Gear Industry Product News 2018

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Starrett Introduces High Performance Automatic Vision System
The L.S. Starrett Company has introduced its AV450 Automatic Vision System. Versatile, accurate, fast, and American made, the new 3-axis ... (posted 2018-12-14)


Kennametal Develops Vibration-Free Boring System
Kennametal has developed a new boring system that boasts an effective anti-chatter mechanism, and also offers an extensive range of index... (posted 2018-12-06)


LK Metrology Launches Latest Version of CAMIO CMM Software
Metrology software has challenges in most application environments—and LK Metrology’s new 8.5 version of their CAMIO CMM soft... (posted 2018-12-03)


Mitutoyo Introduces Laser Scan Micrometer to Sensor Systems Product Line
Mitutoyo America Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the LSM-6902H Laser Scan Micrometer to its sensor systems product line... (posted 2018-11-29)


Modeling Gears with Assembly Groups in KISSsoft
In the 03/2018 release of KISSsys, you have the option of “group-based modeling”. Using it, individual finished assemblies ca... (posted 2018-11-28)


Marposs Offers Grinding Gauge for Immediate Machine Compensation
Marposs Corp. has announced the availability of its new P3dME electronic gauge amplifier for post-process monitoring of smooth and groo... (posted 2018-11-26)


API Offers Robot Performance Measurement and Calibration Solution
Laser measurement technology company, API, announces the launch of a Laser Tracker based industrial robot performance and calibration sol... (posted 2018-11-23)


Power-Gen International Preview: Exact Metrology
Exact Metrology will exhibit at this year’s Power-Gen International held in Orlando, Florida. Celebrating 30 years, Power-Gen focus... (posted 2018-11-21)


Buehler Introduces AutoMet Pro Grinder Polishers
Buehler, an ITW company has introduced the AutoMet family, new semi-automatic grinder-polishers that enhance the company’s metallog... (posted 2018-11-20)


Marposs M62 Flex Gauge Inspects Wide Range of Gear Sizes
Marposs Corp. has announced its new M62 Flex manual bench gauge system for the production floor, which provides the flexibility to meas... (posted 2018-11-02)


Liebherr Develops Apps to Support Smart Automation
To support reliable production, the Automation Systems division of Liebherr has developed a range of four applications that support Ind... (posted 2018-10-30)


Gleason Announces Hobbing Machine with Integrated Chamfer Hobbing
The new Genesis 160HCD Hobbing Machine for cylindrical gears integrates a newly developed process for chamfer cutting. Chamfer Hobbing ... (posted 2018-10-19)


Liebherr Introduces New Gear Grinding Machine
Based on its LGG 280 generating grinding machine, Liebherr recently presented the larger LGG 400 M model at IMTS in Chicago. The new L... (posted 2018-10-19)


Sandvik Coromant Expands Hard Turning Operations
The latest Sandvik Coromant grades provide the ability to perform medium-to-heavy interrupted cuts and remove the hardened layer (depth o... (posted 2018-10-19)


Kennametal Releases Latest Helical Milling Cutter
Kennametal recently released its newest helical milling cutter, the Harvi Ultra 8X.Using a 95 mm (3.74 in.) axial depth of cut, 20 mm (... (posted 2018-10-17)


Starrett Digital Gages Offer Diverse Force Measurements
The L.S. Starrett Co. has introduced its DFC and DFG Series of Digital Handheld Force Gages. Depending on the series, advanced automati... (posted 2018-10-12)


Norton | Saint-Gobain Increases Grinding Productivity with Winter Vitrified CBN Wheels
Saint-Gobain Abrasives has announced the introduction of its new Norton Winter Vitron7 cBN Grinding Wheels. The wheels feature a high-p... (posted 2018-09-21)


IMTS 2018 Preview: LK Metrology
LK Metrology, Inc. will be exhibiting at the 2018 IMTS SHOW in Booth E-5060 on level three in the East Building of McCormick Place in Chi... (posted 2018-08-31)


C & B Machinery Expands CBV Series Clamp Bore Grinders
C & B Machinery's lineup of vertical clamp bore micro-finishing grinders has been expanded yet again. The company continues to st... (posted 2018-08-22)


IMTS 2018: Vomat
Only through the use of extremely clean grinding oils can high quality cutting tools be ground economically and reliably against increasi... (posted 2018-08-17)


