The gear hobbing machine uses a NUM FS152i operator panel with a customdeveloped HMI

The gear hobbing machine uses a NUM FS152i operator panel, with a custom-developed HMI.

High Productivity, Intelligent CNC Gear Hobbing

NUM’s CNC platform plus precision electronic gearbox boost process efficiency, eliminate the time needed to change mechanical gears 5-axis electronic gear synchronization Industry 4.0 design objectives Easy data access, data sharing

NUM Corporation’s Flexium+ CNC modular control platform is reported to be the basis of a new, high-efficiency gear-hobbing machine, developed by Taiwanese researchers with support from an affiliate of automation system developer. NUM claimed that the new gear-hobbing machine with an electronic gearbox “completely eliminates” the time necessary to change mechanical gears, as is required on standard machine tools.

The development is credited to NUM Taiwan Ltd. and Taiwan’s Fen

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