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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.
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.
When he sought a flexible, high production CNC hobber, Mr Young looked to The Gleason Works, Rochester, NY.
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.
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.
Designing of gear hobbers of new generation on the basis of mechatronic modules, in: MSTU Stankin herald, volume N"3 (26), MSTU Stankin, Moscow, 2013.
CRM's annual volume of the hobbers would rise from 40 units in the first year to 100 annually by 2015.