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(SPONSORED CONTENT)Meeting the Challenge of Gear Noise Analysis
With the surge in Electric Vehicles (EV), gear noise reduction is critically important. Gleasonâ€™s GMSÂ® inspection systems using powerful GAMAâ„˘ applications software apply multiple analysis tools to help identify the root cause of gear noise. These include Fourier analysis, Tooth Contact Analysis, Surface Finish Analysis, KTEPS and Advanced Waviness Analysis. The GMSL system offers the added benefit of laser technology and ultra-fast inspection speeds. Article Courtesy of Gleason Corporation
Gleasonâ€™s Home Trainer Webinar is a cost-free customer service to support gear manufacturers during COVID-19 times. The Webinars, moderated by gear technology experts and covering the widest spectrum of the most topical gear-related subjects, have been a welcome alternative to face-to-face training and a great opportunity for customers to maintain their edge during these challenging restrictions. Article Courtesy of Gleason
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The Pentac Plus is the latest generation of Gleasonâ€™s Pentac bevel gear cutting system. It is designed to allow much higher tool life and improved productivity, especially for cutters using multiple face blade geometry.
The 130SV shaving machine from Gleason is the newest of the company's Genesis family of gear production equipment.
Gleason Corporation has announced that agreement has been reached on all terms to acquire for approximately $36 million in cash the Hermann Pfauter Group, including, among other operations, Hermann Pfauter GmbH & Co., a privately held leading producer of gear equipment based in Ludwigsburg, Germany; its 76% interest in Pfauter-Maad Cutting Tools, a leading cutting tool manufacturer basked in Loves Park, IL; and Pfauter-Maag management's 24% ownership interest in that company. The acquisition includes all assets and liabilities, including the assumption of approximately $56 million in bank debt.
A reader asks about the proper setup procedures for cutting a ring and pinion set on a Gleason 116.
What follows is the first of a series of interviews Gear Technology is conducting with leaders in the gear industry. We will be asking them for their insights on where the industry is, where it's been and where they see it going in the future. Our first interview is with Jim Gleason, president and chairman of Gleason Corporation, Rochester, NY.
Investment in advanced new manufacturing technologies is helping to reinvent production processes for bevel gear cutters and coarse-pitch hobs at Gleason - delivering significant benefits downstream to customers seeking shorter deliveries, longer tool life and better results.
Rochester, NY - Gleason Corporation has acquired the assets of Hurth Maschinen and Werkzeuge GmbH, the designer and builder of cylindrical (parallel-axis) gear-making machinery and tooling based in Munich, Germany. The addition of Hurth gear shaving machines and tooling and gear honing machines will further broaden Gleason's expanding product line for manufacturers of cylindrical gears.
The 5th WZL Gear Conference USA took place October 22-23 at the Gleason Works facility in Rochester, NY. More than 130 gear technologists participated
This paper analyzes the different influences of the deviations between nominal and actual geometry for a first-cut bevel gear. In each section, the customary tolerances are quantified and the possibilities to reduce them are discussed.
The latest technological solutions help keep chamfering and deburring operations in-line -- often without increasing cycle times.
The latest product news for the gear industry, including new products and services from Gleason, Liebherr, Forest City Gear, GMTA, Starrett and Kennametal.
The complete Industry News section from the August 2018 issue of Gear Technology.
UNIMILL is a milling method for the manufacture of prototype bevel gears using end mills or disk cutters.
The theory behind the latest bevel gear cutting tools is explained in detail.
The complete Product News section from the August 2018 issue of Gear Technology.
Delta Research upgrades its Gleason Metrology Workhorses to meet the development requirements of the latest electrical drive vehicles.
New GRSL technology adds value to high-volume transmission gear inspection by combining non-contact laser inspection with tried-and-true composite roll testing.
The complete Industry News section from the November/December 2018 issue of Gear Technology.
Despite the development and availability of a number of newly engineered, rugged materials intended for plastic gear applications, some engineers/designers continue to believe metal is better.
More than any other field, IIoT overlaps directly with metrology's mission to analyze and measure as much of the manufacturing process as possible, and it's no surprise that the latter is utilizing the former.
Workholding Systems Continue to Focus on Speed and Efficiency to Improve Machining Operations
Grinding fluids from Norton|Saint-Gobain, digital micrometer from Mahr, grinding centers from Haas Multigrind, updated software from KISSsoft.
How difficult is it to design a gear? It depends upon whom you ask.
Ground bevel and hypoid gears have a designed motion error that defines parts of their NVH behavior. The surface structure is defined by the hard finishing process.
Revolutionary new inspection technologies are helping gear manufacturers develop and produce more complex, higher quality gears in a fraction of the time it used to take.
Grinding of bevel and hypoid gears creates on the surface a roughness structure with lines that are parallel to the root. Imperfections of those lines often repeat on preceding teeth, leading to a magnification of the amplitudes above the tooth mesh frequency and their higher harmonics. This phenomenon is known in grinding and has led in many cylindrical gear applications to an additional finishing operation (honing). Until now, in bevel and hypoid gear grinding, a short time lapping of pinion and gear after the grinding operation, is the only possibility to change the surface structure from the strongly root line oriented roughness lines to a diffuse structure.
Skiving will be front and center when the gear industry comes together in Columbus this October. Attendees will find dedicated skiving equipment, multifunctional machines with skiving options and a slew of new cutting tools, machine designs and modifications to make the process more efficient and robust.
EMO is arguably the most important trade show when it comes to the introduction of machine tool technology, and this year's show - taking place from September 18-23 in Hannover, Germany - promises not to disappoint. We've talked to a number of gear manufacturing technology providers to give you a sneak peak of what you can expect to see if you attend this year.
The latest technology on display in Columbus, OH. October 24-26.
The complete industry news section from the June 2018 issue of Gear Technology.
This special edition of Product News includes highlights from Gear Expo 2017 of new products that caught the editors' eyes.
A reader asks about ion-nitride finished shafts and the proper friction coefficient to be used for calculations.
The author compares the standard two-face blade technology with the three-face blade technology for manufacturing bevel gears.
