Gear Industry Product News 2010

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Endmills Suitable for Aerospace Materials
ATI Stellram has released the new XE solid carbide endmill engineered specifically for machining exotic and difficult to machine material... (posted 2010-12-23)

ITAMCO Creates New Manufacturing Apps
Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies (ITAMCO) recently released two manufacturing apps to assist those involved in the gear ind... (posted 2010-12-21)

Heidenhain Releases Wireless Handwheel
Heidenhain has released an electronic wireless handwheel for use on machine tools.  Especially useful on large machine tools, this c... (posted 2010-12-15)

Marksman Diagnostic Tool Converts Ultrasonic into Audible Sound
Tracer Products has introduced the Tracerline Marksman ultrasonic diagnostic tool, a highly accurate instrument that converts and amplifi... (posted 2010-12-09)

Height Gage Offers User-Friendly Options
Suburban Tool, Inc. has released their newest product offering, the Master Height line of height gages. This height gage is available in ... (posted 2010-12-08)

Northfield Releases Special Tiffany Chuck
Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation, a manufacturer of precision workholding chucks, introduces their special six inch diameter, ... (posted 2010-12-07)

Emuge Introduces New Series of End Mills
Emuge Corp. has announced the introduction of TiNox-Cut, a new series of end mills specifically developed to provide exceptional tool lif... (posted 2010-12-06)

Mitsui Seiki Extends Vertical Machining Center Line
Mitsui Seiki's Vertex high precision line of Vertical Machining Centers (VMCs) just got bigger with the addition of a new, large... (posted 2010-12-01)

Haas Expands Five-Axis Machining Line
Five-axis machining is becoming more common today as a means to reduce set-up time and increase accuracy for complex parts. But investing... (posted 2010-11-29)

KISSsoft Software Tested at TC60/WG15 Meeting
A recent meeting of the workgroup TC60/WG15 took place considering the ISO Technical Report ISO TR 15144-the calculation of risk regardin... (posted 2010-11-23)

VAST Increases Measurement Performance
Carl Zeiss recently introduced VAST Performance scanning. The new VAST Performance Kit is optionally available for the PRISMO, CenterMax ... (posted 2010-11-22)

ATI Stellram Introduces Milling Cutter
ATI Stellram recently introduced a new chevron-style milling cutter, the Stellram 5230VS12, designed specifically for machining titanium ... (posted 2010-11-18)

Luren Offers Gear Cutting Technology
Luren Precision Co., Ltd., founded in Hsinchu, Taiwan in 1994, has been dedicated in gear technology including the design and manufacture... (posted 2010-11-18)

Big Kaiser Releases ER Collet Chuck System
Big Kaiser has recently introduced the Mega ER Grip, a new premium ER collet chuck system featuring a runout accuracy of .00012" (th... (posted 2010-11-17)

Renishaw Offers CMM Retrofit Program
Renishaw is now offering certified coordinate measuring machine (CMM) retrofits to upgrade existing machines to state-of-the-art capabili... (posted 2010-11-16)

Sandvik Extends Sialon Grade Range
Sandvik Coromant is extending its Sialon grade CC6060 range to support the turning and milling of heat resistant super alloys. These late... (posted 2010-11-10)

Sandvik Introduces Precision Cutter for Gear Milling
Sandvik Coromant has introduced the CoroMill 170 cutter that offers the potential for optimization of milling applications for large gear... (posted 2010-11-05)

Northfield Releases 5C Collet Chuck
Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of precision workholding chucks, recently introdcued the 5C Coll... (posted 2010-11-04)

Gleason Introduces 350GMS Inspection System
Complete inspection of gears as large as 350 mm in diameter now can be performed up to 40 percent faster (gear design dependant... (posted 2010-11-02)

CoroMill 325 Ensures Faster/Accurate Thread Whirling
Sandvik Coromant has recently announced the introduction of its CoroMill 325 thread whirling inserts and holders. These tools address the... (posted 2010-10-29)

Heimatec Releases Flexible Tool Adapter System
Heimatec, a manufacturer of live tools, angle heads and multi-spindle drill heads, recently announced the availability of its newest... (posted 2010-10-28)

KISSsoft Implements Spline Connections
Due to numerous requests from the industry, the spline connections according to DIN 5481 and DIN 5482 were recently implemented in K... (posted 2010-10-26)

