Helios Hera 90
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® spindle motor with rotary encoder for accuracy.
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 7 axes (optional 8 with gantry automation):
Tangential position of hob head (shifting) by CNC.
Optional 90-W configuration:
Long-shaft hobbing with optional 600 mm (23.62 in), 700 mm (27.56 in), or greater lengths.
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.
Cast iron machine base with slant bed for optimum stability, dampening, and chip removal.
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 90 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 90 Technical Specifications
|Maximum pitch rating, hobbing||3.00 mn||8.5 DP|
|Minimum number of teeth||4||-|
|Maximum workpiece diameter||90 mm||3.543 in|
|Maximum axial travel (minimum - maximum position)||295 mm (80 - 375 mm)||11.614 in (3.150 - 14.764 in)|
|Maximum axial travel (90-W configuration)||700+ mm||27.56+ in|
|Maximum workpiece length - manually loaded||320 mm||12.600 in|
|Maximum workpiece length - automatically loaded||200 mm||7.874 in|
|Maximum workpiece length (90-W configuration)||700+ mm||27.56+ in|
|Maximum radial travel of hob head (minimum - maximum position)||80 mm (10 - 90 mm)||3.150 in (0.400 - 3.54 in)|
|Maximum work spindle speed||1,500 rpm||-|
|Maximum spindle speed||6,000 rpm||-|
|Maximum hob diameter||65 mm||2.560 in|
|Maximum cutter width||180 mm||7.087 in|
|Maximum cutter shift||160 mm||6.300 in|
|Width||3.408 m||11.2 ft|
|Depth||2.325 m||7.7 ft|
|Height||2.135 m||7.0 ft|
|Weight||4,900 kg||10,780 lb|
|Total connected load||25 kVA|
|Main spindle motor||3.7 kW (22.1 Nm)|
|Electrical connection||480V, 3 phase, 60 Hz|
Helios Gear Products
635 Schneider Dr,
South Elgin, IL 60177