Helios Hera 150

CNC Gear Hobbing Machine

7.3 DP

Max Pitch Rating


RPM Hob Speed


CNC Axes

High-speed direct-drive hob head with CNC shifting:
Automatic retraction of X-axis during power failure, preventing hob damage.

Direct drive torque motor for the work spindle:
Driven via FANUC® torque motor.

Flexible standard dialogue program offering:
One or two gears on a single workpiece.
Radial, axial, climb, and/or conventional hobbing on single- or two-cut cycle.
Crowning (lead modification) and deburring using two equal hobs.
Automatic shifting over broken hob section.
Optional re-hobbing (skiving).

CNC by FANUC® 0i-MF with 6 axes (optional 7):
Tangential position of hob head (shifting) by CNC.

Quality components and construction:
Precision, repeatability, and control with Heidenhain® linear scales on the X-axis.
Cast iron machine base for optimum stability and dampening.


Minimal footprint for maximum production.


Conversational programming for quick, easy setup.


Quality components and construction.


Equipped to produce a variety of gear types and hobbed profiles.

Bolstering your quality and productivity.

The Hera 150 vertical CNC gear hobbing machine combines advanced technology, precision components, and economic pricing to enable profitable production of high-quality spur gears, helical gears, and other hobbed profiles.

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Hera 150 Technical Specifications

Maximum pitch rating, hobbing 3.5 mn 7.3 DP
Minimum number of teeth 4 -
Maximum workpiece diameter 150 mm 5.905 in
Total axial travel 250 mm 9.842 in
Minimum axial travel 150 mm 5.905 in
Maximum axial travel 400 mm 15.748 in
Total radial travel of hob head 180 mm 7.086 in
Minimum radial travel of hob head 15 mm 0.590 in
Maximum radial travel of hob head 195 mm 7.677 in
Total tailstock travel 300 mm 11.811 in
Minimum tailstock travel 300 mm 11.811 in
Maximum tailstock travel 600 mm 23.622 in
Maximum work spindle speed 600 rpm -
Hob Head
Maximum spindle speed 2,500 rpm -
Maximum hob diameter 120 mm 4.724 in
Maximum cutter width 200 mm 7.874 in
Maximum cutter shift 180 mm 7.087 in
Swivel range +/- 45° -
Width 3.200 m 10.50 ft
Depth 2.190 m 7.19 ft
Height 2.480 m 8.14 ft
Weight 7,800 kg 17,196 lb
Total connected load 30 kVA
Main spindle motor 12 kW (115 Nm)
Electrical connection 480V, 3 phase, 60 Hz

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