EST is an industry-leading manufacturer of gear cutting tools including hobs, shaper cutters, skives, milling cutters and other specialty cutters. Our wide range of products, combined with multiple material and coating options, promotes the optimization of your tool life resulting in lower cost per part.
Our experienced team partners with our customers in the design, development, and delivery of each cutting tool solution to ensure our products meet their needs and exceed their expectations.
Hobs are available in a number of sizes and diameters, as well as a wide selection of materials and coatings. Our hobs are custom designed and engineered to meet our customer’s needs.
Hob cutting tool applications include gears, splines, multi-thread worms, serrations, sprockets, and other radially repeating forms. Offered in a number of profiles including finishing involute, roughing involute, involute spline, pre-grind, pre-skive, cycloidal, and other special and custom profiles.
Shank and Bore Type Hobs
EST manufactures a wide range of shaper cutters in both disc and shank type, in a range of HSS materials or carbide, with multiple coating options.
Mills and Specialty Cutters
EST manufactures a variety of milling cutters including end mills, roughing end mills, profile mills and more. Click to view our Milling Products catalog
EST also offers skive cutters in addition to many other specialty cutters designed to meet the needs of our customers. Click to view our Specialty Cutters catalog.