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TONGTAI QVM-610A APC Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,340 x 4,355 x 2,878 mm
Year of manufacture 2008
Weight approx. 6,500 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Stara Pazova, loaded on truck
Stara Pazova Serbia, 22300 Stara Pazova
10/12/2020 11:08
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TONGTAI QVM-610A APC Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,340 x 4,355 x 2,878 mm
Year of manufacture 2008
Weight approx. 6,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Stara Pazova, loaded on truck
Stara Pazova Serbia, 22300 Stara Pazova
10/12/2020 11:07
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17,000€
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TONGTAI QVM-610A APC Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,340 x 4,355 x 2,878 mm
Year of manufacture 2008
Weight approx. 6,500 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Stara Pazova, loaded on truck
Stara Pazova Serbia, 22300 Stara Pazova
10/12/2020 11:06
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17,000€
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EMAX 7040 5-Axis CNC Machine
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EMAX 7040 5-Axis CNC Machine CNC Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,200 x 1,200 x 1,640 mm
Year of manufacture 2019
Weight approx. 260 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Nis, loaded on truck
Nis Serbia, 18103 Nis
10/12/2020 13:01
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5,000€
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CHIRON FZ18 S HS Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,300 x 4,250 x 3,050 mm
Year of manufacture 2014
Weight approx. 9,200 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Nowa Sól, loaded on truck
Nowa Sól Poland, 67-100 Nowa Sól
01/12/2020 09:00
1 Bid
15,000€
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HURCO VMX 42 Vertical Machining Centre
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HURCO VMX 42 Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,600 x 3,300 x 2,800 mm
Year of manufacture 2005
Weight approx. 7,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Laupheim, loaded on truck
Laupheim Germany, 88471 Laupheim
30/11/2020 10:19
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9,000€
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C.B. FERRARI A15 5-Axis Machining Centre
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,000 x 3,300 x 2,600 mm
Weight approx. 5,200 kg
Machine available from Immediately
Delivery terms FCA Montesilvano, loaded on truck
Montesilvano Italy, 65015 Montesilvano
15/12/2020 10:59
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5,000€
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HELLER MC 16 CNC Machining Centre CNC Machining Centres
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Year of manufacture 2002
Weight approx. 8,500 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Schwäbisch Gmünd, free on truck
Schwäbisch Gmü… Germany, 73529 Schwäbisch Gmünd
02/12/2020 11:33
1 Bid
7,000€
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OKK MCV-660 Vertical Machining Centre
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OKK MCV-660 Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,220 x 3,570 x 3,010 mm
Year of manufacture 1996
Weight approx. 12,000 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Nowa Wieś Wrocławska, loaded on truck
Nowa Wieś Wroc… Poland, 55-080 Nowa Wieś Wrocławska
01/12/2020 09:14
4 Bids
8,000€
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CHIRON FZ 15 L Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 7,900 x 3,650 x 3,200 mm
Year of manufacture 2003
Weight approx. 7,700 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Nowa Sól, loaded on truck
Nowa Sól Poland, 67-100 Nowa Sól
01/12/2020 09:01
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7,000€
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CHIRON FZ 15 KW Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,150 x 4,200 x 3,050 mm
Year of manufacture 2002
Weight approx. 9,600 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Nowa Sól, loaded on truck
Nowa Sól Poland, 67-100 Nowa Sól
01/12/2020 09:03
1 Bid
6,000€
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CHIRON M800 Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,750 x 3,400 x 2,900 mm
Year of manufacture 2002
Weight approx. 7,200 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Nowa Sól, loaded on truck
Nowa Sól Poland, 67-100 Nowa Sól
01/12/2020 09:02
3 Bids
6,500€
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AZK HWT E-442 CNC TROII Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 950 x 1,250 x 2,330 mm
Year of manufacture 2014
Weight approx. 1,300 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Mikołów, loaded on truck
Mikołów Poland, 43-195 Mikołów
08/12/2020 10:27
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4,000€
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MORI SEIKI MH-40 Horizontal Machining Centre Horizontal Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 6,000 x 2,300 x 3,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1992
Weight approx. 8,500 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Aesch BL, loaded on truck
Aesch BL Switzerland, 4147 Aesch BL
10/12/2020 13:05
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4,000€
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ARGO A - 1 APO Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,500 x 2,400 x 3,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1996
Weight approx. 3,500 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Neuhausen ob Eck, loaded on truck
Neuhausen ob Eck Germany, 78579 Neuhausen ob Eck
14/01/2021 14:00
2 Bids
2,000€
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DECKEL FP 4 AT Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,900 x 2,400 x 1,980 mm
Weight approx. 2,000 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Wendlingen am Neckar, loaded on truck
Wendlingen am … Germany, 73240 Wendlingen am Neckar
26/01/2021 10:00
9 Bids
2,200€
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HURCO BMC 30/M Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,200 x 600 x 2,800 mm
Year of manufacture 1998
Weight approx. 5,000 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Stößen, loaded on truck
Stößen Germany, 06667 Stößen
20/01/2021 10:44
