Highlights

The Highlights below include features on recent products, solutions and news from Sun.
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New QuickSelect LoadHolding Selector Tool
Jul 15, 2016
Choosing the right load-holding valve shouldn’t be a game of chance.
QuickDesign with SmartConnect Offers Drag-and-Drop Schematic Tool
May 31, 2016
The shortest distance from concept to solution
CavitySaver multi-function valves deliver single-cartridge solutions
Mar 23, 2016
Reduce cavities, cost and maintenance in your hydraulic systems
Reduce Cylinder Decompression Shock and Cost of Ownership
Jan 29, 2016
How you can use Sun balanced logic elements to eliminate decompression shock.
New Solenoid Valve Delivers Cost-Effective Load-Holding Solution
Dec 17, 2015
The latest addition to Sun's Value Series directional valves, the DTDB is an extremely low-leakage solenoid-operated directional valve suited for load-holding applications with system requirements up to 3600 psi (250 bar).
Pursuing the Perfect Counterbalance Valve
Aug 19, 2015
LoadAdaptive: a new species of counterbalance valve
Configure Your Bluetooth Embedded Amplifier with AmpSet Blue™
Mar 23, 2015
Sun's new Bluetooth Embedded Amplifier is the fluid power industry's first commercially available Bluetooth-configurable product, providing a compact, factory-integrated coil and connector combination for use with Sun's proportional solenoid valves.
High Capacity Electro-Proportional Throttle Valve
Jan 23, 2015
Sun's new electro-proportional throttle with reverse flow check provides high capacity flow control in one compact cartridge solution.
Sun Cartridges with EPDM Seals
Dec 17, 2014
Cartridges for flame-retardant fluids in high-temperature applications
Protect your Hydraulic Systems with Sun Filter Cartridges
Nov 11, 2014
Sun Filter Cartridges offer Protection from Damaging Contamination.
Sun Saves Energy with LoadMatch™ Technology
Aug 24, 2014
Use just the right amount of energy to move your load.
Pilot-to-Shift Directional Valves and Proportional Throttles
Jul 18, 2014
Pilot-operated directional and proportional flow control cartridges offer multiple circuit solutions.
Pilot Operated, Balanced Poppet Relief Valves
Jun 16, 2014
Pilot-operated, balanced poppet reliefs are fast-acting, low-leakage relief valves.
CE/TÜV Certified Pressure Relief Valves
May 01, 2014
Sun RDDT and RDFT cartridges are CE/TÜV certified relief valves in accordance with the Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23/EC (PED).
Sun's New Value Series Solenoid-Operated Valves
Mar 03, 2014
New 3600-psi (250-bar) solenoid-operated valves from Sun provide a reliable, low cost solution for the industrial/mobile market.
Tri-Grip Handknob Now Offered From Sun as a Standard Control Option
Dec 02, 2013
Factory Configured on Select Models
High Capacity Solenoid Valves
Jun 17, 2013
Now available: 2-way, poppet style solenoid valves for flow rates to 120 gpm (480 L/min.) with just one valve.
Sun LoadMatch™ Valves Save Energy!
May 13, 2013
Sun LoadMatch™ Valves save energy, reduce emissions and extend engine life.
Pilot-Operated, Balanced Poppet, Anti Shock Reliefs
Jan 10, 2013
Anti-shock relief cartridges offer many benefits over traditional reliefs.
Sun Offers Zinc-Nickel Plating for Corrosion Resistance
Aug 01, 2012
We've added zinc-nickel plating to our corrosion-resistant cartridge offerings.
'Soft' Relief Eliminates Pressure Spikes
May 24, 2012
The soft relief valve not only limits maximum pressure but also the rate of pressure rise.
Accumulator Sense, Pump Unload Valves
May 24, 2012
ASPU doesn't exactly roll off the tongue, does it?
Series 4 PLUS Cartridges Offer Higher Flows with Lower Pressure Losses
May 23, 2012
Check valves and logic elements are now available in Sun's new Series 4 PLUS family.
Manually Operated Directional Valves
May 23, 2012
Manually operated directional valves from Sun are available in a wide variety of configurations
Sun Expands Corrosion-Resistant Solutions
Mar 12, 2012
Sun has a corrosion-resistant solution for your needs.
Solenoid Operated Directional Valves Technical Tips
May 02, 2011
Sun publishes new technical tips on solenoid operated directional cartridges.
Electro-Proportional Basics Explained
Jul 25, 2010
Common terms used to describe electro-proportional products are defined.
Sun's Proportional Valves Enable Meter-in and Meter-out in Motion Control Circuits
Jun 06, 2010
Sun's new electro-proportional throttling valves provide versatility and superior control.
Pilot Controlled Directional Cartridges Technical Tips
May 04, 2010
Sun publishes new technical tips on pilot controlled directional cartridges.
Sequence Valves Technical Tips
Mar 08, 2010
Sun publishes new Technical Tips on Sequence Valves.
More Options for Logic Elements with Position-Indicating Switch
Feb 01, 2010
Sun has expanded the logic elements with a position-indicating switch.
Weatherized Solenoid Valves for Harsh Environments
Aug 10, 2009
Weatherized assemblies are suitable for high-pressure washdowns and marine applications.
Flow Divider and Flow Divider/Combiner Technical Tips
Apr 24, 2009
Sun publishes Technical Tips on flow divider and flow divider/combiner valves.
Check Valves, Flow Control and Priority Flow Control Valves Technical Tips
Jan 07, 2009
Sun publishes new Technical Tips on check valves, flow control and priority flow control valves.
Sun’s High Flow 2-Way Solenoid Operated Valves
Oct 12, 2008
Sun offers a complete lineup of solenoid operated 2-way valves.
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.
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.
Sun Introduces Additional Solenoid-Operated Pilot Valves
Jan 04, 2007
Models DAAL and DBAL pilot flow solenoid cartridges utilize Sun's new style coil.
Take the Guesswork Out of Logic Circuits
Oct 02, 2002
Sun's balanced logic elements offer predictable switching.
Sun Introduces 'Hybrid' Valves
Aug 07, 2002
These 'hybrid' valves incorporate a relief and a check function into a single cartridge.