installs Niles ZP24 Gear Grinder
IDC Industries is installing their new Niles ZP24 gear grinder. This new machine, the largest of its type in Michigan, will allow IDC to ... (posted 2013-12-26)


Sandvik Gear Hob Features New Interface
The CoroMill 177 tangentially-mounted hob from Sandvik Coromant features a number of innovations designed to deliver greater productivity... (posted 2013-12-23)


CNC Technology Expands with Sinumerik from Siemens
Industrial corporations are facing deep-rooted changes in the world of manufacturing. These changes are taking place alongs... (posted 2013-12-19)


Suhner Introduces Multi-Master Flex Machining
Bulky part machining can often become very difficult to integrate into a manufacturing process, when attempting to ... (posted 2013-12-18)


Ipsen China Begins Work on Several Furnace Builds
As the demand for high volume, mass-produced automotive components rises, so does the demand for high-quality heat treatment systems to e... (posted 2013-12-16)


MSC Adds 15,000 Kennametal Cutting Tools
MSC Industrial Supply Co., a distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) solutions, services and supplies to... (posted 2013-12-13)


Ingersoll Releases Center Cutting End Mills
Ingersoll is pleased to announce the newest addition of its indexable drill-mills for plunging, ramping and pocketing all materials. Feat... (posted 2013-12-12)


Dillon Provides Soft Blank Top Jaws
Soft blank top jaws from Dillon Manufacturing, Inc., provide a smooth gripping surface, low T.I.R. (Total Indicator Reading), and have gr... (posted 2013-12-11)


NUM Offers CNC Solution for Gear Production
NUM has announced a high performance CNC solution for gear production machines that fully automates threaded wheel grinding. Incorporatin... (posted 2013-12-10)


Coord3 Introduces Benchmark CMM
The new Benchmark CMM from Coord3 offers a high performance budget CMM with the added benefit of a small footprint. The unique ‘hal... (posted 2013-12-06)


Birchwood Introduces Presto Black
Presto Black cold blackening produces a uniform depth of blackness and corrosion resistance that is the ideal finish... (posted 2013-12-05)


Mahr Introduces MarSurf LD Units
Mahr Federal has introduced a new high-precision 2-D/3-D measuring station for checking contour and surface topography of aspheric optica... (posted 2013-12-04)


KISSsoft Offers Calculation of Cold-Wear
Low-speed wear or cold-wear is a phenomenon that occurs with slow rotating and heavily loaded gears. In the process, the EHD lubricant fi... (posted 2013-12-02)


Hardinge Introduces Collets for Rotary Transfer Machines
Hardinge Inc. (Elmira, NY) manufactures a complete line of collets for Hydromat rotary transfer machines to help customers fully meet hig... (posted 2013-11-26)


Gleason Offers Retrofit Package for Inspection Systems
Gleason Corporation’s GMM and GMS Series of Analytical Gear Inspection Systems currently in service can be easily updated with a ne... (posted 2013-11-25)


C&B Machinery Offers Clamp Bore Disc Grinding Machine
C & B Machinery has received multiple orders for its latest generation Model CBV-3 Clamp Bore disc grinding machine. The automotive i... (posted 2013-11-22)


Hexagon Offers Leica B-Probe
Hexagon Metrology recently announced the Leica B-Probe, an entry-level, wireless probing device which extends the capability of the Leica... (posted 2013-11-20)


Forkardt Offers OmniGrip Collet System
Forkardt OmniGrip Collet Systems are flexible, sealed collet heads that interchange in seconds and are available with spindle mounts for ... (posted 2013-11-19)


Gleason Updates 1500GMS Inspection System
Gleason Corporation’s 1500GMS Analytical Gear Inspection System has been updated to deliver improved inspection speeds and offer ma... (posted 2013-11-18)


Mahr Federal Releases Optimar 25
Mahr Federal has introduced a new long range indicator calibrator, the Optimar 25. A precision benchtop instrument, the Optimar 25 can be... (posted 2013-11-15)


Dontyne Offers Remote Hosting Services
In response to customer demand for remote hosting, Dontyne Systems is pleased to release the latest software development to help support ... (posted 2013-11-14)


HOTA Releases Hartech Gear Machines for Global Market
HOTA Industrial Mfg Co., Ltd. has been committed to gear production improvement since its founding in 1966. The company recently forecast... (posted 2013-11-13)


GWJ Adds Dimensioning Function in Cylindrical Gear Pair Module
GWJ Technology GmbH, headquartered in Braunschweig, Germany, recently added a new function to the web-based eAssistant software module fo... (posted 2013-11-12)


Sandvik Offers MCT Program Online
Sandvik Coromant is pleased to announce its interactive Metal Cutting Technology (MCT) e-Learning program is now available. This comprehe... (posted 2013-11-11)


