GMTA (German Machine Tools of America) represents the Profilator line of gear pointing, rounding, cutting, Scudding, Hard Scudding, deburring and polygon machine tools for North America. The company provides full application engineering, machine building, installation, commissioning and all tooling from its operations in the U.S. and Mexico. These modular machines are use for polygon and slot facing, shifter stop machining, chamfering and deburring of complex automotive and other powertrain gears.
The Scudding and now the Hard Scudding process sets the Profilator line in an unmatched position in the market for manufacturing efficiency, according to the company. Hard Scudding allows the machining of green and hardened gears on the same machine, using the same programs.
Related Glossary Terms
Machining a bevel on a workpiece or tool; improves a tool’s entrance into the cut.