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CITIZEN M-20 Swiss-Type CNC Lathe
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CITIZEN M-20 Swiss-Type CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 7,000 x 1,700 x 500 mm
Year of manufacture 1997
Weight approx. 3,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Barrô AGD, free on truck
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Barrô AGD Portugal, 3750-352 Barrô AGD
02/12/2021 11:31
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DAEWOO PUMA 300 CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,000 x 2,000 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 4,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Agueda, free on truck
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Agueda Portugal, 3750-316 Agueda
02/12/2021 11:46
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8,990 €
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OKUMA LB300-M CNC Lathe
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OKUMA LB300-M CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 7,200 x 2,300 x 1,950 mm
Year of manufacture 2000
Weight approx. 5,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Friedeburg, loaded on truck
Friedeburg Germany, 26446 Friedeburg
01/12/2021 10:30
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21,000 €
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DAEWOO AW-400 CNC tilting bed lathe
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DAEWOO AW-400 CNC tilting bed lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,500 x 2,250 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 10,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Monistrol de Montserrat, loaded on truck
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Monistrol de Montserrat Spain, 08691 Monistrol de Montserrat
02/12/2021 11:06
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9,000 €
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DAEWOO PUMA 12L CNC tilting bed lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,250 x 2,250 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1996
Weight approx. 6,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Monistrol de Montserrat, loaded on truck
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Monistrol de Montserrat Spain, 08691 Monistrol de Montserrat
02/12/2021 11:05
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9,000 €
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MORI SEIKI SL-25 MC CNC Lathe
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MORI SEIKI SL-25 MC CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,000 x 2,000 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1995
Weight approx. 3,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Nyírpazony, free on truck
Nyírpazony Hungary, 4531 Nyírpazony
08/12/2021 11:21
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5,500 €
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TRAUB TND 360 TX8 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,005 x 3,270 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture 1986
Weight approx. 3,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Com. Ghercesti, Jud. Dolj, loaded on truck
Com. Ghercesti, Jud. Dolj Romania, 207280 Com. Ghercesti, Jud. Dolj
07/12/2021 09:28
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2,700 €
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OERLIKON-BOEHRINGER VDF 400 C-U CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 6,500 x 2,800 x 2,880 mm
Year of manufacture 1985
Weight approx. 12,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Falkenberg, loaded on truck
Falkenberg Germany, 04895 Falkenberg
12/01/2022 14:09
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2,400 €
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TRAUB TND 400 CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,850 x 2,000 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1990
Weight approx. 5,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Hachenburg, loaded on truck
Hachenburg Germany, 57627 Hachenburg
30/11/2021 11:17
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3,200 €
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VDF-BOEHRINGER VDF 250 C-U CNC Lathe
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VDF-BOEHRINGER VDF 250 C-U CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,500 x 2,750 x 2,300 mm
Year of manufacture 1989
Weight approx. 9,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Falkenberg, loaded on truck
Falkenberg Germany, 04895 Falkenberg
12/01/2022 15:29
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1,600 €
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OERLIKON-BOEHRINGER VDF 180 C-U CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,000 x 2,200 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1987
Weight approx. 6,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Falkenberg, loaded on truck
Falkenberg Germany, 04895 Falkenberg
12/01/2022 14:29
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1,100 €
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GILDEMEISTER NEF CT 40 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,500 x 1,700 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 4,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf, loaded on truck
Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf Germany, 57234 Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf
13/01/2022 14:34
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650 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,800 x 2,300 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture 2015
Weight approx. 3,265 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Sprockhövel, loaded on truck
Sprockhövel Germany, 45549 Sprockhövel
01/12/2021 10:18
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39,000 €
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BOEHRINGER VDF 25 M-G CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 8,000 x 3,600 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture 2002
Weight approx. 25,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Magdeburg, loaded on truck
Magdeburg Germany, 39126 Magdeburg
02/12/2021 09:12
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32,000 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,260 x 2,510 x 1,825 mm
Year of manufacture 2011
Weight approx. 3,800 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Ansbach, loaded on truck
Ansbach Germany, 91522 Ansbach
14/12/2021 14:57
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30,000 €
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DOOSAN PUMA TL 2500 M CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,500 x 3,000 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 2007
Weight approx. 7,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Nürnberg, loaded on truck
Nürnberg Germany, 90439 Nürnberg
16/12/2021 11:03
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25,000 €
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GILDEMEISTER CTX 410 CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,500 x 1,800 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture 2008
Weight approx. 5,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Nürnberg, loaded on truck
Nürnberg Germany, 90439 Nürnberg
16/12/2021 10:56
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15,000 €
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NAKAMURA TW 10 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,000 x 6,300 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture 2006
Weight approx. 5,300 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Grenchen, loaded on truck
Grenchen Switzerland, 2540 Grenchen
29/11/2021 11:12
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32,000 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,320 x 1,730 x 1,830 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 4,240 kg
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Delivery terms FCA gomilsko, loaded on truck
gomilsko Slovenia, 3303 gomilsko
07/12/2021 09:07
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14,000 €
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NAKAMURA WT 250 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,100 x 3,000 x 2,300 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 6,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Grenchen, loaded on truck
Grenchen Switzerland, 2540 Grenchen
29/11/2021 11:13
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18,900 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 6,700 x 200 x 1,950 mm
Year of manufacture 1996
Weight approx. 7,000 kg
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Delivery terms EXW Mechernich, ex foundation, unpackaged
Mechernich Germany, 53894 Mechernich
15/12/2021 10:01
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7,500 €
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OKUMA LT 15-M CNC Lathe
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OKUMA LT 15-M CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 11,400 x 3,300 x 4,250 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 11,000 kg
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Delivery terms EXW Friedeburg, ex foundation, unpackaged
Friedeburg Germany, 26446 Friedeburg
01/12/2021 10:25
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6,700 €
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OKUMA LT 15-M CNC Lathe
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OKUMA LT 15-M CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 11,400 x 3,300 x 4,250 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 11,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Friedeburg, loaded on truck
