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New Generation of Gear Hobbing Machines

Liebherr's compact LC 280 gear hobbing machine is designed to provide quality with flexibility, economy of operation and short delivery times, three to four months. In recent years the gear market has been experiencing a trend towards outsourcing. As a result of this shift, many suppliers are receiving orders for the soft machining-wet or dry hobbing-of gears. "With the LC 280 a , Liebherr has developed a new generation of gear hobbing machines for such short-term requests," said Dr.-Ing. Hansjörg Geiser, Manager Development ...

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Manual Lathe Product Line Expands

Summit Machine Tool has traditionally carried two categories of manual lathes: small/shop lathes and big bore/big swing lathes. The smaller manual lathes have a spindle bore of up to 4.1" and the larger lathes have spindle bores starting at 6.1". Summit recently introduced the 30-5 series with a large 5.1" spindle bore to maximize workpiece flexibility and bridge the gap between their lightweight and heavyweight categories. With the larger spindle bore, the 30-5 series offers more extended features than any other lathes in Su...

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Matsuura USA Announces Service Engineer and Director of Marketing

Matsuura Machinery USA has selected Jonathan Bloedow as Service Engineer and promoted Kelly Rose to Director of Marketing. "Jonathan holds extensive manufacturing credentials with significant experience in the aerospace, defense, medical and commercial disciplines of manufacturing, including comprehensive exposure and knowledge of today's best manufacturing practices and methods," said Shawn Buboltz, National Service Manager for Matsuura USA. Bloedow will provide installation, troubleshooting maintenance and repair support on ...

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Continuous Machining of Complex Forms

GF Machining Solutions' Mikron MILL P 500 U high-performance milling solution is designed to provide powerful and dynamic material removal capabilities and high stiffness. The Mikron MILL P 500 U enables continuous machining of complex forms and tough materials while shortening process time. Its advanced thermal stability provides enhanced precision over long machining periods. Furthermore, it offers increased competitiveness by integrating smart automation and is designed to provide the process reliability essential to precision parts manu...

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MELD Selected for Phase I Army Expeditionary Technology Search

MELD Manufacturing Corporation's patented MELD technology has been selected by the US Army to be part of its inaugural Army Expeditionary Technology Search (xTechSearch). xTechSearch seeks out potential collaborators to work with the Army to address modernization challenges. MELD has been selected for Phase 1 of the program based on its proposed use to create lighter-weight, higher-strength materials for the nation's next generation combat vehicles. "MELD technology is ideal for combat vehicles because it enables the use of unweldable ...

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Central Tube and Bar Receives ISO Certification

Central Tube and Bar has earned ISO 9001:2015 certification, underlining the company's commitment to high quality tube and bar products and innovative technologies. Previously certified under the ISO 9001:2008 standards, Central Tube and Bar underwent an extensive audit by Perry Johnson Registrars, Inc. to meet the updated 2015 ISO certification standards that now include more customer and industry focused requirements. "Our continued certification illustrates our promise of quality to our customers and proves that we are constantly se...

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