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Gear Technology E-mail Newsletter August 2014 Edition

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Charles D. Schultz In The Challenge of Maintaining Excellence, Chuck Schultz talks about businesses that thrive through generations, including gear manufacturers and his favorite custard stand.

In Unforeseen Consequences and The Problem of Certainty, Chuck explores design philosophy from both ends of the spectrum--being too carefree and being too conservative

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IMTS 2014 - Come together. Leave smarter.

Where else can you meet the minds that are moving manufacturing forward? Nowhere but IMTS 2014. It's happening Sept. 8-13 at McCormick Place Chicago. Your last chance to register is at IMTS.com...

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See the KX 260 at IMTS Booth N-7036

IMTS Preview: Kapp Technologies

A newly designed ZP 12 and and enhanced KX 260 TWIN, along with the world's first portable gear measuring machine, R&P Metrology's PM 750, demonstrate a wide range of capabilities at KAPP NILES booth # N-7036 at the IMTS. Come talk to our experts and see an in-house demonstration...

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Solar Atmospheres

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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Latest News

Things are happening in the gear industry. Here's the latest.

Dontyne Systems Expands Office Space
Dontyne Systems continues to expand its customer base across the world and has secured work for development of customer specific software as well as for its popular Gear Production Suite (GPS) program...Read more.

US Cutting Tool Consumption Strongest to Date
June U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $181 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute and AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report (CTMR) collaboration, was up 7.3 percent from May's total and up 9.9 percent from June 2013...Read more.

Strausak Returns to the United States
Strausak AG, Lohn-Ammannsegg, Switzerland decided to open a subsidiary in Mundelein, IL and incorporate in the state of Illinois as of July 1st, 2014. Hank Ecker, previously regional sales manager of Rollomatic Inc, has assumed the responsibility of Strausak Inc. as its president... Read more.

Applied Process Inc. makes bigger parts, better.

Applied Process Inc. makes bigger parts, better.

Only Applied Process has the furnace - and the finesse - to produce austempered iron and steel parts that weigh in excess of 10 tons. Parts that are stronger, lighter, quieter, more wear resistant. Parts that contribute to more energy efficient operations in countless applications and increase performance while decreasing overall cost of production. Visit us online at www.appliedprocess.com or Watch the Video.

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Advanced heat treatment furnaces for mass production

Advanced heat treatment furnaces for mass production

Mass production of components used for critical functions in large heavy-duty machines requires that strict industry specifications be met. Low cost-per-part targets are also essential, while achieving repeatable quality over very large production volumes. Learn how Ipsen atmosphere furnace technologies can make your plant more efficient.

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EMAG Offers Vertical Pick-Up Turning Machine

IMTS Preview: Sandvik Coromant

Cutting tool and tooling systems supplier Sandvik Coromant (Booth W-1500) has announced that leading CAD/CAM software companies Edgecam, Top Solid and GibbsCAM are integrating the Adveon Tool Library. Built into software, Adveon helps customers to further improve machining productivity and security, and saves time during machine setup...

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