Sandvik Coromant Launches ISO S Insert Program
Sandvik Coromant recently launched more than 300 inserts in a new series of optimized ISO S turning geometries with easy-to-choose guidel... (posted 2010-10-19)

Faro and Carl Zeiss Launch Innovative Solutions Network
FARO Technologies, Inc. and Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology recently announced the launch of the Innovative Solutions Network, a marketin... (posted 2010-10-18)

Gleason Offers Upgrade Package for Inspection Systems
Early models of Gleason's GMM SIGMA series of analytical gear inspection systems can now be equipped with an upgrade package that com... (posted 2010-10-18)

Mahr Introduces New Generation of Digital Calipers
Mahr Federal has introduced a new generation of its popular line of MarCal digital calipers. Included are a number of innovations, such a... (posted 2010-10-14)

Polymer Eliminates Mainfold Leaks on Vintage Motorcycles
Bruce Argetsinger, CEO and owner of Mold Threads, Inc., (MTI), a custom molder, races vintage motorcycles in his spare time. While compet... (posted 2010-10-13)

Brelie Gear Expands Capacity, Invests in Machinery
Brelie Gear Co, Inc. recently announced the acquisition of a new Mitsubishi GE-20 CNC Gear Hobbing Machine.  According to company Pr... (posted 2010-10-11)

Sandvik Releases Free App for Cutting Data
Sandvik Coromant has released a free App designed to provide engineers and machinists with a resource for calculating  cutting data.... (posted 2010-10-11)

Zeiss Offers DuraMax Gear and ACCURA CMM
With DuraMax, Carl Zeiss offers a compact 3-D coordinate measuring machine. DuraMax Gear transitions DuraMax into a shop floor gear wheel... (posted 2010-10-08)

INDEX Releases Six-Spindle CNC Bar/Chucker
INDEX Corporation's MS52 six-spindle CNC Bar/Chucker with 52 mm/2-inch bar capacity and 100 mm/4-inch chuck capacity brings productiv... (posted 2010-10-07)

Arrow Gear and Motoman Robotics Offers Chamfering/Deburring Solutions
PerfectEdge, a complete, full function robotic solution, meets the challenges of tight tolerance chamfering, deburring or finishing proce... (posted 2010-10-06)

LMC Now Offers Chandox brand
LMC Workholding recently announced a new partnership with Chandox Precision Industrial Co., Ltd. of Taiwan. "While we've been wo... (posted 2010-10-05)

Mazak's 430A Offers Operator Efficiency
Mazak's new Vertical Center Smart (VCS) 430A offers value across a variety of applications, ranging from heavy-duty machining to... (posted 2010-10-04)

Mitsui Seiki Introduces Machining Centers to North America
Mitsui Seiki recently introduced its line of large capacity, heavy duty, and configurable machining centers to North America at IMTS 2010... (posted 2010-09-27)

Grieve Corp. Releases Gas-Heated Box Furnace
No. 871 is an electrically-heated 2000 degrees F gas-heated box furnace from Grieve, currently used for heat treating and high temperatur... (posted 2010-09-23)

New Performance Grade for Turning Stainless
Ingersoll's new CVD coated Series T-TINOX grades bring new levels of productivity to stainless steel turning. The copper-colored T-TI... (posted 2010-09-22)

Depo partners with CIMtek at IMTS
Depo, North American Machine, and CIMtek LLC are proud to announce that Depo will be participating in next month's IMTS show in conju... (posted 2010-09-10)

KISSsoft Releases New Function for Face Gears
A new functionality to generate a solid model of a face gear with arbitrary shaft angle and offset is implemented in the development vers... (posted 2010-09-09)

Veeco to Display Surface Metrology System at IMTS
In booth# E-5439, Veeco Instruments Inc. will display its NPFLEX 3-D Metrology System for characterizing surfaces previously too difficul... (posted 2010-09-08)

Fluorescent Dye Pinpoints Oil Leaks
Dye-Lite TP-3100 fluorescent dye pinpoints engine oil, hydraulic fluid, lubrication fluid, compressor oil and gearbox oil leaks. Simply a... (posted 2010-09-01)

ADCOLE Releases LED Micrometer
A low-cost LED micrometer for their Model 1200 Crankshaft Gage that validates parts that have been rolled to the proper depth and stress-... (posted 2010-08-31)

LMC Workholding Releases New Face Driver
LMC Workholding recently introduced the new Neidlein FFBHZ face drivers for gear grinding, gear hobbing and gear milling, suited for high... (posted 2010-08-30)

