Koepfer America's CLC 200-SZ gear shaping machine is capable of cutting include external gears as small as 7.874" (200 mm) in diameter and internal gears as small as 11.811" (300 mm) in diameter. With a maximum diametric pitch rating of 5 (module 5.0), the machine features a CNC electronic guide, a movable cutting head, and a stroking speed of 1,000 strokes per minute with a stroke length of 3.937" (100 mm). Featuring a rigid construction for high-precision cutting, the machine can also be customized for specific applications, such as cutting tapered gears with the addition of a tilting column. The machine uses direct-drive torque motors with the option of a FANUC or Siemens CNC.
Editor PickHard Scudding Improves Gear Production and Performance
This process is widely used in producing internal, external, helical and spur gears, as well as splines and other powertrain components.