Genesis 160HCD - Hobbing Machine with Integrated Chamfer Hobbing. Fast, Precise and Efficient
Parallel to the gear hobbing process, workpieces are chamfered by chamfer hobbing, a cutting chamfer technology. The machine is arranged with an integrated chamfer station which is directly linked to the main process by a fast gantry automation, allows minimum cycle times without any productivity loss.
High-Speed Hobbing - Dry or Wet
The Genesis® 160HCD is designed for dry high-speed hobbing but can be easily adapted to wet cutting as well.
Uniform & Precise Chamfers
The Gleason chamfer-hobbing process creates precise and uniform chamfers while avoiding burrs on the face side and the gear flanks.
Highly Efficient Process
The chamfer hobbing process runs in parallel to the hobbing process, guaranteeing minimum cycle times without any productivity loss.
Chamfer Hobbing Tool Technology
Chamfer hobs feature long tool life and simple reconditioning similar to standard hobs.
The 160HCD is equipped with a fast CNC gantry loader with V gripper for minimum idle times. Other automation solutions on request.
The next generation Gleason operating software has been developed for intuitive and efficient operation. It´s open architecture is prepared to integrate latest 4.0 functions.
Solutions for Different Chamfering Requirements
Chamfer hobbing delivers great flexibility including comma or parallel chamfer forms, chamfers along the tooth edge only, or including the root area as well.