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 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.

Hera 150 Technical Specifications

Maximum pitch rating, hobbing 3.50 mn 7.3 DP
Maximum workpiece diameter 150 mm 5.91 in
Total axial travel 250 mm 9.84in
Minimum axial position 150 mm 5.91 in
Maximum axial position 400 mm 15.75 in
Total radial travel of hob head 180 mm 7.09 in
Minimum radial position of hob head 15 mm 0.59 in
Maximum radial position of hob head 195 mm 7.68 in
Total tailstock travel 300 mm 11.81 in
Minimum tailstock position 300 mm 11.81 in
Maximum tailstock position 600 mm 23.62 in
Maximum work spindle speed 600 rpm -
Hob Head
Maximum spindle speed 2,500 rpm -
Maximum hob diameter 120 mm 4.72 in
Maximum cutter width 200 mm 7.87 in
Maximum cutter shift 180 mm 7.09 in
Swivel range -45° +45°
Width 2,400 mm 94.49 in
Depth 2,000 mm 78.74 in
Height 2,400 mm 94.49 in
Weight 7,800 kg 17,200 lb
Total connected load 30 kVA
Main spindle motor 25 kW
Electrical connection 220V, 3 phase, 60 Hz

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