Gear Cutting Machines
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Ideal for aerospace suppliers and job shops, the travel of the main and counter column in the compact LGG 400 M gear grinding machine from Liebherr has been extended for precision machining of long shafts.
Helios now provides all North American sales, service, and technical support for Yunil and Hera gear manufacturing equipment.
Compumachine is now the exclusive dealer in New England for sales, service and support of Heller equipment.
The Affolter AF110 plus gear hobbing center from Rotec Tools maximizes productivity in cutting small spur, helical, frontal, bevel, and crown gears for medical equipment, with cutter-spindle speeds up to 12,000 rpm.
Peter Stackpoole, Steve Gugan, Marc St-Pierre, and Dave Mondek have joined their sales team.
Dan Bartelli is now the director of operations for their Nixon Gear Division and Anna Pastore is their new corporate controller.
They now carry a full range of Helios gear manufacturing systems, machines and tools for gear manufacturers.
Five new distributors will help increase their sales and support across the Midwest, West, Northwest U.S. and Alberta, Canada.
The skiving3 process for internal gearing with medium size and quantity using LK series machines from Liebherr is much faster than shaping and more economical than broaching.
This process development is a viable and very cost-effective alternative to conventional grind-and-hone operations for automotive powertrains and other gear market segments, yielding a highly attractive cost per piece, extended tool life scenario, reduced capital outlay and more consistent end product bode.
The compact NXT CNC 5-axis tool grinder and the FFG Werke Modul H 80-200 vertical gear hobbing machine from Star SU are suited for automotive as well as job shop applications.
Erik J. Spurling is now their director of sales and John Young is their quality assurance manager.
Sigma Labs Creates New Directed Energy Deposition Application
A partnership with Northwestern University expands in-process quality assurance technology across a broad array of 3d printing processes.
Combilift and Author Join Forces on New Kids’ Book
Award-winning Combilift and award-winning author, Emer Conlon, have produced a children’s storybook that features forklift heroes and teaches important values. The ‘combi-nation’ has the added benefit of educating young kids and their parents about the company’s equipment and the material handling industry.