175GMS Analytical Gear Inspection System

December 01, 2014

Gleason Corp. announces the introduction of the 175GMS Analytical Gear Inspection System, with faster complete inspection of automotive, aerospace and other smaller gears, as well as gear cutting tools and non-gear parts.

The latest addition to the GMS Series (with models available for gears up to 3,000mm in diameter) the 175GMS completes the development of the GMS series and replaces the very successful 175GMM.

The 175GMS includes noteworthy features such as:

• The first GMS system to feature the new Windows 7-based Gleason GAMA TM 3.0 applications software suite.

• A highly intuitive user interface and simple input screens for programming of work pieces and cutting tool data. Built-in tutorial information for gear features with text, pictures and videos that are user editable.

• Easy setup, state of the art remote I/O controls system and improved movement optimization significantly reduce the cycle times required for the complete inspection of almost any gear or gear tool as compared to other gear measurement systems on the market.

• A new-generation Renishaw scanning probe head to provide maximum accuracy and flexibility for the complete inspection of all kinds of gears and gear-cutting tools and, in particular, finer pitch gears.

• New ergonomically mounted operator workstation and an Advanced Operator Interface (optional), both designed to greatly improve the operator's effectiveness at every stage of the inspection process.

• The Advanced Operator Interface puts a number of powerful tools right at the operator's fingertips, including an environmental monitoring station to record temperature and humidity as well as video telephony, note pad and voice mail messaging capability, Gleason Connect enhanced remote diagnostic support, creation of standard work instructions, online training tools, multi-lingual communication and more.

Related Glossary Terms

  • pitch


    1. On a saw blade, the number of teeth per inch. 2. In threading, the number of threads per inch.