Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       June 7, 2017
Resuscitate Your Ailing Gear Machine

Resuscitate Your Ailing Gear Machine

Breathe new life into your aging gear shaper, hobber or grinder by replacing its Controls System. Whether it's a CNC or PLC, MTB has a rescue plan to get your machine up-and-running. With 20 years of experience, MTB will devise a solution that meets your expectations and budget. Call (815) 636-7502 or www.machinetoolbuilders.com/105 for details

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Fully Remanufactured Fellows 36-6 Gear Shapers

Fully Remanufactured Fellows 36-6 Gear Shapers

Remanufactured Fellows 36-6 gear shapers provide large gear shaping capacity and CNC controlled precision in an economical package. Available for immediate delivery through Fellows, each machine is rebuilt to OEM specifications with mechanical and electronic upgrades to improve performance. Check out the machine in action or request a quote today.

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Ratchets & Pawls by Nordex, Inc.

Ratchets & Pawls by Nordex, Inc.

A mechanical device that allows continuous linear or rotary motion in one direction.

The pawl engages the teeth and prevents motion in the opposite direction. The maximum amount of reverse motion is limited to the distance between the teeth.

These are commonly used in machinery, tools and can function as a safety device.


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We're Great for Gears in Higher Volumes Too!

We're Great for Gears in Higher Volumes Too!

Think Forest City Gear is only for high quality gears in low volumes? Guess again! We've ramped up for the complete production of precision gears in higher volumes, including continuous generating grinding. Think Forest City for high volumes. Contact:
quotes@forestcitygear.com
815-623-2168
www.forestcitygear.com.


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Register for the 7th WZL Gear Conference

Register for the 7th WZL Gear Conference

Open to the gear industry worldwide, the Conference will be held at the Sheraton in Ann Arbor Michigan, USA, July 18 & 19, 2017. WZL presentations from its research portfolio will include:

  • gear design
  • manufacturing and
  • testing
Plus presentations from Liebherr.
Cost: $260 per attendee.

To register, email GearSeminarWZL@liebherr.com


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Gear Nitriding in Vacuum

Gear Nitriding in Vacuum

Vacuum gas nitride processing from Solar Atmospheres can significantly increase the fatigue strength and service life of your parts. Benefits include case depths up to 0.025" and improved wear and anti-galling properties due to a 40 - 70% increase in surface hardness. Corrosion resistance is increased through nitrogen-enrichment.

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Lab Development Workholding Without the Wait

Lab Development Workholding Without the Wait

Bevel gear manufacturers can now greatly reduce the time it takes to get workholding for their low production applications and development efforts, with Gleason's new FLEX-SPAND™ (gears) and FLEX-GRIP™ (pinions) workholding solutions. They deliver the same functionality and +/- 0.005mm (0.0002") TIR accuracies of production workholding, for bevel gears up to 8.0" in diameter.

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The Magazine of Mechanical Components

The Magazine of Mechanical Components

If you buy, specify, recommend or use mechanical power transmission products like gears, bearings, motors, clutches, couplings or brakes, then Power Transmission Engineering is written for you. Subscribe or renew today!

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Connect Up to 32 Instruments Wirelessly

Connect Up to 32 Instruments Wirelessly

Mahr Federal is now offering its MarCom Professional metrology software version 5.2 as a free download from Mahr's website. MarCom 5.2 is a full-featured metrology software interface for connecting measuring instruments by cable or wireless.

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