Gear Hobbing Machines & Tools

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Mill-Turn Control offers enhanced cycles and features.

March 9, 2016

Graphics, interpolation turning, and gear hobbing capabilities of TNC 640 extend applicability to machining of large parts for power plants. CAD viewer supports .Step, .Iges, and .Dxf files and lets operator evaluate workpiece at control. For machine builders, M3D converter enables DCM (Dynamic Collision Monitoring). Other features include Cycle 880, for gear hobbing of external cylindrical and helical teeth, and manual probing function for determining 3D basic rotation for plane surface. Read More

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

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Local CNC Experts Help Chinese Company to Develop Radically Improved Gear Cutting Machine

June 9, 2015

• combining local expertise with NUM’s unique know-how in gear production helps achieve a machine that can outpace other gear hobbers. Naperville, IL, – NUM China has helped Betek to accelerate the development of a groundbreaking six-axis precision gear hobbing machine. By utilizing a direct-drive spindle and NUM’s ultra-precise electronic gearbox and renowned CNC gear hobbing... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Star SU LLC to Produce Scudding® Tools for Profilator

January 16, 2015

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — Star SU LLC has formed an alliance with Profilator to manufacture Scudding® tools for the global market and in North America in cooperation with GMTA in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Scudding® is the radical improvement on traditional power skiving technology for gear production, long proven in the market to be faster, more accurate and versatile in use.  Often thought to be... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

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, Materials & Material Processing, Services, Green & Clean

Gleason Gear Solutions Forum Attracts Visitors from 30 Countries

April 21, 2014

ROCHESTER, New York, USA – Gleason Corporation today announced the completion of the Gear Solutions Forum at its Gleason-Pfauter facility in Ludwigsburg Germany, April 1-3, 2014.  Gleason hosted approximately 600 visitors from 30 countries over a three day period with a comprehensive display of the latest technologies in gear production and a series of leading experts from the gear industry... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Flexible & Innovative: Affolter Presents Gear Hobbing Center AF110

April 2, 2014

• Affolter Technologies SA, worldwide micro gear hobbing technology leader, introduces the most flexible machine to date: The GEAR AF110 is tailored to micromechanical industries. • Highest precision and reliability meet short cycle times: Engineers of the Swiss company designed the AF110 for optimum efficiency. Malleray, Switzerland — Affolter Technologies SA (,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Delta Gear Company Increases Gear Cutting Capacity

March 21, 2014

Bourn & Koch 100H CNC Hobbing Machine Fenton, Missouri – Delta Gear Company today announced: Delta Gear Company has placed into service additional gear cutting capacity with the edition of a Bourn and Koch 100H Series II Gear hobbing machine. "The addition of this machine will allow us to better service our existing clientel with the highest precicion gear hobbing equipment... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

EXSYS to Spotlight Tools for Optimizing Machine Performance at WESTEC

August 5, 2013

SAN ANTONIO, Fla. – At WESTEC 2013, taking place Oct. 15 – 17 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, EXSYS Tools, Inc. will showcase new innovations in high precision rotary and fixed tool holders that increase CNC turning center output. Visitors to Booth 2116 will learn how the company's cost-effective solutions, such as its Dual Collect Chuck Line, Gear Hobber System and PRECI-FLEX®... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gleason to Introduce New Technologies at EMO 2013

August 1, 2013

The Total Gear Solutions Provider emphasizes their leading position in gear manufacturing technology Gleason leads the way in innovative solutions for gear manufacturing, including two new machine products being introduced for the first time at EMO 2013 from September 16 to 21 in Hanover, the main show event of the international machine tool building and plant engineering industry. In a... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

EXSYS Canada to Showcase Tooling System Enhancements at CMTS 2013

June 28, 2013

BRAMPTON, Ontario – At the upcoming Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) in booth 4026, EXSYS Canada Ltd. will showcase the recent advancements the company has made to its Dual Collet Chuck Line and Gear Hobber System. Show attendees will also see the revolutionary PRECI-FLEX® Adapter System, a fast, accurate and cost-effective solution for lathe tooling changeovers. EXSYS has... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services, Green & Clean

MHI to Exhibit Machine Tools at "FEIMAFE 2013" in Brazil, Targeting Sales Expansion in Auto and Other Manufacturing Industries - Demonstration of Gear Machining by Gear Hobbing Machine

