RAPID 3000

HÖFLER Cylindrical Gear Grinding Machine


Giant with absolute precision, speed, and flexibility

The RAPID 3000 cylindrical gear grinding machine is the specialist for large, heavy workpieces up to 3,000 mm in diameter and weighing up to 30 tons. These giants combine maximum dimensions with absolute precision, speed, and flexibility: Topologically correct results with reduced grinding times and an optional internal grinding device form the basis for economical, reliable cylindrical gear production on this scale. In combination with the cutting machines, RAPID machines in the cylindrical gear technology division provide an ideal system for the cylindrical gear production process.


  • Highly flexible direct-drive 5-axis grinding head and swivel angle adjustment during the grinding process
  • Stable, damping-optimized single-bed base made of cast polymer
  • Precise machine table control via torque motor drive
  • Optional internal gear grinding arms
  • Controlled grinding result thanks to integrated measurements and automatic corrections during the grinding process
  • Energy efficiency (e2)
Range of Application
General Data
(Cylindrical) gear outer diameter (max.)

Ø 3,000 (3,200*) mm

(Cylindrical) gear root circle diameter (min.)

Ø 0 mm

Axial stroke length

1,500 (2,020)* mm

Work area over table (min. - max.)

540 – 2,040 (2,560)* mm

Center distance above table (min. - max.)

1,000-2,300 (2,800)* mm

Profile height (max.)

100 mm

Module (min. - max.)

1-50***

Pressure angle

without restriction

Swivel angle

–45°/+120°

Grinding wheel diameter (min.)

Ø 450 mm

Grinding wheel diameter shoulder (min.)

Ø 206 mm

Grinding wheel width (max.)

130 mm

Grinding spindle drive (max.)

24 (37)* kW

Stroke speed of tool slide (max.)

6 m/min (12 m/min)*

Table diameter

Ø 1,850 mm

Table load (max.)

25,000 kg

Table hole (diameter x depth)

Ø 750 x 1,300 mm

Table rotation speed (max.)

0 – 50 rpm

Dressing roll (diameter x width)

Ø 120 x26 mm

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

11,000 x 8,500 x 5,200 (6,000)** mm

General Machine Data
Net weight approx.

68,000 – 70,000 kg**

Internal grinding*

Various optional internal grinding arms available

Range of Application
General Data
(Cylindrical) gear outer diameter (max.) Ø 3,000 (3,200*) mm
(Cylindrical) gear root circle diameter (min.) Ø 0 mm
Axial stroke length 1,500 (2,020)* mm
Work area over table (min. - max.) 540 – 2,040 (2,560)* mm
Center distance above table (min. - max.) 1,000-2,300 (2,800)* mm
Profile height (max.) 100 mm
Module (min. - max.) 1-50***
Pressure angle without restriction
Swivel angle –45°/+120°
Grinding wheel diameter (min.) Ø 450 mm
Grinding wheel diameter shoulder (min.) Ø 206 mm
Grinding wheel width (max.) 130 mm
Grinding spindle drive (max.) 24 (37)* kW
Stroke speed of tool slide (max.) 6 m/min (12 m/min)*
Table diameter Ø 1,850 mm
Table load (max.) 25,000 kg
Table hole (diameter x depth) Ø 750 x 1,300 mm
Table rotation speed (max.) 0 – 50 rpm
Dressing roll (diameter x width) Ø 120 x26 mm
Machine dimensions (L x W x H) approx. incl. all additional components
11,000 x 8,500 x 5,200 (6,000)** mm
General Machine Data
Net weight approx. 68,000 – 70,000 kg**
Internal grinding* Various optional internal grinding arms available

* Available at additional cost
** Depends on machine construction
*** Depends on gear geometry

Subject to changes.

RAPID 3000 Brochure English
(PDF, 5 MB)
RAPID 3000 Technical Data Sheet
(PDF, 575 KB)
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8050 Zürich, Switzerland
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42499 Hückeswagen
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Industriestrasse 19
76275 Ettlingen, Germany
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