Schafer Gear Works
Offering the precise gear or splined shaft you need
Whatever gear or shaft challenge you are facing, we are ready to solve it. For more than 70 years our teams have taken ideas from rough concept through fabrication of prototypes. If the solution you need isn’t already in our portfolio, we’ll design a new one. Have a gear or splined shaft, but no documentation or standard defining its geometry or gear data? We can reverse engineer your sample to determine its specifications then reproduce it for you.
Our lean manufacturing and international alliances help keep you cost-competitive.
With our acquisition of Custom Gear & Machine Inc. we’ve bolstered our U.S.A. world-class manufacturing facilities in South Bend, Indiana and Roscoe, Illinois. They are equipped with the latest CNC gear-cutting, machining technology and quality-assurance equipment. And we operate them with unparalleled knowledge, expertise and service.
To further ensure that you get the best value, we have augmented our capabilities through international alliances that keep your costs in line. With all of these advantages, you will confidently return for more solutions.
Start using better-performing gears.
Bring us your needs. We’ll build the high-precision, high-quality gears or shaft you’ve designed. Or ask, and we’ll show you ways to make it better. Our precision will cut your downtime. Reduce your scrap. Save you money.
It’s easy to start. Contact us now.
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GLEASON CORPORATION AND SCHAFER GEAR WORKS
Single sourcing a highly automated gear-finishing system from Gleason results in multiple benefits for Schafer Gear Works, including significantly more hard-finishing capacity, minimal non-productive time, and much easier setup and operation. More...
SCHAFER GEAR WORKS TRANSFERS ITS FORT WAYNE, IND., COMMERCIAL AVIATION SHAFTS AND SMALL GEAR CAPABILITIES TO SOUTH BEND, IND.
SOUTH BEND, IND. (Aug 4, 2016) —To meet Schafer Gear Works’ growing demand for high-precision commercial aviation shafts and gears, the company recently moved its Fort Wayne, Ind., operations to its larger production facility in South Bend, Ind. “Acquisition of new, state-of-the-art equipment at our South Bend plant and the ability to better leverage our gear manufacturing expertise led to the transfer,” said Paresh Shah, operations manager for the South Bend facility. The transition was seamless and the plant now produces precision-critical shafts and small-diameter gears with tolerances to 0.0004” and microfinishes to 16 RMS.Read more ...