honing Archives - Engine Builder Magazine
Sunnen SV-35 Honing Machine

The SV-35 features the all-new Sunnen2 control system designed in-house by engineers who are experts in honing applications.

Sunnen SV-35 hone
Perfecting Ring Seal Soup

Using modern honing machines, surface finishes, crosshatch angles, ring materials, and coatings all combine to create a more efficient engine.

Sunnen’s Newest Honing Equipment Highlights

As Sunnen Products Co. celebrates 100 years in the industry in 2024, Tom Dustman, sales director for Sunnen, and other Sunnen team members were at the 2023 PRI Show to showcase the latest Sunnen equipment, including the SV-35 and SV-15 honing machines to engine builders and machinists.

Sunnen SV-2000 Series Vertical Honing Machine

Perfect for mid-to-high volume production in small bores from .120″ to 2.56″.

Sunnen SH-4000 Series Hones

Sunnen’s new SH-4000 builds on the 21-year heritage of the successful EC and ML series machines.

Brush Research BC Series Flex-Hone Deburring Tools

The hones self-align, self-center and self-compensate for wear, so no setup or special training is required to use them.

Rottler Report with Chris Straub of Straub Technologies

Chris Straub is the owner of Straub Technologies, an engine machine shop located in Piney Flats, TN. Their relationship with industry legends have produced unique business alliances that allow the business to offer its customers the best products, services, tech support, and prices – from custom-machined parts to volume deals on national brands and closeout

Rottler Report with Sandy Wilkins of Wilkins Racing Engines

Sandy Wilkins is the owner of Wilkins Racing Engines, an engine machine shop located in Moorseville, NC. The build performance race engines and their team has won multiple national championships and records. They recently purchased a new Rottler Manufacturing F69A machining center. “This Rottler is great because you can do boring, decking, circle interpolation, etc.

Rottler Report with Alan Myers of Myers Automotive

Alan Myers is the owner of Myers Automotive, an engine machines shop located in Sibley, LA that does professional engine machining – anything from racing engines to diesels. They recently purchased a Rottler Manufacturing H85A machine. “We wanted something to accomodate all our needs. We’ve been incredibly blessed with the amount of business we’ve received

Rottler Report with Chuck Priestly of Best Engines

Chuck Priestly is the owner of Best Engines, an engine machines shop located in Wake Village, TX that does professional engine design, machining, assembly, testing, block boring, honing, crank polishing, and a number of other services. They recently purchased @rottler S86A and the H85AX machines. “We choose Rottler because it’s the industry gold standard. They are high

Rottler Report with Todd Goodwin of Goodwin Competition

Todd Goodwin is the owner of Goodwin Competition, a fully equipped, state of the art machine shop that’s set up to do R&D, as well as prototype work. Custom machine work includes CNC machining of cylinder heads & blocks, 5-axis CNC porting, CNC manifold porting and custom piston profiling. All of this is thanks to

Sunnen SV-2400 Series Precision Vertical Honing System

The machine’s rotary feed system and superior tooling delivers extremely precise bores.