HELIX 400

HÖFLER Cylindrical Gear Grinding Machine


Compact, flexible machine with well-engineering mechanical system

The HELIX 400 cylindrical gear grinding machine is a compact, flexible profile grinding machine for workpiece diameters of up to 400 mm. Its well-engineered mechanical system makes it a reliable partner for precision manufacturing. The innovative control and software functions are also ideal for manufacturing special profile and tooth trace modifications for special series.


  • Maximum flexibility is provided by the K/KK/SK variants (optionally available)
  • Maximum efficiency by means of reliable automation (optionally available)
  • Uncompromising accuracy thanks to an integrated testing system
  • Reliable, directly driven machine table
  • Solid single-bed design
  • Ergonomically compact and easily accessible
  • Energy efficiency (e2)
Range of Application HELIX 400 HELIX 400 K HELIX 400 KK HELIX 400 SK
General Data
(Cylindrical) gear outer diameter (max.)

Ø 400 mm

(Cylindrical) gear root circle diameter (min.)

Ø 10 mm

Axial stroke length

260 mm

Center distance above table (min. - max.)

325 – 745 mm

Profile height (max.)

35 mm

35/25 mm

35/25/15 mm

Module (min. – max.)

0.5 – ca. 15*

Pressure angle

without restriction

Swivel angle

+/– 45°

Grinding wheel diameter (max.)

Ø 400 mm

Ø 300 mm

Ø 300/100 mm

Ø 300/100/50 mm

Grinding wheel diameter shoulder (min.)

Ø 174 mm

Ø 80 mm

Ø 80/40 mm

Ø 80/40/15 mm

Grinding wheel width (max.)

45 mm

40 mm

40/25 mm

40/25/15 mm

Grinding spindle drive (max.)

15 kW

7 kW

Stroke speed of tool slide (max.)

6 m/min (12 m/min)**

Table diameter

Ø 180 mm

Table load (max.)

100 kg

Table hole (diameter x depth)

Ø 75 x 40 mm

Table rotation speed (max.)

85 rpm

Dressing roll (diameter x width)

Ø 160 x 13 mm

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

4,600 x 5,100 x 2,700 mm

4,600 x 5,100 x 3,000 mm

General Machine Data
Net weight approx.

10,000 kg

Range of Application
General Data
(Cylindrical) gear outer diameter (max.) Ø 400 mm
(Cylindrical) gear root circle diameter (min.) Ø 10 mm
Axial stroke length 260 mm
Center distance above table (min. - max.) 325 – 745 mm
Profile height (max.) 35 mm
Module (min. – max.) 0.5 – ca. 15*
Pressure angle without restriction
Swivel angle +/– 45°
Grinding wheel diameter (max.) Ø 400 mm
Grinding wheel diameter shoulder (min.) Ø 174 mm
Grinding wheel width (max.) 45 mm
Grinding spindle drive (max.) 15 kW
Stroke speed of tool slide (max.) 6 m/min (12 m/min)**
Table diameter Ø 180 mm
Table load (max.) 100 kg
Table hole (diameter x depth) Ø 75 x 40 mm
Table rotation speed (max.) 85 rpm
Dressing roll (diameter x width) Ø 160 x 13 mm
Machine dimensions (L x W x H) approx. incl. all additional components 4,600 x 5,100 x 2,700 mm
General Machine Data
Net weight approx. 10,000 kg

* Depends on gear geometry
** Available at additional cost

Subject to changes.

The machine dimensions of the standard version are for orientation only. The final machine dimension / final space requirement depends on the individual configuration of the machine.
HELIX 400 Brochure English
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KLINGELNBERG AG
Binzmühlestrasse 171
8050 Zürich, Switzerland
Fon: +41 44 278 7979
Fax: +41 44 273 1594
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Peterstrasse 45
42499 Hückeswagen
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KLINGELNBERG GmbH
Industriestrasse 19
76275 Ettlingen, Germany
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