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Gear Technology E-mail Newsletter May 2011

Your Monthly Resource on Gear Manufacturing.


May 2011

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

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

Excel-Lent Software Now Available from Excel Gear

Excel-Lent software from Excel Gear, Inc., determines optimum product parameters for various industries and is now on sale through the company's website... Read more

Gleason Gear Testers Handle Day-to-Day Production Rigors

Now roll testing and single flank testing of bevel, angular bevel and parallel-axis gears with diameters up to 2,500 mm can be completed much faster with the introduction of the Gleason 1000T, 1600T, 2000T and 2500T Universal Gear Testers... Read more

Congressman Roskam Visits Overton Chicago Gear

Overton Chicago Gear (OCG) had the pleasure to greet their Illinois representative recently. Congressman Peter Roskam, 6th District of Illinois (serving Addison and Lombard, IL), visited Overton Chicago Gear on April 27, 2011... Read more

AGMA Announces New Appointments

AGMA is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Mondek of Cotta Transmission as chairman of the board for 2011-2013 and the appointment of Lou Ertel of Overton-Chicago Gear Corporation as treasurer... Read more

Buyers Guide

If you're looking for gear grinding solutions, why not search for Gear Grinding & Finishing Machines in our online Buyers Guide? Also visit the buyers guide to find suppliers of Grinding Wheels & Abrasive Tools.

Handy Links

Today's—and Tomorrow's—Machines

Not the Same Old Grind

Today's—and Tomorrow's—Machines:Not the Same Old Grindby Jack McGuinn, Senior Editor

For a snapshot of the current state of gear grinding we talked to three machine makers with major standing in the industry—Kapp, Reishauer and Höfler.

Read the e-news exclusive article.

photo courtesy Höfler


Featured Product (advertisement)

Normac Grinding Wheel Dressers and Dressing Stations Breathe New Life Into Your Old Gear Grinding Machines

CNC Super-Precision Dressers and Dressing Stations with Accuracy to +/- 0.002 mm.

Normac custom retrofits Formaster CNC wheel dressers to your existing grinding machine. Your product will gain a level of precision it may never have had before.

Formaster has been installed on gear, spline, broach, OD/ID, surface, curving coupling and thread grinding machines, among others. Also available to OEMs for integration in new products.

Read More.


Gear Grinding Articles — Editors' Picks

Do you need to stay up-to-date on the latest research and developments in gear manufacturing? Gear Technology's article archive provides a great resource. Here are some of our editors' picks for some gear grinding articles that might be of interest.


Featured Resource (advertisement)

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Oldies But Goodies

Here's a great selection of grinding-related articles from previous decades, but they're all still well worth the read, especially for those new to gear manufacturing or who need a technology refresher course.

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