Zahnradwerk NORD - Glinde


Production facility for gears and shafts

Zahnradwerk NORD in Glinde, Schleswig-Holstein, situated east of Hamburg, manufactures essential gear components for NORD drives. Besides its state-of-the-art machine technology this manufacturer is characterised by extensive experience and comprehensive know-how.

The Glinde production location was established in 1977. On an operating area of 12,100 m2 it currently produces approximately 2.5 million gear components per year. Zahnradwerk NORD currently employs about 236 people.

Quality carefully ensured

NORD produces geared motors with high output torques and high efficiency for a wide variety of applications in more than 100 industries. The company operates several production locations for manufacturing drive components with an especially long service life and high reliability. Thanks to in-house production of all components, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has direct access to the compliance of quality requirements and the technical data, and can also determine all technical parameters of the geared motors over their entire service life.

High-quality components for your application

NORD constantly invests in state-of-the-art production facilities in order to safeguard the high quality standards it has set for geared motors. Only high-quality materials and standard components enter the production processes after having been checked for quality, structure and strength. All production stages are connected with strict quality controls of each component. This is why NORD customers can rely on the thoroughly and practically tested functionality and operating reliability of the products.

  • External cylindrical grinding machine for pinion shafts, feeding by a collaborative robot

  • Automation of a tooth flank grinding machine through a robot workspace with drawers for storing unmachined and finished parts

  • Pinion shaft, clamped in a lathe for hard turning

  • Gearwheel in chuck for the hard fine finishing of the bore

  • Hard fine finishing of the gearing by means of generating grinding

  • Lathe with clamped pinion shaft

  • External cylindrical grinding machine with a gantry load system for the hard fine finishing of the bearing seats on pinion shafts

  • Combination machining (hard turning and grinding) for the hard fine finishing of the bores on gearwheels with feeding by an industrial robot

  • Synchronisation of the gearing for tooth flank grinding with an inductive sensor

  • Central cooling lubricant system with frequency inverters for controlling the pumps for the grinding oil

  • Measuring the gearing of a motor shaft on a precision measuring centre

  • Workspace of a turning/milling centre for the manufacturing of pinion shafts with two workpiece spindles, three turrets and YB axis with milling spindle

  • Pallet conveyor belt with gearwheels for the hard fine finishing of the tooth flanks

  • Loading an industrial gearwheel (weight: approx. 900 kg) onto a vertical lathe

  • Turning/milling centre for the manufacturing of pinion shafts with bar magazine for the raw material, and belt conveyor for the finished parts

How to find us

Zahnradwerk NORD
Siemensstraße 16
21509 Glinde‎

From Hamburg
Merge onto the A24 towards “Berlin/Schwerin/Lübeck”, take the exit no.4 – “Reinbek”. Drive on the K80 (“Tangentenring”) and follow the signs towards Glinde. Leave the K80 after 3 km at the exit K26 (“Reinbeker Weg”). Turn right onto the “Reinbeker Weg” and after 500meter turn right again into the “Gutenbergstraße”. Follow the "Gutenbergstraße" for 400meter and turn right into the “Siemenstraße”, take the second possibility for a left turn (still “Siemensstraße”) and you will reach your destination.

From the A1
Leave the A1 at the exit no. 33 – “Hamburd-Billstedt”. Merge on the B5 towards “Bergedorf”. After 2,5km turn left into the “Reinbeker Redder” and follow the street for 4 km. After 4 km turn left and follow the K80 for 1 km then turn right into the “Gutenbergstraße”. Turn left at the second junction into the “Siemensstraße”, turn left again at second junction (still “Siemensstraße”) and you will reach your destination.

From the A25
Leave the A25 at exit no.5 – “HH-Bergedorf”. Turn right towards “Wentdorf/Bergedorf” onto the “Curslacker Neuer Deich”. Follow the “Curslacker Neuer Deich” for 3,5 km and turn right into the “Binnenfeldredder”. After 2 km turn right into the “Gutenbergstraße”. Take the second junction into the “Siemensstraße” and take again the second junction (still “Siemensweg”) and you will reach your destination.