IMTS 2018: Meister Abrasives
At IMTS 2018, Meister Abrasives (Booth N-237341) will be displaying innovative products that can be custom-tailored to provide users with... (posted 2018-08-16)


IMTS 2018: Mazak
Mazak (Booth S-338300, W-432000, N-215317) will further expand its multitasking technology when it unveils the new VC-500A/5X AM HWD Mult... (posted 2018-08-15)


IMTS 2018: Jenoptik Automotive
The new generation of Waveline W800 roughness and contour measuring devices, designed to meet a variety of customer requirements for flex... (posted 2018-08-14)


IMTS 2018: MAG Automotive
MAG (Booth S-338129) will be debuting its MMH 500 Horizontal Machining Center for the general market at IMTS 2018. MAG engineers designe... (posted 2018-08-13)


IMTS 2018: Index Corporation
Index (Booth S-338136) will introduce its MS40-8 multispindle automatic lathe with 8 CNC spindles, two back-working spindles for rear-end... (posted 2018-08-09)


IMTS 2018: Fixtureworks
Fixtureworks will showcase several new product lines at IMTS (Booth W-432377). Highlighting the exhibit will be its lineup of all-new bea... (posted 2018-08-08)


IMTS Preview: Emuge Corp.
Emuge Corp. will showcase its comprehensive line of clamping solutions at Booth #431536 during IMTS 2018. Emuge’s workholding divis... (posted 2018-08-06)


Starrett Introduces Range of AGD Digital Indicators
The L.S. Starrett Company has introduced a range of Digital Electronic Indicators conforming to true AGD (American Gage Design) Group 1... (posted 2018-08-03)


IMTS Preview: Affolter Technologies
They are everywhere: Small gears and metal parts are used in all kinds of daily products; billions of gears are manufactured all around t... (posted 2018-08-02)


IMTS Preview: JTEKT Toyoda Americas Corporation
Combining lean thinking with cutting edge solutions, JTEKT Toyoda Americas Corporation plans to unveil six new machines of their 15 featu... (posted 2018-07-06)


IMTS Preview: Star SU
Star SU (North Hall, Booth 236909) is pleased to announce they will be showcasing the new Star NXT Tool Grinder at IMTS that is designed ... (posted 2018-07-03)


IMTS Preview: Liebherr Gear Technology
AT IMTS 2018, Booth 236914, Liebherr Gear Technology will demonstrate its gear skiving process  on its LK series machines based on t... (posted 2018-06-28)


IMTS Preview: Mitsui Seiki
Mitsui Seiki’s new Vertex 100 5-axis vertical machining center will be in action in Booth 338519 (McCormick Place South Building)... (posted 2018-06-27)


Grieve Offers High-Temp, Horizontal Air Flow Oven
No. 1045 is a 1250°F (677°C), high temperature horizontal air flow cabinet oven from Grieve, currently used for heat treating a... (posted 2018-06-22)


IMTS 2018 Preview: Index Corporation
Index will introduce to North America at IMTS 2018, Booth338136, its MS40-8 multispindle automatic with 8 CNC spindles, two back-workin... (posted 2018-06-11)


IMTS 2018 Preview: Rohm Products of America
At IMTS 2018, Röhm Products of America will present a wide range of workholding solutions that lead to higher levels of efficiency... (posted 2018-06-06)


Junker Group Extends Grinding Machine Range with Corundum Line
The Junker Group has extended its range of grinding machines: With its new Zema corundum line, the company is offering efficient solution... (posted 2018-06-04)


FlexArm GH-18 Tapping Arm Improves Shift Productivity
FlexArm Inc., will feature a mobile tapping package which yields mobility, productivity and efficiency by allowing operators to tap holes... (posted 2018-05-14)


Houghton International HOCUT 8750 Oil Metal Removal Fluid Improves Operational Efficiency During Manufacture of Automotive Parts
Houghton International has developed a new versatile soluble oil metal removal fluid for the manufacture of automotive parts including en... (posted 2018-04-06)


Klingelnberg P 16 Precision Measuring Center To be Presented at A&T Exhibition and Expomaq 2018
Innovative technologies in automated production and precision measurement - these have been the hallmarks of the A&T (Automation &... (posted 2018-04-05)


