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.
Joel Neidig has been awarded a $75,000 prize for his research project titled “Expanding Manufacturing’s Vision: MTConnect® and Google Glass.”
Scott Knoy received the presitgious achievement award from the American Gear Manufacturers Association at their annual meeting in St. Petersburg, FL.
Stefan Kloos is the new product manager that will handle Pittler vertical turning lathes and WMZ centerdrive lathes.
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.
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, which can hob splines and geared shafts up to 100 mm diameter.
Mount tools in combinations and cut different gearings on one workpiece or mill keyways and slots in one tool setup without reclamping the workpiece on the Bourn & Koch 100 H horizontal hobbing machine from