Gear Cutting Machines

Under the Hood: Automotive Machining

New powertrain components. More sensors and electronics parts. Increasing part complexity. Difficult to cut materials. Faster delivery. How do automotive suppliers navigate to profitability through this stormy sea of lightweighting and driverless cars? 
Gear Cutting Machines: Articles

Gear Production: Higher Speed, Closer Precision

Automated threaded wheel grinding on gear production machines has now been boosted by an order of magnitude with increased machining accuracy to DIN class 3.


Always As Fast As Possible: This gear hobbing system currently holds the world record in chip-to-chip times for the machining of shafts and pinions with the least number of teeth. At this moment, however, next generation technology is being developed that will once again smash that record.


Gear Cutting Machines: Industry News

GMTA Names New Vice President

Scott Knoy oversees sales and marketing and other administrative operations.

GMTA Celebrates 25 Years of Business

A crowd of over 150 customers and business associates celebrated the event on chartered private yacht.

Sanwa Seiki Represents Drake Manufacturing in Japan and ASEAN Regions

They now sell, market and service all Drake thread grinding solutions.


Gear Cutting Machines: Products

Medical Machining: Machine Tools

Take a closer look at some of the newest equipment that can help contract manufacturers meet the machining, micro machining, and laser processing demands for smaller and more complex surgical implants, orthotic devices and medical instruments that are being made from newer materials – and still hold their costs down.

Flexible Gear Cutting and Worm Milling for Medical Devices

The compact AF110 gear hobbing center from Affolter Technologies has improved rigidity that guarantees short cycle times and highest efficiency.

IMTS 2016: Gear Generation

Take a closer look at gear cutting, forming and finishing, as well as broaching, shaping and slotting machines for traditional auto, construction, mining and ship-building applications, plus the emerging alternative energy and wind power sectors. You’ll find advancements in abrasive machining to improve dressable tooling applications and increased multi-functional, automated solutions to minimize workpiece movements to improve overall production time.