Gear Cutting Machines
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Soft- or hard-machine a bevel gear in 25 to 40 seconds with EMAG’s VL 1 Twin, a pick-up turning machine that simultaneously machines two identical bevel gears at high speed within the same machining area. Automating the loading process lowers cycle time to 4.5 seconds.
Distributed in North America by Helios Gear Products, YG Tech’s NEOPS 200 and NEOPS 400 NEO combine an affordable power skiving solution for profitably producing gears with domestic technical and engineering support.
Helios’ Hera 500 CNC gear hobbing machine harnesses advanced technologies such as servo motors and a direct-drive work spindle to meet diverse parts-manufacturing needs. Its cast iron base gives plenty of stability in tough cutting conditions.
Helios Gear Products introduces YG Tech’s Helios Hera 150 CNC machine to North America. The easy-to-program machine provides compact vertical hobbing for gears up to 6 inches (150 mm) in diameter.
Their new Gleason GP300ES shapes high precision internal and external gears.
This deal enhances their capabilities and expands them into new industries.
They now own Blaz-Man Gear and Gear Products & Manufacturing.
Adam Gimpert is their president and David Harroun is vice president.
They can now include gear measuring technology with their gear cutting and automation systems.
Dennis Hillary is now the senior service engineer for their technical service group.
They expand their turning and milling operations to improve lead times and quality for producing precision gear blanks.
Bob McClain oversees their quality lab and systems for aerospace, medical and other precision gearing applications.
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