Turning & Machining
Global Gear has the turning and machining equipment necessary to hold tolerances to +/-25 microns with surface finishes of Ra10. The turning and machining equipment is augmented by automated feedback gauging and errorless masters to ensure achievement of the highest possible quality levels.
Lathes – 50 total
- Mazak- QT20HP, QTN250
- Hyundai- HIT8S, HIT 400G
- Okuma- LB300, Captain L370, LFS12-2SP
- Mori Seiki- CL2000B, NL 2500/700, Duraturn 2050 & 2050MC, NL1500SMC/500, NLX1500MC/700, SL25B, SL-403C/800
- Yama Seiki- GA2600
- Puma Doosan- GT2600, 4100B
Machining centers – 11 total
- Mori Seiki- Ultimill V3000, NH5000 DCG/40, NMV3000DCG, DV5100
- Yama Seiki- VMB1020
- Doosan- DNM4500, DNM350/5AX
Gear Broach – 3 total
- Apex- 5T-30T.top
- Ty Miles- MBLD 10-30-120R
- American Broach- VTU30-72
Hobbing & Shaving
Global Gear has the capability to hob gears up to 500mm in diameter and 150mm in depth, gear shaving up to 300mm in diameter. By utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and dry hobbing processes, we can meet AGMA 9 quality standards.
Gear Hobs – 18 total
- Liebherr- LC150, LC153, LC180, LC280, LC282, LC300, LC500
- Mitsubishi- GD20CNC and GC25CNC
- StarSU- H100
Gear Shavers – 6 total
- Mitsubishi- FA30CNC
- Gleason- ZSE150T
- Nachi- Sicmat Raso 100S, Sicmat Raso 100
Skiving, Shaping & Grinding
Global Gear produces skived gears for transmission and transfer cases up to 500mm in diameter as well and shaped gears up to 380mm in diameter. In addition to both form and generative grinding to AGMA 14 quality standards, Global Gear can produce in-machine polished gears for optimum surface finish NVH levels.
Contract Gear Grinding Services
Currently, Global Gear has the capacity to provide contract value-add gear tooth grinding services to augment Customers production processes. This can be provided on loose gears and shaft assemblies.
Gear Skiving – 2 total
Liebherr- LK 500
Gear Shapers – 5 total
Liebherr- LS150 and LSE380
Gear Grinders – 4 total
Liebherr- LCS 300 and LGG 180
For high volume production or family type products, Global Gear designs automated cells with state of the art robotics for a variety of pre-heat treat “green” machining and post heat treat finishing processes. This ensures 24/7 uptime, increased productivity, lower operating costs, lead-time reduction, optimal use of floor space and overall competitiveness.
Engineering support is a critical service that Global Gear provides its customers beginning in the early prototyping and tooling development stages. This support continues throughout the design process and balance of the product lifecycle. Global Gear’s engineering team includes design, tooling, quality and project engineers who utilize technical software, including Pro E and AutoCad, to integrate with the customer’s design process. In addition, Global Gear consults with customers on their specific NVH requirements and can meet these through a variety of gear manufacturing methods and design options.
Global Gear assists customers in increasing their operational efficiency in a variety of ways, including inventory management. Global Gear uses web-enabled technologies to seamlessly integrate with the customer’s inventory management process, ensuring effective management. In addition, Global Gear can provide and manage inventory on a consignment basis to meet flexible requirements and schedules.
Supply Chain Management
Global Gear ensures the best available cost, quality and schedule achievement for each of its products by utilizing Global Gear’s robust supply chain management. This includes sourcing of raw materials, components for assemblies, secondary operations and managing returnable container packaging programs.