Gear Technology
   Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       April 10, 2019

Origin Story: Ed Kaske

"There are many origins in my story and I would not change any of them, as each one led me to the next phase of my career. I consider myself very lucky to spend 40 years in a job that I found challenging and very satisfying."

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Gear Carburizing in Vacuum

Gear Carburizing in Vacuum

Solar Atmospheres provides low pressure vacuum carburizing (LPVC) that significantly increases the surface hardness/strength of steel parts for improved friction and wear. Performing LPVC in a vacuum furnace eliminates oxygen and prevents IGO (intergranular oxidation) that is inherent in atmospheric carburizing, resulting in clean parts with less distortion reducing post process finishing operations, and costs.

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Better Metal at Forest City Gear

Better Metal at Forest City Gear

Forest City Gear performs fast, comprehensive analysis and verification of metal alloys for quality assurance and control using its new Thermo Scientific™ Niton™ XRF Analyzer. The metal alloys used in barstock and/or near net shape blanks can be verified before gears are produced. The Analyzer can even be used to verify the plating thickness over metal.

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Diablo Delivers High-Temperature Box Furnace

Diablo Delivers High-Temperature Box Furnace

Diablo designed and built a High-Temperature Box Furnace with an External Quench Tank and Transfer system for a specialized metals and mill manufacturer. The furnace is capable of processing load sizes as large as 60”W x 60” L x 60” H with a maximum load weight of 2,500 lbs. Temperatures will range from 1,850°F to 2,100°F, depending upon the metals being processed. Call 815-636-7855, ext. 223 (Anne Miner).

www.diablofurnaces.com

 
Low cost, high precision nitriding solution

Low cost, high precision nitriding solution

For gear heat treaters seeking an exceptionally high quality nitriding and ferritic nitrocarburizing solution, SECO/VACUUM’s innovative ZeroFlow® process reduces operating costs and offers improved quality of the resulting nitrided layers.

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Check more gears! KAPP NILES Metrology KNM 2X

Check more gears! KAPP NILES Metrology KNM 2X

  • 40% faster with advanced KNM C5 high speed CNC and Windows 10, 64-bit system
  • Smart design without compromise for ultra-accuracy
  • Granite slides, air bearings, active spring damping, CAA.
  • Retracting tailstock and smart tooling for quick, convenient operation
  • 300 mm diameter capacity


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ICBP® DUO - Dual Chamber Vacuum Furnace

ICBP® DUO - Dual Chamber Vacuum Furnace

The ICBP® Duo vacuum furnace by ECM has two independent chambers separated by a vacuum-tight door. Quenching can be oil (hot or cold) or gas (up to 20 bar). AMS2750E compatible. Contact us today to optimize your cycles and enhance quality with an ECM low pressure vacuum furnace! 262.605.4810

www.ecm-usa.com

 
 

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