Barber Colman model 16-56 Horizontal Gear Hobber, 16″ max diam, 56″ cut length, Standard machine , hob arbor , tailstock dual thread worm, change gears, good running condition. Inspect in NC

Category: GEAR HOBBERS, HORIZONTAL – See Also H4500 Reference Number: 4121 Description:

Barber Colman Horizontal Hobbing machine
Model 16-56 ,  S/N 2955


This machine was designed for the cutting of large shafts in the Horizontal position. Very similar in design and mfg to the smaller 16-16 & 16-36 models. Usually all tooling should be interchangeable.


Machine Specifiecations are as follows
* Max work diameter                       16″
* Max DP in steel 6 DP
* Max hob length 5″
* Max hob diameter 5″
* Max travel of hob carriage 56″
* Max swivel angle setting 45° Left or Right
* Max distance work spindle face 
   to tailstock center
* Max hob speed 75 – 425 rpm
* Max hob shift travel 3.5″
* Index worm gear diameter 12.7″
* Number of teeth 5 – 300

WORK SPINDLE:
* Overall diameter 7.125″
* Bore diameter 4.1875″
* Bolt circle diameter                       6.25″
* Bolt circle tapped holes ½” 13 UNC

MOTORS:
* Main drive motor 7.5 HP 
* Hydraulic pump 1 HP
* Lubrication motor 1/20 HP
* Rapid traverse motor 2 HP
* Coolant pump motor ½ HP
* Overall size 89″ x 76″ x 84″
* Net weight 7,600 lbs

STANDARD EQUIPMENT:
* Rapid traverse
* Double Thread Index Worm
* Manual hob shift
* Hob Arbor 1-1/4″
* Misc index gears change gears
* Operator manual 
* Electrics 220/440 volts, 3 phase, 60 cycles.

Machine can be inspected under power in excellent operating condition.
the machine has just been removed from running service in customers shop and is still located off site, to be shipped to our statesville warehouse. Video available upon request!

For any questions contact Rich Piselli E-mail: rich@pisellient.com Phone: 704.609.0766