Honing Machines

Gun Barrel Honing System Hits Target

Take a look at how this honing machine outshoots hand lapping in the manufacture of precision rifle barrels at Pac-Nor Barreling.
Honing Machines: Articles

Honing: A Winning Finish

From start to finish, the honing mastery of Nick Ferri is behind 57 national event NHRA Pro Stock victories and five championships, including back-to-back titles for 2015 champion Erica Enders-Stevens.

Honing for Ultimate Roundness and Sizing Precision

The new SV-15 honing machine from Sunnen uses a new Siemens touchscreen control to drive multi-point diamond tools for the ultimate in roundness and sizing precision.

Under the Hood: Automotive Machining

New powertrain components. More sensors and electronics parts. Increasing part complexity. Difficult to cut materials. Faster delivery. How do automotive suppliers navigate to profitability through this stormy sea of lightweighting and driverless cars? 

Over a Barrel

Surface finish is the one feature of a rifle barrel that cannot be controlled in hammer forging. Now, custom rifle barrel makers are learning a trick from the makers of hammer forged barrels on how to overcome surface imperfections.

A Chip Off the Old Block

Dart masters the "peaks and valleys" of custom engine block production with an advanced American-made Sunnen SV-20 flexible honing system that uses programmable control to replicate “best” engine parameters and produce expert results with minimal operator expertise.


Honing Machines: Industry News

Sunnen Sponsors Sweepstakes for Children’s Camp

Their 2016 Engine Charity Sweepstakes help provide medically supervised activities for kids who have serious health conditions.

GMTA Selected for Automotive Gear Projects

They will partner with GM on the CVT 250 project for gear hones and supply Ford with Scudding sun gears on new transmission lines.

Jasper Engines Installs Sunnen Honing Systems

The remanufacturer now operates several honing machines in three of their plants.


Honing Machines: Products

Precision Honing Systems

Advanced honing machines, tooling and abrasives from Ohio Tool Works are ideal for the value-minded honing shop that needs high quality or increased performance.

Affordable Power-Stroke Honing for Small Shops

Ideal for multiple-land and tandem bores, heavy/odd shaped parts, keyed or splined bores, blind bores and thin-wall parts, the value-priced SSH-1680 honing system from Sunnen brings power-stroke efficiency to small shops for sizing complex bores up to 60 mm diameter and 250 mm length.

Honing Machine Optimizes Gear Finishing

Using direct-driven, digitally controlled spindles for the tool and the workpiece, the Präwema SynchroFine 205 HS gear honing machine from GMTA can produce gear finishing quality comparable to grinding for spur and helical gears, as well as shafts.