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Gear Technology E-mail Newsletter August 2011

Your Monthly Resource on Gear Manufacturing.


August 2011

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

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

Solar Adds 20 Bar Furnace to Hermitage Facility

Solar Atmospheres of Western Pennslyvania will soon welcome a custom-built horizontal 20 bar vacuum furnace (40" wide x 50" deep x 36" high, 3500 max load) to its Hermitage facility... Read more

Gleason Invests in Coarse Pitch Hob Production Cell

In response to unprecedented global demand for large cylindrical gears, Gleason Cutting Tools Corporation has invested in an advanced coarse pitch hob production cell to reduce delivery time to as little as six weeks on a full range of large roughing and finishing hobs... Read more

Ingersoll Announces Construction of New Facility

Ingersoll Cutting Tools is proud to announce the start of construction on a new facility at its Rockford campus... Read more

AFC-Holcroft Opens Asian Office, Names Director

AFC-Holcroft has opened a new regional office in Asia and has named Janusz Kowalewski as the managing director of Asian Operations... Read more

Buyers Guide

The online buyers guide is a great place to search for Heat Treating Equipment or Heat Treating Services.

Handy Links

In-Line Carburizing

ALD Targets Gear Market with SyncroTherm System

In-Line Carburizingby Matthew Jaster, Associate Editor

By combining high-temperature, low pressure carburizing and high-pressure gas quenching, ALD Vacuum Technologies GmbH has integrated the case hardening process into the manufacturing line.

Read the e-news exclusive article.

photo courtesy ALD-Holcroft


Featured Video (advertisement)

Applied Process—Leaders in Austempering
Applied Process Applied Process has been a technology leader in the heat-treating industry since 1978. We pioneered the development of new, more energy and cost-efficient Austempering technologies. Austempering is a high performance heat treatment for iron and steel improving toughness, wear resistance and fatigue strength as well as boosting product performance and reducing manufacturing costs. Visit us online at or "Like" us on Facebook at Applied Process Family of Companies.


Related Articles — Editors' Picks

Gear Technology's article archive provides a great resource for articles on gear heat treating. Here are some of our editors' picks of recent articles related to heat treating.


Featured Product (advertisement)

Inductoheat's Precision Induction Gear Hardening SystemsInductoheat
Just like gears, induction heating is all about Precision. Inductoheat's accurately controlled, induction gear hardening systems provide; quick heat times, specific metallurgical patterns, minimal shape distortion and exceptional contact fatigue strength. No matter the size or shape of your gear, our repeatable induction systems will consistently produce superior long lasting parts. Achieving optimum gear hardening patterns with:

• Process development
• 3D computer modeling
• Hardness pattern verification
• Single-shot, scanning, tooth by tooth
• Single-coil dual-frequency technology
• Large range of gear & bearing diameters

For more information, call 800/624-6297 or visit


Related Articles — Back to Basics

Gear Technology's article archive also provides a great resource for back-to-basics and gear fundamentals articles. Here are some of our editors' picks of older articles related to heat treating.


Featured Product (advertisement)

Transform Power Into Profits at Gear Expo 2011Gear Expo
Recognized as the Worldwide Gear Industry Event, this year's Gear Expo (November 1-3 in Cincinnati, OH) promises to deliver the latest technology, equipment and services that cover the entire manufacturing process. There is so much value in Gear Expo 2011 that you can't afford to miss it! Just a few of the highlights include:
• A sold-out expo hall with the latest in gear technology
• High-profile expert speakers providing gear education
• Networking events that will create profitable partnerships

No question about it, Gear Expo 2011 is the event not to be missed! Visit and register today!


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