Friedeburg Germany, 26446 Friedeburg
01/12/2021 10:50
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6,700 €
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INDEX GU 2000 CNC Lathe
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INDEX GU 2000 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 7,400 x 2,300 x 2,400 mm
Year of manufacture 1985
Weight approx. 10,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Rogaska Slatina, loaded on truck
Rogaska Slatina Slovenia, 3250 Rogaska Slatina
07/12/2021 09:04
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6,500 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 11,500 x 2,700 x 3,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1996
Weight approx. 28,000 kg
Item available from By appointment
Delivery terms FCA Vinovo (TO), loaded on truck
Vinovo (TO) Italy, 10048 Vinovo (TO)
15/12/2021 10:14
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6,000 €
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STAR SST-16 CNC Long Lathe
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STAR SST-16 CNC Long Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,700 x 1,300 x 1,700 mm
Year of manufacture 1994
Weight approx. 3,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Ebenweiler, loaded on truck
Ebenweiler Germany, 88370 Ebenweiler
01/12/2021 10:15
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3,400 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,400 x 2,100 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 7,400 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Nürnberg, loaded on truck
Nürnberg Germany, 90439 Nürnberg
16/12/2021 10:39
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2,800 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,100 x 1,500 x 1,900 mm
Year of manufacture 1999
Weight approx. 3,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Ebenweiler, loaded on truck
Ebenweiler Germany, 88370 Ebenweiler
01/12/2021 10:14
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2,090 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,800 x 1,760 x 2,300 mm
Year of manufacture 1970
Weight approx. 5,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Bekescsaba, loaded on truck
Bekescsaba Hungary, H-5600 Bekescsaba
07/12/2021 09:23
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1,500 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,700 x 1,800 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture 1965
Weight approx. 5,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Bekescsaba, loaded on truck
Bekescsaba Hungary, H-5600 Bekescsaba
07/12/2021 09:22
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1,500 €
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OERLIKON-BOEHRINGER VDF 180 C-U CNC Lathe
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OERLIKON-BOEHRINGER VDF 180 C-U CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,000 x 2,200 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1989
Weight approx. 6,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Falkenberg, loaded on truck
Falkenberg Germany, 04895 Falkenberg
12/01/2022 15:09
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1,400 €
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OERLIKON-BOEHRINGER VDF 180 C-U CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,000 x 2,200 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1987
Weight approx. 6,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Falkenberg, loaded on truck
Falkenberg Germany, 04895 Falkenberg
12/01/2022 14:49
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1,200 €
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EMCO EMCOTURN 220 CNC Lathe
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EMCO EMCOTURN 220 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,400 x 1,000 x 1,700 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 600 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Radevormwald, loaded on truck
Radevormwald Germany, 42477 Radevormwald
02/12/2021 10:37
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2,440 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,370 x 2,000 x 1,780 mm
Year of manufacture 1994
Weight approx. 2,100 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Köln, loaded on truck
Köln Germany, 50767 Köln
01/12/2021 10:48
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800 €
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GILDEMEISTER NEF CT 40 CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,500 x 1,700 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 4,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf, loaded on truck
Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf Germany, 57234 Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf
13/01/2022 15:04
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500 €
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GILDEMEISTER NEF CT 40 CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,500 x 1,700 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 4,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf, loaded on truck
Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf Germany, 57234 Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf
13/01/2022 14:59
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800 €
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GILDEMEISTER NEF CT 40 CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,500 x 1,700 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 4,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf, loaded on truck
Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf Germany, 57234 Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf
13/01/2022 14:54
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550 €
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GILDEMEISTER NEF CT 40 CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,500 x 1,700 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 4,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf, loaded on truck
Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf Germany, 57234 Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf
13/01/2022 14:44
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800 €
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GILDEMEISTER NEF CT 40 CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,500 x 1,700 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 4,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf, loaded on truck
Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf Germany, 57234 Wilnsdorf-Rudersdorf
13/01/2022 14:39
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650 €
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CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,200 x 800 x 300 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 60 kg
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Delivery terms EXW Friedeburg, ex foundation, unpackaged
Friedeburg Germany, 26446 Friedeburg
01/12/2021 10:35
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220 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,000 x 2,200 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1994
Weight approx. 4,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Falkenberg, loaded on truck
Falkenberg Germany, 04895 Falkenberg
12/01/2022 15:39
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110 €
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MONFORTS UniCen 700L MultiTurn CNC turning and milling center
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 7,000 x 3,670 x 2,940 mm
Year of manufacture 2008
Weight approx. 25,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Stonehouse, loaded on truck
Stonehouse United Kingdom (Great Britain), GL10 3RH Stonehouse
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 800 x 2,000 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 3,800 kg
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Delivery terms FCA North Lanarkshire, loaded on truck
North Lanarkshire United Kingdom (Great Britain), ML6 8LS North Lanarkshire
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KINGSBURY MHP KMHP65 CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,900 x 2,500 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1995
Weight approx. 4,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Ibrox, Glasgow, loaded on truck
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Ibrox, Glasgow United Kingdom (Great Britain), G51 2RQ Ibrox, Glasgow
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,575 x 1,720 x 1,575 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 1,680 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Elche - Alicante, loaded on truck
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Elche - Alicante Spain, 03203 Elche - Alicante
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3,000 €
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,500 x 2,000 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture 1984
Weight approx. 4,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Malsch, loaded on truck
Malsch Germany, 76316 Malsch
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,500 x 2,200 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture 1979
Weight approx. 9,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Deuselbach, loaded on truck
Deuselbach Germany, 54411 Deuselbach
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CITIZEN L5 20 CNC Lathe with FMB Bar Feeder
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,200 x 5,500 x 1,700 mm
Year of manufacture 1997
Weight approx. 3,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Zlotow, loaded on truck
Zlotow Poland, 77-400 Zlotow
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Definition: CNC Lathes

