Kevlar was discovered by an unsung heroine in 1965, who was working to find fibres stronger and lighter than steel.
Today, working on a ‘nano’ scale is the pathway to developing new materials with even greater capabilities and applications.
‘Gearheads’ get their own channel delivered by Gear Technology magazine. Gear Technology TV is a must watch for anyone in or around the gear industry. It is being rapidly populated by a whole array of features and faces that many of you will recognise. As well as educational and gear-related videos there’s ‘Ask the Expert Live’ recorded at Gear Expo.
Have a look at this blog posted by Wenzel, they manufacture our gear measuring machine.
The blog shines the spotlight on the way gears work largely unnoticed in a multitude of applications that make the modern world function.
Manufacturers’ Monthly reported last month that the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) is calling for a ‘massive transformation’ of Australia’s workforce.
A transformation that will see a workforce develop the requisite skills to compete and offer value in the rapidly changing technical advances taking place on the factory floor. But how can we meet these ‘mission critical’ objectives?
An interesting idea was presented in AGMA’s blog pages posted by Leah Lewis. Her subject was about industry sponsorship, an often overlooked possibility on the marketing menu but one that can yield long-term benefits.
Ronson Gears would like to wish all our customers, industry colleagues and staff a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2018.
We will be closing on Friday 22nd December with Sales returning from 8th January and Production on the 15th January.
For those that don’t live in the Australian state of Victoria, there has been a wholesale closure of the once thriving automotive industry here. Not only are the manufacturers and employees impacted but also the number of supply chain companies that had once serviced them. The people, skills and expertise could be lost to the detriment of both local communities and the wider economy.
Kenneth Carter in Gear Solutions reports on how a manufacturing software solution that has improved the machining process for cutting tool and part manufacturers is now aiming to bring its expertise to gear manufacturing.
Third wave Systems uses physics-based modelling to problem-solve and optimise the manufacturing process.
The Managing Director of Ronson Gears, Gordon New, also sits on the Board of Trustees of the AGMA Foundation. (Third one up on the right in the picture above). The Foundation was founded and funded by AGMA members to develop initiatives that help the industry prepare for a rapidly changing future.