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Gear Technology E-mail Newsletter July 2012

Your Monthly Resource on Gear Manufacturing.


August 2012

Gear Technology's monthly e-mail newsletter brings you highly targeted information on gear manufacturing.

In this newsletter, you'll find related articles, back issues, featured products, videos and more. Many of these items are exclusive to the e-newsletter.

Buyers Guide

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Handy Links

Why Not Rotary Broaching?

Matthew Jaster, Associate Editor

Rotary Broaching Broaching has always been a numbers game. The ability to manufacture a large amount of automotive components, for example, was an important part of the technique's appeal in the early days. Today, broaching machines (horizontal and vertical) boasting advanced controls and CNC technology have attempted to take broaching into mainstream manufacturing with some success. This, however, has been primarily accomplished in linear broaching where a broach is run linearly against a surface of the work piece. Rotary broaching is a different technique that offers its own advantages and disadvantages.

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10 minutes during IMTS could change the way you do business

Sandvik Coromant at IMTS Learn how the latest in production techniques can boost your profitable machine uptime in the "Green Light Machining: Machining Economics & Optimization" session. Discover more about how to select the right tool and maximize the drilling process in the "Drilling: See the Whole Picture" session. And learn the latest innovative application and programming tips in the "Milling: Chip Thinning" session. There are 10 Discovery Express topics throughout the week with more than 25 sessions to choose from.


News of Note

Things are happening in the gear industry. Here's a look at some of the latest.

American Wera Renamed German Machine Tools of America
American Wera is now officially renamed German Machine Tools Of America (GMTA) and continues to represent various top-quality German metalworking machine builders, including Profilator, Pittler, Praewema, WMZ and MAE...Read more.

Cleveland Gear Celebrates 100 Years
Cleveland Gear Co., a pioneering force behind worm gear manufacturing in the United States, is celebrating 100 years of continuous manufacturing of gearing technologies...Read more.

Paul Morrisson Joins South Bend Gear
Paul Morrisson has joined South Bend Gear, LLC as operations manager of the recently built manufacturing plant producing gears for heavy-duty truck engines. Morrisson will be responsible for overseeing production at the new facility on the Schafer Gear campus... Read more.



New Ipsen atmosphere furnaces deliver cutting edge features

Ipsen Atlas Ipsen's ATLAS integral quench atmosphere heat treatment furnaces are highly engineered, sophisticated machines that are easy to operate and maintain, while being extremely cost effective. ATLAS delivers top quality uniformity through cutting-edge technology and design, plus cunning innovations like the HybridCarb® gas processing technology that help you save energy and resources. Learn more here


Buyers Guide—Get Listed!

Gear Technology Buyers Guide Gear Technology's 2012 Buyers Guide will be printed as part of the November/December 2012 issue.

Are you a supplier to the gear industry? Does your company provide gear machine tools, cutting tools, workholding or services specifically targeting gear manufacturers (such as heat treating, tool sharpening, etc.)?

If so, you are entitled to a FREE LISTING in the buyers guide. To make sure you're included, just visit www.geartechnology.com/getlisted.php.

Featured Event (advertisement)

Be There! Get in on the Gear Growth!
IMTS 2012

More gears are being produced now than ever before, with demand expected to grow to more than $30 billion next year.

The demand is not just for more gears, but better gears. That’s why you need to attend IMTS 2012. The world's leading providers of machines, tools, software, automation and inspection systems will demonstrate their latest innovations.  

Grinders. Shapers. Lasers. EDM. Hobbers. Machining Centers. Lathes. Milling Machines. Testers. And More! When you attend IMTS, you hone your competitive edge. You have to be there to stay in the game. Sign Up Today!

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