1 Bid
990€
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DECKEL MAHO DMU 100 MONOBLOCK 5-Axis Vertical Machining Centre
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,500 x 2,650 x 2,650 mm
Year of manufacture 2007
Weight approx. 10,500 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Jaworzno, loaded on truck
Jaworzno Poland, 43-605 Jaworzno
08/12/2020 12:09
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72,000€
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EMMEGI PHANTOMATIC X6 HP 4+2 Axis CNC Machining Centre CNC Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 9,600 x 2,200 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 2015
Weight approx. 3,600 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Forlì, loaded on truck
Forlì Italy, 47122 Forlì
15/12/2020 11:34
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30,000€
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DECKEL MAHO DMU 125 P hi-dyn 5-Axis Universal Machining Centre Universal Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 7,500 x 6,500 x 3,100 mm
Year of manufacture 2003
Weight approx. 13,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Hiddenhausen, free on truck
Hiddenhausen Germany, 32120 Hiddenhausen
02/12/2020 10:28
22 Bids
49,500€
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CHIRON FZ 08 S MAGNUM Vertical Machining Centre
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CHIRON FZ 08 S MAGNUM Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,000 x 1,700 x 2,400 mm
Year of manufacture 2015
Weight approx. 5,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Magdeburg, loaded on truck
Magdeburg Germany, 39126 Magdeburg
02/12/2020 10:25
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24,900€
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 7,000 x 3,500 x 3,000 mm
Year of manufacture 2003
Weight approx. 9,000 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Mühldorf am Inn., loaded on truck
Mühldorf am Inn. Germany, 84453 Mühldorf am Inn.
16/12/2020 10:08
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24,500€
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CHIRON FZ 12 KS 6-Axis-Machining Centre
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CHIRON FZ 12 KS 6-Axis-Machining Centre Universal Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,000 x 5,000 x 2,700 mm
Year of manufacture 2007
Weight approx. 9,000 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Ebenweiler, loaded on truck
Ebenweiler Germany, 88370 Ebenweiler
02/12/2020 11:41
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23,100€
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DOOSAN MYNX 650 Vertical Machining Centre
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DOOSAN MYNX 650 Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,150 x 2,500 x 2,700 mm
Year of manufacture 2008
Weight approx. 8,500 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Ljubljana, loaded on truck
Ljubljana Slovenia, 1231 Ljubljana
08/12/2020 10:00
2 Bids
24,000€
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MORI SEIKI SH-403 Horizontal Machining Centre
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MORI SEIKI SH-403 Horizontal Machining Centre Horizontal Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,300 x 2,700 x 2,800 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 9,800 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Niemodlin, loaded on truck
Niemodlin Poland, 49-100 Niemodlin
08/12/2020 10:02
1 Bid
18,900€
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DOOSAN HM 45H Horizontal Machining Centre Horizontal Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,586 x 4,051 x 3,176 mm
Year of manufacture 2010
Weight approx. 12,500 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Niemodlin, loaded on truck
Niemodlin Poland, 49-100 Niemodlin
08/12/2020 10:01
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17,400€
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,600 x 4,200 x 2,470 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 6,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Medolago (BG), loaded on truck
Medolago (BG) Italy, 24030 Medolago (BG)
15/12/2020 11:27
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14,000€
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DECKEL MAHO DMU 35 M Universal Machining Centre
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DECKEL MAHO DMU 35 M Universal Machining Centre Universal Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,800 x 3,600 x 2,100 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 2,000 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Korschenbroich, loaded on truck
Korschenbroich Germany, 41352 Korschenbroich
16/12/2020 10:30
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12,500€
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,700 x 4,400 x 2,600 mm
Year of manufacture 2005
Weight approx. 10,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Sundern, loaded on truck
Sundern Germany, 59846 Sundern
02/12/2020 10:29
6 Bids
14,500€
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MAZAK VTC-200 C Vertical Machining Centre
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MAZAK VTC-200 C Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,100 x 2,980 x 2,650 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 9,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Asperg, loaded on truck
Asperg Germany, 71679 Asperg
02/12/2020 10:26
3 Bids
11,700€
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MITSUI SEIKI HU 40 A Horizontal Machining Centre
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,300 x 2,400 x 2,800 mm
Year of manufacture 1999
Weight approx. 10,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Lübbenau, loaded on truck
Lübbenau Germany, 03222 Lübbenau
16/12/2020 10:37
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9,900€
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MITSUI SEIKI HU 40 A Horizontal Machining Centre
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,300 x 2,400 x 2,800 mm
Year of manufacture 1999
Weight approx. 10,500 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Lübbenau, loaded on truck
Lübbenau Germany, 03222 Lübbenau
16/12/2020 10:36
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DECKEL MAHO MH 600C Vertical Machining Centre
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DECKEL MAHO MH 600C Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,800 x 4,300 x 2,000 mm
