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Sunnen Products Company

7910 Manchester Rd., Saint Louis, MO, 63143, US

  • 800-325-3670

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Phone: 314-781-2100
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Machinery & Machining Tools

Honing System brings power-stroke efficiency to small shops.

March 27, 2015

Able to handle part lengths up to 9.84 in. with bore diameters from 0.118–2.36 in., Model SSH-1680 provides incrementally adjustable stroke rate of 80–310 spm and spindle speed of 250–2500 rpm. Both spindle and stroker are powered by VFDs, allowing dial-adjustment of speeds via swiveling control panel. Featuring zero shutoff for automatic cycle control, machine is suited for multiple-land and tandem bores, heavy/odd shaped parts, keyed or splined bores, blind bores, and thin-wall parts. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Job-Shop Honing Machine includes digital honing indicator.

February 11, 2015

Designed for medium to high production of parts with bore diameters from 0.060–4 in. in power-stroke mode, Model SH-2000 is equipped with 2.25 kW spindle drive that delivers 200–3,000 rpm, adjustable in fine increments. Machine's 0.75 kW stroker drive produces stroke rates of 60–350 spm, with stroke lengths of 0.236–6.7 in. Spindle speed, stroke speed, and other parameters are set via Siemens PLC/HMI touchscreen, with diagnostics stored in control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Honing Machine handles prototype to production volumes.

October 15, 2014

Merging Siemens 9 in. touchscreen PLC and digital-servo drives with servo-hybrid tool feed system, Model SH-4000 is engineered for medium to high production of parts with bore diameters from 0.060–6.50 in. Horizontal honing machine features 5 hp spindle drive and 1.5 hp stroker drive with 15.75 in. stroke length for deep bores. Spindle speed is infinitely adjustable from 200–3,000 rpm with stroke rates of 10–550 spm. In addition, cutting pressure can be adjusted in 1 lbf increments to 500 lbf. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

All-Electric Tube Hone handles bore ID's up to 35.41 in.

September 22, 2014

Combining servo precision and cycle-automation features with 0.004 in. stroke repeatability, Model HTR can hone blind bores or correct tight spots in bore without operator intervention. Modular design can be configured for stroke lengths from 8–46.2 ft. Machine's 12 kW spindle motor, combined with 4-step gearbox, produces constant power band through entire speed range of 10–470 rpm for fast metal removal. To manage all functions, machine includes 12 in. Windows® touchscreen control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Aluminum-Oxide Honing Stones provide heavy stock removal.

August 5, 2014

Available for Sunnen General Hone tools as well as those of other manufacturers, 60-grit Premium Red Aluminum Oxide Abrasive resists chip loading and galling, even in stainless steel. Product is specifically formulated for machining oil/gas industry parts where fast, base-metal removal is critical to enlarging bore in short cycle time. Abrasive offers alternative for shops where inexperienced machine operators might damage faster-cutting, but higher cost superabrasives. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Precision Small Diameter Honing System handles small-bore parts.

May 22, 2014

Able to produce smooth, round bores as small as 0.160 in. dia, HTE tube hone handles parts up to 60 in. long and has ID range of 0.160–0.750 in. One-piece base maintains optimal tool/part alignment, and sensitive feed system feature maximizes protection against tool overloading. Tool-specific force limits and run settings are stored in Windows®-based touchscreen control, and feed system senses tight sections in part and corrects them automatically. Three fixturing options are available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Honing Machines utilize single-pass process.

April 24, 2014

Available in 3 models with up to 6 spindles, VSS-2 Series provides precision sizing of bores from 0.149–2.0 in. dia in stamped parts, hydraulic valve bodies, gears and sprockets, parking pawls, and rocker arms. Spindle carriage provides 28.5 in. stroke and up to 250 ipm stroking speed. Using series of progressively larger superabrasive tools adjusted to pre-set diameter, High-Precision Single Stroke Honing® process produces <2 micron cylindricity in bores up to 10x longer than diameter. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Front-Loading Large-Part Honing Machine handles job shop volumes.

July 25, 2013

With 760 mm X-axis, 1,500 lb weight capacity, and 508 mm stroke length, SV-20 offers true linear, vertical, servo-stroking system to produce precision bore geometries on parts. PLC-controlled machine is equipped with variable-speed (15–550 rpm), 5.5 hp spindle motor capable of driving 2-stage, metal-bond, diamond abrasives. Linear stroking system keeps honing tool concentric with bore throughout full stroke length, producing consistent diameter from top to bottom of bore. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Honing Machines employ servo technology.

January 11, 2013

Processing bores IDs from 3–300 mm, SV-2000/-2400/-2500 series have 10 hp servo spindle and offer such capabilities as selectable tool-feed, constant crosshatch, and automatic bore detection. Series SV-2000 offers choice of controlled-force or controlled-rate tool feed; latter allows automatic tool feed in increments as fine as 0.1 µm, while former monitors force in tool feed system. Series SV-2400 includes selectable constant spindle load and controlled-rate tool feed as standard. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Honing Machines offer selectable tool-feed.

January 10, 2013

With updated servomotor and drive technology, Models SV-1000, SV-400, and SV-500 models are being replaced with Models SV-2000, SV-2400, and SV-2500. Range of machines can process bore IDs from 3–300 mm, typically found in parts such as fuel injectors, piston pumps, gun barrels, and hydraulic components. Upgraded models feature 7.5 kW/10 hp servo spindle, constant crosshatch angle, automatic bore detection, and safe-drive technology, which monitors safety devices on machine with separate PLC. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Honing Machine produces OEM bore geometry on automotive blocks.

