Q&A with Motion + Power Technology Expo attendees

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The Motion+Power Technology Expo 2021 is scheduled to hit St. Louis, Missouri, September 14-16. The show will bring thousands of industry experts and insiders to the Gateway to the West, where they will be on hand with knowledge to take gear manufacturing and more into 2020 and beyond. Gear Solutions reached out to several exhibitors and asked them to share their plans for M+PT Expo 2021. If you’re going to be at the show, be sure and stop by their booths for more information.

ANCA INC

BOOTH #3637
Xiaoyu Wang, Product Manager – Gear Tools

At ANCA, we design and manufacture our machines, providing innovative solutions for key components. ANCA brings a complete solution for manufacturing and sharpening skiving cutters. The GCX Linear is enhanced with in-process measurement and sets the benchmark for skiving cutter grinding with comprehensive design and simulation software plus a suite of technologies: Acoustic Emission Monitoring System, Motor Temperature Control, and high accuracy headstock that enables high precision DIN AA quality cutters to be ground on the GCX Linear. An onboard analog probe measures the tooth profile and spacing in the process, direct path compensation — a practical closed-loop production solution.

Bourn & Koch

Booth #3721
Joe Goral Sr., Director of Sales & Marketing

Bourn & Koch is excited to once again participate in the Motion+Power Technology Expo. While we are well known for our expert support of Barber-Colman and Fellows, the machines we are bringing to M+PT will showcase the solutions we provide for new and remanufactured machines. Stop by our booth to see our 400H gear hobber and our new Fellows 10-4 CNC remanufacture package. Our 400H will showcase our new probing solution and the large capacity that the machine has to offer. Our 10-4 remanufacture features a great new CNC package with some awesome improvements over the original design. 

CGI Motion Inc.

Booth #3529
Brian Coclich, Chief Operating Officer

Exhibiting at the MPT Expo is an exceptional setting to visit and enable discussions with current and potential new customers. CGI’s booth is fully staffed with folks from both design and manufacturing engineering along with sales and customer service support specialists. Our knowledgeable team of experts is on hand to present you with a variety of mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies, discrete gear components, and information regarding our extensive products and manufacturing capabilities. We look forward to meeting with you at the show.

Euro-Tech Corporation

Booth #2312
Patricia Albers, Marketing Coordinator

We love a challenge at Euro-Tech Corporation. We have provided custom workholding solutions for demanding gear industry applications since 1993. Our product lines include Mytec Hydraclamp hydraulic arbors and chucks for balancing, grinding, inspection, and gear production, plus a recently added line of Mytec mechanical arbors and chucks where high clearance is required. Our Frenco product line offers gaging and workholding solutions for splines, gears, and other toothed profiles. Frenco INO spline gages provide a quick method of inspecting splines to ensure interchangeability of parts even between different manufacturers. Just ask how we can help with your challenge.

Forest City Gear

Booth #2513
Jared Lyford, Director of Manufacturing Operations

Visitors to the Forest City Gear booth often arrive with drawings in hand looking for solutions to their toughest application challenges. In many cases, the gears they really need don’t yet exist. Their journey to the right gear for the job often begins right then and there. So, we take a different approach from many exhibitors at the M+PT Expo. Rather than demonstrating off-the-shelf solutions or displaying commodity products, we will have a team of experts available for consultations as well as plenty of examples of fine- and medium-pitch precision gears that customers throughout the industry rely on us to produce.

Gleason Corporation

Booth #2607
Christian Albrecht, Director of Global Marketing

Gleason is pleased to participate in the AGMA M+PT Expo and the first “live” global exposition of advanced gear technologies since the start of the pandemic. Gleason will present its new GRSL Gear Metrology Center for in-process gear inspection, including both lead measurement and integrated gear noise analysis — a true game changer for high volume gear production where 100 percent quality control without productivity loss is critical. The Gleason exhibit will also include a live-stream of new products from global operations, including the brand-new 500C Bevel Gear Cutting Machine and 280HCD Hobbing Machine with Integrated Chamfer Hobbing. Gleason’s recent “emotions” virtual show will accompany the event online for those who cannot attend in person.   

