Barber Colman model 16-16 Gear Hobbers, 16″ diam x 16″ part length, A-frame style, push button controls, screw type center tailstock, single and dual precision worms, Large work spindle bore. call for more info and quotes

Category: GEAR HOBBERS, HORIZONTAL – See Also H4500 Reference Number: 4152 Description:

Barber Colman Horizontal gear hobbers
Model 16-16 
s/n 3979 & 3408
A-frame style machines with V-Ways

These machines are in excellent condition and can be inspected under power. they are very similar V- way machines with Push Button controls. the machines have been well maintained. One machine has a large hole through the spindle bore and one machine is a single thread precision worm and the other is is a dual Precision worm.

Machine catalog specifications are as follows:

Max Diameter 16″
Max Hob Slide Travel 16″
Max Pitch in Steel 6 DP
Diam of hole through spindle 3-1/8″
Max Hob Diameter 5″
Max Dist Face of work spindle to center 29″
Max Vertical adjustment 8″
Distance from work spindle to hob spdle 8.75″ – 0.75″ 
Max Hob swivel 45 degrees
Hob speeds (9) 59-246 RPM 
Hob Feeds .0075-.1125″
Floor Space 82″ x 45″ x 76″High
Machine Weight (approx) 7,000 lbs

Machine is Equipped with the following:

Push Button Controls
Double thread Index worm & single thread as well
Hob Arbor 1.25″ diameter
Screw type Tail center
Face Driver type work fixtures
Auto Hob Shift & Manual Hob shift
Misc Change Gears , tooling , Etc
Books and Manuals
440 Volt power

Machines have been gone through and were working well in local plant until plant  stopped mfg gears
The machines can be inspected under power in excellent operating condition!

Call to set up an under power inspection in our NC plant 

Note: s/n 3408 is equipped with a single start worm

For any questions contact Rich Piselli E-mail: Phone: 704.609.0766