October 12, 2012

Equipped with variable speed 15–600 rpm, 5.5 hp spindle motor, Model SV-20 can drive 2-stage diamond honing tools through 20 in. stroke at up to 100 strokes/min. Linear stroking system with 3.36 hp servo drive keeps honing tool concentric with bore throughout full stroke length to produce consistent diameter from top to bottom of bore. With 36 x 40 in. work envelope, 30 in. X axis, and 1,500 lb weight capacity, PLC-controlled system can hone bores with inside diameters from 0.75–8 in. Read More

Lubricants, Green & Clean

Honing Oil meets environmental standards.

July 23, 2012

With low VOCs, SHO-965 Honing Oil exceeds strictest air quality standards of South Coast Air Quality Management District. In addition to difficult materials such as stainless steel, product works on virtually any metal from aluminum to zirconium, and is effective as general cutting oil for screw machines, drilling, tapping, and reaming. Oil is available in 5 gallon pails, 55 gallon drums, and 330 gallon totes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Electronic Dial Bore Gauges are easy to read.

July 11, 2012

Designed for visibility, bore gauges with large-readout electronic indicators accommodate needs of shops honing production runs of parts that require SPC data at multiple points in bore by providing quick reference for operators. Precision indicators have 6-digit LCD readouts, 11 mm character height, and 3 buttons sized to facilitate operation. Capable of checking bores from .054-12 in. and bore lengths up to 24 in., instruments are accurate to ±0.00012 in. with 0.00005 in. resolution. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Large-Part Honing Machine accommodates job-shop volume needs.

June 26, 2012

With 1,500 lb capacity and 36 x 40 in. work envelope, PLC-controlled, front-loading SV-20 uses true linear, vertical, servo-stroking system to produce precision bore geometries (IDs from 0.75-8.00 in.) on compressors, oilfield components, automotive/truck blocks, and similar parts. Variable-speed (15-550 rpm), 5.5 hp spindle motor can drive 2-stage, metal-bond, diamond abrasives, and linear stroking system keeps honing tool concentric with bore throughout full stroke length. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Electronic Dial Bore Gauges offer optional LCD indicators.

June 12, 2012

Capable of checking bore sizes from .054-12 in. and bore lengths up to 24 in., Electronic Dial Bore Gauges feature precision indicators with 6-digit LCD readouts, 11 mm character height, and 3 large buttons. Users can set upper and lower tolerance limits for GO/±NG judgments, which are then displayed in full-size characters. Accurate to ±0.00012 in. with 0.00005 in. resolution, gauges let users perform scaling calculations, judge tolerance, hold data, and perform general comparison measurements. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Honing Machine provides true 90 in. stroke.

May 16, 2012

Equipped with 7.5 kW, 5-500 rpm variable speed spindle and 7.5 kW, 1-130 stroke/min DC stroker capable of producing 3,000 lb thrust, Model SV-490 brings end-to-end dwelling capabilities to machining of bores up to 8 in. in diameter. Servo-controlled rotary tool feed system produces 225 lbf-in. of torque for accurate machining with diamond and superabrasive tools. With footprint of 69.44 ft², machine has stationary column that provides stability for long-stroke machining of parts up to 2,000 lb. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Electric Honing Systems handle parts up to 8,000 lb.

April 18, 2011

Designed to handle parts with bore ID of 2.5-21 in. and max OD of 24 in., all-electric Models HTA-2100 and HTA-4100 support part lengths up to 6.9 and 13.5 ft, respectively. Width of steel-impregnated polyurethane belt is 1.9 in., providing 20:1 safety factor. Suited for bore resurfacing and repair work, machines feature electronically controlled, 3 hp AC gear motor that powers spindle at 20-300 rpm and servo-driven stroking system with speed range of 5-90 fpm. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools

Tube Honing Machine offers stock removal rate of 200+ in.³/hr.

March 8, 2011

Suited for oil and gas industry, Model HTG-10000 accommodates standard parts up to 30 ft long with 2-24 in. ID and up to 26 in. OD standard, or up to 48 in. as option. Machine features 100 fpm max stroke velocity, 0-300 rpm spindle, and tool feed force of up to 2,500 lb. Hydraulic feed system provides servo position control of feed system actuator, electronic pressure control, closed loop feedback, and ability to operate both standard and 2-stage tooling. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Automated CNC Honing System achieves precision parameters.

January 17, 2011

Accommodating in-line, 4- and 6-cylinder engines as well as all V-6/8 blocks, Model SV-410 combines automated operation with 10 hp spindle to drive CBN and diamond tooling for precise cylinder geometry, surface finish, and crosshatch parameters. Front loading system offers 36 x 40 in. work envelope, 1,500 lb weight capacity, and 45 in. servo-controlled X-axis travel. Along with straightness sensing, features include auto-dwell, color touchscreen control, and malleable iron base. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical CNC Honing Machine targets small 2-stroke engines.

August 6, 2010

Able to size and finish hard-coated small-engine cylinders to micron-level accuracy, SV-1000 Series utilizes TC superabrasive tools designed for blind, ported cylinder bores. Modular system is designed for part diameters from 0.120-2.56 in., and includes 10 hp, 100-4,000 rpm spindle. Measuring 95 x 91 x 107 in., unit includes servo-controlled stroking drive and load-sensing tool feed system that senses where and how much to hone bore. Fully automated versions can support up to 4 spindles. Read More

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