Different types of Gear Hobbing Machine

Gear Hobbing Machine can be classified into two types –

1. Vertical Gear Hobbing Machine – Vertical gear hobbing is very versatile and the most commonly used. In this machine the axis of the job is perpendicular to the machine’s bed.

vertical Gear Hobbing Machine

2. Horizontal Gear Hobbing Machine – Horizontal Hobbing machines are usually used for cutting longer work pieces. In this machine the axis of the job is parallel to the machine’s bed.

horizontal gear hobbing machine

Source – “Wälzfräsmaschine CNC 2001″ by Dirk Gräfe – Own work.