State of the Gear IndustryDear Friend,
Every year Gear Technology publishes the "State of the Gear Industry" report, and it's time for us to collect our statistics for this year.
Please help us by filling out the annual survey. Your input helps us create a broad picture of the health of the gear industry, and the statistics provide us with a reliably year-to-year basis for comparison.
We're looking for input from everyone involved with the gear industry. So whether you are CEO, engineer or machinist, your participation is important to us. Whether you are a gear manufacturer or a supplier to gear manufacturers, your input is important to us.
Please take a few minutes to fill out the survey. Your responses will be kept completely anonymous.
Thanks in advance,
Randy Stott, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief
Game Changer: Hard Finishing with 100% Gear Inspection
As many as 95% of finished automotive gears go untested. Gleasonâ€™s new Hard Finishing Cell (HFC) solves the challenge of random gear inspection, with integrated inspection of up to 100% of all gears in process. Gleasonâ€™s revolutionary HFC combines the speed of threaded wheel grinding or honing with new GRSL gear inspection with laser scanning in a Closed Loop system. Itâ€™s a fully automated system with robot loading that integrates modules for various auxiliary processes.
Methods Machine Tools Introduces JobShop Cell PRO
Methods Machine Tools, Inc. has introduced the JobShop Cell PRO, a new standard automation solution featuring the RoboDrill D21SiBadv Vertical Machining Center Series. The JobShop Cell PRO incorporates a main enclosure with several different pre-engineered end-of-arm and infeed/ outfeed options for a range of part and capacity requirements.
AGMA Course - Anatlyical Gear Chart Interpretation
Join us on February 11, 2021 from 12pm to 4pm ET for Analytical Gear Chart Interpretation. This course is an introduction to the methodology of analytical gear inspection and the evaluation and interpretation of the resulting data. Additionally, it reviews chart interpretation and applies inspection data to understand the causes and cures of manufacturing errors. Many chart examples are used to understand cause and effect.
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