June 7, 2013

Tokyo – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will exhibit one of its best-selling gear hobbing machine at "FEIMAFE 2013," the 14th International Machine Tools and Integrated Manufacturing Systems Trade Fair to be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for six days from June 3 through 8. The MHI exhibit will feature a live demonstration of gear cutting by a fully "dry-cut" gear hobbing machine that... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Non-Industrial Products, Services

Advanced CNC Retrofit Package Gives New Lease of Life to Hob Sharpeners

May 28, 2013

Doubles accuracy and increases machine productivity immensely Naperville, IL – In collaboration with NUM, machine tool rebuilder North East Technologies Inc. has developed a CNC retrofit package that brings the performance of early generation hob sharpening equipment up to modern-day standards. The system doubles accuracy and can increase the productivity of machines immensely – by... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

MHI Expands Local Production of Machine Tools in China,Adding Double-column, 5-face Milling Machines

April 22, 2013

New Locally Made Products to be Exhibited at CIMT Tokyo - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has expanded local production at its machine tool plant in Changshu, Jiangsu Province, China. Since spring 2011, the company has been producing the "GE Series" gear hobbing machines at the plant and now has opted to expand their local production portfolio to include the "MVR Series" of... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services, Green & Clean

Gleason Installs 10 Meter Capacity Gear Hobber in China

April 4, 2013

ROCHESTER, NY, USA - Gleason Corporation today announced the successful installation of a P 8000/10000 Gear Hobber at Changzhou Tianshan Heavy Industry Machinery Co. Ltd., in Changzhou, China. The machine has the capacity to produce spur and helical gears up to 10 meters in outside diameter, and has been fully demonstrated to consistently produce large gears at DIN 7 quality or better,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mounting & Attaching Products, Welding Equipment & Supplies

EXSYS Tool, Inc. to Spotlight Tooling System Innovations at TECMA 2013

January 22, 2013

SAN ANTONIO, Fla.- EXSYS Tool, Inc., a provider of high-precision toolholders and workholding equipment for lathes and machining centers, will showcase new advancements in live tooling, chucks, hydraulic cylinders, presses, face drivers and counterpoints from top brands, including EXSYS/EPPINGER, REGO-FIX and Kitagawa, at TECMA 2013 in Stand No. 635.<4444>From EXSYS/EPPINGER, TECMA attendees... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

EXSYS to Showcase Inventive Tooling Systems at Houstex 2013

December 12, 2012

SAN ANTONIO, Fla. - In booth 1321 at Houstex 2013, EXSYS Tool Inc. will display a variety of advanced tooling solutions for CNC turning machines. Innovations include the company's PRECI-FLEX® System, Internal Coolant Cut-Off Blade Toolholders, Gear Hobbing System as well as its Double Square Shank and Quad Square Shank Static Toolholders. Houstex 2013 takes place Feb. 26-28 in Houston, Texas at... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

MHI Marks Cumulative Shipments of 10,000 Gear Machines

November 8, 2012

- Milestone Achieved 50 Years after First Shipment of Gear Hobbing Machine -<4444>Tokyo - Today Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will ship an "SE15A" dry-cut gear shaping machine from its Ritto Machinery Works in Shiga Prefecture to Nakamura Gear & Machinery Corporation, a company dedicated to gear production. With this event the company marks a milestone of 10,000 units in cumulative... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

EXSYS Tool, Inc. to Highlight Innovative Tooling Systems at IMTS

June 14, 2012

San Antonio, Florida - EXSYS Tool, Inc. will display a variety of tooling system innovations for CNC turning centers in booth W-1664 at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), taking place Sept. 10-15 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. Products to be highlighted include the company's PRECI-FLEX® modular toolholder system and specialized tooling such as a gear hobbing system... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Gleason Building Genesis® Gear Hobbers in India

April 2, 2012

ROCHESTER, NY, USA, March 26, 2012. Gleason Corporation today announced that they have started building their highly popular Genesis series of Gear Hobbing machines at their Gleason Works (India) facility in Bangalore.<4444>The Genesis models 130H and 210H hobbers are being built for the fast-growing Indian market using the same high-precision components as with Genesis machines built in other... Read More