Gear Manufacturing Machines & Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools

Hobbing Machine produces mid-sized gears.

September 8, 2015

Fitted with either dry or wet chip evacuation systems and respective dust or mist filter options, Genesis® 400H Gear Hobbing Machine is designed for workpieces up to 400 mm in diameter and module 8. Machine features high-speed drives to utilize advanced cutting tools, including high speed steel and carbide hobs. In addition to regular hobbing processes, 400H employs process options for form milling/gashing, cutting of multiple/cluster gears, and skive hobbing. Read More

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Gear Shaping Machine delivers up to 3,000 strokes/minute.

November 17, 2014

With static and dynamically stiff machine concept, aided by twin-bearing crankshaft design, Model 100S is suited to small face width gears, including spur and helical gears, both internal and external, as well as automotive synchro rings and tapered gears. Machine provides dry machining cycle as standard; wet machining is available as option. In addition, machine offers optional automatic adjustment of stroke position after re-sharpening of shaper cutting tool. Read More

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Dry-Cut Hobbing Machine can mass produce small-diameter gears.

September 9, 2014

Accommodating up to 100 mm dia gears, GE10A can be used with FANUC or Siemens CNC control and offers radial and axial travel speed of 20,000 mm/min; higher speeds can be achieved via adoption of direct drive motors in main spindle and table. Loader, minimizing workpiece changing time, reduces idle time to 2 sec. Along with 100 mm max workpiece dia and 500 rpm table speed, features include max hob dia x cutting length of 100 x 300 mm, 280 mm hob shift, and 3,500 rpm max hob rotation speed. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Shaping Attachment machines complex features in one step.

May 20, 2014

EPPINGER Shaping Attachment enables single-step machining of difficult-to-cut features, including grooves, Torx screw heads, splines, and gear teeth. Attachment drives cutter into workpiece in Z-axis at cutting speeds up to 1,000 strokes/min. At end of each stroke, integrated lift-off mechanism returns cutter to starting position without drag. With working stroke of 1.3 in. and max feed of 0.006 in. per stroke, attachment can produce max groove widths of 0.31–0.34 in. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Power Skiving Systems produce internal gears.

November 11, 2013

Available for workpieces up to 700 mm in diameter, Power Skiving Systems are suited for production of internal gears, and for all gears with interfering contours and features. Machines utilize extremely rigid guideways, oversized spindles, and rigid bearings. Profile modifications as well as tooth tip chamfer can be built into cutter while lead modifications are realized by additional movements of axes. With software, users can simulate cutting process and plan most effective process strategy. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Grinding Machine handles bevel gears up to 280 mm in dia.

October 30, 2013

Equipped with Fanuc 30i or Siemens 840D CNC, Phoenix 280G combines direct-drive spindles with quick-change wheel, arbor, and coolant header designs. Automatic stock divider, mounted in close proximity to work spindle, automatically determines tooth slot position of pre-finished gear to provide accurate stock division and eliminate operator errors. There are no rails, wires, or pipes in work chamber to collect swarf, keeping chamber clean and minimizing preventative maintenance. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Helical Gear Shaping Machine is fully NC-programmable.

September 17, 2013

Capable of cutting diverse selection of gears, including helical and cluster gears, ST40A applies NC programming technology to relieving motion that prevents interference between cutter and workpiece. Helical guide is not required for each workpiece, and all 7 axes are fully NC-programmable. This accommodates precision cutting applications such as crowning and tapering. Other features include operating speed from 30–600 strokes/min and tapering capabilities up to 0.3° without tilt table. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Light Cutting Insert enhances gear milling operations.

June 11, 2012

Suited for smaller gear milling machines, including CoroMill® 170 precision gear milling cutter, -PL geometry flank insert utilizes grade GC1030 and features positive chip breaker that minimizes unwanted cutting forces and vibration. This lends to reduced power consumption or ability to run accelerated and extended cycles. Working in steel application area, typ operations include rough milling of internal/external gears as well as machining of gear wheels in 12-22 module range. Read More

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Hobbing Machine is designed for large cylindrical gears.

December 27, 2011

Designed for workpiece diameters up to 1,200 mm, Titan® 1200H optimizes chip disposal for dry machining while simultaneously promoting work area accessibility. Efficiency is further enhanced via automated ring loader and X-Pandisk® workholding system, which automatically clamps and centers parts as heavy as 2,000 kg. System stiffness, rigidity, and damping characteristics are bolstered by composite steel machine bed and combination slideway/anti-friction guideway design. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Indexable Hob minimizes cutting time in gear milling.

November 3, 2011

For roughing, semi-finishing, and finishing, CoroMill 176 covers gear profile sizes from 4-6. With standard carbide inserts for gear profiles according to DIN3972-2, tool is custom-made for specific profiles with addendum modification and protuberance. CoroMill 176 is registered as Quality class B in accordance with DIN3968 and uses iLock interface for precision and stability. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Turning Center features gear cutting capability.