Zoller Offers Machining Cloud Application
Manufacturing-industry innovator Zoller has partnered with Machining Cloud GmbH on the new Machining Cloud Intelligent Manufacturing appl... (posted 2013-11-08)


Gleason Announces Complete Power Skiving Solutions
Gleason Corporation has announced their complete set of Power Skiving solutions, providing an economical process ideally suited for the p... (posted 2013-11-07)


KISSsoft Offers Contact Patterns of Five-Axis Milled Gears
The five-axis milling of gears is an established manufacturing process in the field of short run and replacement parts. This manufacturi... (posted 2013-11-06)


Yamazen Distributes the MAF-150E
Yamazen Inc. is pleased to announce the U.S. debut and distribution of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) series of table-type horiz... (posted 2013-11-05)


Sodick Releases New Range of EDM Machines
Sodick, Inc. hosted their Smart Technology Event on Oct 3-4. The event was located at their corporate headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinoi... (posted 2013-11-04)


3M Introduces Cubitron II Conventional Wheels for Gear Grinding
3M Abrasive Systems is introducing 3M Cubitron II Conventional Wheels for Gear Grinding, giving engineers new tools to take the manufactu... (posted 2013-11-01)


Schunk Integrates Grippers with Sensing Technology
Schunk has enlarged its number of available sensors for the modular system of grippers with the new OAS sensor. When grippers such as the... (posted 2013-10-31)


Gleason Introduces Phoenix 280G
The new Phoenix 280G Bevel Gear Grinding Machine establishes a new benchmark for bevel gear grinding for gears up to 280 mm in diameter w... (posted 2013-10-29)


Liebherr Introduces LGG 180
Liebherr’s new LGG 180 machine for profile and generating grinding combines short grinding times with consistent high large-scale p... (posted 2013-10-28)


Felsomat Offers FlexHobbingCenter FHC
The FHC 180 with integrated automation, cannot only hob, but also chamfer and deburr simultaneously without increasing the downtime. The ... (posted 2013-10-22)


South-Tec Preview: EMAG Stand 701
Forecasted growth rates of 6.3 percent in sales of automobiles in the USA clearly demonstrate one thing: that the USA is and will remain ... (posted 2013-10-21)


Sandvik Expands EH System
October 1st marked the expansion of Sandvik Coromant’s exchangeable-head (EH) system to include a wide assortment of solid carbide ... (posted 2013-10-16)


Northfield Releases Model 650 Air Chuck
Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation introduces their Model 650 Sliding Jaw air chuck. This air chuck, with 0.0001” TIR, has... (posted 2013-10-14)


Westec Preview: EMAG Stand 2820
EMAG will be presenting its machine tool technology at Westec in Stand 2820. The exhibition will be held in the Los Angeles Convention Ce... (posted 2013-10-11)


Vomat Equipment Reduces Coolant Costs
Demanding grinding applications require powerful filtration systems that have a poitive effect on the entire production process. The Micr... (posted 2013-10-10)


KISSsoft Extends Contact Analysis for Cylindrical Gears
The contact analysis for cylindrical gears in KISSsoft (module ZA30) has been extended and improved. Experience gained from a comparison ... (posted 2013-10-09)


Fanuc Offers Control Productivity
The Fanuc CNC Series 30i/31i-L Model B high-speed laser controls offer fabricators streamlined efficiency and increased productivity usin... (posted 2013-10-08)


Seco-Warwick Receives CaseMaster Evolution Order
Seco/Warwick has received an order for a two CaseMaster Evolution vacuum carburizing furnace line that includes washer/tempering unit, lo... (posted 2013-10-07)


Solar Atmospheres Extends Furnace Dimensions
Solar Atmospheres has extended the hot zone load dimensions in their largest commercial vacuum furnace from 60-inches-wide to 80 inches-w... (posted 2013-10-04)


Sandvik Introduces CoroCut QD
Sandvik Coromant introduces a brand new parting off concept for deep grooves and long overhangs. For volume bar-fed parts manufacturing, ... (posted 2013-10-03)


Klingelnberg Promotes Viper 500 Series
The Höfler Viper 500 series from Klingelnberg offers pre-finishing and finishing of complex gears including process design, cutting,... (posted 2013-10-02)


PTG Displays Zenith 400 at EMO 2013
Showcasing the Zenith 400 helical profile grinder, from PTG company, Holroyd Precision Limited, the augmented reality presentation provid... (posted 2013-10-01)


DMG-Mori Seiki Annouce EMO Highlights
CELOS from DMG/Mori Seiki enables integrated management, documentation and visualization of job, process and machine data. It is compatib... (posted 2013-09-30)


Northfield Offers 5C Collet Chuck
Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation introduces their 5C Collet Chuck. The 5C is interchangeable with the standard 4 inch or 6 inc... (posted 2013-09-27)