Call it new wine in old bottles, or old wine in new bottles, but gear skiving has certainly aged well over time. Gear skiving's evolution, perhaps gaining momentum most dramatically since around 2004, has ultimately led to rather dramatic technological advancement and cost saving in the manufacture of certain gears.
As coating technology improves to handle harsher conditions, cutting tool manufacturers are faced with new challenges during the resharpening process.
Gear Industry Steps Up to Automation Challenges in Auto Industry. Automotive parts are always moving. They are zipping across conveyors, smashing into each other in bins and traveling across the production chain before ending up inside an automobile. For gears, this can be a somewhat precarious situation as they tend to run best when they're free from nicks, abrasions, cracks or other damages.
With increasingly smaller returns from improving the speed of the actual gear grinding process, improving your setup time has become a primary way to keep improving efficiency. Here's the latest on how you can do that today.
The complete Product News section from the March/April 2019 issue of Gear Technology.
Meeting Todayâ€™s Requirements for High-Quality Gears
The latest advances in gear manufacturing automation all seem to revolve around a common theme: automated loading.
Everybody's working with carbide tools these days, but carbide materials are expensive. However, these cutting tool companies think they might have some solutions to extend tool life and reduce costs.
Attempts to eliminate mechanical drive trains in automobiles and trucks have had limited success because of cost, weight, dynamic characteristic, and efficiency of the alternative components.
Lately, the use of asymmetric gears in automotive and other applications is an upcoming trend, though few applications are known to have asymmetric teeth. However, an increased interest in asymmetric gears can be seen. Many companies have started to design and test such applications.
The first chapter from a new book by Dr. Hermann J. Stadtfeld provides an overview of the need for new technologies and approaches when it comes to developing transmissions for electric vehicles.
The complete Product News section from the September/October 2020 issue of Gear Technology.
The latest news from GKN, Milan Manufacturing, Solar Atmospheres, Heidenhain, Furnaces North America, Gleason, Haas Multigrind, Schunk and Michigan Metrology
There's never been a better time to put the spotlight on e-drive transmissions and electric vehicles. They're obviously not just coming: they're already here. Just check out any auto show or showroom. That's why Gear Technology magazine is pleased to present the first installment in a series of chapters excerpted from Dr. Hermann J. Stadtfeld's newest book, "E-Drive Transmission Guide - New solutions for electric- and hybrid transmission vehicles."
This article explains how gear ratio can improve traction in a differential.
Italian gear manufacturer Metalcastelloâ€™s investment in new Gleason Power Skiving technology gives the company a strong competitive edge as the worldâ€™s industries gear up for the post-pandemic.
Mathematically precise tooth surface definition and contact analysis help to develop state-of-the-art straight bevel gears for many industrial applications. The new Coniflex-Plus manufacturing process utilizes high-speed dry cutting with production times per slot which are about twice compared to the fast Revacycle process.
The complete Industry News section from the May 2020 issue of Gear Technology.
Why Prototyping with End-mills on Bevel Gear Machines? Manufacturing of spiral bevel and hypoid gears can be conducted in several ways.
Gleason Combines Threaded Wheel Grinding with GRSL Gear Inspection
Shop floor inspection and gaging equipment is putting advanced metrology systems right on the factory floor. Hereâ€™s a collection of articles on shop floor inspection and gages from companies like Gleason, Mahr, Comtorgage, United Tool Supply and Frenco.
Gleason skiving machines equipped with on-board cutter sharpening; Helios celebrates anniversary of cutter sharpener line; and more product news.
New turnkey, "off-the-shelf" Gleason 2700AR system automates larger-gear load/unload to speed throughput, optimize process flow - and take the weight off the operator.
Are there rules to aid in grinding process optimization?
An economical modernization program gives Designatronics' tried-and-true Gleason No. 102 Coniflex generators a new lease on life for fast, reliable production of smaller precision straight bevel gears.
Is a left-hand cutter required for a left-hand face mill part?
Machine Tool Providers Discuss the Latest Benefits, Technologies and Considerations
Depending on who you ask, the Industrial Internet of Things is growing more slowly than anyone predicted. Why is that, and what does that mean for the gear manufacturing industry?
With this first installment we begin a series of randomly excerpted chapters from Dr. Hermann J. Stadtfeld's new book â€” Practical Gear Engineering.
New book from Gleason's Vice President Bevel Gear Technology will be exclusively excerpted in Gear Technology magazine.
Gear noise is among the issues of greatest concern in today's modern gearboxes. Significant research has resulted in the application of enhancements in all phases of gear manufacturing, and the work is ongoing. With the introduction of Electric Vehicles (EV), research and development in this area has surged in recent years. Most importantly, powerful new noise analysis solutions are fast becoming available.
Plastic gears still have an entire frontier to explore, and how they measure up against their steel cousins is a question still being investigated.
Inspection of the cutting blades is an important step in the bevel gear manufacture. The proper blade geometry ensures that the desired gear tooth form can be achieved. The accuracy of the process can be compromised when the blade profile consists of several small sections such as protuberance, main profile, top relief and edge radius. Another common obstacle - are outliers which can be caused by dust particles, surface roughness and also floor vibrations during the data acquisition. This paper proposes the methods to improve the robustness of the inspection process in such cases.
The complete Product News section from the June 2019 issue of Gear Technology.
The complete Industry News section from the May 2019 issue of Gear Technology.
The latest from Liebherr, Gleason, Klingelnberg and more.
It's time to catch up on the episodes of Revolutions that you might have missed.
Manufacturers focus on tool design, materials, coating, machine tool options and cutting parameters.
Educational initiatives, company news, acquisitions and people in the industry are all featured this issue.
The complete industry news section from the July 2009 issue of Gear Technology.
There are different types of spiral bevel gears, based on the methods of generation of gear-tooth surfaces. A few notable ones are the Gleason's gearing, the Klingelnberg's Palloid System, and the Klingelnberg's and Oerlikon's Cyclo Palliod System. The design of each type of spiral bevel gear depends on the method of generation used. It is based on specified and detailed directions which have been worked out by the mentioned companies. However, there are some general aspects, such as the concepts of pitch cones, generating gear, and conditions of force transmissions that are common for all types of spiral bevel gears.
