gear hobber

gear hobber

[′gir ‚häb·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A machine that mills gear teeth; the rotational speed of the hob has a precise relationship to that of the work.
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In order to efficiently produce this product volume we added a new Koepfer 173 Gear Hobber for more capacity," Marino said.
The company debuts a Linux operating system CNC in January, along with a gear hobber and a grinder software package.
GS:H gear hobber line consists of machines with capacities of 6[inches] to 36[inches] dia gears.
Though a relative new-comer to the larger cylindrical gear market, Gleason staked out a presence with the introduction of the Phoenix 125 Gear Hobber three years ago to the automotive market to do the initial milling or cutting of cylindrical gears in the 50mm to 200mm(2" to 8") sizes that are the typical range of sizes for front-wheel drive cars.
Liebherr has designed a prototypical gear hobber (the LC 82 model) that delivers increased speed and power required plus sufficient reserves for further increase in performance that may be required.
The 125 GH CNC six-axis gear hobber for production of cylindrical gears is capable of hobbing gears from 0.
For parallel-axis gears, the Gleason 125GH CNC gear hobber provides high-speed hobbing in a small footprint with the rigidity to take full advantage of TiN and TiCN-coated tooling.
Gleason introduced its Phoenix 125 GH CNC gear hobber.
Drake now offers powertrain and steering manufacturers four types of machines for producing steering and gear box components: gear grinders for finish grinding pre-cut gears in one setup with fast changeover; worm grinders for producing steering worms and other complex geometries needing up to 90 deg power helix; gear hobbers for roughing with auto load and probing; and rack mills that can mill steering racks in 35 sec to a 0.
location: North Building--Hall B) Including gear hobbers, shapers, cutters, and shavers, broaching equipment, gear grinding equipment, and gear measuring equipment.
The pact gives Gleason exclusive rights to sell Kashifuji cutter grinders for parallel-axis gear hobbers throughout much of the world; and on a nonexclusive basis in Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea.
Gear Technology is committed to process automation for maximum efficiency, from our advanced CNC gear hobbers and shapers to our automated chamfering and deburring systems," Marino said.