Hardinge Offers Latest Workholding Equipment
When it comes to tool holding, value is all about precision and reliability that will transmit to the finished part. Hardinge toolholde... (posted 2013-09-26)


KISSsoft Offers Fine Sizing for Worm Wheels and Crossed Helical Gears
For the calculation of worm wheels and crossed helical gears, fine sizing modules are now available (module ZD5 and ZE6). The KISSsoft fi... (posted 2013-09-25)


Gear Expo Recap: Sandvik Coromant Demos InvoMilling
The InvoMilling process, a unique approach to milling spur and helical gears using indexable insert cutters was front and center during G... (posted 2013-09-23)


Gear Expo Recap: MHI Touts Gear Shaping Technology
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed the development of a new gear shaping machine, the ST40A, capable of cutting a broa... (posted 2013-09-20)


Sandvik Extends CoroMill 172 Range
The CoroMill 172 range will be extended as of October 1st. This disc cutting concept adapted for gears, splines and racks will now be ava... (posted 2013-09-13)


ASM Heat Treat Preview: Metallurgical High Vacuum Booth 1639
The HS430 Survivor pumps incorporate multiple oil filters that extend the life of the pump by removing particles and acid which are har... (posted 2013-09-12)


MecWash System Boasts High Contaminant Removal Rate
MecWash Systems introduces BladeWash aqueous parts washers.  Developed specifically for cleaning the internal cooling channels in tu... (posted 2013-09-10)


Ingersoll Offers Modular Milling System
Chip-Surfer from Ingersoll provides a modular milling system for NC, Swiss and live tooling applications. Highlights include interchangea... (posted 2013-09-09)


Dillon Introduces HPG500 Lubricant
Dillon Chucks and Jaws introduces HPG500 – a boundary lubricant that prevents metal-to-metal contact under high load and slow speed... (posted 2013-09-06)


Hardinge Offers C-Series Collet and Collet Stops
Hardinge Inc., a manufacturer of spindle tooling, began production of collets in the 1890s for use on bench lathes making parts for the w... (posted 2013-09-05)


Vomat Offers Advanced Filtration System
The Vomat FA 480 – 960 series filtration systems process from 120 to 240 US-Gallons per minute and offer dimensions of 55 x 99 x 48... (posted 2013-09-04)


Blaser Swisslube Releases Latest Metalworking Fluid
Blaser Swisslube Inc., premier manufacturer of Swiss quality metalworking fluids, is pleased to announce the release of Blasocut BC935SW.... (posted 2013-09-03)


EMO Preview: Hainbuch GmbH
Stand J22, Hall 3. Hainbuch presents a jaw module that is small, flexible, that can be quickly changed, and covers a large clamping range... (posted 2013-08-29)


KISSsoft Offers Configurable Manufacturing Drawings
For all cylindrical gears, custom configurable manufacturing drawings are now available in KISSsoft (module ZPK). The toothing data and a... (posted 2013-08-28)


Gear Expo Preview: Oelheld Booth 767
Oelheld U.S. introduces SintoGrind 353 a premium gear grinding fluid formulated from pure synthetic base stocks. SintoGrind 353 was espec... (posted 2013-08-27)


Saint-Gobain Introduces Norton Finium Film Rolls
Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc. has introduced Norton Finium abrasive microfinishing film rolls for precision applications. Norton Finium pr... (posted 2013-08-26)


Grieve Offers High-Temp Bench Oven
No. 1017 is a 1000ºF high-temperature bench oven from Grieve, currently used for various heat processings at the customer’s fa... (posted 2013-08-23)


Gear Expo Preview: Norton Abrasives Booth 1153
Norton Abrasives, a brand of Saint-Gobain, has developed and launched Norton Vitrium3, the next generation of bonded abrasives products, ... (posted 2013-08-22)


Gear Expo Preview: Hydra-Lock Booth 640
Hydra-Lock features its patented Conform-A-Chuck and Conform-A-Arbor workholding solutions designed to adapt to an out-of-round OD or ID ... (posted 2013-08-21)


Gear Expo Preview: Klingelnberg Booth 323
With the acquisition of the core business of Höfler Maschinenbau GmbH in 2012, Klingelnberg expanded its product portfolio with the ... (posted 2013-08-20)


Gear Expo Preview: Hainbuch Booth 600
Changing over from O.D. clamping to I.D. clamping without disassembling the base clamping device is done in a matter of two minutes with ... (posted 2013-08-19)


Gear Expo Preview: EMAG Booth 315
With the VL 5, EMAG has created a customized solution that makes a positive impression in handling the heavy stresses exerted on the tool... (posted 2013-08-16)


Gear Expo Preview: Emuge Corp Booth 505
Emuge Corp., a manufacturer of precision workholding devices for many industries, offers a comprehensive line of clamping solutions. Emug... (posted 2013-08-15)