Exciting new machine, cutting tool and software technologies are compelling many manufacturers to take a fresh look at producing their larger gears on machining centers. They're faster than ever, more flexible, easy to operate, highly affordable - and for any type of gear.
Forest City Gear applies advanced gear shaping and inspection technologies to help solve difficult lead crown correction challenges half a world away. But these solutions can also benefit customers much closer to home, the company says. Here's howâ€¦
The complete Product News section from the June/July 2013 issue of Gear Technology.
The complete Industry News section from the May 2013 issue of Gear Technology
Itâ€™s been said that the best ideas are often someone else's. But with rebuilt, retrofitted, re-controlled or remanufactured machine tools, buyer beware and hold onto your wallet. Sourcing re-work vendors and their services can require just as much homework, if not necessarily dollars, as with just-off-the-showroom-floor machines.
The complete Product News section from the May 2013 issue of Gear Technology.
The complete Industry News section from the November/December 2012 issue of Gear Technology.
What are the manufacturing methods used to make bevel gears used in automotive differentials?
The latest machines, tooling and technology for gear grinding were featured at IMTS 2012.
Gleason-K2 Plastics eliminates weld lines with no machining.
In 1877, Irish immigrant William Gleason, owner of a machine tool business in Rochester, NY, suffered a terrible blow. Gleason's son Tom died. The loss was not merely a personal one. Tom had been his father's assistant, and the senior Gleason had no one to fill the gap and help him carry on his business.
CNC technology offers new opportunities for the manufacture of bevel gears. While traditionally the purchase of a specific machine at the same time determined a particular production system, CNC technology permits the processing of bevel gears using a wide variety of methods. The ideological dispute between "tapered tooth or parallel depth tooth" and "single indexing or continuous indexing" no longer leads to an irreversible fundamental decision. The systems have instead become penetrable, and with existing CNC machines, it is possible to select this or that system according to factual considerations at a later date.
Question: Do machines exist that are capable of cutting bevel gear teeth on a gear of the following specifications: 14 teeth, 1" circular pitch, 14.5 degrees pressure angle, 4 degrees pitch cone angle, 27.5" cone distance, and an 2.5" face width?
Gleason's GMS analytical gear inspection systems provide all the right features at Eaton Corp.
Whether you spent time at Gear Expo in Indianapolis or EMO in Hannover, there was certainly new technology attracting attention. Machine tools are faster, more efficient and can integrate numerous functions in a single setup. Grinding technology is turning science upside down and inside out with high-speed removal rates and increased throughput.
The most conclusive test of bevel and hypoid gears is their operation under normal running conditions in their final mountings. Testing not only maintains quality and uniformity during manufacture, but also determines if the gears will be satisfactory for their intended applications.
Industry News from October/November 1984 Gear Technology.
Herman Riccio, Chicago Gear Works President, to Retire; Gleason Opens MI Sales Office; American Pfauter hires Steve Peterson; plus AGMA's technical calendar for the Fall of 1984.
Make no mistake -- lean manufacturing is here to stay. And no wonder. As a fiercely competitive global economy continues to alter companiesâ€™ â€śMain Streetâ€ť thinking, that relatively new dynamic is spurring the need for â€śI-need-it-yesterdayâ€ť production output. And for increasingly more industries -- big or small -- that means getting as lean as you can, as fast as you can.
Meeting the many challenges of large gear inspection.
Machine tool companies are expanding capabilities to better accommodate the changing face of manufacturing. Customers want smaller-sized equipment to take up less valuable floor space, multifunctional machines that can handle a variety of operations and easy set-up changes that offer simplified operation and maintenance.
Investment in Gleason GMM Series inspection equipment helps drive Milwaukee Gear's expansion into profitable new markets around the worldâ€”all hungry for high-precision custom gears and gear drives.
See the latest online video from Gleason, plus explore the THORS Academy Gears Knowledge Center and our Back to Basics archive.
It seems that nothing can hold back the power of the wind—unless, of course, it's the availability of rugged, reliable, specially designed gearboxes. How Gleason is Keeping up with Demand.
The complete product news section from the January/February 2009 issue of Gear Technology, featuring giant-sized David Brown girth gears, gear inspection up to 4.5 meters and the latest Gleason gear grinder.
Companies weigh in on green technology and sustainable efforts.
Gear metrology is a revolving door of software packages and system upgrades. It has to be in order to keep up with the productivity and development processes of the machines on the manufacturing floor. Temperature compensation, faster inspection times and improved software packages are just a few of the advancements currently in play as companies prepare for new opportunities in areas like alternative energy, automotive and aerospace/defense.
Recent breakthroughs in profile grinding software are helping Anderson Precision Gears and others meet wind powerâ€™s insatiable appetite for faster production of large, high-quality gears.
We are well into an odd-number year, so it must be just about time for another Gear Expo. Indeed, the big show -- Gear Expo 2013 -- kicks off in Indianapolis at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 17, wrapping up Thursday the 19th at 4:00 p.m. And whether you are exhibiting or attending, the bottom line is you are going -- a good thing for you, your company and the tightly knit U.S. gear industry.
The machine tool industry is as competitive as ever. New machine technologies, materials, coatings and software upgrades are changing the way gears are being manufactured. Companies like Gleason, Liebherr, Kapp/Niles and DMG/Mori Seiki spend plenty of time and resources on R&D to develop the best products for the gear market. More importantly, these companies engage with (and listen to) customer requests.
The complete Industry News section from the October 2013 issue of Gear Technology.
Could you explain to me the difference between spiral bevel gear process face hobbing-lapping, face milling-grinding and Klingelnberg HPG? Which one is better for noise, load capacity and quality?
It's Monday morning, December 15, 2036. An autonomous vehicle drops off two engineers in front of a gear manufacturing facility in Metro Detroit. They punch in for work on their wristwatches and pay Uber for the ride on a smartphone. One of the engineers begins walking the shop floor, monitoring a series of collaborative robots using a tablet the size of a paperback novel. These robots interact right on the floor with the minimal staff scheduled to oversee manufacturing operations. Another engineer wears an interactive headset and begins training a group of new engineers (in real time) from China using some form of augmented reality.