Weight approx. 3,000 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Jaworzno, loaded on truck
Jaworzno Poland, 43-605 Jaworzno
08/12/2020 10:07
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7,900€
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HURCO VMX 50 Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,400 x 2,700 x 2,900 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 8,500 kg
Machine available from 30. KW
Delivery terms FCA Korschenbroich, loaded on truck
Korschenbroich Germany, 41352 Korschenbroich
16/12/2020 10:11
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7,200€
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DECKEL MAHO DMU 60 T Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,000 x 2,500 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture 2000
Weight approx. 7,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Hiddenhausen, free on truck
Hiddenhausen Germany, 32120 Hiddenhausen
02/12/2020 10:27
12 Bids
8,750€
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HECKERT CWK 630 D CNC Machining Centre CNC Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 6,000 x 4,200 x 3,300 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 15,000 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Schwäbisch Gmünd, free on truck
Schwäbisch Gmü… Germany, 73529 Schwäbisch Gmünd
02/12/2020 11:32
10 Bids
8,150€
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SW BA 18 Vertical 4-Axis Machining Centre
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SW BA 18 Vertical 4-Axis Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,800 x 3,000 x 3,400 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 7,300 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Neresheim, loaded on truck
Neresheim Germany, 73450 Neresheim
02/12/2020 10:51
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5,000€
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HELLER BZU 07 2000 Universal Machining Centre Universal Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,000 x 2,800 x 3,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1994
Weight approx. 9,000 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Kirchdorf an der Iller, loaded on truck
Kirchdorf an d… Germany, 88457 Kirchdorf an der Iller
09/12/2020 10:19
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MAHO MH 800 E 2 Universal Machining Centre
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MAHO MH 800 E 2 Universal Machining Centre Universal Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,700 x 2,500 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1990
Weight approx. 5,000 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Weilheim Teck, loaded on truck
Weilheim Teck Germany, 73235 Weilheim Teck
12/01/2021 14:00
3 Bids
1,700€
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DYNA CNC Machining Centre
DYNA CNC Machining Centre CNC Machining Centres
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,000 x 2,000 x 2,500 mm
Weight approx. 2,000 kg
Machine available from Sofort
Delivery terms FCA Villotta di Chions, loaded on truck
Villotta di Ch… Italy, 33083 Villotta di Chions
15/12/2020 11:25
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bear TOMILL 270 Vertical milling center
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bear TOMILL 270 Vertical milling center Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,800 x 1,100 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture 2002
Weight approx. 700 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Ecser, loaded on truck
Ecser Hungary, 2233 Ecser
08/12/2020 10:31
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3,500€
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,000 x 2,300 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 2008
Weight approx. 7,000 kg
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Delivery terms EXW Jahnsdorf, ex foundation, unpackaged
Jahnsdorf Germany, 09387 Jahnsdorf
09/12/2020 11:54
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3,500€
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CHIRON FZ 15 S CNC Machining Centre CNC Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,700 x 400 x 3,500 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 9,000 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Schwäbisch Gmünd, free on truck
Schwäbisch Gmü… Germany, 73529 Schwäbisch Gmünd
02/12/2020 11:14
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2,900€
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CHIRON FZ 12 S Vertical Machining Centre Vertical Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,000 x 3,000 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture 1993
Weight approx. 3,590 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Schwäbisch Gmünd, free on truck
Schwäbisch Gmü… Germany, 73529 Schwäbisch Gmünd
02/12/2020 11:01
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2,600€
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,000 x 2,750 x 3,100 mm
Year of manufacture 2005
Weight approx. 7,300 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Schwäbisch Gmünd, loaded on truck
Schwäbisch Gmü… Germany, 73529 Schwäbisch Gmünd
02/12/2020 11:29
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3,300€
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EMCO VMC 300 CNC Machining Centre CNC Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,400 x 3,000 x 2,600 mm
Year of manufacture 1996
Weight approx. 4,000 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Schwäbisch Gmünd, free on truck
Schwäbisch Gmü… Germany, 73529 Schwäbisch Gmünd
02/12/2020 11:41
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2,000€
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,600 x 2,270 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture 1994
Weight approx. 400 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Brügg, loaded on truck
Brügg Switzerland, 2555 Brügg
10/12/2020 13:44
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HURCO BMC 4020 HAT Machining Centre CNC Machining Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,000 x 2,600 x 3,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1997
Weight approx. 4,500 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Härkingen, loaded on truck
Härkingen Switzerland, 4624 Härkingen
10/12/2020 13:37
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Definition: CNC Machining Centres

