Six (6) axis CNC control, programmable by menu using NUM FLEXIUM Power Gear Hobber CNC Machine controller with NUM digital drives with absolute encoders. Operator inputs all gear data by keyboard. Fanuc CNC systems are optional
X axis, Center Distance
Y axis, Hob Shift / Tangential Feed
Z axis, Axial Feed
B axis, Hob Spindle
C axis, Work Spindle
A axis, Hob Swivel
Standard hobbing cycles can be programmed via graphic format at the CNC machine or downloaded through an RS-232 interface.
Composite bed structure with hardened and ground ways for superior vibration dampening and rigidity characteristics.
Adjustable position pneumatic live center with 3" of stroke.
The 4" diameter hob slide accommodates a larger hob containing more flutes, providing greater accuracy, longer hob life and a major improvement in finish. Maximum hob length is 6". The hob slide is mounted at the back of the work zone with the end support below the hob for maximum tooling clearances when hobbing high angles and small center distances.
Automatic hob shifter can be programmed to shift to a preset increment. The range of shift is from 0.001" to 6.000".
Power programmable CNC hob swivel setting is standard for accurate setting of the hob slide angle.
Manual grease lubrication is used to maintain precision accuracy and life to all bearing surfaces.
Full CNC machine enclosure with stainless steel work zone covers for excellent chip containment, dry hobbing capabilities and operator safety.
Fused disconnect insures against electrical overload.
The electrical panel conforms to codes set by the National Machine Tool Builders Association and to ANSI-NFPA 79.
- One operator manual
- One parts manual
CNC Machines are built to meet or exceed the construction section of ANSI B11.1 Draft 2001, safety requirements for the construction, care and use of gear cutting machines.
Many optional features such as automation, extended Z-axis, tooling, fixtures and software features
Bourn & Koch, Inc. designs and builds machine tools for gear manufacturing, surface grinding, boring and vertical turning. All of our machines are proudly American-made in Rockford, Illinois.
Since 1975, we have continuously innovated in the machine tool industry to build what many consider to be the most advanced gear manufacturing machinery available today. Our engineering expertise allows us to develop custom solutions for the manufacturing industry. Bourn & Koch is also the OEM for a long list of American-made machine tools – names like Blanchard, Barber-Colman, Bullard & Fellows. We have built on their collective knowledge and expertise to offer time-tested machine tool designs augmented with the latest innovations in the machine tool industry.
Beyond machine tools, we offer full customer care. As OEM for not only our machine tools, but many others, we provide quality repair parts, field service, rebuild & remanufacture for a wide variety of machine tools.
In addition to a complete line of new equipment that includes gear manufacturing machines, specialty machine tools and manufacturing cells, Bourn & Koch has many years of experience in remanufacturing existing machine tools, from the most basic to highly complex computer-controlled units. Our state-of-the-art quality control system assures the accuracy of our work with tolerances that meet or exceed your most stringent requirements.