Press Release Summary:
Fitted with either dry or wet chip evacuation systems and respective dust or mist filter options, GenesisÂ® 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.
Original Press Release:
The New Genesis® 400H Hobbing Machine for the Production of Mid-Sized Gears
Rochester, New York, USA -- The new Genesis® 400H Gear Hobbing Machine for workpieces up to 400 mm in diameter and module 8 mm supplements Gleason’s successful line of Genesis® hobbing machines in the medium-sized workpiece range. The 400H is designed for the manufacture of gears in truck, agriculture and construction applications as well as universal job shop tasks of similar size and module range. The machine combines proven features with latest technologies to raise productivity to new levels. The 400H features high-speed drives to utilize the most advanced cutting tools available on the market, including high speed steel and carbide hobs including Gleason’s new G90 hobs. Designed for dry or wet hobbing, its clean work area ensures that dry chips or cutting residue are effectively removed from the work area.
The machine can be configured individually to respond to customers’ application requirements with automatic loading and conveyor options. In addition to regular hobbing processes, the 400H employs process options for form milling/gashing, cutting of multiple/cluster gears, skive hobbing and more. Optionally the 400H can be equipped with a smart solution for integrated chamfering and deburring.
The machine is fitted with either dry or wet chip evacuation systems and the respective dust or mist filter options. The whole work area has been designed with optimum ergonomics in mind and is easily accessible including a simple tool change mechanism unique for a machine of such size. The integrated power clamping system allows for the adaption of a wide range of workholding systems including the new Gleason Quik-Flex® Plus workholding for workpiece changes in less than 30 seconds.
The 400H is supported by the Gleason Global Service network with strategically located spare parts centers and over 250 service professionals in all major markets worldwide. Gleason provides application support, cutting tools and workholding all from a single source.
Whether small batch manufacture or mass production, the Gleason Genesis® 400H Hobbing Machine is your best choice for cutting mid-sized gears. Find more information at www.gleason.com/400H.
Gleason Corporation’s mission is to be The Total Gear Solutions Provider™ to its global customer base. Gleason is a leader in the development, manufacture and sale of gear production machinery and related equipment and automation solutions. The Company’s products are used by customers in automotive, truck, aircraft, agriculture, mining, energy, construction, power tool and marine industries and by a diverse set of customers serving various industrial equipment markets. Gleason has manufacturing operations in the United States, Germany, Switzerland, India, China and Japan, and has sales and service offices throughout North and South America, Europe and in the Asia-Pacific region.
More information about Gleason Corporation is available at http://www.gleason.com
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