Hobbing for Plastic Gears

Hobbing for Plastic Gears

Considerations when choosing a hobbing solution for plastic gears External plastic gears, like their metal counterparts, use the hobbing process for productive manufacturing. However, the difference in material leads manufacturers to key considerations to ensure...
Two-hob Gear Deburring

Two-hob Gear Deburring

This video explains and demonstrates two-hob deburring of a plastic gear on a Hera 30 hobbing machine. Two-hob Gear DeburringGears really do not like burrs, so after gear cutting, burrs must be removed. Here is one example of the many ways to deburr a gear. This...
A Lesson in Workholding Fundamentals

A Lesson in Workholding Fundamentals

Evolution of a Real-World Workholding Solution Executive Summary We set out to demonstrate a Helios Hera 350 hobbing machine on a short timeline. Over three iterations of fixturing design, we discovered a more robust solution would be required to cut a quality part at...
Wisconsin Gear Expands Capabilities

Wisconsin Gear Expands Capabilities

Job shop now supports customers with a dedicated Helios Hera 350 CNC gear hobbing machine “It is the story we love to tell: a traditional job shop takes the leap by investing in new CNC machinery, and they discover easier and faster setups, simpler operator training,...
Year-End Clearance Specials

Year-End Clearance Specials

Prepare your gear hobbing and chamfer-deburring for productive and profitable manufacturing by installing a Helios stock machine special. These machines can be installed by year’s end for IRS Section 179 tax deduction benefits. TM 200-R3 The Helios TM 200-R3...

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