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News on the latest products in the industry.
Chamfering and deburring of cylindrical gears does not get much love from manufacturers. The process is seen as a necessary evil since it is adding cost without adding value. However, there are good reasons for not underrating this important auxiliary process. Chamfering and deburring takes care of several issues which may come up during the manufacture of quality gears.
It's hard to think of a show more essential to attend than IMTS. It's the cornerstone event for the industry, the center of the universe for a week, the one show to rule them all.
Schafer Gear Works greatly reduces gear inspection queue time and adds precious capacity by installing Gleason's new "shop-hardened" 300GMS P gear inspection system.
News about the Latest Products
THE FINAL CHAPTER This is the last in the series of chapters excerpted from Dr. Hermann J. Stadtfeld's Gleason Bevel Gear Technology - a book written for specialists in planning, engineering, gear design and manufacturing. The work also addresses the technical information needs of researchers, scientists and students who deal with the theory and practice of bevel gears and other angular gear systems. While all of the above groups are of course of invaluable importance to the gear industry, it is surely the students who hold the key to its future. And with that knowledge it is reassuring to hear from Dr. Stadtfeld of the enthusiastic response he has received from younger readers of these chapter installments.
It's the year of the quick-change tool. From chucks to mandrels, workholding manufacturers across the industry are seeing a continuing trend from their customers: give us more quickchange.
Bevel Gear Technology Chapter 6
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The complete Product News section from the November/December 2013 issue of Gear Technology.
The cutting process consists of either a roll only (only generating motion), a plunge only or a combination of plunging and rolling. The material removal and flank forming due to a pure generating motion is demonstrated in the simplified sketch in Figure 1 in four steps. In the start roll position (step 1), the cutter profile has not yet contacted the work. A rotation of the work around its axis (indicated by the rotation arrow) is coupled with a rotation of the cutter around the axis of the generating gear (indicated by the vertical arrow) and initiates a generating motion between the not-yet-existing tooth slot of the work and the cutter head (which symbolizes one tooth of the generating gear).
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Plastic gears are everywhere today - throughout your car, at the oceans' lowest depths, in deep space. The question, when is a metal gear a candidate for plastic conversion, can be addressed in three words, i.e. what's the application?
The complete Product News section from the November/December 2014 issue.
It has long been known that the skiving process for machining internal gears is multiple times faster than shaping, and more flexible than broaching, due to skiving's continuous chip removal capability. However, skiving has always presented a challenge to machines and tools. With the relatively low dynamic stiffness in the gear trains of mechanical machines, as well as the fast wear of uncoated cutters, skiving of cylindrical gears never achieved acceptance in shaping or hobbing, until recently.
The complete Industry News section from the January/February 2014 issue of Gear Technology.
Gleason 350GMS helps put higher quality, more reliable gears into its next-generation TC10 automatic transmission.
Latest new from the Gear Industry
An in-depth look at the major booths with the latest technology used in gear manufacturing.
The complete Industry News section from the July 2014 issue of Gear Technology.
Product news from the Gear Industry
The name Gleason is practically synonymous with gear manufacturing. Since the company was founded in 1865, the technology of gear manufacturing has been its focus, its core and its competitive advantage.
The complete Industry News section from the March/April 2015 issue of Gear Technology.
Liebherr is well-known as one of the worldâ€™s largest privately owned companies â€” a titan in heavy industry specializing in cranes, trucks and mammoth earth moving and mining equipment.
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Chapter 2, Continued In the previous sections, development of conjugate, face milled as well as face hobbed bevel gearsets - including the application of profile and length crowning - was demonstrated. It was mentioned during that demonstration that in order to optimize the common surface area, where pinion and gear flanks have meshing contact (common flank working area), a profile shift must be introduced. This concluding section of chapter 2 explains the principle of profile shift; i.e. - how it is applied to bevel and hypoid gears and then expands on profile side shift, and the frequently used root angle correction which - from its gear theoretical understanding - is a variable profile shift that changes the shift factor along the face width. The end of this section elaborates on five different possibilities to tilt the face cutter head relative to the generating gear, in order to achieve interesting effects on the bevel gear flank form. This installment concludes chapter 2 of the Bevel Gear Technology book that lays the foundation of the following chapters, some of which also will be covered in this series.
"General Explanations on Theoretical Bevel Gear Analysis" is part 1 of an eight-part series from Gleason's Dr. Hermann Stadtfeld.
Inviting an American shipbuilding industry official to discuss the subject of meeting foreign competition is like inviting Jackie Gleason to speak on dieting. I am painfully aware of the commercial shipbuilding industry situation. Let me tell you a little about it.
In one of my many visits to northern New York state, which included the St. Lawrence River (Thousand Islands Region) and the Adirondack Mountains, I visited Croghan, a village on the Beaver River, which is fed by the Stillwater Resevoir in the Adirondack Mountains. At the base of a dam within the village, I found the remnants of a water turbine and a bevel gear drive system. Having worked for The Gleason Works for many years, I was intrigued by the remains of the bevel gears, which appeared to have had wooden teeth at one time.
This article also appears as Chapter 1 in the Gleason Corporation publication "Advanced Bevel Gear Technology." Gearing Principles in Cylindrical and Straight Bevel Gears The purpose of gears is to transmit motion and torque from one shaft to another. That transmission normally has to occur with a constant ratio, the lowest possible disturbances and the highest possible efficiency. Tooth profile, length and shape are derived from those requirements.
Beginning with our June Issue, Gear Technology is pleased to present a series of full-length chapters excerpted from Dr. Hermann J. Stadtfeldâ€™s latest scholarly â€” yet practical â€” contribution to the gear industry â€” Gleason Bevel Gear Technology. Released in March, 2014 the book boasts 365 figures intended to add graphic support of a better understanding and easier recollection of the covered material.
