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Gear Technology E-mail Newsletter January 2011

Your Monthly Resource on Gear Manufacturing.


January 2011

Gear Technology's monthly e-newsletter brings you highly targeted information on gear manufacturing. The January 2011 issue focuses on Gear Hobbing.

Below and to the right, you'll find related articles, back issues, featured products, videos and more. Many of these items are exclusive to the e-newsletter.

Hobbing News

MAG Acquires Samputensili Hobbing Line

MAG, a manufacturing technology company, has acquired the gear hobbing and chamfering/deburring product line of Samputensili GmbH in Chemnitz, Germany, as part of a broader alliance between the two companies... Read more

Gleason Delivers Large Gear Hobs Faster

Gleason Corporation has announced a major new investment in equipment and processes to optimize the manufacture of large module gear hobs.... Read more

Cutting Tool Sharpener Handles Large Diameter Hobs

In response to market demand for a machine capable of sharpening large, heavy hobs, J. Schneeberger has developed the Corvus C500 Coarse Pitch Hob Grinding Machine, which is capable of handling hobs up to 20 inches in diameter using wheels with equally large capacity... Read more

DTR Offers Hobs for Cutting Wind Turbine and Heavy Industrial Gears

DTR Corporation recently announced its full line of high-performance, large coarse pitch hobs for cutting wind turbine and heavy industrial gears... Read more

Buyers Guide

If you're looking to add gear hobbing capacity, there's no better place to look for hobbing machine suppliers than in our online Buyers Guide. Also visit the buyers guide to find suppliers of Hobs. Want to have gears made for you? Try looking under Gear Hobbing Services.

Handy Links

Gear Hobbing — the State of the Art

Gear Hobbing - photo courtesy of EMAG/KoepferWilliam R. Stott, Managing Editor

Our editors have scoured the internet to bring you a collection of videos demonstrating the state of the art in gear hobbing from the leading gear machine tool manufacturers. Learn how machinery makers are increasing the capabilities of their machines, providing more gear manufacturing productivity and flexibility than ever before.

Watch the videos in this e-news exclusive article.

photo courtesy EMAG/Koepfer


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Gear Hobbing Articles — Editors' Picks

Do you need to stay up-to-date on the latest research and developments in gear hobbing? Gear Technology's article archive provides a great resource. Here are some of our editors' picks for recent gear hobbing articles that might be of interest.


Featured Service (advertisement)

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Sharpening Services: For over a decade, Index Technologies has specialized in sharpening and reconditioning precision gear tools. We sharpen all High Speed Steel (HSS), Carbide Hobs, and Gear Shaper Cutters. Our equipment and experience ensure your tools meet or exceed the quality level specified. The finish we produce on the cutting face, as well as our precise edge preparation techniques and stripping services, enable our customers to obtain the maximum benefit of all available PVD coatings. We pride ourselves on the most rapid turnaround in the industry, enabling our customers to put that tool back into service knowing it will perform like new.

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Gear Hobbing — Back to Basics

Many of Gear Technology's older articles are just as relevant today as when they were published, especially when it comes to the basics. Here's a selection of "Back to Basics" style articles on gear hobbing, hand selected by our editors.

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