Gear Expo Preview: Dontyne Systems Booth #1052
Genesis Partners has developed and tested a non-involute tooth form that projects up to a 40 percent improvement in various physical and ... (posted 2013-08-14)


Sandvik Expands Gear Milling Family
The CoroMill 176 range of full profile hobs for spur gears, helical gears and splines has now been extended to incorporate module 3-10 ap... (posted 2013-08-13)


Gear Expo Preview: Ingersoll Booth 235
Ingersoll will be exhibiting the latest advancements in its gear machining tools. Whether it’s hobbing, gashing, shaping, or CNC ma... (posted 2013-08-12)


Gear Expo Preview: KISSsoft Booth 717
KISSsoft will be presenting the latest release of the software, Version 03/2013. The latest version of KISSsoft incorporates the newest a... (posted 2013-08-09)


Gear Expo Preview: Mitsubishi Booth 909
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America will proudly be showcasing two machines at Gear Expo 2013. Making its debut in North America, a revam... (posted 2013-08-08)


Gear Expo Preview: Star SU Booth 901
Star SU plans to expand its role as an integration solutions expert for machine tools including workpiece holding, perishable tooling, ga... (posted 2013-08-07)


Gear Expo: Mazak Booth 111
Mazak Corporation will spotlight highly advanced multitasking solutions that bring increased accuracy, efficiency and productivity to the... (posted 2013-08-05)


Gear Expo Preview: DMG-Mori Seiki Booth 631
In anticipation of September’s Gear Expo, DMG/Mori Seiki will demonstrate its full gear machining technology portfolio, with a focu... (posted 2013-08-02)


Gear Expo Preview: Sandvik Coromant Booth 335
Sandvik Coromant will focus on the ongoing shift in gear manufacturing technology during Gear Expo 2013, Sept. 17-19 in Indianapolis. For... (posted 2013-08-01)


EMO Preview: Gleason Corporation
Stand A43, Hall 26. Gleason will introduce two new machine products for the first time at EMO 2013 from September 16-21 in Hannover. In a... (posted 2013-07-31)


Gear Expo: Reishauer Booth 1041
The inventor of continuous generating gear grinding, Reishauer AG of Wallisellen, Switzerland will be demonstrating the RZ 260, the machi... (posted 2013-07-31)


Gear Expo: Kapp-Niles Booth 611
The Kapp Group will be showcasing the Niles ZE 400 machine model, as well as introducing their new product line, R&P Metrology Measur... (posted 2013-07-30)


Gear Expo: Liebherr Booth 510
The LC 500 universal hobbing machine, providing high machine availability and productivity, as well as flexibility, will be demonstrated ... (posted 2013-07-29)


Gear Expo: Gleason Booth 423
Gleason will introduce a host of advanced new machines, tooling, and global customer support services at Gear Expo 2013 covering a wide ... (posted 2013-07-25)


Grieve Furnace Treats Large Gears
No. 1030 is a 550ºF floor-level electric cabinet oven from Grieve, currently used for heating large gears at the customer’s fa... (posted 2013-07-24)


ATI Stellram Adjusts Product Portfolio
ATI Stellram announces the closing of its acquisition of the Assembled Threading Tools product lines of Greenfield Industries, Inc. The G... (posted 2013-07-23)


EMO Preview: Heller
Stand C04, Hall 12. The highest chip volumes, maximum reliability and minimized piece-piece-part costs are the topics which Heller will b... (posted 2013-07-22)


Oelheld Introduces High Performance Cutting Fluid
DiaMill HEF 1100 is a suitable alternative to water soluble cooling lubricants for turning, milling, drilling and cutting operations in m... (posted 2013-07-18)


EMAG Offers Heat Shrink Assembly Process
The composite camshaft is still gaining ground in the marketplace. The main reason for this is the considerable weight reduction it bring... (posted 2013-07-17)


ITAMCO Releases Glassware App for Machine Tool Monitoring
Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies (ITAMCO) has released MTConnect + Google Glass, a free Glassware application that monitors... (posted 2013-07-15)


EMO Preview: Liebherr
Stand A11, Hall 26. Liebherr-Verzahntechnik will be showcasing three new machines at the upcoming EMO show. These are solutions for the a... (posted 2013-07-12)


EMO Preview: DMG-Mori Seiki
Hall 27/Stand D44. DMG/Mori Seiki will demonstrate its full gear milling portfolio with a focus on gearMILL software and the InvoMilling ... (posted 2013-07-11)


Riten Offers Gear Cutting Live Center
American gear manufacturers have traditionally used an imported center for hobbing, cutting and grinding. Many of these companies have ex... (posted 2013-07-03)


Polygon Improves Process for Medical Implant Broaching
Innovation in orthopedic medical implants continues to improve. As a result, manufacturing processes required to make those parts are ada... (posted 2013-07-02)


