Honing machine tools remove stock to produce the final size and desired finish pattern on the interior of tubing or cylinder bores of almost any material by expanding, rotating and reciprocating abrasive stones of a specified grit and grade with hone abrasive under controlled pressure against the work surface to ensure extremely accurate straightness, roundness and size of the cylindrical surface.
Take a look at how this honing machine outshoots hand lapping in the manufacture of precision rifle barrels at Pac-Nor Barreling.
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.
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.
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?
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.
The SV-30 cylinder hone from Sunnen features automatic step-and-repeat capability for in-line and V-block engine configurations that produces ideal bore roundness and surface finish in a variety of part types and materials at an affordable price.
Drag finishers from Bel Air can extend tool life by as much as 300 percent as an all-in-one system for cutting tool edge preparation and polishing needs.
Gehring and copperING have merged to create a supplier of production systems for both conventional and electrical powertrain markets.
Machining Industry News
ESPRIT CAM and Alma CAM Create Robot Additive DED Programming
The partnership has resulted in a validated workflow that provides end users with dedicated additive toolpath planning and programming, as well as robot programming, simulation, verification, collision detection, and code generation. Engineers can also use the technology to achieve the above functions for subtractive finishing.
Hexagon Acquires D.P. Technology
The deal enhances Hexagon’s CAM market position, especially with regards to CNC manufacturing processes.