through high volume production, including gear design, First Gear
is your first choice for outsourcing all of your gear manufacturing.
First Gear Engineering & Technology is an AS9100 rev C / ISO 9001 : 2000 certified
company and we are fully committed to constantly improving everything
we do. All our gear hobbing and gear shaping machines are "state
of the art" with high spindle speeds capable of taking advantage
of the latest in gear cutting tool technologies. This allows us
to provide the best value along with the highest quality in gear
cutting for our customers. First Gear is strategically located to
allow economical and one day LTL service to most of the Midwest.
First Gear offers precision gear hobbing utilizing the latest cnc
gear hobbing, gear skiving and gear shaping equipment for spur gears,
helical gears and splines. Certified on our M&M CNC gear analyzer.
Our skiving capability can be a viable substitute for gear grinding
in many cases. Most of our machines have auto-loading capability
allowing us to be very competitive at high volume gear hobbing of
spur gears and helical gears. Our machines are incredibly accurate
and will maintain close tolerances day in and day out. Statistical
process control is integrated into our M&M gear inspection machine
for further monitoring and controlling processes.