Wenzel Updates CMM Line
Wenzel America, Ltd. is proud to announce a new series of improvements in their line of CMMs. The manual X-Cite CMM System has been overh... (posted 2013-07-01)


EMAG to Present VL 2 at EMO 2013
At the EMO 2013 EMAG will be presenting the VL 2 single-spindle vertical pick-up lathe for the machining of small chucked components. &ld... (posted 2013-06-27)


Hexagon Releases Optiv Classic 443 tp
Hexagon Metrology recently announced the release of the Optiv Classic 443 tp, the newest model in the Optiv Classic series. Each unit com... (posted 2013-06-25)


DMG-Mori Seiki Release Manufacturing Suite Post Processor
DMG/Mori Seiki recently announced the release of a Mori-APT toolpath-based post processor, available September 2013. The new post process... (posted 2013-06-24)


Bryant Offers Miniature Grinder
The new Bryant Miniature precision grinder (Model RU1) with standard 4.0 inch (100 mm) travel in both “X” and “Z”... (posted 2013-06-21)


Norton Grinding Abrasives Feature Bond Technology
Norton Abrasives, a brand of Saint-Gobain, has developed and launched Norton Vitrium3,  the next generation of bonded abrasives prod... (posted 2013-06-20)


Mitutoyo Releases Compact Measuring System
Mitutoyo America Corporation announces availability of the innovative, new Ko-ga-me measurement head - designed to bring full capability ... (posted 2013-06-19)


KISSsoft Extends Assistants
In the KISSsoft Release 03/2013, the current KISSsys assistants were extended and furthermore a planet assistant was added. These assista... (posted 2013-06-14)


Grieve Introduces Electric Rotary Hearth Oven
Grieve Corporation introduces No. 815, a 500°F electric rotary hearth oven, currently in use for preheating gears at a customer&rsquo... (posted 2013-06-07)


Ingersoll Expands Tedimill Product Line
The Tedimill is one of the fastest growing product lines within the Ingersoll line up of premium cutting tools. It is, with this in mind,... (posted 2013-06-06)


OML Delivers Multiple Workholding Solutions
OML’s MC Modular Workholding System uses fixed and movable vise jaws and patented self-locking CLAK parallels to achieve multiple c... (posted 2013-06-04)


ATI Releases Turning Products Catalog
ATI Stellram’s new and expanded Turning Products Catalog includes the latest inch and metric product offerings. This new catalog fe... (posted 2013-06-03)


Holroyd Launches Worm Gear Grinding Stations
Holroyd Precision Limited has launched a brand new, full CNC machine range that is specifically designed to provide ultra-high levels of ... (posted 2013-05-31)


Mahr Federal Offers Broad Range of Calipers
Mahr Federal offers an extremely broad line of MarCal calipers for a wide range of outside, inside, depth, step, and compound measurement... (posted 2013-05-30)


Kennametal Offers Solid Ceramic Endmills
Perhaps the most basic assumption in machining is that cutting high-strength materials takes higher-strength tools. Proprietary nickel-ba... (posted 2013-05-29)


Chinese Company Orders Nitrex Nitriding System
Nitrex Metal received a follow-up order for a nitriding system from Shaoguan Hongda Gear Co. Ltd, a Chinese contract manufacturer of tran... (posted 2013-05-28)


Riten Offers Tailstock Force Gauge
For many precision jobs using a face driver, it is critically important to know the exact force applied to the workpiece by the hydraulic... (posted 2013-05-24)


Oelheld Offers Vomat Filtration System
The Vomat FA 480 – 960 series filtration systems process from 120 to 240 US-Gallons per minute. With dimensions of 55 x 99 x 48 inc... (posted 2013-05-23)


Kennametal Shows Benefits of MTConnect
The recent 2013 MTConnect Connecting Manufacturing Conference was instrumental in further preparing the foundation of a monumental change... (posted 2013-05-22)


Abtex Releases Deburring Brochure
Abtex Corporation has published a new, four-page, full-color brochure on its line of end deburring systems. The new brochure contains spe... (posted 2013-05-21)


Hexagon Launches Online Tech Support
Hexagon Metrology recently launched the new Hexagon Metrology Support Center in conjunction with World Metrology Day. The online portal i... (posted 2013-05-20)


Ingersoll Introduces RA Chipbreaker
Ingersoll is introducing a new RA chipbreaker for heavy rough machining of large sized parts. RA chipbreaker inserts maximize tool life d... (posted 2013-05-17)


Ovako Blanks Speed Production While Reducing Waste
Machining quality components from steel bar can generate large amounts of waste material, but with Ovako pre-components this waste can be... (posted 2013-05-16)


Romax Improves Driveline Design and Development
Romax Technology is enabling a rapid, seamless and lossless workflow for driveline design and development from planning to manufacture. T... (posted 2013-05-15)


