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 dimensions of the standard version are for orientation only. Swivel ranges for doors, operating panels etc. are not taken into account here. The final space requirement depends on the individual configuration of the machine.
HELIX 400 Brochure English
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Your local sales representative will be found below locations.
KLINGELNBERG AG
Binzmühlestrasse 171
8050 Zürich, Switzerland
Fon: +41 44 278 7979
Fax: +41 44 273 1594
KLINGELNBERG GmbH
Peterstrasse 45
42499 Hückeswagen
Fon: +49 2192 81-0
Fax: +49 2192 81-200
KLINGELNBERG GmbH
Industriestrasse 19
76275 Ettlingen, Germany
Fon: +49 7243 559-0
Fax: +49 7243 599-165
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