ABOUT Robins

Since 1983, the Van Norman and Robins names have been synonymous with leading edge engine re-building technology. We offer a complete range of machinery for every type of engine builder. Whether you have a custom one-man machine shop, a diesel jobber shop or a high-volume production re-manufacturing facility, Van Norman / Robins has the right machine to suite your needs.

Thanks to unmatched dedication, diversity and innovative product development, our advanced designs and equipment continue to meet the most demanding engineering needs of engine builders and re-manufacturers around the world.

Machine Operation

Select your required Machine Operation below to view all available Robins Machines that may suit your requirements:

Cylinder Head & Block Surfacing Machinery

Robins RubiSurf range are CNC Automatic Programmable Cylinder Block and Head Surfacing Machines

 

RubiSurf 1.8 (420mm)

Cutterhead Diameter

420mm

Max Work Head Travel

1270mm

Spindle Power

 

Spindle Speed

 

Spindle Feed

 

Rapid Traverse Rate

 

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Guide Honing Machinery

Robins produce super precision valve guide honing machines and have been specifically designed for machine shops building small to mid-size cylinder heads as well as high volume engine re-builders.

 

GH8

Maximum Length of Cylinder 111.76mm
Stroke Length 250mm
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Valve Seat & Guide Machinery

Robins consistent high quality has been built upon by their total commitment and complete specialization to the production of supreme quality valve seat and guide machines exclusively. Their unique production facility uses the most advanced manufacturing techniques and is governed by most rigid quality control

 

SG4

Cylinder Head Size (in Roll Fixture)

254mm x 254mm x 127mm

Spindle Tilt

+- 10 Degrees

Spindle Dia

56mm

Spindle Stroke

145mm

Spindle Speed

80-500 RPM

Surface Finish

0.5 – 1.25 μmRa

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SG5

Cylinder Head Size (in Roll Fixture)

585mm x 254mm x 127mm

Spindle Tilt

+- 10 Degrees

Spindle Dia

56mm

Spindle Stroke

145mm

Spindle Speed

80-500 RPM

Surface Finish

0.5 – 1.25 μmRa

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SG6

Cylinder Head Size (in Roll Fixture)

685mm x 254mm x 127mm

Spindle Tilt

+- 10 Degrees

Spindle Dia

56mm

Spindle Stroke

145mm

Spindle Speed

80-500 RPM

Surface Finish

0.5 – 1.25 μmRa

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SG7

Cylinder Head Size (in Roll Fixture)

812mm x 254mm x 152mm

Spindle Tilt

+- 15 Degrees

Spindle Dia

56mm

Spindle Stroke

175mm

Spindle Speed

80-440 RPM

Surface Finish

0.5 – 1.25 μmRa

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SG8

Cylinder Head Size (in Roll Fixture)

1016mm x 305mm x 153mm

Spindle Tilt

+- 15 Degrees

Spindle Dia

 

Spindle Stroke

216mm

Spindle Speed

35-500 RPM

Surface Finish

0.5 – 1.25 μmRa

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SG8E XL

Cylinder Head Size (in Roll Fixture)

1193mm x 381mm x 254mm

Spindle Tilt

+- 10 Degrees

Spindle Dia

 

Spindle Stroke

216mm

Spindle Speed

35-500 RPM

Surface Finish

0.5 – 1.25 μmRa

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Valve Refacing Machinery

The VR5 & VR10 high quality valve grinding machines set new standards in speed and accuracy for performance racing and re-manufacturing cylinder head work

 

VR5 & VR10

Base Cabinet & XL Coolant Tank VR10 Only
Mini Chuck Range 3.5mm – 7.1mm
Standard Chuck Range 4.0mm – 14.0mm
Large Chuck Range 11.0mm – 20.7mm
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