Gear Production

Gear Production is a supplement to both Modern Machine Shop and Automotive Design & Production magazines. View a digital version of the supplement here. The Gear Production Zone covers all phases of gear manufacturing. That includes gear generation on traditional gear cutting and finishing equipment. Also covered is cutting gears on machining centers and other non-traditional equipment.

Gleason Corp. Acquires Gear Design Software Developer KISSsoft AG

By: Jedd Cole - March 06, 2017 at 8:56 AM

The acquisition joins gear design with gear manufacturing expertise.

Gear Skiving Machine Cuts Internal Gears, Stacked Pinion Gears

By: Jedd Cole - February 28, 2017 at 1:39 PM

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ MMS300 Super Skiving gear machine is intended to maximize the performance of the company’s three-tier skiving tool.

Samputensili Appoints Gear Technology Manager for Star SU

By: Jedd Cole - January 04, 2017 at 9:26 AM

Dr. Ing. Deniz Sari will train in Italy before transferring to Chicago, Illinois.

December 2016 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Machining Centers

By: Jedd Cole - December 19, 2016 at 5:00 AM

This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on a variety of machining centers.

GMTA Promotes Vice President amid Expansion in Mexico

By: Jedd Cole - December 16, 2016 at 9:55 AM

Scott Knoy will oversee company sales and marketing, among other duties.

Hobbing Machines for Dry Cutting Applications

By: Jedd Cole - November 30, 2016 at 10:03 AM

Star SU offers the Bourn and Koch 400 H seven-axis horizontal hobbing machine featuring a FANUC CNC and point-to-point array hobbing capability.

Low-Temperature Finishing Process Achieves Break-In Lubricity for Gear Components

By: Jedd Cole - November 23, 2016 at 9:42 AM

Birchwood Technologies’ Tru Temp low-temp black oxide process is said to enable gear component manufacturers to easily achieve break-in lubricity, robust corrosion protection and galling resistance on critical components

Gear Honing Machine Process Provides Finishes Comparable to Gear Grinding

By: Jedd Cole - November 22, 2016 at 9:45 AM

Now available from German Machine Tools of America (GMTA), the Präwema SynchroFine 205 HS gear honing machine features direct-driven, digitally controlled spindles for the tool and the workpiece, enabling precise, rigid synchronization.

Expanded Gear Grinding Series Caters to Aerospace Suppliers, Job Shops

By: Jedd Cole - November 21, 2016 at 9:48 AM

Liebherr has expanded its LGG range of grinding machines.

Hard Scudding Improves Gear Production and Performance

By: Scott Knoy - October 14, 2016 at 2:49 PM

This process is widely used in producing internal, external, helical and spur gears, as well as splines and other powertrain components.

Kapp Technologies Acquires Majority Stake in Penta Gear Metrology

By: Jedd Cole - September 14, 2016 at 11:01 AM

The company makes gear measurement systems and software.

Gear Center Mass Produces External Planetary Gears

By: Jedd Cole - September 08, 2016 at 1:46 PM

Kapp Niles offers the KX 100 Dynamic gear machining center designed for mass production of external planetary gears ranging to 125 mm.