Helios Hera 30

CNC Gear Hobbing Machine

24 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 headstock, tailstock, and hob head:
Matching driven work spindles.

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 SIEMENS® 828D with 8 axes (optional 8 with gantry automation):
Tangential position of hob head (shifting) by CNC.

Miter gear (straight bevel gear) cutting:
Index milling and Conikron generating for modules ≤ 0.5 mn, 50.8 DP.

Quality components and construction:
Precision, repeatability, and control with Heidenhain® linear scales on the x-axis.


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

Hera 30 Technical Specifications

Maximum pitch rating, hobbing 1.00 mn 24 DP
Minimum number of teeth 4 -
Maximum workpiece diameter 40 mm 1.575 in
Total axial travel 90 mm 3.543 in
Minimum axial travel 65 mm 2.559 in
Maximum axial travel 155 mm 6.102 in
Maximum workpiece length 127 mm 5.000 in
Total radial travel of hob head 75 mm 2.953 in
Minimum radial travel of hob head 5 mm 0.197 in
Maximum radial travel of hob head 80 mm 3.150 in
Hob Head
Maximum spindle speed 10,000 rpm -
Maximum hob diameter 38 mm 1.496 in
Maximum cutter width 70 mm 2.756 in
Maximum cutter shift 70 mm 2.756 in
Swivel range +/-30° -
Width 1.100 m 3.6 ft
Depth 1.375 m 4.5 ft
Height 1.765 m 5.8 ft
Weight 2,000 kg 4,410 lb
Total connected load 20 kVA
Main spindle motor 4 kW
Electrical connection 480V, 3 phase, 60 Hz

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