RoboMax System Automates Quality Control
The RoboMax system, developed by Carl Zeiss, does not require an operator and can run fully automatically 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ... (posted 2010-08-27)

Romi to Demonstrate Vertical Machining Center at IMTS
Romi Machine Tools Ltd., a manufacturer of CNC Lathes, Production Turning Centers and Machining Centers, will have a D800AP Vertical Mach... (posted 2010-08-20)

MAG Emphasizes Complex Machining at IMTS
MAG will bring an array of manufacturing and exhibit technology to IMTS 2010 including a holographic technology center in the South Hall ... (posted 2010-08-16)

ECM Process Deburrs Injection System Components
Deburring may not be a core process in machining, but it is still considered a necessary evil. Although other machining operations have b... (posted 2010-08-09)

Sensors Enhance Hexagon CMMs
The Romer Absolute Arm is the latest generation of Romer portable 3-D measuring arms and the first measuring arm to have absolute encoder... (posted 2010-08-06)

Low Inertia, Zero-Backlash Gear Designed for Timing Critical Application
Intech Corporation was approached by a customer with a dilemma involving a new machine for corrugating paper products. The customer was a... (posted 2010-08-05)

Heller Introduces Gear Manufacturing on Five-Axis Milling Machines
Manufacturers of gear components and bevel gears have been looking for alternatives to traditional manufacturing processes for larger gea... (posted 2010-08-02)

Transmission Analysis Added to RomaxDesigner
Design engineers are increasingly presented with more challenging scenarios, especially given automotive industry trends towards more eff... (posted 2010-07-15)

Measuring System Goes Wireless
The MikroCAD Lite measuring system from GFMesstechnik is now available without a PC, so all data acquisition and evaluation is performe... (posted 2010-07-14)

Sunnen Plans Match Honing Demonstrations at IMTS
Sunnen's new match honing process produces bore specifications to match the measured size of individual pins, plungers or pistons tha... (posted 2010-07-08)

Gleason Corp. Delivers with Fast Track
In its continued mission to win the race against global competition, Gleason's Fast Track program puts technology in the hands of its... (posted 2010-07-06)

Mahr Federal's UD 120 Generates Measurements in Single Pass
The new MarSurf UD 120 from Mahr Federal can generate both surface and contour measurements in a single pass. Designed for economy, the s... (posted 2010-07-01)

ITW Rocol Offers Coolant Technology at IMTS
Rustlick PowerCool Green and PowerCool Green CF coolants are new, long-lasting water-soluble oils made from naturally derived, "gree... (posted 2010-06-30)

Mahr Federal to Feature Digital Caliper Line at IMTS
Mahr Federal will be featuring a new generation of its line of MarCal digital calipers at IMTS, September 13-18, 2010, at McCormick Place... (posted 2010-06-25)

Reishauer to Introduce RZ 260 at IMTS
Reishauer Corporation will introduce a new series of gear grinding machines at the International Machine Tool Show (IMTS), September... (posted 2010-06-24)

Vertical Turning Centers Aim for Wind and Nuclear Parts
MAG's new vertical turning centers with five to eight meter tables are engineered to make short work of large-part manufact... (posted 2010-06-22)

Star-SU Previews New Machines for IMTS
The all-new Bourn & Koch 1000VBS has an innovative stroking unit that will allow users to shape spur or helical gears by simple input... (posted 2010-06-21)

Software Update Includes Calculation Method for Scuffing
In the release 04/2010, the calculation of flash and integral temperature according to ISO/TR 13989-1 and 13989-2 is available. With... (posted 2010-06-18)

Emuge Corp. to Introduce High Performance Tap
Emuge Corp. will display MultiTAP, the industry's first high performance tap designed to cut a wide range of materials including carb... (posted 2010-06-17)

Supertec to Present Seven New Grinding Machines at IMTS
Supertec Machinery will exhibit seven new grinding machine models/types at this year's IMTS. They will be located in the Grinding Pav... (posted 2010-06-16)

Sandvik Coromant to Present Tooling Innovation at IMTS 2010
Under the theme "The Road to Success Starts Here," Sandvik Coromant will be showcasing a broad range of tools at IMTS 2010. Wit... (posted 2010-06-15)

Techno Offers CNC Teaching Aid
Techno, Inc.'s Educational CNC Division recently introduced a new "Basic Manufacturing Skills: An Introduction to CNC Machining&... (posted 2010-06-14)

