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Gear Technology E-mail Newsletter February 2011

Your Monthly Resource on Gear Manufacturing.


February 2011

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

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.

Latest News

Ingersoll Introduces 2-Start Insert Hob

Ingersoll recently introduced a 2-Start Indexable Carbide Insert Hob, which nearly doubles productivity for machining gears with large numbers of teeth when compared to single-start ICI hobs.... Read more

Luren's LFG-8040 Grinds Spur and Helical Gears

The most recent development from Luren Precision Co., Ltd. is the vertical type CNC gear profile grinding machine, LFG-8040, that can form grind spur and helical gears up to 800 mm (31.7") in outside diameter and maximum module of M20 (1.27 DP).... Read more

KISSsoft Releases First iPhone App

KISSsoft recently announced that its first free iPhone app, Hardness Conversion, is now available... Read more

Gleason Expands Advanced Coatings Facility

Gleason Corporation has announced a new investment to expand the Advanced Coatings Facility at its Gleason Cutting Tools Corporation (GCTC) facility located in Loves Park, Illinois.... Read more

Buyers Guide

If you're looking to add gear shaving capacity, there's no better place to look for gear shaving machine suppliers than in our online Buyers Guide. Also visit the buyers guide to find suppliers of Shaving Cutters. Need your cutters sharpened? Try looking under Tool Sharpening.

Handy Links

A New Standard for Gear Shaving in High-Volume Applications

Gear Shaving - photo courtesy of Star SUMatthew Jaster, Associate Editor

The Sicmat Raso 250 TP combines gear shaving, deburr and chamfer operations in one machine. Associate Editor Matthew Jaster caught up with Sicmat for the inside scoop.

Read the e-news exclusive article
or Watch the Video.

photo courtesy Star SU


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Gear Shaving 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 some gear shaving articles that might be of interest.


Featured Resource (editors' choice)

Precision Gear Shaving, by Gianfranco Bianco and Stephen P. Radzevich (available from

This handbook was released in April 2010 and is available for $89.00


Gear Shaving — 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 shaving, hand selected by our editors.

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