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   Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       March 22, 2017

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Diversify Your Workholding Solutions

When it comes to workholding, the only thing more diverse than the list of customer demands the industry sees is the number of options offered to meet them with. From Hainbuch's new Mando G211, which is designed specifically to meet the demands of gear cutting operations, to Emuge's FPC mill-drill chuck, which boasts the rigidity of a shrink fit holder with the flexibility of a hydraulic chuck, the industry has a solution for almost any problem. And if you don't find what you're looking for, there are always custom workholding engineering services like Kitagawa NorthTech’s productivity team. This week's newsletter focuses on some of the recent and diverse ways workholding manufacturers are laboring to solve your unique issues.

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Worm Gears: Higher Energy Efficiency and Less Strain on Resources

The concepts of sustainability and energy efficiency are gaining importance in power transmission engineering. More than ever, manufacturers are looking for ways to reduce raw material consumption and attain a lower energy consumption and hence a better CO2 balance. This can be done by making machines more efficient, extending the lifetime of components as well as maintenance intervals. The added benefit of such measures is a reduction of operating costs.

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Gear Expo 2017 — The Drive Technology Show

Gear Expo 2017 — The Drive Technology Show

Join thousands of drive technology experts and power transmission professionals for three days of industry-related events.

Gear Expo is where gear buyers, end users, manufacturers, and engineers from power transmission industries come to discover innovative technologies, network, and build relationships.


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Lab Quality Measuring on the Shop Floor

Lab Quality Measuring on the Shop Floor

The Gleason 300GMSP puts reliable, lab-level inspection on the shop floor, saving valuable part transport and queue time.

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Gear Measurement Technology — Your Application, Our Solution...Exactly

Gear Measurement Technology — Your Application, Our Solution...Exactly

The MarGear GMX 400 Class 1 Universal Gear Tester provides analysis for a wide range of gear and gear tool applications on gears with ODs up to 400 mm (15.75 in).

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We're Geared Up for Your Operational Work

We're Geared Up for Your Operational Work

'Cut Teeth Only' Operational Work is a Forest City Gear specialty. We'll cut to part print, inspect, and ship your gears faster and more efficiently from our ultra-modern production and inspection facilities. Get a quote in 48 hours or less. Contact:
quotes@forestcitygear.com
815-623-5256
www.forestcitygear.com


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High precision measurement even on the shop floor

High precision measurement even on the shop floor

Klingelnberg offers Ambience Neutral Technology for all high precision measuring centers of the P series. This provides the opportunity to place the measuring centers directly in production. Measuring parts on the shop floor saves time and money. Thus transport time from the machine tool to the measuring equipment can be shortened significantly. Also the number of expensive measuring rooms can be reduced.

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The KAPP NILES VX Series — All-rounders in gear grinding

The KAPP NILES VX Series — All-rounders in gear grinding

Meeting the highest requirements in profile grinding, the KAPP Niles VX Series — basing on a modular system — allow the usage of various tool technologies. Offering concepts for dressable ceramic tools for prototype machining as well as non-dressable CBN tools for the high-productive batch production, the VX Series are truly all-rounders.

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