MZ 2000 D-Drive

CNC Gear Hobbing Machine

6.4 DP

Max Pitch Rating


RPM Hob Speed


CNC Axes

High-speed (10,000 rpm) direct-drive hob head with CNC shifting.

Synchronous high-speed (6,000 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).
Deburring using two equal hobs.
Multi-start worm hobbing.
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 ten CNC axes for application versatility.


Flexible automation system with special design options.


Hob shifting for evenly distributed cutting tool wear.


Part diameters up to 6.299" and shaft lengths up to 13.780".

Bolstering your quality and productivity.

The MZ 2000 D-drive CNC gear hobbing machine from Monnier + Zahner offers industry-leading technology for the hobbing of spur and helical gears, worm wheels, and bevel gears.

MZ 2000 D-Drive Technical Specifications

Maximum pitch rating, gear hobbing 4.0 mn 6.4 DP
Maximum work / tailstock spindle speed 6,000 rpm -
Maximum workpiece diameter 160 mm 6.299 in
Maximum workpiece length 350 mm 13.780 in
Maximum axial travel 350 mm 13.780 in
Hob Head
Maximum spindle speed, hobbing 10,000 rpm -
Hob diameter range 18 - 80 mm 0.709 - 3.150 in
Maximum cutter width 160 mm 6.299 in
Maximum cutter shift 160 mm 6.299 in
Swivel range -35° +45°
Machine Weight 6,500 kg 14,330 lb

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