This integrated and coordinated advancement of thermoforming machines and tools is our most significant customer benefit and unique on the thermoforming market. With the considerable know-how of our skilled experts in both tool and machine engineering, our customers benefit from a distinctive synergy effect leading to a higher service lifestyle of both machine and equipment, as well as an optimal formed part quality. We try to surpass your goals and ensure your success with our quality.
For years, a machine tool builder had manufactured their personal precision gear racks to attain ultra-precise positioning on their machines. They also required this because their essential clients demanded that their machines maintain accurate positioning with no mistake gear rack for Machine Tool Industry compensation on the axis.
To save lots of costs, they wanted to look for a gear rack supplier who could achieve the same tight rack tolerances and performance level that they had come accustom to.
Choosing from their wide range of standard rack & pinion drives, ATLANTA offered a Ultra-High Accuracy DIN 4 (UHPR) gear rack, which had a total pitch deviation of less than twelve microns (< 0.012 mm) over a a single meter length. The real pitch deviation was measured at 20º C and marked on each rack. To achieve the high rack power the customer required, the main of one’s teeth were hardened combined with the tooth flanks. Finally, precision grinding was used to achieve the needed flatness tolerances on the back and sides of the rack.
At Industrial Sprockets & Gears, Inc., we can handle manufacturing complicated gears and sprockets that no additional manufacturers can generate. The part shown this is a helical equipment rack that can be used on a Maag gear manufacturing machine. The apparatus rack is 6′ lengthy, includes a nominal cross-section of 3” by 2”, and is constructed of 4130 steel.

The customer needed a replacement part which is necessary to the operation of their machine and had previously been struggling to find someone with the capability to cut the required size of helical rack. Many times customers contact us because OEM parts are no more available or are price prohibitive. Often, customers have found that the quality of replacement parts made by us exceed the quality their OEM parts.

Many of our projects are exclusive within the industry and represent one of the most challenging sizes and geometries of gears produced today. We maintain a wide variety of rare gear shaping gear as well as advanced CNC milling and turning centers, which allows us to produce a vast array of gear, sprocket, work, and rack sizes, styles, and patterns.

The rack was manufactured on a specialized CNC gear rack milling machine to tolerances as tight as ±0.001″. The client was not only pleased to find a producer with the capacity of producing the component; they remarked that the quality far exceeded their expectations. We produced this helical equipment rack with a business lead time of only fourteen days. For additional information about this custom gear rack machining project, e mail us directly.
A rack and pinion drive program consists of a rack (or a “linear equipment”) and a pinion (or “circular gear”). The teeth of a rack and pinion drive could be directly or helical, although helical tooth are often used because of their higher load capability and quieter procedure. For a rack and pinion drive program, the maximum force that can be transmitted is largely determined by the tooth pitch and how big is the pinion.