CNC machining centres play an important role in the used machinery market. Fully automated CNC milling machines set the standards in the production of complex workpieces. Because of their flexibility, precision and speed, machining centres are indispensable in the series production sector. Depending on the position of the main spindle, there is a distinction between a horizontal and a vertical machining centre. Machines with four or five axes are called universal machining centres. Different designs and the integration of different manufacturing processes provide further classification features. At Surplex you will find used CNC machining centres- also modern models with few operating hours!

Used machining centres for industrial use - it’s better with Surplex

  1. Index
  2. Machining centres for completely automated processing
  3. The development of machining centres
  4. Areas of application for machining centres
  5. Weakened joints
  6. Large selection, high prices
  7. Buying used machining centres
  8. An overview of machining centre manufacturers
Used machining center in a factory

Machining centres for completely automated processing

A machining centre (MC for short) for metal is called a numerically controlled machine tool and is designed for processing workpieces with complex prismatic geometries using a single clamping process. Machining centres are fitted with tools for various machining processes, particularly milling and drilling. A typical feature of machining centres is the high level of automation, which includes both automatic tool changing and fully automated movement sequences.

  • Processing of complex, prismatic geometries
  • High level of automation
  • Independent tool changing

Machining centres possess a main spindle which they automatically load from a tool magazine. It is possible to perform a numerically controlled movement between the main spindle and workpiece in a straight line on at least three CNC axes. Today, 5-axis CNC machines are used heavily in a range of locations. Rotary movement axes may also be included. CNC machining centres differ in terms of the position of the main spindle. They can come both in form of horizontal or vertical machining centres. If the machine tool can also alter the position of the main spindle, it is called a universal machining centre.

Differentiating machining centres

The key features used to differentiate machining centres are the number and type of CNC axes and tools in the magazine, the rotational speed range, cutting performance, dimensions of work routes and workpiece table and its load capacity, as well as the resolution capacity of the drives and entrance tolerance. Tool and chain magazines are used as tool storage in CNC machining centres. Star- and drum-shaped magazines are used depending on the position of the tools and it is possible for the feed direction to be parallel and perpendicular to the magazine axis. To reduce non-productive times, CNC machining centres use simple changers and double changers for modifying the tool, which can simultaneously remove a tool from the magazine and main spindle. The non-productive times for loading, unloading and clamping the workpieces can be reduced by means of pallet systems. This involves clamping the workpieces on pallets outside the work area, which are then transported independently by the machining centre. This largely enables workpieces to be changed parallel to processing procedures.

