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Renishaw scanning technology aids new Yamazaki Mazak solution for gear manufacturing

7 September 2018

At IMTS 2018, taking place in Chicago, USA, from 10-15 September, Yamazaki Mazak is showcasing its new Integrex AG series of machine tools which utilise Renishaw SPRINT™ technology to deliver a rapid and flexible solution for gear manufacturing.

The need for flexibility and mass customisation is commonplace in modern manufacturing. No more so than in gear manufacturing, where a wide variety of parts are required to service a range of industry sectors.

The Mazak Integrex AG series, factory fitted with the Renishaw OSP60 scanning probe with SPRINT technology, addresses this need thanks to its ability to perform multi-tasking machining operations, specialised gear cutting and rapid on-machine part measurement, all on one machine. The use of the Renishaw technology helps to ensure that processes traditionally performed on multiple machines can now be done on a single platform, delivering exceptional component accuracy and a significant reduction in manufacturing cycle time.

With the unique 3D sensor technology within the OSP60 probe and a simple conversational programming method, on-machine gear alignment and profile and lead measurement can be performed with ease – enabling ultra-fast detection of gear face angles and form errors. 

For more information on this or the many other applications taking advantage of the benefits delivered by SPRINT technology, please visit www.renishaw.com/sprint or visit us at: IMTS in Chicago, US (10th – 15th September, East Hall, stand 135509).

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