Helios KFS 250
CNC Gear Tool Sharpening Machine
Max Diameter Rating
Max Length Rating
Equipped for heavy-duty sharpening of high-speed steel (HSS) and carbide tools:
Capabilities include bore- and shank-type tools, straight- and helical-gash hobs, milling cutters, and shaper cutters.
Designed for use of vitrified, CBN or diamond abrasive (resin-bonded or plated).
Optional spur and helical shaper cutter sharpening (KFS 250-SS) and helical- and spiral-gash hob sharpening (KFS 250-S).
Capabilities to meet AGMA AAA specifications.
Ergonomic and intuitive considerations for operator accessibility:
Easy-to-use software with conversational programming and storage of cutter data.
Fanuc CNC control of all four axes for automation-assisted setup while maximizing accuracy and repeatability.
Compact Fanuc CNC panel with touch-screen color display that stows into machine for safety and footprint optimization.
Integrated crane for assisted loading of larger hobs.
Pneumatic tailstock provides clamping pressure while grinding.
Accessible machine spindles for easy setup.
Centrifuge filtration system provides clarity level of 2 to 5 microns:
Integrated into the machine bed for footprint optimization and shop floor cleanliness.
Precision and control with pre-loaded linear guideways.
Minimal footprint for maximum production.
Conversational programming for quick, easy setup.
Quality components and construction.
Equipped to sharpen variety of tools, hobs, and cutters.
Bolstering your quality and productivity.
Equipped for heavy-duty sharpening of high-speed steel (HSS) and carbide tools of both bore- and shank-type including straight-gash hobs, milling cutters, shaper cutters, and many others.
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KFS 250 Technical Specifications
|Maximum workpiece diameter rating||254.0 mm||10.000 in|
|Maximum work swing diameter||305.0 mm||12.000 in|
|Maximum workpiece length rating||305.0 mm||12.000 in|
|Maximum grinding wheel diameter||254 mm||10.000 in|
|Minimum grinding wheel diameter||50.8 mm||2.000 in|
|Maximum radial travel||280.0 mm||11.024 in|
|Maximum tangential travel||200.0 mm||7.874 in|
|Maximum center distance - work to grinding spindle||305.0 mm||12.000 in|
|Minimum center distance - work to grinding spindle||25.0 mm||0.984 in|
|Maximum distance - work spindle to tailstock||635 mm||25.000 in|
|Number of gashes||1-99||-|
|Maximum spindle speed||12,000 rpm||-|
Helios Gear Products
635 Schneider Dr,
South Elgin, IL 60177