EMO 2017

Quick Delivery of Gears

| Editor: Rosemarie Stahl

According to Liebherr Verzahntechnik, the use of indexable carbide insert cutters reduces the process time for certain applications by up to 30 %.
According to Liebherr Verzahntechnik, the use of indexable carbide insert cutters reduces the process time for certain applications by up to 30 %. (Photo: Stahl)

Liebherr-Verzahntechnik has developed a new gear hobbing machine offering higher flexibility and short delivery times.

According to Liebherr, the demand for suppliers to offer the soft machining of gears is increasing. “With the LC 280 α, Liebherr has developed a new generation of gear hobbing machines for such short-term requests”, reports Dr.-Ing. Hansjörg Geiser, Manager Development and Design, Gear Cutting Machines.

The newly developed gear hobbing machine enables users to machine gears and shafts with a workpiece diameter of up to 280mm and a shaft length of up to 500mm, Liebherr announced. Accoding to the company, the spindle speed was increased by 50% to 2250min−1 compared to the previous model.

“In the supplier business it is all about fast order decisions, relocations or order extensions”, states Karl Sauterleute, Sales Manager at Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH. “Liebherr can supply customers with the LC 280 α gear hobbing machine within three to four months.”(ros)

Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH, www.liebherr.com, Hall 26, Booth A72

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