HF 3000

HÖFLER Cylindrical Gear Cutting Machine


Solid, sturdy design plus maximum precision

Designed for workpiece diameters of up to 3,000 mm, the HF 3000 cylindrical gear hobbing machine is known for its solid, sturdy design and high precision. Modern high-performance tools can make use of their full machining potential due to having appropriately powerful machines. With its high degree of functionality, the HF model series is not only capable of meeting this requirement, but also the requirements of the future.


  • Reliable machine table with torque motor drive
  • Transmission precision with Capto® tool interface
  • Optional internal cutting heads
  • High stability through double V cassette guides
  • Heavy-duty gray cast iron machine bed
  • Energy efficiency (e2)
Range of Application
Workpiece Data
Workpiece diameter (max.)

Ø 3,000 mm

General Data
Center distance between workpiece and hob axis (min. – max.)

250 – 1,850 mm

Axial slide travel above table (max.)

1,760 mm

Hobbing head position above table (min.)

350 mm

Vertical counter support travel above table (min. – max.)

940 – 2,440 mm

Tangential tool shift (max.)

600 mm

Hobbing head swivel angle (max.)

± 45°

Hob diameter (max.)

Ø 500 mm

Hob length (max.)

600 mm

Table diameter

Ø 1,850 mm

Bore diameter

Ø 750

Bore depth

1,300 mm

Table rotation speed (max.)

50 rpm

Hob spindle power

52 kW

Table load (max.)

20,000 kg

Machine dimensions (L x W x H) approx. incl. all additional components

11,200 x 9,000 x 6,100 mm

Matching optional internal hobbing head

F2/F3**

General Machine Data
Net weight approx.

80,000 kg

Optional internal hobbing heads F2** F3**
Optional Internal Hobbing Heads
Tip circle diameter at 0

Ø 800 mm

Ø 500 mm

Insertion depth at 0

600 mm

500 mm

Hob diameter (min.)

Ø 500 mm

Ø 460 mm

Hob width

124 mm

75 mm

Hob spindle power (max.)

52 kW

37 kW

General Data
Hobbing head swivel angle (max.)

± 28°

Range of Application
Workpiece Data
Workpiece diameter (max.) Ø 3,000 mm
General Data
Center distance between workpiece and hob axis (min. – max.) 250 – 1,850 mm
Axial slide travel above table (max.) 1,760 mm
Hobbing head position above table (min.) 350 mm
Vertical counter support travel above table (min. – max.) 940 – 2,440 mm
Tangential tool shift (max.) 600 mm
Hobbing head swivel angle (max.) ± 45°
Hob diameter (max.) Ø 500 mm
Hob length (max.) 600 mm
Table diameter Ø 1,850 mm
Bore diameter Ø 750
Bore depth 1,300 mm
Table rotation speed (max.) 50 rpm
Hob spindle power 52 kW
Table load (max.) 20,000 kg
Machine dimensions (L x W x H) approx. incl. all additional components 11,200 x 9,000 x 6,100 mm
Matching optional internal hobbing head F2/F3**
General Machine Data
Net weight approx. 80,000 kg
Optional internal hobbing heads
Optional Internal Hobbing Heads
Tip circle diameter at 0
Insertion depth at 0
Hob diameter (min.)
Hob width
Hob spindle power (max.)
General Data
Hobbing head swivel angle (max.)

* Available at additional cost

Subject to changes.

HF 3000 Brochure English
(PDF, 5 MB)
HF 3000 Technical Data Sheet English
(PDF, 562 KB)
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