Marposs Offers Gaging Station for Gear Inspection
The line of manual systems and machines for functional gear verification includes a wide range of highly precise solutions, to measure al... (posted 2013-05-14)


Mahr Federal to Display Portable Air Gages
Mahr Federal will be featuring the new Micro-Dimensionair II, the next generation of its well-established Micro-Dimensionair line of port... (posted 2013-05-14)


Ingersoll Selects LC1200 for Tech Center
Ingersoll Cutting Tools has selected a Liebherr LC1200 gear hobbing machine for installation in its Rockford, IL. Technical Center (ICTC)... (posted 2013-05-13)


Gleason Demonstrates Gear Measurement Technology at Control 2013
Gleason Metrology Systems will demonstrate their latest advances in gear measurement technology at Control 2013, May 14-17 in Stuttgart, ... (posted 2013-05-10)


Ingersoll Releases Super Finishing Face Mill
Ingersoll is pleased to announce the arrival of its newest super-finishing face mill. The generous .300” wide crowned wiper provide... (posted 2013-05-08)


Cleaning Technologies Introduces CleanVeyor System
CleanVeyor Ultrasonic parts washer utilizes a combination of spray, immersion, and ultrasonic cleaning technologies and has proven succes... (posted 2013-05-07)


Hardinge Offers Collet Blocks for Multi-Part Machining
Collet blocks can be used horizontally or vertically on mill tables, jig grinders, flat or angled fixture plates, tombstones or rotary tr... (posted 2013-05-06)


Leistritz Offers Keyseating Technology
Keyseating is a fundamental and traditional method to cut keyways in bores that has been stagnant and without development for many decade... (posted 2013-05-03)


ATI Stellram Introduces NL Turning Grades
These five new Stellram NL turning grades are specifically engineered to provide optimum performance in a given application and workpiece... (posted 2013-05-02)


LFG Machine Offers Precision and Productivity
This machine concept facilitates highly productive profile grinding for large workpieces. The range for external and internal gears compr... (posted 2013-05-01)


Sulzer Offers Coating Technology for Complex Surfaces
Sulzer offers a variety of coating equipment, material and services for the most complex surface applications. The company’s custom... (posted 2013-04-29)


Grieve Furnace Used for Gear Preheats
Grieve Corporation introduces No. 815, a 500°F electric rotary hearth oven, currently in use for preheating gears at a customer&rsquo... (posted 2013-04-26)


Northfield Introduces Air Chuck
Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation introduces their Model 625 Air Chuck. This chuck was custom-designed for a customer who had c... (posted 2013-04-25)


Wenzel Presents WGT 280 at Control 2013
Wenzel GearTec presents at Control 2013 in Stuttgart the new WGT 280, the first model of a new generation of gear measuring machines in a... (posted 2013-04-24)


Seco-Warwick Delivers Furnace to IBC Coating
Seco/Warwick will deliver a 12 Bar Universal HPQ (High Pressure Quench) vacuum furnace to IBC Coating Technologies, Inc. in Lebanon, IN t... (posted 2013-04-23)


LMC Partners with Tecnologie FRB for Face Drivers and Live Centers
LMC Workholding is no longer partnering with Neidlein Spannzeuge GmbH for the production of face drivers and centers. The partnership bet... (posted 2013-04-22)


Siemens Offers Automation Innovations to Gleason Titan Machines
With its new Titan machine series, Gleason-Pfauter enters a new era in toothed gear grinding: an automatic tool changer, together with ef... (posted 2013-04-19)


Seco Introduces X4 for Small Components
Seco has announced the introduction of X4, a new multiedged, tangential tool for grooving and parting off of small components. Available ... (posted 2013-04-17)


KISSsoft Releases Latest Software Update
KISSsoft is a modular calculation system for the verification, optimization, and sizing, of machine elements. The scope of the applicatio... (posted 2013-04-16)


Ipsen Ships TinyTurbo Units
Ipsen shipped three TinyTurbo units to a mid-Atlantic manufacturer. The furnaces were 18” x 18” x 24” (450 mm x 450 mm ... (posted 2013-04-05)


Mahr Federal Promotes Air Gages at Eastec
Mahr Federal will be featuring the new Micro-Dimensionair II, the next generation of its Micro-Dimensionair line of portable air gages, a... (posted 2013-04-04)


Gleason Installs 10 Meter Capacity Gear Hobber in China
Gleason Corporation recently announced the successful installation of a P 8000/10000 Gear Hobber at Changzhou Tianshan Heavy Industry Mac... (posted 2013-04-02)


EMAG Focuses on Energy Efficiency
Saving energy in the metal processing industry isn't just a question of protecting the environment. For years, energy consumption ha... (posted 2013-03-28)