When Dr. Hermann J. Stadtfeld speaks, people tend to listen. Considered one of the worldâ€™s foremost experts on bevel gears, Stadtfeld, the vice president of bevel gear technology at Gleason, recently revealed several cutting-edge advancements that the company has been working on.
This article is the fourth installment in Gear Technology's series of excerpts from Dr. Hermann J. Stadtfeld's book, Gleason Bevel Gear Technology. The first three excerpts can be found in our June, July and August 2015 issues. In the previous chapter, we demonstrated the development of a face-milled spiral bevel gearset. In this section, an analogue face-hobbed bevel gearset is derived.
Contrary to what appears to be popular belief, 5-axis CNC gear manufacturing is not limited to milling with end mill, ball mill or CoSIMT (Conical Side Milling Tool â€” it is the generic form of the Sandvik InvoMill and Gleason UpGear tools.) tools, where throughput is too low to prevent production at any significant level. Straight and spiral bevel gear manufacturing on 5-axis CNC machines using face mill cutters provides essentially the same throughput as conventional gear cutting machines â€” with added benefits.
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1 Gleason Gear Trainer Series Celebrates 100th Webinar (September 23, 2020)
Gleason’s Gear Trainer Webinar Series will achieve a significant milestone on September 24th with the presentation of its 100th web... Read News
2 Gleason to Introduce Technologies at IPTEX 2012 (December 12, 2011)
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3 Gleason Introduces New Technologies at CIMT (March 2, 2011)
Gleason will introduce a host of advanced new machines, tooling and global customer support services at the China International Machine T... Read News
4 Gleason to Unveil 650GMS at Control Exhibition (March 21, 2011)
The 650GMS, capable of inspecting gears as large as 650 mm in diameter, will be unveiled at the 25th Control Exhibition, May 3-6, 2011 ... Read News
5 Gleason Announces New Website (April 7, 2011)
Gleason Corporation recently announced that it has launched a new website that reflects Gleason's mission to be the Total Gear Soluti... Read News
6 Gleason Gear Testers Handle Day-to-Day Production Rigors (May 18, 2011)
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7 Gleason Announces Changes to European Sales Team (June 17, 2011)
Gleason Corporation today announced changes to their European Sales organization. Ralf Nierlein has been appointed vice president, sales ... Read News
8 Gleason Invests in Coarse Pitch Hob Production Cell (August 2, 2011)
In response to unprecedented global demand for large cylindrical gears, Gleason Cutting Tools Corporation has invested in an advanced coa... Read News
9 Gleason Acquires K2 Plastics (September 7, 2011)
Gleason Corporation has announced it has acquired the assets and business of K2 Plastics, Inc., of Bergen, New York, a producer of precis... Read News
10 Gear Expo Preview: Gleason Booth 815 (September 16, 2011)
Gleason Corporation products and services include machinery for the production, finishing and testing of gears as well as a worldwide sup... Read News
11 Gleason and Heller Form Strategic Alliance (September 20, 2011)
Gleason Corporation (Rochester, New York) and Gebr. Heller Maschinenfabrik GmbH (Nürtingen, Germany) recently announced the for... Read News
12 Gleason Expands Genesis Series (December 1, 2011)
Gleason's Genesis series now includes 260H and 400H Vertical Gear Hobbing Machines for the production of spur and helical gears ... Read News
13 Gleason Introduces Titan 1200H Hobbing Machine (December 29, 2011)
Gleason has introduced the Titan 1200H Hobbing Machine, the first of a new series of Titan hobbers designed for larger cylindrical gears ... Read News
14 Gleason Opens Subsidiary in Russia (December 21, 2010)
Gleason Corporation recently opened a new wholly-owned subsidiary in Russia, Gleason Sales (CIS). Strategically located in Kor... Read News
15 Gleason Forms Strategic Alliance with Manutec (February 3, 2012)
Gleason Corporation and Manutec VaWe Robotersystem GmbH (Fürth, Germany) have announced the formation of a strategic alliance to ser... Read News
16 Gleason Builds Genesis Series in India (March 26, 2012)
Gleason Corporation today announced that they have started building their highly popular Genesis series of gear hobbing machines at th... Read News
17 IMTS Preview: Gleason (July 17, 2012)
Gleason will introduce a host of advanced new machines, tooling, and global customer support services at IMTS 2012 (Booth N-7000), c... Read News
18 Gleason Opens New China Facility (July 18, 2012)
Gleason Corporation today announced the grand opening and dedication of a new world class manufacturing facility in Suzhou Industrial Par... Read News
19 Ipsen Ships TurboTreaters to Gleason Cutting Tools (July 20, 2012)
Ipsen has shipped two 6 bar TurboTreaters to Gleason Cutting Tools Corporation located in Loves Park, Illinois. The units are designed fo... Read News
20 Gleason and SMT Form Strategic Partnership (October 29, 2012)
Gleason Corporation and Smart Manufacturing Technology (SMT) have formed a global strategic partnership to provide gear manufacturers wor... Read News
21 Gleason Offers Wobble Compensation in Gear Grinding (December 27, 2012)
Conventional grinding cycles for cylindrical gears typically involve a significant amount of time dedicated to the manual alignment of th... Read News
22 Gleason Adaptive Honing Solutions Save Cycle Times (February 5, 2013)
Honing is a fast, well-proven process in the gear manufacturing industry. It is used in high-volume production environments where every ... Read News
23 Gleason Cutting Tools Recognized as John Deere Partner-Level Supplier (March 21, 2013)
Gleason Corporation recently announced that its Gleason Cutting Tools Corporation facility in Rockford, Illinois has earned Partner-level... Read News
24 Gleason Offers Profile Grinding on Threaded Wheel Gear Grinding Machines (March 27, 2013)
Gleason Corporation recently announced the availability of a Profile Grinding option for its 300TWG Threaded Wheel Grinding Machine... Read News
25 Gleason Installs 10 Meter Capacity Gear Hobber in China (April 2, 2013)
