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Gear Technology E-mail Newsletter January 2015 Edition

Your Monthly Resource on Gear Manufacturing.

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Studying the State of the Art

Is it Reverse Engineering or Piracy?

Chuck Schultz, Gear Technology technical editor

In Studying the State of the Art, technical editor Chuck Schultz discusses the importance and value of the art of reverse engineering, including why he thinks it's an important skill, not only for the companies who use it, but for the industry as a whole.

Read more insights on Chuck's Blog.

Kapp Technologies

R&P Metrology's RPG PM 750 — 1250 Portable Measuring Machine

Lab grade accuracy in a portable machine. Using state-of-the-art technology, the PM 750 — 1250 is easily utilized on production machines and the shop floor for large gear metrology. Now you can measure the gear before you take it off. See our Video here

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Make Your Atmosphere Furnace Work for You: Tips for Carburizing and Quenching

Make Your Atmosphere Furnace Work for You: Tips for Carburizing and Quenching

Throughout the manufacturing process, heat treatment is consistently viewed as a critical step for adding value to the parts produced. This is why, when producing quality parts, we are primarily concerned with properly utilizing the carburizing and quenching processes. One of the most essential steps is ...

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Gear Expo 2015


If you make gears, you'll meet world-leading gear making machine and tool providers ... if you buy gears and drives, GEAR EXPO is the place where top gear and drive makers display their capabilities. GEAR EXPO 2015 covers it all ... MORE EXHIBITORS ... MORE EDUCATION SESSIONS ... MORE ATTENDEES ... MORE MAKE OR BUY DECISIONS ...

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Latest News

Things are happening in the gear industry. Here's the latest.

Solar Atmosphere's Launch Abort System Aids 'Orion' Launch
On Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, NASA's new spacecraft Orion launched successfully from Cape Canaveral and completed its first test flight. New to all future "human present" rockets will be the Launch Abort System (LAS). This part of the safety system was vacuum heat treated by Solar Atmospheres...Read more.

Regal Beloit to Acquire Power Transmission Solutions
Regal Beloit Corporation recently announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Power Transmission Solutions business (PTS) of Emerson Electric Co. for approximately $1.4 billion in cash plus $40 million of assumed liabilities...Read more.

Tooling U-SME's Competency Framework Now Available
Tooling U-SME, a company specializing in manufacturing training and development, recently launched a new industry resource -- Tooling U-SME's Competency Framework...Read more.

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