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November 2005

FEATURES

Company Profile: Power Drive Components, Inc.

With new products constantly being introduced, new markets being explored, and new territories being added, this company is poised for significant growth.

If ever there were proof of excellent job performance it would have to be Al Bello’s since he became a partner in Power Drive Components, Inc., less than a year ago. “When I got involved in the company and bought one-third ownership in December of 2004 they were doing about $50,000 worth of business each […]
Gear Solutions Magazine

Company Profile: Repair Parts, Inc.

A vast selection of reconditioned machines, and decades of gear-manufacturing experience, allows RPI to provide turnkey packages for start-up operations.

After spending 30 years as service manager at Barber-Colman–then five with Barnes International and another year at American Pfauter–Terry McDonald thought he’d retired from the gear-manufacturing industry. He and his wife had moved to Wisconsin, where he worked at a campground they’d enjoyed over the years, and he did a little consulting on the side, […]
Gear Solutions Magazine

DEPARTMENTS

Q&A with Kurt Medert

AGMA Vice President, Business Management Division

As an exhibitor, GEAR EXPO 2005 was a huge success for us. What have you heard from other exhibitors? We had a meeting with many of them, and when I asked for a show of hands from those who’d had a positive experience, the response was unanimous. Everyone agreed that the move-in was flawless, and […]
Gear Solutions Magazine

NEWS

Onset Unveils Modular Data Logging System

Onset Computer Corporation–a world leader in battery-powered data loggers–has launched the HOBO FlexSmart logger, a new modular, reconfigurable data logging system. Designed in conjunction with Architectural Energy Corporation, a national leader in building energy efficiency products and services, the FlexSmart logger enables energy and facility management professionals to easily solve a broad range of energy […]
November 1, 2005

New Robotic Machining Cell from Programming Plus

Programming Plus Inc. (PPI), a leading value added reseller of complex milling processes, has introduced the PPI Robotic Machining CellÅ (RMC). The RMC system is a new technology designed to revolutionize large format five-axis machining. Utilizing the speed, accuracy, and flexibility of KUKA Robotics’ robots and extensive programming and simulation capabilities of Delcam’s PowerMILL software, […]
November 1, 2005

Six Axis Swiss-type Turning Center from Tornos, New Distributor Named

Tornos Technologies’ new DECO 20s Swiss-type machine is targeted to automotive, electronics, connector, medical, and general manufacturing companies producing parts that are moderately complex and up to 20 mm in diameter. According to the company, the DECO 20s is a "mirror image" machine, having almost an equal number of tools available for both the main […]
November 1, 2005

MDSI Expands Customer Support

Manufacturing Data Systems, Inc., of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has a new service partner, S3SM, which is dedicated to providing installation, technical service, applications engineering, and support for MDSI controls customers. The announcement was made by Michael Tarr, MDSI global sales director. "This new service initiative will provide our customers with prompt, professional support for all […]
November 1, 2005

New MC-15 Kine Roller from Kinefac

Kinefac Corporation introduces a new-concept vertical rolling axis, two cylindrical die thread and form rolling machine to meet the needs of the global fastener manufacturing industry. In this powerful 25 ton (214Kn) compact machine the rolling axis is fixed and the two dies move uniformly toward the thread or form being rolled. This greatly simplifies […]
November 1, 2005

Protect People and Equipment with Horton Wire Form Products

Whether you need to protect valuable employees from potential machinery-related hazards or costly equipment from damage caused by debris, a Horton wire form product will accomplish the task, providing a shield without obstructing airflow. Horton engineering support services work with you to design quality cost-effective enclosures or guards that meet current industry guidelines for industrial […]
November 1, 2005

Inductoheat Announces New Technology, Expanded Services

Inductoheat, Inc., is the world’s first induction heating manufacturer to offer three distinct and separate technologies for heat treating gears: variable frequency, single frequency and, most recently, simultaneous dual frequency (SDF). Inductoheat introduces its SDF induction gear heating process, improving quality and efficiency while reducing costs. This unique technology requires less energy and floor space, […]
November 1, 2005

CMM-Manager Adds New Capability to Older CMMs

CMM-Manager(tm) software from Integrated Quality, Inc., upgrades the performance and productivity of older coordinate measurement machines (CMMs) by providing advanced measurement, operator interface, and programming functions normally found only on newer and more expensive CMM systems. Working within an easy-to-use Windows desktop environment, operators using CMM-Manager can take advantage of walk-up measurement capability to quickly […]
November 1, 2005

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