June 10, 2011

Designed for workpieces up to 2,700 mm dia, multi-axis Model VTC 2500H combines gear hobbing and milling with turning, drilling, threading, and contouring capabilities. Machine can turn blanks and subsequently cut gear teeth in one setup. It can also perform rough turning of outside diameter and gear cutting on inside diameter in one set up. Available with 36 or 46 kW power, 2 different heads can hob modules up to 24.0 mm or form-mill teeth up to 28.0 mm on parts with max face width of 600 mm. Read More

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Grinding Machine can produce variety of gears in small lots.

January 24, 2011

Able to machine gears with 0.5-8 modules, ZE40A accommodates both generating and profile grinding and also enables modification of biased flank shapes. This 9-axis, fully automated NC machine requires 3,750 x 4,000 mm installation space and employs direct-drive system that promotes smooth revolution of main and table spindles. Max external gear diameter of workpieces is 400 mm for high-efficiency machining and up to 600 mm dia when machining requirements are reduced. Read More

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Multifunction System offers complete cylindrical gear machining.

March 25, 2010

AGILUS® 180TH performs turning, drilling, milling, hobbing, and chamfering/deburring operations in one setup for all types of shaft- and disc-type cylindrical gears up to 180 mm dia with shaft lengths up to 500 mm. Equipped with tool turret for locating fixed or driven tools, machine also offers workpiece loading/unloading function and CNC-controlled tailstock. Universal automation interface facilitates integration into existing manufacturing environments. Read More

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Dry Cutting Tool System aids straight bevel gear manufacture.

January 15, 2010

CONIFLEX®Plus peripheral stick blade cutting tool system features positive blade seating, which reduces cutting time while promoting quality and rolling characteristics for straight bevel gears. In high-speed dry cutting environment, use of coated carbide cutting tools avoids use of cutting fluids and minimizes energy consumption. Free design of profile curvature, dish angle edge radius, and blade point grants freedoms for strength and noise optimizations. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Cutter Head extends tool life and promotes productivity.

October 7, 2009

Along with cutters using multiple face blade geometry, PENTAC PLUS bevel gear cutting system has blade clamp block design that facilitates height/radial adjustments. This promotes precise axial blade movement during cutter building and truing. Design, which enhances chip flow and prevents chip packing, allows gears to be cut with more efficient cycles without premature degradation of cutting blade efficiency. System is available for face hobbing and face milling in all cutter sizes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Gear/Thread Grinder produces helical/spur gears.

June 8, 2009

Holroyd Gear and Thread Grinder, model GTG2, offers precision grinding of helical/spur gears in diameters up to 350 mm. System enables users to grind small batches of gears to DIN and AGMA quality standards. On-board intelligence includes 3D scanning as well as stress prediction software which allows machine to optimize gear design. Machine can also produce master gears, precision prototyping, and timing gears for use in aerospace applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Gear Grinding Machine enables high-speed processing.

February 4, 2009

Used to grind internally toothed ring gears, ZI20A optimizes grinding speed (sliding velocity) via barrel-shaped and multi-threaded grinding wheel, made of cubic boron nitride (cBN), attached to main spindle. This method enables grinding by high-speed rotation of multi-threaded type grinder wheel. Rotation synchronous control technology achieves grinding speeds through spindle rotations: 15,000 rpm for main spindle that rotates grinding wheel and 6,000 rpm for work-piece spindle. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Threaded Wheel Grinder handles gears with up to 160 mm dia.

December 23, 2008

Providing hard finish grinding of cylindrical gears, Genesis® 160TWG Threaded Wheel Grinder features high-speed, cam-driven double grip loader to maximize floor-to-floor times. It also integrates stock dividing sensor into grinding head that automates stock dividing using machine's NC motions. For high volumes, diamond-plated master dressing system integrates into clamping fixture and CNC Dressing Unit with single-flank dressing tool is available to maximize flexibility. Read More

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Gear Cutting Machines do not use any fluids for processing.

December 3, 2008

Able to process workpieces with ODs up to 150 mm, SE15A gear shaping machine employs counterbalancing shafts that reduce vibration and noise for stable machining at max speed of 2,000 spindle strokes/min. Gear hobbing machine, GE25A, is equipped with gear-tooth chamfering device and achieves cycle time of 40 sec. It can machine workpieces with up to 250 mm ODs at speeds of 250 m/min. Both machines come with software for setting conditions and graphic display of operating status. Read More

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Gear Grinder includes on-board inspection.

May 2, 2008

Model RZ 1000 features gearless planetary drive and workspindle with deviation of less than 0.3 arc-sec peak to peak. C1 axis that houses grinding spindle and all of its related axes rotates 180° to allow wheel change and manual or automatic loading of workspindle. Base is constructed of stainless steel, while tailstock, workspindle assembly, and tool holding axes are made of cast iron. Controlled by HMI software, 12-axis machine also includes touch trigger probe. Read More