A CNC lathe is a lathe whose movements are computer-operated. This machine tool crafts complex outlines even with large quantities of pieces without compromising on quality. A special kind of CNC lathe is the machining centre (turning centre), which stands out for its particularly high productivity. Each manufacturer (e.g. GILDEMEISTER, MAZAK or TRAUB) equips its CNC lathes and machining centres with a different control (e.g. MAZATROL). Turning diameter and length vary. At Surplex you will find used CNC machines with chip conveyor and other accessories. Also modern models from leading manufacturers!

Buying and selling used CNC lathes & CNC turning machines at Surplex

  1. Index
  2. What is a CNC lathe? – Design and functionality
  3. History and features of the CNC lathe machine
  4. Areas of application for CNC lathes
  5. Buying a used CNC lathe
  6. An overview of CNC turning machine manufacturers
Used CNC Lathe workplace front view

What is a CNC lathe? – Design and functionality

A CNC lathe is a machine tool for turning workpieces (including metal) using computerised numerical control, or CNC for short. The same applies to CNC turning machines and automatic CNC lathes, which primarily differ from each other in terms of productivity. CNC lathes enable the operator to produce complex, one-off creations as well as small- and large-scale series. These machines are basically a turning machine but with a crucial difference: all movement procedures can be automatically performed and monitored by the built-in controls. The predecessor of the CNC lathe was the NC lathe, which only featured numerical controls and did not allow programmes to be stored. This disadvantage of NC lathe technology was rectified by the introduction of CNC technology.

