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   Gear Manufacturing Technology Update       August 29, 2018

IMTS 2018 Booth Previews

Our editors have compiled a comprehensive section featuring the booths you won't want to miss at IMTS 2018.

Also, don't miss our Showstoppers special advertising section with even more information about what to expect from some of the gear industry's leading suppliers.

Read the Booth Previews

Gear Design: More Than Pretty Pictures

By Charles Schultz

No one has a drafting room anymore and that is not a bad thing. Where dozens used to labor for weeks preparing detailed drawings of each component of a new machine, a couple of people with personal computers and a printer can easily produce the drawings in a matter of hours. And what beautiful drawings they are; every line crisp and well positioned, all the text wonderfully rendered. Sections will be accurate and many drawings will have isometric views we could only have dreamed about in the good old days.

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KAPP NILES gear, profile grinding and measuring machines - live at IMTS!

KAPP NILES gear, profile grinding and measuring machines - live at IMTS!

Innovative KAPP NILES generating and profile grinding together with high-precision measuring machines – all at one booth! Check out the KNe3G generating grinding and ZE800 profile grinding machines, learn more about KAPP NILES METROLOGY with the new KNM2X analytical machine and see the DFT400 double flank tester and DOB gage. Swing by and say “Hi!”. Booth #237024, Building North, Level 3

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Machine Rebuilding by MTB

Machine Rebuilding by MTB

Rebuilding a machine can offer significant advantages from increasing horsepower and performance to customizing a machine mechanically and/or with conversational software for convenience, safety, efficiency and accuracy. MTB has rebuilt and converted from mechanical to CNC hobbers, shapers, form grinders, broach, VTLs, Mills, and many others. E-mail or log onto www.machinetoolbuilders.com for more information.

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Automotive Applications Made Flexible

Automotive Applications Made Flexible

Available now: The H 200 Vertical Gear Hobber is the largest machine in the FFG Modul H series. This series is designed for small automotive applications, specifically dry cutting applications, although wet applications work as well.

Come see it at IMTS, Star SU Booth 236909.

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PITTLER SkiveLine - The next big thing arrives

PITTLER SkiveLine - The next big thing arrives

Discover the new PITTLER SkiveLine at IMTS'18. North building booth #236744 is the place to be to see how the skiving centre machines hollow wheels completely with one clamping by upstream or downstream turning, milling or deburring processes in addition to gear cutting with the highly efficient PITTLER Skiving technology.

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WFL Millturn Technologies I Clamp once – machine complete

WFL Millturn Technologies I Clamp once – machine complete

WFL is the only manufacturer worldwide that concentrates exclusively on the production of multifunctional complete machining centers. In many high-tech companies, the trade name MILLTURN stands for the central machine tool used for the complex production of high precision parts. The individual modular MILLTURN center design guarantees perfect adaptation for any manufacturing task.

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IMTS 2018: MAG Automotive

IMTS 2018: MAG Automotive

MAG (Booth S-338129) will be debuting its MMH 500 Horizontal Machining Center for the general market at IMTS 2018. MAG engineers designed the MMH 500 with precision, power, performance and productivity in mind.

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