GMTA

Booth #3513 (co-located with STAR SU)
Walter Friedrich, President

German Machine Tools of America (GMTA) will showcase several of its machine tools and metal fabricating equipment. The company represents several high-quality, high-performance lines including Profilator, a world-renowned brand of machines for gear pointing, cutting, rounding, deburring, polygon slot facing and the SCUDDING® process. Other lines shown at the booth will include Arnold, BvL, K+G, Rasoma, Samag, and its latest addition, Stiefelmayer. GMTA also offers its own line of baskets, trolleys, and lift tables.

HobSource Inc.

Booth #2113
Vladimir Polevoy, Executive Director

Whether you hob, shape, skive, shave, broach, or mill, HobSource delivers the quality tools and personal service you expect. Each and every tool is manufactured to exacting quality standards in ISO/QS facilities from the latest grades of high-speed steels and carbides using CAD/CAM technology and state-of-the-art CNC equipment. If you demand performance, reliability, and dependability from your tools and vendors, we challenge you to stop by our booth for more information. Your bottom line will be glad you did.

Ingersoll Cutting Tools

Booth #3413
Ron Schneider, Gear and Special Form Product Manager

Ingersoll Cutting Tools, a world leader in insertable carbide indexable cutting tools, is once again expanding our product line. In addition to custom built gear gashers, segmented body hobs, solid body hobs, shapers, and larger Power Skivers, we are also showcasing our smaller carbide Power Skiver tips with ChipSurfer™ shanks. These Power Skivers range from Module 0.4 to Module 2.5 (63.5 DP to 10.16 DP) and can drastically cut your gear shaping processes. Time savings can be 30 to 50 percent, even more than 80 percent in some cases. Visit Booth #3413 to see what Ingersoll Cutting Tools can do to make you more competitive in the gear-making marketplace.

Nidec Machine Tool America

Booth #3107
Scott Knoy, VP Sales

The Motion + Power Expo is the perfect place to come meet Nidec Machine Tool America. We have new high speed hobbers, super high accuracy gear shapers, and a full complement of technology for EV gear production like our Super Skiving machine and tools and new ZE C series gear grinders. New company name with the same “Legendary Reliability.”

Oelheld U.S., Inc.

Booth # 2231
Steven Lowery, Executive Vice President

Expositions are a great opportunity to connect with gear manufacturers, system designers, and end users. The technology on display always provides attendees with ideas to improve their gear manufacturing processes. The latest trends and pulse of the industry are always important topics of discussion. Motion + Power Technology Expo allows oelheld US to showcase our high performance cutting and grinding fluids that will allow users to increase tool life and shorten cycle times, all while reducing the total overall costs of gear making. 

Sinto America

Booth #3514
Mike Fredbloom, Director of Sales Sys-T-Mation

Roberts-Sinto will be displaying its Sightia product line of non-destructive testing devices. These devices can be used within the manufacturing process to perform 100 percent quality check of gears pre- and post-surface treatment processes such as heat treating and peening. We will have our “In-Line” ECNI and PSMX-I devices and our “Remote” PSMX-I on display with representatives on hand to answer questions.

Toolink Engineering, Inc.

Booth # 3319
David Gitin, Inside Sales Representative

Toolink Engineering is very excited to be an exhibitor at the 2021 Motion + Power Technology Expo. Toolink Engineering will be happy to host attendees at Booth # 3319.  Attendees visiting our booth can look forward to seeing our line of Konig workholding along with our new 25kg machine-tending automation by BOXY. Toolink Engineering is the exclusive North American distributor of Konig high precision workholding, and we will have representatives from Konig Germany on hand to address all of your workholding needs and to answer any questions. We look forward to seeing all our friends in the gear industry.