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   Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       August 15, 2018

IMTS 2018: A Field Guide

Chicago Preps for the Next Manufacturing Technology Extravaganza

By Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor

The International Manufacturing Technology Show is once again upon us. Soon, Chicago will be overrun with grinding, inspection, automation, robotics and metalworking technologies that could potentially change the way your shop conducts business overnight. It’s a pretty big deal in the manufacturing sector. We recently caught up with Peter Eelman, vice president of exhibitions and communications for AMT, to discuss IMTS 2018.

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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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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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Find Solutions at IMTS 2018

Find Solutions at IMTS 2018

Come to IMTS and experience the latest manufacturing technology from more than 2,400 exhibitors. Practical Learning Sessions
• Uncopyable: Creating an Unfair Advantage over the Competition (September 12 & 14)
• The Unending Search for Qualified Labor (September 12)
• Top Shops Conference (September 13)

Register at IMTS.com/Jobshops

 
 
 

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