MZ 1000 D-Drive

CNC Gear Hobbing Machine

25 DP

Max Pitch Rating


RPM Hob Speed


CNC Axes

High-speed (15,000 rpm) direct-drive hob head with CNC shifting.

Synchronous high-speed (12,000 rpm) direct-drive work and tailstock spindles.

Flexible dialogue programming:
One or two gears on a single workpiece.
Radial, axial, climb, and/or conventional hobbing on a single- or two-cut cycle.
Crowning (lead modification).
Burr-free hobbing using a single hob.
Deburring using two equal hobs.
Single- or multi-start worm milling for double worms with both right and left hand, and deburring at worm thread entry and/or exit.
Multi-start worm hobbing.
Worm skiving.
Miter gear (straight bevel) cutting by index milling or Conikron generating.

Cast iron base for dynamic stability.

Flexible automation systems.

Hydraulic deburring unit.


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 1.575".

Bolstering your quality and productivity.

The MZ 1000 D-drive CNC gear hobbing machine from Monnier + Zahner offers fully capable hobbing of spur and helical gears, oval gears, worm wheels, bevel gears, and the milling or skiving of worms.

MZ 1000 D-Drive Technical Specifications

Maximum pitch rating, gear hobbing 1.0 mn 25 DP
Minimum number of teeth, gear hobbing 2 teeth -
Maximum work / tailstock spindle speed 12,000 rpm -
Maximum workpiece diameter 40 mm 1.575 in
Maximum work spindle adjustment 70 mm 2.756 in
Maximum tailstock spindle adjustment 70 mm 2.756 in
Maximum Axial Travel by Hob Head Swivel Angle
0-5° 65 mm 2.559 in
10° 55 mm 2.165 in
15° 50 mm 1.969 in
20° 45 mm 1.772 in
25° 35 mm 1.378 in
30° 30 mm 1.181 in
35° 20 mm 0.787 in
Hob Head
Maximum spindle speed, hobbing 15,000 rpm -
Hob diameter range 6-32 mm 0.236-1.259 in
Maximum cutter shift 70 mm 2.756 in
Swivel range -35° +35°
Machine Weight 2,000 kg 4,410 lb

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