P 60 Gleason-Pfauter Gear Hobbing Machine with horizontal workpiece axis. For hobbing of shaft- and wheel-type workpieces with all kinds of profiles or forms equally spaced on the cylindrical workpiece circumference, including single- and multi-start worms. The P 60 has been designed with reserves for future tool developments with capability for high-speed steel or carbide tools, wet or dry cutting. Subtly arranged NC axes produce a clean and ergonomic work area. All machine components not directly involved in the cutting process are located outside the work area readily accessible for easy maintenance. The chip removal is carried out according to customers requirements. Never before was so much versatility available using only 3.5 square meters approximately.
Founded in 1865, Gleason Corporation is a global leader in the technology of gearing. Products and services include machinery for the production, finishing and testing of gears as well as a worldwide support system which provides cutting tools, workholding, replacement parts, field service, application development services, gear design and inspection software, training programs, engineering support and machine rebuild and upgrade services. The Company is also a leader in the theory of gear design and in the application, testing and analysis of prototype and production gears. Customers include leading companies in the automotive, aerospace and aircraft, energy, truck, recreational vehicle and power equipment industries.