Gleason Offers Profile Grinding on Threaded Wheel Gear Grinding Machines
Gleason Corporation  recently announced the availability of a Profile Grinding option for its 300TWG Threaded Wheel Grinding Machine... (posted 2013-03-27)


ITAMCO Releases DI Hardenability Calculator
ITAMCO has released another app in its popular series. The method of Jominy hardenability calculation from the chemical Ideal Diameter* (... (posted 2013-03-26)


ANCA to Demonstrate CNC Tool and Cutter Grinder
The new, affordable ANCA MX5 CNC tool and cutter grinder will be demonstrated at EASTEC Booth 1152. Designed with the volume end-mill pro... (posted 2013-03-25)


Liebherr Offers Automation Solutions
Humans have it easy. We intuitively use our eyes and sense of touch to grab and move objects. The mobility of our arms and hands are unri... (posted 2013-03-22)


Sandvik Offers Cooling Technology Solutions
Accurate targeting of coolant during machining provides maximum effectiveness in chip evacuation. However, precision and pressure are two... (posted 2013-03-21)


Tool Grind Workholding System Limits Runout
MicroPlus, ANCA's new high accuracy workholding and tool support system, significantly reduces tool runout during grinding, enabling ... (posted 2013-03-20)


Renishaw System Tests Accuracy of Machine Tools
The new Renishaw XR20-W calibration system measures the angular position of rotary axes to within ±1 arc second, wirelessly, for t... (posted 2013-03-19)


Vargus Offers Reliable Gear Milling Tools
A well-known gear manufacturer in the United States had an application they were currently using conventional hobbing methods on. They ha... (posted 2013-03-15)


Ipsen Delivers Custom Heat Treat Solutions
Customers from a variety of industries have had the opportunity to discuss with Ipsen what matters most to them when it comes to heat tre... (posted 2013-03-14)


KISSsoft Implements Marine Calculations
Det Norske Veritas provides with the standard No. 41.2 "Calculation of gear rating for marine transmission" a widespread gear ... (posted 2013-03-13)


EMAG Offers Hard Turning and Grinding Advantages
The advantages of the process combination hard turning + grinding lie in process stream consolidation, improved component quality and gre... (posted 2013-03-12)


Hardinge Releases FlexC Collet System
Hardinge Inc. announces the release of the 80 mm FlexC vulcanized collet system. The collet chucks mount directly to the machine spindle.... (posted 2013-03-11)


ALD-Holcroft Installs ModulTherm System
ALD-Holcroft, Wixom, MI, has successfully installed and commissioned a Four (4) chamber ModulTherm system; the first of three (3) systems... (posted 2013-03-08)


Sandvik Introduces CoroMill 357
Sandvik Coromant introduces CoroMill 357, a new tough multi-edge face milling cutter for roughing and cubing in steel and cast iron with ... (posted 2013-03-07)


Emuge Offers Extensive Thread Gage Line
Emuge Corp. has introduced a comprehensive line of precision fixed limit thread gages consisting of GO/NO-GO plug gages that are manufact... (posted 2013-03-06)


Renishaw Calibrator Offers Easy Set-Up in Compact Package
Recognizing the change in user requirements since the original RX10 was designed almost 20 years ago the XR20-W rotary axis calibrator by... (posted 2013-03-05)


Oelheld Releases DiaGrind 535-15
oelheld U.S. recently announced the availability of domestically manufactured DiaGrind 535-15. The multifunctional DiaGrind 535-15 is bee... (posted 2013-03-04)


AFC-Holcroft Installs CAAB Furnace in China
AFC-Holcroft is pleased to announce the recent installation of CAAB furnace for a division of a prestigious, multi-national corporation. ... (posted 2013-02-28)


Hexagon Metrology Releases PC-DMIS Gear
Hexagon Metrology announces the release of PC-DMIS Gear 2.5, a sophisticated software module, designed for basic and advanced gear meas... (posted 2013-02-26)


Linamar Purchases AFC-Holcroft Furnace System
Linamar, a multi-national supplier of automotive components, assemblies and castings, has purchased a new Batch Integral Quench System fr... (posted 2013-02-25)


EMO Hannover to Showcase Tool Innovations
At the 10th Tool Conference in Schmalkalden, the manufacturers and users of metal-cutting tools were not indifferent to the controversial... (posted 2013-02-21)


Sandvik Releases CoroChuck 930
CoroChuck 930 is a high precision hydraulic chuck from Sandvik Coromant for milling and drilling operations. The secret behind the high p... (posted 2013-02-19)


Mazak to Exhibit at PMTS 2013
Mazak will spotlight two small-footprint machines that are big on providing precision, productivity and profitability to shops across all... (posted 2013-02-18)


Okuma Introduces Next Generation Wheel Cell
Okuma America Corporation recently announced the launch of the new All-Okuma wheel cell. The new wheel cell includes the new MB-56VA-AW a... (posted 2013-02-15)


