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New Sunnen SV-30 Cylinder Hones are Offered with Automatic Tool Protection
Machinery & Machining Tools

New Sunnen SV-30 Cylinder Hones are Offered with Automatic Tool Protection

The SV-30 Series Cylinder Hones are available in six standard models that include four step-and-repeat capability versions and two models with manual X-axis. The cylinder come with diameters ranging from 19 to 200 mm that depends on tooling option. The units feature spindle reversal option and produces speed ranging from 50-600 rpm. The devices are offered with PC control having simplified menus...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Gun Barrel Honing System Hits Target for Pac-Nor Barreling

Honing machine outshoots hand lapping in manufacture of precision rifle barrels Manufacturing precision rifle barrels has always been something of an art that involves hand lapping of the bore surface twice, before and after the rifling profile is cut or swaged in by a rifling button. In fact, a bright, hand-lapped bore is considered one of the hallmarks of a precision rifle barrel, despite the...

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Bore Finishing Machine laps and air gages bores in one setup.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Bore Finishing Machine laps and air gages bores in one setup.

Designed for 0.26–0.70 in. diameter workpieces, SVL-2115 Multi-Stage Automated Lapping Machine provides single setup processing of hydraulic valves, sleeves, fuel system components, and other parts that are prone to distortion when honed. System accommodates workpiece lengths up to 12 times bore diameter, not to exceed 7.87 in. Spindle speed range is 100–2,000 rpm during lapping, but is...

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Modular Coolant Filters support abrasive machining.
Electronic Components & Devices

Modular Coolant Filters support abrasive machining.

Available in 55- and 110-gallon capacities, SVF Series Grit Guard® Coolant Filters are equipped with twin and quad Sunnen PF filter cartridges, with total filtration capacity of 8,800 in.Â-² and 17,600 in.², respectively. Modular design allows adding deep bed paper filter (110-gal only), magnetic separator, and cooling to suit application. Cartridges are available for 11, 18,...

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Order from Jasper Engines & Transmissions Includes Company's Seventh Sunnen SV-20 Honing System and First SH-4000
Machinery & Machining Tools

Order from Jasper Engines & Transmissions Includes Company's Seventh Sunnen SV-20 Honing System and First SH-4000

St. Louis, Mo. – Sunnen Products Company has recently completed an order for several honing machines from Jasper Engines Transmissions, including the SV-20 and SH-4000 models, as well as necessary tooling and abrasives. Jasper now has a total of seven SV-20 engine-block honing machines at its plants in Jasper and Crawford County, Indiana, and Willow Springs, Missouri. In addition, the company...

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Honing Machine handles bore diameters from 0.060-4.0 in.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Honing Machine handles bore diameters from 0.060-4.0 in.

Suited for prototype to production volumes, Model SH-4000 merges Siemens touchscreen PLC and digital-servo drives with servo-hybrid tool feed system and clear adjustable guard/light curtain. Horizontal power-stroked honing machine features 5 hp spindle drive and 1.5 hp stroker drive, with stroke travel up to 15.43 in. Spindle speed is infinitely adjustable from 200–3,000 rpm, with stroke rates...

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Honing System brings power-stroke efficiency to small shops.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Honing System brings power-stroke efficiency to small shops.

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...

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Job-Shop Honing Machine includes digital honing indicator.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Job-Shop Honing Machine includes digital honing indicator.

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...

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Company News

Sunnen Engine Charity Sweepstakes Smashes Fund-raising Record with Help from "The King" and Sonny Leonard

The prize in the 31st annual sweepstakes at PRI was a custom-built engine from Sonny’s Automotive Racing. NASCAR legend Richard “The King” Petty stopped by the booth to greet fans and help raise $120K for Victory Junction. December 2019 – Sunnen set a new record of $120,000 in donations during the Sunnen Engine Charity Sweepstakes held at the 2019 Performance Racing Industry trade show...

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People in the News

Sunnen's Dustman Named to Investment Advisory Council

Sunnen Products Company Director of Sales -- Americas, Thomas Dustman will serve on the 25-member council to provide advice and guidance on a myriad of business investment and economic development issues. St. Louis, MO – August 2019 – Sunnen Products Company’s Thomas Dustman has been named to the Investment Advisory Council (IAC) by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. Dustman, Director...

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Company News

Sunnen Continues Expansion of Global Manufacturing Capabilities with New Manufacturing Plant in Monterrey, Mexico

St. Louis, MO – August 27, 2019 – Sunnen Products Company is expanding its global production footprint, opening a manufacturing facility in Monterrey Mexico to complement its production in the U.S., China, Switzerland, and Brazil. The company will move a portion of its abrasive and tooling products from its St. Louis operation to the Monterrey facility. The transition will be phased to begin...

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Company News

Sunnen and ANS Collaborate on Friction and Wear Reduction Technology

Sunnen Product Company and Applied Nano Surfaces (ANS) sign a joint development program focused on ANS Triboconditioning®process that reduces friction and wear on a variety of honed parts and components. ST. LOUIS, MO – JULY 2019 – Sunnen Products Companyand Sweden’s Applied Nano Surfaces (ANS) have entered into a joint market development agreement to advance technology and applications...

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Company News

Sunnen Brings BTA Heller Division to St. Louis

Last year’s acquisition of the premiere deep hole tooling and systems manufacturer positioned Sunnen as a single-source for bore creation and finishing solutions, unique to the industry. Now, the company is moving the new division to the company’s long-time headquarters in St. Louis, MO. The move will allow further development of tooling, systems and processes for precision bore applications....

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Company News

Sunnen Establishes Direct Sales in Canada

Starting January 2019, Sunnen brings direct sales and service to Canada, providing an enhanced customer experience and full access to the company’s total bore solutions. December 2018 – Sunnen Products Company expands its direct sales operations to Canada with establishment of a Canada-based sales and support team. The move – effective January 1, 2019 – will provide increased access to...

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New Sunnen SV-30 Cylinder Hones are Offered with Automatic Tool Protection
Machinery & Machining Tools

New Sunnen SV-30 Cylinder Hones are Offered with Automatic Tool Protection

The SV-30 Series Cylinder Hones are available in six standard models that include four step-and-repeat capability versions and two models with manual X-axis. The cylinder come with diameters ranging from 19 to 200 mm that depends on tooling option. The units feature spindle reversal option and produces speed ranging from 50-600 rpm. The devices are offered with PC control having simplified menus...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Sunnen Products Company Acquires BTA Heller

U.S.-based honing systems manufacturer has acquired the premiere deep hole tooling and systems manufacturer to provide complete bore creation and finishing solutions. ST. LOUIS, MO – February 2018 – Sunnen Products Company has acquired BTA Heller Incorporated, a US-based manufacturer of deep hole tooling and systems for primary hole generation. This move aims to expand Sunnen’s industry...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Gun Barrel Honing System Hits Target for Pac-Nor Barreling

Honing machine outshoots hand lapping in manufacture of precision rifle barrels Manufacturing precision rifle barrels has always been something of an art that involves hand lapping of the bore surface twice, before and after the rifling profile is cut or swaged in by a rifling button. In fact, a bright, hand-lapped bore is considered one of the hallmarks of a precision rifle barrel, despite the...

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