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Gear Technology E-mail Newsletter October 2016 Edition

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GT Has Its Eye on the Future of Gear Manufacturing
by Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor

The 2016 November/December issue of Gear Technology is going places. More specifically, it’s taking readers into the future. Senior Editor Jack McGuinn will be examining the role of UI Lab’s Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) here in Chicago and I spent time talking with machine tool builders and gear manufacturers discussing their thoughts on the gear shop of tomorrow.
It’s not difficult to imagine the day when robotics, automation and digital analytics will rule the gear shop. We’re seeing smart manufacturing increase its role in every aspect of industry from the way machine tools communicate today to the way engineers may incorporate virtual or augmented reality systems into their daily operation.

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Kapp Niles


The KAPP NILES ZE 400 is a powerful compact gear grinding machine. Ergonomic, flexible and highly productive for a range of profile grinding applications. Software and HMI are intuitive. Setup is fun and reliable. See Video:

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Your Source for Power Transmission Components

Key Stock Catalog – 188 brand new pages of illustrations and technical drawings for key stock, machine keys, shafting, tool steel, shims, spacers, shaft collars, hex keys, bearings, and precision balls. You’ll find tolerances, material grades, finishes, platings, applications, and specifications to make it easy to find and buy the parts you need.

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Toyoda GS300H5 Gear Skiving Center Offers Skiving Function on a Horizontal Type Machining Center

Toyoda's new GS300H5 Gear Skiving Center is the first in the world to equip a skiving function to a general purpose horizontal type machining center, through which mass production of gear parts is achieved. CNC controls and a high speed rotary table were developed specifically to achieve high-speed, multifunctional machining, as a compact and light weight product, simple in programming functions.

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Latest News

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

AGMA Awards Maiuri with the Technical Divison Executive Committee Award
It has been a tradition of AGMA’s Technical Division to acknowledge the outstanding contributions of individual committee members with the Technical Division Executive Committee (TDEC) Award.Read more.

Gear Motions Relaunches Pro-Gear Division, Offers Gear Grind Only Service
The Pro-Gear Division of Gear Motions Inc. is being relaunched as a gear grind only division. Pro-Gear will focus exclusively on providing high precision, high quality gear grinding services with quick turnaround time and low tooling cost.Read more.

Wenzel America Promotes Drew Shemenski to President
Promotion of Drew Shemenski to position of President of Wenzel America. Having spent the last two years as Regional Sales Manager - Midwest for Wenzel, Shemenski succeeds Andy Woodward, who has been promoted to Wenzel Group Marketing Director.Read more.

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