Highlights

The Highlights below include features on recent products, solutions and news from Sun.
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Technical Resources/Reference

QuickPrint offers custom, up-to-date catalogues of Sun products
Jun 09, 2015
Sun Hydraulics now offers the ability for you to create your own custom catalogues on demand from our website.
Single Page Product "Cut Sheets" Available for Sun Products
May 25, 2012
A single page, printable "cut sheet" is now available for Sun products directly from the product page.
Instructional Videos Available for Sun's Amplifier
Jan 09, 2012
Use these helpful videos to learn more about Sun's amplifier products and their features.
Sun 3D Cavities Now Available in Native Inventor 2009 and SolidWorks Format!
Nov 11, 2011
Individual cavities are available for download, or the full Sun cavity library.
Sun Amplifier Set Up Software Available for Download
Jul 25, 2011
Sun's amplifier set up software provides a convenient means to configure the electro-proportional system.
Solenoid Operated Directional Valves Technical Tips
May 02, 2011
Sun publishes new technical tips on solenoid operated directional cartridges.
Sequence Valves Technical Tips
Mar 08, 2010
Sun publishes new Technical Tips on Sequence Valves.
Logic Element Cartridges Technical Tips
Oct 16, 2009
Sun publishes new Technical Tips on Logic Element Cartridges.
Sun’s Maximum Setting Limiter
Mar 10, 2009
Installation of this simple kit can limit the maximum setting of a pressure control.
Pneumatic Control Options for Hydraulic Systems
Sep 02, 2008
Pneumatic pressure controls go where other controls can't.
Manufacturing Sun Cartridge Cavities
Jul 14, 2008
Sun publishes Technical Tip on manufacturing Sun Cartridge Cavities!
Pressure Relief and Regulating Cartridge Valve Technical Tips
Mar 14, 2008
The second in a series of revised and updated learning tools about Sun products.
SUN's T-8A Cavity Concept
Jan 16, 2008
Sun's T-8A cavity concept allows an almost infinite variety of pilot and main stage combinations.
Counterbalance/Pilot-to-Open Cartridge Valve Technical Tips
Oct 28, 2007
The first in a series of revised and updated learning tools about Sun products.
Repeatable Cylinder Decompression: The "Balanced" Way
Sep 11, 2006
In a cylinder circuit, when using logic elements to emulate a 4-way direction valve function
Summary of European Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC and Related Directives - Updated February 2013
May 09, 2006
An Overview of European Machinery Directives and their applicability to Sun Products
Does Your Manifold Have Worm Holes?
Mar 01, 2006
Technical Article on Cavitation written by Jeff Baker
Finding Sun 2D and 3D Models
Jan 04, 2006
There are several ways to find the 2D or 3D model you are looking for.
Sun Product Identification
Jul 28, 2005
"What to look for and where to find it"
Searching for a Coil?
Jul 01, 2005
Finding the right coil for your solenoid-operated cartridge has never been easier!
Ventable Soft Relief
Jun 01, 2005
Sun's new 3-port, pilot operated soft relief includes a vent port for remote control.
The Quick Coupler Circuit
Sep 20, 2004
Prevent potentially damaging mistakes when using quick couplers to connect an accessory circuit to the main circuit.
Eliminate Stalling While Maintaining Optimum Speed
Apr 02, 2004
It may be possible to optimize the performance of a cutting device by automatically controlling feed rate using just a single valve.