High-Speed Inserts Incorporate Through Coolant
The Power-Feed+Mini high feed cutter from Ingersoll Cutting Tools features high-speed geometry with a double-sided, four-edge insert engi... (posted 2010-06-11)

Universal Holding Fixture Reduces Costs
The Kostyrka Universal Holding Fixture (UHF) is a highly flexible chucking device that can be adapted to several hundred different indivi... (posted 2010-06-11)

Delcam Launching Next-Gen Software Version at IMTS
Delcam will launch the 2011 version of its FeatureCAM CAM system at the IMTS exhibition in Chicago. The release will incorporate a more m... (posted 2010-06-09)

Honing Oil Offers Extended Service
Sunnen meets contemporary needs for planet friendly industrial consumables with the introduction of SHO-500, a long-lived general-purpose... (posted 2010-06-02)

Rex-Cut Designs Compact Bur Kits
Three new carbide bur kits that are designed for specific tasks and come packaged in metal storage boxes to fit into a machinist's to... (posted 2010-06-02)

Touch Trigger Probe Increases Measurement Throughput
Renishaw's new PH20 probe head increases touch-trigger CMM inspection throughput up to three times using fast, infinite, rotary posit... (posted 2010-06-02)

Lubricant Assists Gearbox Operation
A more efficient wind turbine that will generate even more wind driven electricity is now possible with the introduction of the new Dow U... (posted 2010-05-28)

Renishaw Presents Lathe Inspection Probes at IMTS
Renishaw's new RLP40 and OLP40 lathe inspection probes offer a choice of signal transmission technologies - radio or optical - to mak... (posted 2010-05-27)

Seco Brings Duratomic Grade to IMTS
Seco Tools, Inc. will highlight its latest Duratomic grade TP0500, in booth # W-1564 at IMTS 2010. This new turning grade is suited to a ... (posted 2010-05-24)

Live Chuck Mandrel avoids center hole problems
Center holes on roll journals often take a beating during the installation process in a mill or printing plant. Depending on the repair p... (posted 2010-05-19)

Mastercam Certified for Autodesk Inventor
CNC Software, developer of Mastercam CAD/CAM software, recently announced that its Mastercam X4 CAD/CAM software has been certified for A... (posted 2010-05-18)

Sunnen Offers All-Electric Design with Honing System
The new HTA Series actuator hone introduces the first all-electric, lean design, engineered specifically for production of gas-meter tube... (posted 2010-05-13)

KISSsoft Releases Newest Version of ISO/CD TR 15144
In the hitherto existing draft ISO/CD TR 6336-7, the information for the definition of the permissible specific lubri... (posted 2010-05-12)

Induction Hardening and Tempering System for Driveline Components
Inductoheat, Inc., an induction heating equipment manufacturer, recently delivered an induction hardening and tempering system to a leadi... (posted 2010-05-11)

Robotic Blast Machine Incorporates Transfer Cart
Guyson Corporation has introduced a robotic blasting system that incorporates a component-manipulating six-axis robot and a shuttle trans... (posted 2010-05-10)

Gleason to Exhibit Large Gear Production Technologies at Windpower 2010
Wind turbine gears produced by Gleason gear production machines and cutting tools supply over 50 percent of the world's wind energy.&... (posted 2010-05-07)

Magnetic Chucks Engineered for Heavy Duty Holding Force
SAV North America introduced a line of magnetic chucks that deliver heavy duty holding for accurately cutting parts. The Radial Pole High... (posted 2010-05-03)

Vertical Machining Center Eliminates Hydraulics
The new NBV vertical machining center from MAG Industrial Automation is flush with modular application flexibility, including configurati... (posted 2010-04-30)

Gleason Broadens Line of Bevel Gear Solutions
Gleason Corporation recently announced that it has broadened its line of bevel gear manufacturing solutions with a new line of high perfo... (posted 2010-04-29)

Sunnen Delivers Vertical CNC Honing System
Sunnen's new SV-400 Series vertical CNC honing system combines a wide choice of tooling options, large work envelope, and up to 1524 ... (posted 2010-04-28)

Emuge Expands Solid Carbide Thread Mills
An expanded line of Solid Carbide Thread Mills was introduced to Emuge Corp.'s Threads-All program. The new thread mills require mini... (posted 2010-04-27)

