Production Support

Application Development

Service_Application-2.jpgOur application know-how gives you custom-tailored results and solutions to complex production tasks for Gleason machines. The expertise of the workforce constitutes the core competency of Gleason.

Our engineers combine an expertise in gear design, manufacturing, processing, testing, assembly and solving field problems.  Gleason offers the complete package.  We can help you design and evaluate all types of bevel and cylindrical gears, and greatly enhance their manufacturability and functionality, using powerful Gleason software such as CAGE™, Unical, Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and G-AGE™.

Heat Treat Services

Gleason possesses in-depth knowledge and expertise in a variety of heat treating operations including carburizing, austenitizing, quenching, tempering and sub-zero thermal treatments for bevel gears, cylindrical gears, bearing rings and a variety of other components. Our Gleason quenching machines minimize dimensional distortion and part variation, ensuring consistency. Our Metallurgical laboratory is capable of assessing the integrity of heat treated microstructures, and is able to verify that the heat treating process was performed correctly.  Additionally, we have the equipment and capability to provide both failure analysis and image analysis services.

Heat treating equipment and capabilities include:

•    Austenitizing and quenching
•    Gear surface hardening
•    Shaft quenching
•    Cryogenic processing
•    Carburizing
•    Tempering

Metallurgical testing capabilities include

•    Microstructural examination and analysis
•    Digital image analysis
•    Sample cutting
•    Mounting and polishing
•    Rockwell hardness testing
•    Superficial hardness testing
•    Brinell hardness testing
•    Micro-hardness testing