Gleason Corporation recently announced the successful installation of a P 8000/10000 Gear Hobber at Changzhou Tianshan Heavy Industry Mac... Read News
26 Gleason Expands Advanced Coatings Facility (January 27, 2011)
Gleason Corporation has announced a new investment to expand the Advanced Coatings Facility at its Gleason Cutting Tools Corporation (GCT... Read News
27 Gleason Establishes New Sales and Service Operation in Brazil (December 7, 2010)
To meet the needs of gear manufacturers in the Brazilian market, Gleason Corporation has expanded its global presence with the formation ... Read News
28 Gleason Demonstrates Gear Measurement Technology at Control 2013 (May 10, 2013)
Gleason Metrology Systems will demonstrate their latest advances in gear measurement technology at Control 2013, May 14-17 in Stuttgart, ... Read News
29 Gleasons Newest Threaded Wheel Grinder Delivers Faster Floor-to-Floor Times for Cylindrical Gears up to 300 mm (February 13, 2007)
The 300 TWG from Gleason Corp. is designed to deliver fast floor-to-floor times for grinding of cylindrical gears with a diameter up to 3... Read News
30 Niagara Gear Adds Gleason 245TWG to its Line (January 29, 2004)
Niagara Gear has enhanced its production capabilities by purchasing the new Gleason 245TWG high speed threaded wheel grinder. The comp... Read News
31 Two New Vice Presidents at Gleason (January 7, 2005)
John Terranova was appointed vice president of American sales for Gleason Corp. Terranova is responsible for the sales and marketing acti... Read News
32 Gleason Announces Senior Management Changes (February 2, 2005)
John W. Guffey, Jr. has taken over as CEO of Gleason Corp., as David Burns resigned earlier this month. Guffey, a longtime board membe... Read News
33 Perrotti Promoted to CEO at Gleason (February 25, 2005)
John J. Perrotti was promoted to president and CEO of Gleason Corp., replacing John W. Guffey who will remain as vice chairman. The mo... Read News
34 Hermann Stadtfeld Returns to Gleason as VP (February 26, 2005)
Gleason Corp. has appointed Hermann J. Stadtfeld as vice president of bevel gear technology. According to the companys press re... Read News
35 Gleason, Harbin Enter Joint Venture (April 13, 2005)
Gleason Corp. announced today that it is in the process of forming a joint venture company with Harbin No. 1 Tool Corp. for the productio... Read News
36 Gleason Celebrates 140-Year Anniversary (April 13, 2005)
The Gleason Works will celebrates 140 years on July 15, 2005. James Gleason, chairman of the board, is hosting a special dedication ce... Read News
37 Gleason Acquires M&M Precision (April 24, 2005)
Gleason Corp. acquired M&M Precison Systems Corp. of West Carrolton, OH, a manufacturer of process control systems for gears as well as a... Read News
38 Gleason Introduces Newest Hobbing Machine (February 15, 2006)
The new Genesis 130H CNC vertical hobbing machine features a design that optimizes dry machining, reduces floor space and improves cycle ... Read News
39 Gleason Genesis S130SV Gear Shaving Machine (April 8, 2006)
The 130SV shaving machine from Gleason is the newest of the companys Genesis family of gear production equipment. Introduced to... Read News
40 Gleasons New Threaded Grinder Optimizes Fine Finishing of Hard Spur and Helical Gears (January 2, 2007)
Gleasons new Genesis 130TWG High Speed Threaded Wheel Grinder features a new design that reduces floor space requirements and impro... Read News
41 Gleason Acquires LeCount (March 1, 2007)
Gleason Corp. announced it has acquired the assets and business of LeCount Inc., a producer of expanding mandrels and other workholding e... Read News
42 Gleason Introduces 350GMS Inspection System (November 2, 2010)
Complete inspection of gears as large as 350 mm in diameter now can be performed up to 40 percent faster (gear design dependant... Read News
43 Gleason Debuts Opti-Cut Tools for Gashing, Shaping and Hobbing (November 9, 2007)
A new family of cutting tools was recently introduced by the Gleason Corporation for the gashing, shaping and hobbing of gears. This new ... Read News
44 Gleason Grinder Cuts Production Times (February 4, 2009)
The Genesis 160TWG threaded wheel grinder from Gleason is capable of hard finish grinding of cylindrical gears with diameters up to 160 m... Read News
45 Gleason Appoints VP Worldwide Sales (September 30, 2009)
Udo Stolz is vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for Gleason Corporation, as announced September 1. Stolz has global responsi... Read News
46 Gleason-M&M Calibration Lab Completes A2LA Assessment (April 9, 2010)
The Gleason-M&M Precision Systems' Calibration Lab has received accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 following a successful recertifi... Read News
47 Gleason Improves Quality for Large Gear Grinding (April 23, 2010)
Gleason's latest generation of Profile Grinding Machines now can be equipped to perform a new process called OPTI-GRIND that signific... Read News
48 Gleason Broadens Line of Bevel Gear Solutions (April 29, 2010)
Gleason Corporation recently announced that it has broadened its line of bevel gear manufacturing solutions with a new line of high perfo... Read News
49 Gleason to Exhibit Large Gear Production Technologies at Windpower 2010 (May 7, 2010)
Wind turbine gears produced by Gleason gear production machines and cutting tools supply over 50 percent of the world's wind energy.&... Read News
50 Gleason Corp. Delivers with Fast Track (July 6, 2010)
In its continued mission to win the race against global competition, Gleason's Fast Track program puts technology in the hands of its... Read News
51 Gleason Hosts Global Customers at Gear Solutions Forum (July 9, 2010)
Gleason Corporation recently showcased its latest gear manufacturing technologies at its Gear Solutions Forum at the Gleason-Pfauter... Read News
52 Gleason Introduces Gleason Metrology Systems (September 10, 2010)
Gleason Corporation recently announced that it has changed the name of its subsidiary in West Carrollton, Ohio from Gleason M&M Preci... Read News
53 Gleason Offers Upgrade Package for Inspection Systems (October 18, 2010)
Early models of Gleason's GMM SIGMA series of analytical gear inspection systems can now be equipped with an upgrade package that com... Read News
54 Siemens Offers Automation Innovations to Gleason Titan Machines (April 19, 2013)