  • Machine tools for producing turned parts
  • Computer-supported execution and monitoring of processes
  • Easy to plan ahead thanks to constant production times

These modern machines make it possible to retrieve programmes from the memory at any time, make changes and save them to the system. All the data required to properly operate a CNC lathe is provided to the machine in numerical form. The computer continually compares this data and performs corrections independently via special control devices. A CNC programme must first be created in order to commence processing, which can be performed directly on the CNC turning machine or by means of external computers. For the latter, the newly created programmes are transferred to the machine via data storage devices or a network connection for inputting. A certain procedure set out in the corresponding DIN regulations must be observed for programming. The machine reference point or machine zero point is a key requirement of processing. This point is used to calculate all the coordinates for the various axes of motion. Different tool holders allow the execution of a range of work processes such as face cutting, longitudinal turning or conical turning.

MAZAK CNC lathe in operation

History and features of the CNC lathe machine

The first CNC lathes were introduced to Germany in the early 1980s. Computer and machinery technology has since improved considerably. These were then superseded by complete lathe and milling centres, which are more effective thanks to the combination of manufacturing processes. The precision of a CNC turning machine is particularly useful for cylindrical parts. A range of CNC lathes can also be combined to create even more versatile machines. A CNC turning/milling centre is a prime example and combines turning and milling processes. When combined with other industrial machines, complete manufacturing systems or even production lines can be created featuring industrial robots and transportation devices to increase productivity enormously. The controls are often set up in very different ways.

Areas of application for CNC lathes

Computerised numerical control lathe machines are ideal for use wherever high levels of productivity and a clean working environment are required. High volumes with consistent quality can be achieved by using a CNC turning machine and future production planning is simplified thanks to constant production times. Complex parts can be processed and multi-machine operation is possible. A good example of a production scenario for CNC lathes is the manufacture of clutch and drive pulleys - the interior and exterior can be processed using one clamping position.

Buying a used CNC lathe

The widespread use of CNC lathes has led to a very comprehensive range of available machines being available on the market. However, this does not mean that a used CNC lathe is a low-value purchase - even first generation CNC lathe machines can cost up to ten thousand Euros. A CNC lathe is a very appealing and promising piece of kit: the automated production of turned parts via CNC turning to create any shape is a very interesting prospect for technological enthusiasts. However, lathes featuring CNC are some of the most complex and maintenance-intensive machines to be found on the market. A used CNC lathe machine therefore requires some background knowledge in order to assess whether it meets your needs and put it into operation. An advantage of a used CNC lathe is that it can be operated using standard parts.

Used CNC Lathe tool

Once the CNC lathe is acquired, it can be fitted with tools and holders at very reasonable prices. There is also a wide range of peripheral equipment for CNC turning machines. When buying a used CNC lathe, it is worth performing a test run as part of the machine appraisal. It is also recommended to use the services of a highly-experienced dealer who can investigate any weak spots in the used machinery during their presentation. We advise turning a sample item and then checking its dimensions using a digital calliper. This will enable you to identify any worn areas in the bearings and joints of a CNC machine acquired on the second-hand machinery market. The second-hand lathe’s cooling lubrication system should also be fully functional. Another benefit of buying a used automatic CNC turning machine is that a great number of companies have been established specialising in providing maintenance services for second-hand CNC machines. With their help, used CNC machines can be fully and cost-effectively overhauled.

The option of overhauling

If a used CNC lathe has scratched housing, or the housing panels feature condensation, these can be used to your advantage in negotiations. However, these are by no means reasons to refrain from buying a particular CNC turning machine or CNC metal lathe because these components are easy to overhaul or replace. A used CNC lathe can be used to expand your existing fleet of machinery or increase the range of products that can be offered by a particular department. A small CNC lathe is recommended for training purposes: a used CNC machine can meet all the requirements for learning the fundamentals of programming, even if it cannot attain all the tolerances demanded by industrial applications.

If you’re looking to purchase a used CNC lathe, Surplex is the place to be. You will regularly find a range of turning machines, automatic lathes and CNC lathes for sale in our countless industrial auctions at attractive prices.

An overview of CNC turning machine manufacturers

A selection of manufacturers have built a good reputation for their CNC turning machines, lathes and automatic lathes. These include prestigious firms, such as TRAUB, MIYANO, INDEX and VOEST-ALPINE, as well as MANURHIN and EMCO. Used CNC lathes made by GILDEMEISTER are also highly recommended. The list demonstrates that German-made CNC lathes are of a very high standard. These and many other CNC lathe manufacturers are often to be found on Surplex.com.

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