Eaton brings fabrication operation in-house

Aug 21, 2013 | 03:58 PM |

Tags  Eaton Corp., new press, South Bend, cross wedge rolling machine, transmission shafts

CHICAGO — Eaton Corp. has installed a $1.9-million cross-wedge-rolling machine at its South Bend, Ind., plant to produce transmission shafts for heavy-duty trucks.

Eaton’s cross-wedge-rolling system, which replaces a hammering press operation that previously was outsourced, heats steel to 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit and rolls it to form transmission shafts. Built in Belarus,....





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