Walter Introduces Ceramic Grades for Turning Operations
Walter USA, LLC has introduced WIS10 and WWS20, two new ceramic grades that deliver superior results particularly when turning high-temp ... (posted 2013-02-14)


Hardinge Offers Super-Precision Turning Center
Medical part manufacturing continues to be a rapidly growing market due to the large population of aging baby boomers who are looking for... (posted 2013-02-13)


Emuge Introduces General Purpose Forming Tap
Emuge Corp. has announced the introduction of MultiTAP-Form, the industry’s first high performance forming tap designed to deliver ... (posted 2013-02-12)


KISSsoft Releases Software Beta
The KISSsoft 03/2013 Beta Version has now been released for a test run. The final release will be available from April 8th, 2013 - just i... (posted 2013-02-11)


Coord3 Launches 2013 CMM Model Range
Italian CMM manufacturer Coord3 has released its 2013 CMM model range offering improved measuring performances.The 2013 CMM series offers... (posted 2013-02-08)


Mahr Federal Introduces Latest Portable Air Gage
Mahr Federal has introduced the next generation of its Micro-Dimensionair line of portable air gages. The new Micro-Dimensionair II incor... (posted 2013-02-06)


Gleason Adaptive Honing Solutions Save Cycle Times
Honing is a fast, well-proven process in the gear manufacturing industry. It is used in high-volume production environments where every ... (posted 2013-02-05)


Dürr Ecoclean Offers Solvent Performance
In many industrial cleaning applications the use of solvents yields valuable process advantages. Dürr Ecoclean keeps refining and im... (posted 2013-02-04)


Hwacheon Introduces Turning Center
The Hwacheon Hi-TECH 450 turning center with its small footprint provides space efficiency, while offering the largest turning diameter i... (posted 2013-02-01)


Hardinge Releases Collet Adaptation Chucks
Hardinge HCAC Collet Adaptation Chucks will adapt most spindles to accept C-series pull back collets, J-series pull back collets, station... (posted 2013-01-31)


EMAG Offers Vertical Turning Machine
The strength of the VTC 100-4 is its four-axis machining which allows the machine to produce a large quantity of shafts up to 400 mm in l... (posted 2013-01-29)


Ipsen Projects Healthy Sales of Continuous Heat Treatment Furnaces
As new approaches to energy-efficient furnace operation are met with heightened interest by a diverse customer base, Ipsen has reported h... (posted 2013-01-28)


Mitutoyo Announces Gold Care Program
Mitutoyo America Corporation recently announced a new sales program based on "packaging" select Coordinate Measuring Machines (... (posted 2013-01-25)


Big Kaiser Expands Workholding Line
Big Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. has strengthened and expanded its Unilock line of 5-axis workholding product offerings. These multi-axi... (posted 2013-01-22)


Cimcool Offers Industrial Fluids
Cimcool Fluid Technology offers many technologically-advanced fluids for use in industrialoperations. The 600 series is Cimcool's top... (posted 2013-01-21)


Walter Introduces Counterboring Insert Geometry
Walter has introduced E47, the versatile new counterboring insert geometry designed for use with the Walter BoringMEDIUM and Walter Borin... (posted 2013-01-17)


Mahr Federal Displays MarSurfR XR 1 at MD&M West
Mahr Federal will be featuring the MarSurfR XR 1, an economical, mobile, PC based surface measuring system, at MD&M WEST, February 12... (posted 2013-01-16)


Ingersoll Switches to SintoGrind IG
To advance its grinding capabilities and improve the working environment, Ingersoll Cutting Tools has switched to SintoGrind IG, a synthe... (posted 2013-01-15)


Zoller Offers Inspection for Hob Cutters
Gear cutting is a challenging task. Only perfect and re-sharpened tools can guarantee correct workpieces, short setup times and low downt... (posted 2013-01-14)


Rex Cut Offers Cotton Fiber Abrasive Wheels
A line of Type 27 cotton-fiber abrasive wheels that can remove filet welds on stainless steel and aluminum and produce food-grade finishe... (posted 2013-01-10)


Sunnen Introduces New Honing Features
Sunnen Products introduces new servomotor and drive technology under the hood of its three primary vertical honing platforms, bringing ad... (posted 2013-01-09)


Lexair Offers Unique Workholding Vice
OML's new Genius five-axis vice turns workholding concepts on their head with a unique design that maximizes clamp force at the top o... (posted 2013-01-07)


Dontyne Develops Convoloid Analysis Software
Dontyne Systems has entered into an agreement with Genesis Partners to develop software for the tooth contact analysis of their Convoloid... (posted 2013-01-04)


Liebherr's RLS 800 Offers High Efficiency Production
Liebherr's RLS 800 rotary loading system is a welcome complement to the existing PHS linear pallet handling system. The system is sui... (posted 2013-01-03)