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Hera 150 CNC Gear Hobbing Machine from Helios Comes with Electro-Mechanical Interlock
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Hera 150 CNC Gear Hobbing Machine from Helios Comes with Electro-Mechanical Interlock

Offers vertical hobbing for gears up to 150 mm. diameter, which is ideal for many job shop, aerospace, automotive, agriculture, power tool, motion control, and medical manufacturers. Features 6 CNC axes (7 with automation), a 3.5 module (7.3 DP) pitch rating, and 2,500 rpm maximum hob speed. Uses FANUC 0i-MF control technology for accurate repeatable control of size, work and cutter.

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New Hera 30 Features Siemens 828D Control
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New Hera 30 Features Siemens 828D Control

CNC gear hobbing machine includes streamlined dialog programming with visual examples to guide users and accelerate training. Accommodates parts up to 127 mm long with a maximum axial travel of 90 mm from 65 mm to 155 mm axial position. Provides 8 CNC axes, 1 module pitch rating, 40 mm maximum workpiece diameter and 10,000 rpm maximum hob speed.

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CNC Machine offers large capacity hob sharpening.
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CNC Machine offers large capacity hob sharpening.

Offering maximum grinding capacity of 254 mm hob diameter and 305 mm hob length, Model KFS 250S sharpens to AGMA AAA quality and is suitable for either high-speed steel or carbide tools. Machine is equipped with pre-loaded linear guideways, direct-drive grinding spindle, GE Fanuc CNC panel, and software with conversational programming. Integrated crane facilitates loading and unloading of larger...

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CNC Hob Sharpener accommodates large-capacity jobs.
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CNC Hob Sharpener accommodates large-capacity jobs.

Able to sharpen straight- and spiral-gash hobs to AGMA AAA quality, heavy-duty KFS250 series employs direct-drive grinding spindle and provides max work spindle to tailstock distance of 25 in. Respective grinding capacities for max hob diameter and length are 10 and 12 in., and machine's 5-axis CNC control is managed via GE Fanuc panel with touch-screen color display and conversational...

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Gear Hobbing Machine offers 8 axes of CNC control.
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Gear Hobbing Machine offers 8 axes of CNC control.

Model 300 provides max pitch of 4.0 mm with max workpiece diameter of 195 mm, and max workpiece length of 500 mm when manually loading. With automatic loading, max workpiece diameter is 140 mm and max workpiece length is 300 mm. Machine includes direct-drive digital work and cutter spindles, as well as composite epoxy bed, which ensures high static, dynamic, and thermal stability. Optional...

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Gear-Grinding Machine offers 8 axes of CNC control.
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Gear-Grinding Machine offers 8 axes of CNC control.

KOEPFER KAPP KX120 is equipped with BWO 900 CNC control for hard-finishing operations of gears and shafts. Able to accomplish all gear-cutting applications, machine employs direct-drive 12,000 rpm grinding head and KAPP CBN-plated, 80 mm OD, multi-thread grinding worms. Delivering continuous grinding process, it is available with automation system for loading and unloading components in...

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Sharpening Machine handles straight and spiral-gash gear hobs.
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Sharpening Machine handles straight and spiral-gash gear hobs.

Model KFS100S sharpens carbide or high-speed steel hobs to AGMA AAA accuracy. It handles bore and shank-type tools, and has full enclosure for wet grinding, swiveling direct-drive high-speed 12,000 rpm grinding spindle, linear slides with preloaded guideways, integrated paper filtration system, and precision ballscrews. Four-axis GE Fanuc CNC control is programmed in conversational style. Machine...

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Helios Announces Service Engineer

Helios Gear Products announces a new position of Service Engineer filled by Edgar Ixpata. Said Adam Gimpert, president of Helios, “After working through our internal training program, Edgar has proven to be an invaluable asset to our technical team. With our expanding machine tool solutions and new service engineers like Edgar, gear manufacturers have a winning combination of machines and...

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Hera 150 CNC Gear Hobbing Machine from Helios Comes with Electro-Mechanical Interlock
Machinery & Machining Tools

Hera 150 CNC Gear Hobbing Machine from Helios Comes with Electro-Mechanical Interlock

Offers vertical hobbing for gears up to 150 mm. diameter, which is ideal for many job shop, aerospace, automotive, agriculture, power tool, motion control, and medical manufacturers. Features 6 CNC axes (7 with automation), a 3.5 module (7.3 DP) pitch rating, and 2,500 rpm maximum hob speed. Uses FANUC 0i-MF control technology for accurate repeatable control of size, work and cutter.

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Helios Announces New Executives

Helios Gear Products announces it has filled two executive positions: Adam Gimpert now serves as the company’s president with David Harroun as vice president. “After more than thirty years serving the gear manufacturing industry, Helios has a powerful core of technical competence, proven ethical business practices, and some of the industry’s highest levels of quality. I am fortunate to lead...

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Helios Announces Charlotte Gear School

Helios Gear Products announces the 2019 Regional Gear School that will be co-presented by the Kapp Niles company. This school will be held September 25, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. For over 30 years, Helios Gear Products has provided quality education to the gear industry. As part of its corporate mission, Helios believes that Gear CE (continuing education) is a critical component for...

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New Hera 30 Features Siemens 828D Control
Machinery & Machining Tools

New Hera 30 Features Siemens 828D Control

CNC gear hobbing machine includes streamlined dialog programming with visual examples to guide users and accelerate training. Accommodates parts up to 127 mm long with a maximum axial travel of 90 mm from 65 mm to 155 mm axial position. Provides 8 CNC axes, 1 module pitch rating, 40 mm maximum workpiece diameter and 10,000 rpm maximum hob speed.

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Helios Announces New Technical Leadership

Helios Gear Products announces Dennis Hillary has taken the new leadership position of Senior Service Engineer for the company’s technical service group. In response to growing demand for gear machine tool solutions, this team’s size has doubled over the past two years. Consequently, Dennis now provides team leadership and mentorship in addition to continued technical service for Helios’s...

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CNC Machine offers large capacity hob sharpening.
Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Machine offers large capacity hob sharpening.

Offering maximum grinding capacity of 254 mm hob diameter and 305 mm hob length, Model KFS 250S sharpens to AGMA AAA quality and is suitable for either high-speed steel or carbide tools. Machine is equipped with pre-loaded linear guideways, direct-drive grinding spindle, GE Fanuc CNC panel, and software with conversational programming. Integrated crane facilitates loading and unloading of larger...

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