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hobber

[′häb·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
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Both machines on display at EMO are 5/6-axis CNC Gear Hobbers reflecting advanced technologies, developed in house, on par with international standards yet very competitively priced.
The company debuts a Linux operating system CNC in January, along with a gear hobber and a grinder software package.
The Loma machines--steel mill equipment and sawing systems--and the Hill-Acme product line--including abrasive-belt grinders for coil and plate, shears, and metalworkers--now join other Magnum Integrated product lines like Waterbury Farrel, Thompson Grinders, and Cleveland Hobber divisions.
* GS:H gear hobber line consists of machines with capacities of 6[inches] to 36[inches] dia gears.
(Kempten, Germany) to develop a CNC production hobber using the pick-upspindle VTL design.
Up to eight part changes a day are made on the Gleason hobber. The confidence in the precision and performance of the machine has led to the elimination of making trial cuts.
When he sought a flexible, high production CNC hobber, Mr Young looked to The Gleason Works, Rochester, NY.
The indexing system must have mechanical and electronic integrity many times that of its roughing brother, the hobber. To think that one could simply modify a modern hobber and turn it into a grinder, however, is a misunderstanding of the kinematics required.
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 0.25" to 7.9" in diameter.