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Modular manufacturing systems for the production of gears

Published 13 October 2016 | By EMAG GmbH & Co. KG

Gear cutting requirements, for example in the manufacture of powertrain components, continue their trend of becoming increasingly stringent. Complex gearbox configurations pose enormous challenges when it comes to the quality of their components, which are also produced in ever larger quantities. With the new VLC series of modular machines, including the VLC 200 H vertical gear hobbing machine and the VLC 100 C vertical chamfering machine, EMAG offers the ideal solution needed to meet these production challenges.

Words by Markus Isgro

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When it comes to the gear cutting process, the experts at KOEPFER in Germany are the ideal contact in the EMAG Group. A highly innovative company that has been extremely successful in the gear cutting sector, KOEPFER keeps a close eye on the developments and consistently changing demands in the industry. The company is a well-known supplier of production tools and competent partner in all matters concerning the gear. The VLC 200 H vertical gear hobbing machine is the first machine from EMAG's new modular design concept with integrated KOEPFER technology.

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