Helios Hera 500
CNC Gear Hobbing Machine
Max Pitch Rating
RPM Hob Speed
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.
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 500 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 500 Technical Specifications
|Maximum pitch rating, hobbing||12.0 mn||2.11 DP|
|Minimum number of teeth||4||-|
|Maximum workpiece diameter||500 mm||19.685 in|
|Total axial travel||380 mm||14.960 in|
|Minimum axial travel||250 mm||9.842 in|
|Maximum axial travel||630 mm||24.803 in|
|Total radial travel of hob head||360 mm||14.173 in|
|Minimum radial travel of hob head||40 mm||1.574 in|
|Maximum radial travel of hob head||400 mm||17.748 in|
|Total tailstock travel||420 mm||16.535 in|
|Minimum tailstock travel||400 mm||15.748 in|
|Maximum tailstock travel||820 mm||32.283 in|
|Maximum work spindle speed||110 rpm||-|
|Maximum spindle speed||500 rpm||-|
|Maximum hob diameter||220 mm||8.661 in|
|Maximum cutter width||260 mm||10.236 in|
|Maximum cutter shift||240 mm||9.448 in|
|Swivel range||-45° / +35°||-|
|Width||3.570 m||11.7 ft|
|Depth||2.800 m||9.2 ft|
|Height||2.900 m||9.5 ft|
|Weight||13,000 kg||28,600 lb|
|Total connected load||90 kVA|
|Main spindle motor||28 kW (134 Nm)|
|Electrical connection||480V, 3 phase, 60 Hz|
Helios Gear Products
635 Schneider Dr,
South Elgin, IL 60177