Practical Training: Gear Hobbing

Basic course in gear cutting






3 - 30


250,- €



The benefits:

You will receive a practical insight into the different machining processes and applications based on the subject of gear cutting.


Fundamentals of gear cutting

  • Basic terms and nomenclature
  • Gear cutting methods

The gear hobbing process

  • Process kinematics and orientation of axes
  • Hobs
  • Hob geometry and profiles
  • Substrates and coatings
  • Tool maintenance

3 Skiving

  • Why skiving?
  • Functional principle
  • Conditions and application examples

4 Cycle time calculation

  • Fundamentals of cycle time calculation
  • Practical examples, sample calculations

5 Gear hobbing machines

  • Requirements for gear hobbing machines
  • Basic construction
  • Drive technology
  • Automation
  • Chucking systems on gear hobbing machines


6 Wet or dry machining

  • Dry gear hobbing – a look back
  • Reasons for dry machining
  • Process design, cutting speed
  • Process optimization with example calculation
  • Cost-per-part calculation
  • Potential at a glance 

7 Measuring

  • Gear standards
  • Inspecting gear components
  • Measuring tooth profiles
  • Measuring tooth width, ball and pin size
  • Measuring with dual-flank rolling test
  • Measuring individual errors 

8 Applications

  • Strategic workpieces and machining examples




Seminar location:

EMAG Köpfer, Siederstraße 49, 78054 Villingen-Schwenningen


Participants need to be familiar with the fundamentals of defined machining techniques for edge cutting.

Please notice:

In case of the non-achievement of the minimum number of 3 participants we reserve the right to shift the appointment of this Seminar.

Thursday evening:

Invitation from EMAG Koepfer GmbH "come together"

Cafe Restaurant VAU

Friedrich-Ebert-Strasse 18

78054 Villingen-Schwenningen