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Suhner Machining Division Offers Various Tooling Products

Suhner, a manufacturer of automated tooling components, slides and multi-spindle components, has expanded its product offering that is detailed in its Machining Division brochure.

"Known best for its drilling and tapping units, milling units, machining slides and other specially designed devices for high production work, the company continues to experience increased demand for its machining products and services," said a company spokesperson. "As detailed in this brochure, the Suhner Machining Division offers several new and enhanced products including flex shaft multiple drive system, QUILLmaster Drilling Units, TAPmaster tapping units, stationary and self-feed, flexible-shaft driven drilling units, POLYdrill multiple spindle heads, SPINDLEmaster machining spindles and SLIDEmaster. All are designed for high-production work, especially in the automotive and other mass component market sectors."

The flex shaft multiple drive system works with MULTImaster drilling units. It offers up to eight driving units, a motor rating of 5 HP (3.7 kW) standard and an output speed between 46 RPM - 9,320 RPM. Optional features include a larger motor and a right angle drive.

QUILLmaster drilling units are self-fed drilling units, motor driven and pneumatic-fed. The total stroke is up to 4.9" (125 mm), same as the controlled stroke. The QUILLmaster has a drilling capacity with diameter up to 0.8" (20 mm) for mild steel and a motor rating between 0.3 HP - 5 HP (0.22 kW - 3.7 kW). Toolholding options include ER, ST, ISO/CAT, HSK and custom.

Suhner stationary and self-feeding flexible shaft driven drilling units feature total stroke up to 3.1" (80 mm) and controlled stroke up to 2.9" (75 mm). The flexible shaft drilling unit has a drilling capacity with diameter up to 0.47" (12 mm) into mild steel. Available tooling holding options are ER, ST and custom.

TAPmaster includes CNC or leadscrew tapping units. Leadscrew tappers offer a total stroke up to 3.9" (100 mm), a tapping capacity up to .787" (20 mm) and a thread pitch between 64-13 TPI (0.4 mm - 1.75 mm). Available options are custom leadscrew pitches and crash protection on some units. Servo tappers feature a total stroke up to 5.5" (140 mm) and a tapping capacity up to .787" (20 mm).

POLYdrill multiple spindle heads include adjustable and fixed spindle heads. Drilling capacity ranges from 0.06" to 1" (1.5 mm - 25 mm). Minimum hole spacing is 0.27" (7 mm), while maximum hole spacing is limitless. Tooling options include ER, ST, JT33, Weldon and custom. Additional features are axial and radial compensation and custom layout/spacing.

The company's SPINDLEmaster features precision turning spindles and slide units. The drilling capacity has a diameter up to 1.6" (40 mm) into mild steel and a motor rating between 0.75 - 10 HP (0.56 kW - 7.5 kW). Toolholding options include ER, ISO/CAT, HSK, Weldon and ABS. Available options are coolant-through automatic tool charger, taper roller or angular contact bearings and higher capacity spindles.

Lastly, the SLIDEmaster offers pneumatic, hydraulic and servo (ball screw) slide types. Stroke options include 6.3", 12.6" and 18.9" (160 mm, 320 mm and 480 mm). Additional options include custom stroke lengths and higher capacity slides.

For more information contact:

Suhner Industrial Products, LLC

43 Anderson Road SW

Rome, GA 30161


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