Helios K 160-R

Used Gear Hobbing Machine with Fanuc CNC

10 DP

Max Pitch Rating


RPM Hob Speed

Innovative hobbing and milling machine for spur and helical gears, worm gears, and other tooth profiles.

Updated with Fanuc re-control package:
CNC control, servo motors, spindle motor(s), and electrical sub-panels.

Superior dampening from composite epoxy bed:
Ensures the highest possible static, dynamic, and thermal stability.

Slant bed design for optimum strength and ergonomic position for operator access to the work area.

Innovative tailstock design:
Provides compensation for extreme cutting forces while maintaining axis and workpiece alignments.

Optional features offering flexibility include:
Gantry automation system.
Auxiliary tool for deburring tools, steady rests, and special applications.
Skiving (hard hobbing) capability.
Timing of one gear to another gear on single workpiece or to an external or internal feature.


Up to eight CNC axes for application versatility.


Flexible automation system with special design options.


Hob shifting for evenly distributed cutting tool wear.


Part diameters up to 7.087" and shaft lengths up to 11.811".

The best of both: Koepfer + Fanuc.

The K 160-Repowered and K 200-Repowered machines combine the proven technology of Koepfer hobbing machines with industry-preferred Fanuc CNC control for reliability to suit tomorrow’s gear manufacturing needs, at a price to suit today's budget.

K 160-R Technical Specifications

Maximum module / diametral pitch 2.5 mn 10.00 DP
Minimum number of teeth 3 -
Maximum workpiece diameter -  manually loaded 140 mm 5.512 in
Maximum workpiece diameter -  manually loaded, long bed 100 mm 3.937 in
Maximum workpiece diameter -  automatically loaded 90 mm 3.543 in
Maximum axial travel 200 mm 7.874 in
Maximum axial travel - optional long bed 480 mm 18.898 in
Maximum workpiece length - manually loaded 350 mm 13.78 in
Maximum workpiece length - manually loaded, long bed 1020 mm 40.157 in
Maximum workpiece length - automatically loaded 300 mm 11.811 in
Maximum workpiece length - automatically loaded, long bed 600 mm 23.622 in
Center distance of workpiece to cutter - minimum 0 mm 0 in
Center distance of workpiece to cutter - maximum 90 mm 3.543 in
Hob Head
Maximum cutter diameter 63 mm 2.48 in
Maximum cutter length 120 mm 5.118 in
Maximum cutter length - optional extended head 250 mm 9.843 in
Maximum cutter shift 100 mm 3.937 in
Maximum cutter shift - optional extended head 160 mm 6.3 in
Maximum swivel angle -45° +45°

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