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Gear Technology E-mail Newsletter October 2011

Your Monthly Resource on Gear Manufacturing.


November 2011

Gear Technology's monthly e-newsletter brings you highly targeted information on gear manufacturing. The November 2011 issue takes a look at the recently finished Gear Expo 2011.

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

Gaging and Inspection

Gaging and Inspection Gear Technology's article archive provides a great resource for articles on gear inspection, measurement and gaging. Here are some of our editors' picks of recent articles related to the topic.


Featured Product (advertisement)

Power Transmission Engineering New high precision, compact CMM for measuring small and intricate parts.
The MICURA is our new premium class, compact, bridge-type CMM. It features VAST XT active scanning sensor technology. MICURA exhibits high precision (0.9 micron + L/400) and has a low probing force. It is excellent for measurements of close tolerance parts with delicate structures, small gears, and plastic components. Measurement volume is 500 x 500 x 500 mm. For details on the new MICURA, visit Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology.


Back to Basics

Gear Technology's article archive also provides a great resource for back-to-basics articles. Here are some of our editors' picks of recent articles related to the measurement and inspection.


Featured Product (advertisement)

Spline & Gear Measurement Made EasySpline and Gear Measurement Made Easy
Comtorgage Corporation designs & builds easy to use, rugged and repeatable hand held gages for the measurement of Pitch Diameter (Measurement Over Pins, Measurment Between Pins) of internal or external splines and gears. Comtor Spline Gages incorporate two (or three) AGD gage pins of the same size as specified on the part print. The pins are allowed to "float" to compensate for minor misalignment or variations in tooth spacing. Measurement results are monitored via Digital or Analog Amplifier.
For more information, please contact us:

58 NS Industrial Drive, PO Box 1217
Slatersville, RI 02876-0896


News of Note

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

Sandvik and Höfler Team Up in Schaumburg Productivity Center
The collaboration between Sandvik Coromant and Höfler Maschinenbau began in 2009. Since then it has developed into several joint activities including successful turn-key solutions delivered to the global market...Read more.

Hardness Testing Machine Offers Enhanced Performance
New HR-200/300/400/500 Series Rockwell hardness testing machines from Mitutoyo America Corporation offer enhanced performance with improved frames, better ergonomics and many other productivity boosting features. And, they are economical to own and operate...Read more.

LMC Offers Atling AX Series Steady Rest
LMC Workholding introduces the newest model of the Atling self centering steady rest, the AX series. The Atling AX series offers several new design features which extend the lifetime of the steady rest and its parts... Read more.


Featured Product (advertisement)

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of curePrecision Gage Co.
Maintain quality control on the gears you buy before they become a problem with cost-effective inspection of incoming gears. VARI-ROLL Composite Gear Testers provide an efficient means of confirming dimensional accuracy for repetitive gear inspection operations. VARI-ROLL Equipment has a proven record of accuracy in the manufacturing, laboratory inspection and incoming inspection of gears. Equipped with appropriate attachments and/or adapters, VARI-ROLL Gear Testers can measure the tight mesh center distance of virtually any type of gear manufactured today. Visit our web site for more information on VARI-ROLL from Precision Gage Company


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