AFH axial forming machine

Felss AFH

Precise and economical manufacturing solutions

Felss axial forming machines produce high-precision external and internal splines on solid, hollow, and extremely thin-walled parts – with short process times and in the highest quality. Discover several examples of axial forming machines from our assortment here.

Felss AFH 01

Cost-efficient production of external splines and contours

Thanks to a patented system, the AFH machines offer a reduction of axial forces, allowing extremely thin-walled tubes to be splined. The AFH machines thus offer excellent tool durability with short cycle times for economical production. The machine can be optionally equipped with further stations, such as a de-oiling unit or multiple testing devices, or even be integrated into a transfer system. The systems in the product family are available with and without a mandrel apparatus to enable the precise production of thin-walled components. Component load can be either via the infeed unit or directly via a robot.

Felss AFH 02

Possible geometries

External and internal splines such as serrations and involute toothing as well as ball track and many more profiles.

Max. finished part length: 900 mm; Max. workpiece diameter: 60 mm; Max. component weight: 11 kg
Max. tip circle diameter: 65 mm and up to 85 mm with a smaller spline module
Max. helix angle: possible
Max. modules in one forming stroke: 2.5 mm
Max. external spline length: up to 270 mm- Max. internal spline length: up to 80 mm
Spline inlet angle: 29°

Details of the geometry and component sizes always relate to the tube, not the solid material.

Felss AFH 03

Advantages of the AFH machines

A high degree of precision and narrow tolerances
Form one or more high-precision splines in one processing step
Short cycle times
Non-cutting production of blind hole spines
Spares resources through chipless production
Maximum repeat accuracy throughout the entire runtime
High dimensional stability thanks to a single-part tool
Axial and radial clamping of the components possible

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Your added value with Felss

Felss stands for with smart, individually tailored solutions in cold forming. It’s our goal to offer you real added value through our machines, components and services.

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Weight-optimised use of materials thanks to intelligent material distribution.

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Resource-efficient

Avoidance of waste and complete utilisation of materials thanks to cold forming.

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The highest precision of complex geometries through Felss technologies.

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Improved component performance through targeted control of material properties.

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Shorter production times and optimised workflows due to innovative processes.

Customized

Optimum solutions custom-tailored to your individual requirements.

Precision and number of variants

You can benefit from axial forming in a range of different applications, particularly for high-quality spline components requiring economical production processes. Take a look at our example applications for some inspiration or get in touch to discuss your specific use case.

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