Gears & the Gear Industry

The pressure and demand upon the gear industry is essentially unequaled, as gears are used in virtually every other industry. Hydra-Lock has been developing innovative chucks and arbors that hold various ID/OD components ranging in size, material and complexity since the 1940s, making us a premier choice to provide work-holding solutions for gear makers.

From large locomotive gears pulling hundreds of tons across the country to balancing finished gears for automotive power transmission components, Hydra-Lock’s influence is extensive. Our tool-holding and part-holding configurations save time and maximize our customers’ machine capabilities in the gear industry.

 

Holding Tolerance for Working in Harmony

Gears must mesh together perfectly at all times; the slightest blemish can ruin the entire chain. Hydra-lock provides the accuracy and repeatability you demand when producing gears, delivering work-holding excellence beyond expectations for:

  • Assembly and disassembly
  • Balance
  • Cutting and machining
  • Measurement, inspection and metrology

Holding Tolerance for Many Gear Applications

  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Defense & Commercial
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Power Transmission (Wind Turbines/Wind Systems)
  • Oil Drilling
  • Locomotives/Rail
  • Automation & Assembly Equipment