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