Dillon Chuck Jaws Large Diameter Boring Ring Added to Roster of Lightweight Jaw Boring Rings
Dillon Chuck Jaws introduced an 18" diameter boring ring. Its relatively light weight allows customers the same ease boring out 18&q... (posted 2018-04-03)


Seco/Vacuum Technologies Vector Vacuum Brazing Furnace Systems Sold to Defense Contractors
In addition to the aerospace, automotive and energy industries, the defense industry is one of the key sectors where Seco/Warwick Group p... (posted 2018-03-14)


Madison Chemical RP-99S Rust Preventive Designed for Use on Ferrous and Copper Metals
Madison Chemical introduces Compound RP-99S, a versatile water-based rust preventive for use on ferrous and copper metals. Applied to pre... (posted 2018-03-09)


Seco/Warwick 15 Bar Vacuum Furnaces Provide Superior Gas Quenching Capabilities
Voestalpine High Performance Metals (formerly Böhler-Uddeholm AG), already using Seco/Warwick equipment, is now expanding its proces... (posted 2018-03-08)


Gleason Segmented Collets Bring Improved Performance to Workholding
Gleason has introduced a new segmented collet for its workholding that delivers significant improvements for the clamping of both cylindr... (posted 2018-03-07)


Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Global S CMM Features Four Different Capability Packages
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence announced the latest evolution of its Global S coordinate measuring machine (CMM) series, customizable... (posted 2018-02-19)


Mitutoyo America HR-530 Rockwell Hardness Testers Features Unique Electronic Control and Inside Ring Hardness Testing
Mitutoyo America Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the latest Rockwell Hardness Testers in its HR-530 Series, including t... (posted 2018-02-16)


TDM Systems Shopfloor Manager Software Module Follows Tool Circulation from Start to Finish
TDM Systems, a subsidiary of Sandvik Machining Solutions has announced the introduction of TDM Shopfloor Manager in the TDM 2017 Global L... (posted 2018-02-14)


IMPCO Microfinishing Worldstar 1680 Offers Fully Flexible Microfinishing System for Automotive Applications
A new design CNC microfinishing system by IMPCO Microfinishing, polishes the critical cylindrical bearing journals of a range of differen... (posted 2018-02-13)


Sandvik Coromant CoroCut QD Parting-Off System Receives Upgrades in Stability
Cutting tool and tooling system specialist Sandvik Coromant has unveiled a new blade for its CoroCut QD parting-... (posted 2018-02-12)


EMAG Machining Processes Separated into Categories for Modular Manufacturing Systems
"We have separated the machining process for gears into four easily manageable sub-processes," says Peter Loetzner, president a... (posted 2018-02-01)


Sandvik Coromant InvoMilling CAD/CAM Software Offers Additional Five-Axis Functionality
Cutting tool and tooling system specialist Sandvik Coromant has extended the functionality of its InvoMilling software. Th... (posted 2018-01-12)


Klingelnberg P 16 G Precision Measuring Center to be Presented at METAV
METAV, the International Exhibition for Metalworking Technologies, will mark its twentieth year as the innovation showground for manufact... (posted 2018-01-11)


Third Wave Systems Models and Optimizes 5-Axis Machined Composite Components
In 2013, Third Wave Systems (TWS) was awarded a $3 million contract by the United States Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, one of t... (posted 2018-01-08)


Buehler Quick Ship Program Delivers Rockwell Hardness Test Blocks Next Day
Buehler has introduced a Quick Ship program for the popular Wilson certified Rockwell hardness test blocks. For ultimate accuracy an... (posted 2018-01-05)


Marposs Electrical Gauge Actuators Provides Increased Control and Reduced Maintenance time for E-Fenar and BlĂș Systems
Marposs has enhanced its gauging solutions for grinding machines with new electrical gauge actuators. As compared to former hydraulic and... (posted 2018-01-04)


Dillon Jaws Soft Jaw Blanks Provide Consistent Part Clamping
Soft jaw blanks from Dillon Jaws are supplied in standard sizes, are easy to order and meet customer needs by featuring a milled surface ... (posted 2018-01-03)


Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Leica Absolute Scanner LAS Line Expanded with Portable XL Size Scanner
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence announced the Leica Absolute Scanner LAS-XL, a new ultra-large scale portable laser scanner. Designed ... (posted 2018-01-02)