With its new Titan machine series, Gleason-Pfauter enters a new era in toothed gear grinding: an automatic tool changer, together with ef... Read News
55 Gear Expo: Gleason Booth 423 (July 25, 2013)
Gleason will introduce a host of advanced new machines, tooling, and global customer support services at Gear Expo 2013 covering a wide ... Read News
56 Gleason Announces Gear Calculator App (September 11, 2020)
Gleason announces the new Gear Calculator App. This free mobile app bundles simple calculation tools to make gear manufacturer’s da... Read News
57 Gleason to Acquire Faessler Honing Business from Daetwyler Group (February 27, 2019)
Gleason Corporation has announced the signing of a definitive agreement with Daetwyler Industries AG and MDC Max Daetwyler AG to acquire ... Read News
58 Gleason 300GMSL Provides Several Inspection Capabilities on Single Platform (November 14, 2016)
The Gleason 300GMSL offers a single, compact, reliable and easy-to operate inspection solution to apply the most desirable gear measureme... Read News
59 Gleason Acquires KISSsoft AG (February 16, 2017)
Gleason Corporation has announced that it has acquired KISSsoft AG, located in Bubikon, Switzerland. KISSsoft is a leader in the developm... Read News
60 Gleason Inspection System Offers Key Measurements on Single Platform (April 11, 2017)
Gleason Corporation’s new 300GMSL Multi-Sensor Gear Inspection System will have its European première at the Control Show in... Read News
61 Gleason 410SCG Shaving Cutter Grinding Machine Speeds Up Shaving Cutter Re-Sharpening (November 8, 2017)
Gleason is meeting the global need for fast, high quality re-sharpening of shaving cutters up to 400 mm in diameter and Module 14 with th... Read News
62 KISSsoft and Gleason Offer Two Software Solutions, One Design Interface (November 13, 2017)
KISSsys is KISSsoft‘s system add-on that enables you to model complete gear units and drive trains. KISSsoft calculates the service... Read News
63 Gleason GRSL Sets Standard for Throughput for High-Speed, High-Volume Testing (November 17, 2017)
The GRSL Gear Rolling System with Laser provides both double flank roll testing as well as analytical index and involute measurement on a... Read News
64 Gleason Segmented Collets Bring Improved Performance to Workholding (March 7, 2018)
Gleason has introduced a new segmented collet for its workholding that delivers significant improvements for the clamping of both cylindr... Read News
65 Gleason-Pfauter Welcomes Children's Technology Club (June 22, 2018)
The Technical Club “TeClub” visited Gleason-Pfauter Maschinenfabrik in Ludwigsburg, Germany and learned about the building ... Read News
66 Gleason Opens Sales and Service Company in South Korea (July 17, 2018)
Gleason Corporation is pleased to announce the opening of Gleason Sales (Korea), its new sales and service operation in Seoul, South Ko... Read News
67 Gleason Announces Hobbing Machine with Integrated Chamfer Hobbing (October 19, 2018)
The new Genesis 160HCD Hobbing Machine for cylindrical gears integrates a newly developed process for chamfer cutting. Chamfer Hobbing ... Read News
68 Gleason Offers Gear Inspection Technologies at Control 2019 (April 19, 2019)
Gleason Corporation will present its 300GMSL Multi-Sensor Gear Inspection System and the GRSL Gear Rolling System with integrated Laser S... Read News
69 Gleason Introduces P90CD and P90iC Horizontal Hobbing Machines (August 8, 2016)
Gleason Corporation introduces the P90CD and P90iC horizontal hobbing machines. Now, two new machines from the P-Series enhance the ... Read News
70 Gleason Releases Latest Practical Gear Engineering Textbook (July 16, 2019)
Gleason has released a new edition of Practical Gear Engineering, a technical publication designed to benefit both gear engineering exper... Read News
71 Gleason Expands Development and Production Center in Munich (July 29, 2019)
Gleason-Hurth Tooling GmbH, Munich, Germany, with its 160 employees, develops and manufactures tools and workholding systems for cylindri... Read News
72 EMO Hannover Preview: Gleason Corporation (August 12, 2019)
At this year’s EMO show, Gleason Corporation (Hall 26, Stand D108) will showcase a wide array of new design, manufacturing and insp... Read News
73 Gleason Vertical Power Skiving Machines Equipped with On-Board Cutter Resharpening Unit (March 4, 2020)
A fully integrated on-board cutter resharpening unit is now available for Gleason Vertical Power Skiving machines, allowing for the compl... Read News
74 Gleason Expands Accredited Calibration Services (April 2, 2020)
Gleason Metrology Systems’ Gear Calibration Lab now features an enhanced quality system and ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation, lower... Read News
75 Gleason Offers Free Gear Inspection Online Events with Control@Home Series (April 28, 2020)
While the Control Show in Stuttgart/Germany was cancelled due to COVID-19, metrology goes on. See how Gleason's latest inspection pro... Read News
76 Gleason Home Trainer Series Offers Free Education Opportunities (May 19, 2020)
The Gleason Home Trainer Webinar series supports and informs customers and clients about gear manufacturing technology trends and solutio... Read News
77 Gleason Launches Gear Trainers Webinar Series (June 24, 2020)
In March 2020, Gleason staged its first ‘Home Trainer’ Webinar for gear technology as a free customer service in response to ... Read News
78 Gleason Offers Stadtfeld's Latest Book: eDrive Transmission Guide (July 2, 2020)
Today Gleason has four major concepts for high reduction transmissions which are ideal for electric vehicles and hybrid cars. Gleason has... Read News
79 Gleason Gear Trainer Webinars Available for Streaming (August 4, 2020)
In March 2020 Gleason launched its “Home Trainer Webinar Series” in order to support customers in their home offices during C... Read News
80 IMTS Digital Technology Showcase: Gleason Corporation (August 20, 2020)
At the 2019 MPT show in Detroit, Michigan USA, Gleason unveiled for the first time its new Hard Finishing Cell (HFC) with integrated, 100... Read News
81 IMTS 2016: Gleason Corporation (N-7000) (August 26, 2016)
Gleason will demonstrate brand new solutions in advanced gear manufacturing technology at IMTS 2016, covering a wide array of processes f... Read News