KISSsoft Update Integrates Parasolid CAD Core
The machine element package by KISSsoft for the design and optimization of components like gears, shafts, bearings and others is now avai... (posted 2010-04-26)

Gleason Improves Quality for Large Gear Grinding
Gleason's latest generation of Profile Grinding Machines now can be equipped to perform a new process called OPTI-GRIND that signific... (posted 2010-04-23)

Unist Lubricator Eliminates Need for Flood Coolant
The Unist lubricator is a through-the-tool MQL/near dry machining system that when used with the Coolube lubricant, eliminates the need f... (posted 2010-04-16)

Diaphragm Chuck Conforms for Part Seating
The model DPH-400W from Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation is a four inch diameter diaphragm chuck with special jaws and stops. ... (posted 2010-04-15)

Dry Cutting System Manufactures Straight Bevels
Gleason Corporation introduced Coniflex Plus, a high-speed dry cutting tool system for manufacturing straight bevel gears. According to G... (posted 2010-04-09)

Roller Hearth Furnace Delivered
J. L. Becker Co. recently installed a 20,000 pound/hour Roller Hearth Annealing Furnace Line for a major manufacturer in Ohio. The furn... (posted 2010-04-08)

Gerlach Turns Powdered Metal Into Profit With Turning Cells
By using the new Eurotech-Famar Pronto 5 Turning Cells, as well as CNC lathes and various machining centers, Charles Gerlach, President o... (posted 2010-04-05)

Ondrives Launches Crossed Helical Gears
A precision range of crossed helical gears was released from Ondrives Ltd. These 45 degree crossed helical gears have already been specia... (posted 2010-04-02)

Ono Sokki Releases Digital Indicator
The EG-225 digital indicator is Ono Sokki's latest multi-purpose inch / metric switchable gage used for a variety of applications. It... (posted 2010-04-01)

CoroMill 490 Offers 10 mm Depth
The Sandvik CoroMill490 is a milling cutter that can shoulder mill, face mill, edge, contour, slice, slot in all materials, and the lates... (posted 2010-03-31)

PowerCool MaxLife Coolants Give Biostability and Performance
Rustlick PowerCool MaxLife and PowerCool MaxLife CF coolants are long-lasting water-soluble oils with new additives specifically formulat... (posted 2010-03-30)

LMC Offers C-Form Steady Rest
LMC Workholding recently announced Richter's installation of a large C-Form Type 5-3 steady rest for a Heyligenstaedt HeynuTurn 2500 ... (posted 2010-03-22)

Northfield Precision Releases the Model 1000 Pitch Line Chuck
Northfield Precision Instrument Corp., a designer and manufacturer of precision workholding chucks, introduces their Model 1000 10 in. di... (posted 2010-03-17)

Wenzel Introduces New Grind Burn Detection Capability
In a continuing effort to enhance the capabilities of its gear measuring equipment, Wenzel has introduced a new feature that detects any ... (posted 2010-03-15)

Kisssoft Releases Synchronization Procedures for KISSsys
Conventional vehicle gearboxes include a gear shifting mechanism that can be constructed with several different methods (sliding gears, c... (posted 2010-03-10)

Bevel Gear Cutter Slashes Production Time
The Phoenix 280C Bevel Gear Cutting Machine from Gleason reduces cycle times by up to 35 percent for bevel gears and pinions up to 280 mm... (posted 2010-03-08)

Cutting Tool Sharpener Handles Large Diameter Hobs
In response to market demand for a machine capable of sharpening large, heavy hobs, J. Schneeberger has developed the Corvus C500 Coarse ... (posted 2010-02-11)

PM Touches Your Life DVD Released
Powder Metallurgy: The Preferred Metal-Forming Solution, a new video showcasing the fabrication capabilities of the various technologies ... (posted 2010-01-27)

Combined Process Machine Completes Cylindrical Gears
The Agilus 180TH multi-functional machine from Gleason performs turning, drilling, milling, hobbing and chamfering/deburring operatio... (posted 2010-01-26)

DTR Offers Hobs for Cutting Wind Turbine and Heavy Industrial Gears
DTR Corporation recently announced its full line of high-performance, large coarse pitch hobs for cutting wind turbine and heavy industri... (posted 2010-01-21)

Extensible CAD joins PTC PartnerAdvantage Program
Extensible CAD Technologies announced they have joined the PTC PartnerAdvantage Program at the Silver tier in a strategic move to integra... (posted 2010-01-05)