"Shifting up a gear" in the production of gears
The automated, high-performance package of the VLC 200 H hobbing machine can be integrated in a production system in various ways. Directed parts flow, as well as cyclical automation or connection via "Chaku-Chaku" enables the high-production manufacturing of gears.
Minimum idle times
The pick-up principle ensures low idle times during production of gears. The spindle lifts the gear from the conveyor and moves it to the tailstock, where it is provided maximum rigid support. After hobbing, the spindle transports the gear out of the work area.
Short processing times
The two water-cooled direct drives on the process-relevant axes, as well as on the milling head and the main spindle ensure high performance. Gear wheels with a diameter up to 200 millimeters and module 4 can be efficiently dry milled with a short machining time. Wet machining is an optional possibility.
Shortening the process chain
After turning the blanks, on a VL 2 lathe, for example, the gear cutting process starts on the VLC 200 H. Double-sided chamfering is performed with a VLC 100 C. This massively reduces the cycle time for a gear wheel.
Work area of the VLC 200 H for machining gears
The gear wheels are chamfered after the hobbing