82 Gleason Offers 500CB Cutter Build Inspection Machine (March 21, 2016)
Gleason Corporation has introduced its latest innovation, the 500CB Cutter Build Inspection Machine. The 500CB delivers more accura... Read News
83 EMO Preview: Gleason Corporation (July 31, 2013)
Stand A43, Hall 26. Gleason will introduce two new machine products for the first time at EMO 2013 from September 16-21 in Hannover. In a... Read News
84 Gleason Forum Attracts Visitors from 30 Countries (April 10, 2014)
Gleason Corporation announced the completion of the Gear Solutions Forum at its Gleason-Pfauter facility in Ludwigsburg Germany, April 1-3, 2014... Read News
85 Gleason Acquires Saikuni Machinery (September 20, 2013)
Gleason Corporation announced that it has acquired Saikuni Machinery Co., Ltd., located in Niigata City, Japan. Saikuni is a manufa... Read News
86 Gleason Introduces Phoenix 280G (October 29, 2013)
The new Phoenix 280G Bevel Gear Grinding Machine establishes a new benchmark for bevel gear grinding for gears up to 280 mm in diameter w... Read News
87 Gleason Announces Complete Power Skiving Solutions (November 7, 2013)
Gleason Corporation has announced their complete set of Power Skiving solutions, providing an economical process ideally suited for the p... Read News
88 Gleason Updates 1500GMS Inspection System (November 18, 2013)
Gleason Corporation’s 1500GMS Analytical Gear Inspection System has been updated to deliver improved inspection speeds and offer ma... Read News
89 Gleason Offers Retrofit Package for Inspection Systems (November 25, 2013)
Gleason Corporation’s GMM and GMS Series of Analytical Gear Inspection Systems currently in service can be easily updated with a ne... Read News
90 Gleason to Acquire IMS Koepfer Cutting Tools GmbH (December 2, 2013)
Gleason Corporation has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire IMS Koepfer Cutting Tools GmbH of Eisenbach, Germany f... Read News
91 Gleason Offers New Technologies at IPTEX 2014 (January 9, 2014)
Gleason will introduce its latest Analytical Gear Inspection System, the 300GMS along with advanced tooling and global customer support ... Read News
92 Gleason Offers Smartfit (February 28, 2014)
Smartfit from Gleason is a fast, easy and economical way to optimize your existing Gleason SIGMA, GMM and GMS series machines, increase t... Read News
93 Gleason Introduces 300GMS at Control 2014 (March 5, 2014)
Gleason will introduce its latest Analytical Gear Inspection System, the 300GMS at Control ’14, taking place May 6-9 in Stuttgart. ... Read News
94 Gleason and SMT Introduce Complete Design and Analysis Software (March 17, 2014)
Gleason Corporation and Smart Manufacturing Technology Ltd. have announced the release of the first phase of their strategic global partnership... Read News
95 Gleason Cutting Tools Recognized as John Deere Partner-Level Supplier (March 28, 2014)
Gleason Corporation announced that its Gleason Cutting Tools Corporation facility in Rockford, Illinois has for the second year in a row earned Partner-level status... Read News
96 Gleason Acquires Distech Systems (June 2, 2014)
Gleason Corporation recently announced that it has acquired Distech Systems Inc., located in Rochester, NY. Distech is a leader in the d... Read News
97 Gleason and Rochester Institute of Technology Announce New Doctoral Fellowship Program (February 24, 2016)
Gleason Corporation and the Kate Gleason College of Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) have announced the establishme... Read News
98 IMTS Preview: Gleason Corporation (August 4, 2014)
Gleason (Booth N-7000) will demonstrate advanced machines, tooling, and global customer support services at IMTS 2014, covering a wide ar... Read News
99 Gleason Introduces High-Speed Gear Shaper (November 12, 2014)
Gleason Corporation has announced the introduction of the 100S Gear Shaping Machine, featuring a stroke rate of up to 3,000 strokes per m... Read News
100 Gleason Announces 175GMS Analytical Gear Inspection System (December 15, 2014)
Gleason Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of gear production machinery and related equipment, recently announced the introdu... Read News
101 Gleason Launches New Manufacturing Facility in India (March 17, 2015)
Gleason Corporation recently announced that it broke ground for a new manufacturing facility in the Bengalaru Aerospace Park Industrial A... Read News
102 Gleason to Introduce 300GMSP Analytical Gear Inspection System (April 6, 2015)
Gleason Corporation will introduce its latest gear metrology innovation at the upcoming Control Show in Stuttgart, Germany, from May 5-8.... Read News
103 Gleason Introduces New Bevel Gear Lapping Technology (April 30, 2015)
Gleason Corporation recently announced SmartLAP, a technology for lapping bevel gear sets, with increased productivity, control and data ... Read News
104 Gleason's Gear Solutions Forum to Include Over 40 Demonstrations on Products and Technologies (June 16, 2015)
Gleason Corporation will host the Gear Solutions Forum (GSF) at its worldwide headquarters in Rochester, NY on Sept. 23-24. This year als... Read News
105 Gleason Renames its Plastic Gears Division (June 30, 2015)
Gleason Corporation recently announced a new name for its plastic gears division: Gleason Plastic Gears. The division was formerly k... Read News
106 Gleason Genesis 200GX Threaded Wheel Grinding Machine to be Introduced at Gear Expo (August 5, 2015)
Gleason recently announced it will introduce advanced machines, tooling, and global customer support services covering a wide array of pr... Read News
107 Gleason Renames Distech Systems to Gleason Automation Systems (December 18, 2015)
Gleason Corporation announced a new name and operating structure for Distech Systems effective January 1, 2016. The automation business w... Read News
108 Gleason Acquires Hurth Infer Gear Cutting Tool Service (January 5, 2016)
Gleason Corporation announced today that it has acquired the gear cutting tools business from Hurth Infer Indústria de Máqu... Read News
109 Phillips Accepts Senior Position at Gleason (December 22, 2003)
Bob Phillips was appointed senior vice president of the Tooling Products Group at Gleason Corp. Prior to this assignment, he served a... Read News