Machining centre in operation

The development of machining centres

The history of machining centres is closely related to the invention of numerical machine tool controls (NC) and computerised numerical controls (CNC), as well as the development of motor spindles as autonomous components. Numerical controls enable workpieces to be machined automatically. Motor spindles fitted with a direct drive enable precise control of spindle movement even at high speeds. With its integrated tool magazine, a CNC machining centre can combine several types of machine tools, such as drilling machines and milling machines and even lathes within one structure.

Areas of application for machining centres

Due to a high level of automation, machining centres are suitable for both large series production, small- and mid-sized series, as well as the manufacture of individual pieces. Their high processing speed is particularly important in serial production and explains their widespread use in large and small companies, ranging from car manufacturers to small-scale carpentry operations. However, acquiring a machining centre can be major financial challenge for many companies, which is why many firms involved in industrial production find purchasing used machining centres to be a sensible alternative. Second-hand machines> are often just as capable at performing as new models, but it is the comparatively low cost which makes all the difference.

Weakened joints

A 3-axis or 5-axis machining centre can mill three-dimensional curves and radii into a workpiece. The high number of movable axes, however, inevitably affect the rigidity of the machine. A 5-axis machining centre is therefore comparatively sensitive to high feed rates or very resistant material. A 5-axis machining centre is prone to wear on all moving parts and these need to be regularly inspected. As such, a 5-axis CNC machining centre may look very appealing externally, but the internal condition could be in such a bad state of repair that repairs would not be economically viable. But this does not mean that the risks of buying a used 5-axis machine cannot be avoided.

Detail of a used machining center

Large selection, high prices

CNC machining centres are high-tech pieces of kit. The highly precise coordination of all the axes while taking into consideration tool wear and material properties requires high-quality components as well as high-performance controls. The good news is that the controls do not wear out. A used CNC machining centre is just as capable as a brand new one, which is why even second-hand machining centres can be quite an investment and require a large amount of capital.

Buying used machining centres

A CNC machining centre for metalworking is a central piece of kit in industrial operations. These high-performance, efficient and precise machines guarantee that any shape and form can be manufactured. Prototype construction, reworking cast iron parts or series parts made from solid material - a good CNC machining centre enables production to achieve new levels of performance. The weakpoints described make buying a CNC machining centre a matter of trust. This is why second-hand machinery traders who solely deal in approved and transportable CNC machining centres are the ideal places to acquire a used CNC machining centre. Comprehensively tested and thoroughly cleaned, with updated software (if requested) and all damaged or worn components replaced, a CNC machining centre bought from a second-hand dealer can be just as good as a brand new machine. The price difference alone between a new 5-axis CNC machine and a used machining centre is reason enough to consider taking the second-hand route.

Surplex offers a large range of high-quality machining centres: 3-axis, 4-axis and 5-axis machining centres. When possible, our used machining centres are professionally uninstalled, thoroughly inspected and maintained as required, which makes opting for a second-hand machine an easy decision. Surplex also offers comprehensive services for used 5-axis CNC machining centres in addition to their sales activities. Consultation, transportation, installation and upgrading can be performed by Surplex or one of our dependable partners.

An overview of machining centre manufacturers

So, you would like to buy a CNC machining centre? Surplex regularly has a wide range of high-quality, 5-axis CNC machines for sale, as well as other versions. It is worth opting for manufacturers who have been known for reliability and quality for a good number of years. Renowned companies include AXA, BECK, CHIRON, DECKEL, HERMLE, HECKERT, HAAS, HELLER, OKUMA and YEONG CHIN MACHINERY TAIWAN.

Our numerous industrial auctions regularly feature CNC machining centres for sale (with a range of axes) at attractive prices. If you cannot find the right used machine for your needs, simply try looking again another day. Alternatively, contact Surplex Customer Care and a member of the team will be glad to help.

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