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WEEKE BST 100/30/E Through-Feed Drilling Machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 15,000 x 15,000 x 15,000 mm
Year of manufacture: 1999
Weight approx.: 10,000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Pieve di Soligo (TV), loaded on truck
Pieve di Solig… Italy, 31053 Pieve di Soligo (TV)
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ESSEPIGI HORIZON Saw Drilling Machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2,000 x 4,500 x 1,700 mm
Year of manufacture: 2015
Weight approx.: 1,000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Bors, loaded on truck
Bors Romania, 417075 Bors
13/05/2020 11:05
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ESSEPIGI EASY DOOR Hardware Drilling Machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1,200 x 1,600 x 3,500 mm
Year of manufacture: 2015
Weight approx.: 500 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Bors, loaded on truck
Bors Romania, 417075 Bors
13/05/2020 11:04
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2,260 x 1,500 x 1,880 mm
Year of manufacture: 2011
Weight approx.: 1,500 kg
Machine available from: 11.05.2020
Delivery terms: FCA Poxdorf, loaded on truck
Poxdorf Germany, 91099 Poxdorf
20/04/2020 10:00
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2,900 x 980 x 1,500 mm
Weight approx.: 625 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Silla, loaded on truck
Silla Spain, 46460 Silla
30/04/2020 11:25
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 5,500 x 3,600 x 2,300 mm
Year of manufacture: 1994
Weight approx.: 4,100 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Silla, loaded on truck
Silla Spain, 46460 Silla
30/04/2020 11:21
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ALBERTI BMF Line insertion machine Dowel Insertion Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 9,500 x 5,000 x 2,400 mm
Year of manufacture: 2003
Weight approx.: 3,000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Tegoleto, loaded on truck
Tegoleto Italy, 52041 Tegoleto
23/04/2020 14:05
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 5,600 x 2,450 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture: 1991
Weight approx.: 4,800 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Silla, loaded on truck
Silla Spain, 46460 Silla
30/04/2020 11:23
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SCHUERING KBS Drilling Machine Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 3,100 x 1,000 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture: 2000
Weight approx.: 250 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Meppen OT Bokeloh, loaded on truck
Meppen OT Bokeloh Germany, 49716 Meppen OT Bokeloh
21/04/2020 10:10
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SICAR FAX 3000/E Dowel inserting machine Dowel Insertion Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 3,200 x 1,200 x 1,500 mm
Weight approx.: 1,200 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Angera (VA), loaded on truck
Angera (VA) Italy, 21021 Angera (VA)
29/04/2020 14:31
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GIMENO HS 21 T Multi-drilling Machine Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1,050 x 850 x 1,200 mm
Year of manufacture: 2004
Weight approx.: 350 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Silla, loaded on truck
Silla Spain, 46460 Silla
30/04/2020 10:09
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 4,200 x 1,500 x 1,650 mm
Year of manufacture: 1999
Weight approx.: 2,000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Silla, loaded on truck
Silla Spain, 46460 Silla
30/04/2020 10:52
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VITAP LINEA 42 Multi-Drill Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1,400 x 1,200 x 1,300 mm
Year of manufacture: 2000
Weight approx.: 540 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Navas, loaded on truck
Navas Spain, 08670 Navas
01/04/2020 10:05
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BERLE TMB 3001 Hinge Drilling Machine Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 3,380 x 1,100 x 1,770 mm
Weight approx.: 985 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Loeches - Madrid, loaded on truck
Loeches - Madrid Spain, 28890 Loeches - Madrid
07/04/2020 11:54
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ZANGHERI & BOSCHETTI LIGNA Multi Drill Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1,800 x 1,300 x 1,650 mm
Weight approx.: 800 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Navas, loaded on truck
Navas Spain, 08670 Navas
01/04/2020 10:11
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REIMALL Boring machine Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 3,300 x 1,000 x 1,600 mm
Weight approx.: 1,200 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Angera (VA), loaded on truck
Angera (VA) Italy, 21021 Angera (VA)
29/04/2020 14:21
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SCM FM 25 Multi Drilling Machine Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1,400 x 900 x 1,400 mm
Weight approx.: 300 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Navas, loaded on truck
Navas Spain, 08670 Navas
01/04/2020 11:09
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MASTERWOOD OMB 1 VP Chisel mortiser Slot Mortising Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2,580 x 1,000 x 1,900 mm
Weight approx.: 440 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Angera (VA), loaded on truck
Angera (VA) Italy, 21021 Angera (VA)
29/04/2020 14:28
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VEB BR 40 Pillar Drilling Machine Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2,600 x 2,000 x 1,400 mm
Year of manufacture: 1963
Weight approx.: 3,500 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Falkenberg, loaded on truck
Falkenberg Germany, 04895 Falkenberg
28/04/2020 10:01
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MCN CTM220 Horizontal Drilling Machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1,140 x 800 x 1,240 mm
Year of manufacture: 2001
Weight approx.: 250 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Navas, loaded on truck
Navas Spain, 08670 Navas
01/04/2020 10:28
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SAGREMAK Multi Drilling Machine Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1,500 x 900 x 1,400 mm
Weight approx.: 300 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Navas, loaded on truck
Navas Spain, 08670 Navas
01/04/2020 11:12
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REIMALL Boring machine Dowel Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1,800 x 1,000 x 1,600 mm
Weight approx.: 700 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Angera (VA), loaded on truck
Angera (VA) Italy, 21021 Angera (VA)
29/04/2020 14:05
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GRASS ZPM und Unipress Multiple Spindle Drilling Machine Multiple Spindle Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2,500 x 2,400 x 2,000 mm
Weight approx.: 350 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Wilsum, loaded on truck
Wilsum Germany, 49849 Wilsum
02/04/2020 10:59
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CIPSY MR 10 Dowel inserting machine Dowel Insertion Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 3,200 x 900 x 2,200 mm
Weight approx.: 700 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Angera (VA), loaded on truck
Angera (VA) Italy, 21021 Angera (VA)
29/04/2020 14:29
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 4,100 x 1,400 x 1,700 mm
Year of manufacture: 1972
Weight approx.: 550 kg
Machine available from: immeditaely
Delivery terms: FCA Meppen OT Bokeloh, loaded on truck
Meppen OT Bokeloh Germany, 49716 Meppen OT Bokeloh
21/04/2020 10:08
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IMARA BM 81 Automatic Drill Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2,900 x 950 x 1,820 mm
Year of manufacture: 1998
Weight approx.: 750 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Loeches - Madrid, loaded on truck
Loeches - Madrid Spain, 28890 Loeches - Madrid
07/04/2020 10:44
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TS2 Double horizontal drilling machine
TS2 Double horizontal drilling machine Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 3,000 x 1,700 x 1,600 mm
Weight approx.: 300 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Tegoleto, loaded on truck
Tegoleto Italy, 52041 Tegoleto
23/04/2020 11:22
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ZUBIOLA Automatic Drill Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1,510 x 1,150 x 1,270 mm
Weight approx.: 700 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Loeches - Madrid, loaded on truck
Loeches - Madrid Spain, 28890 Loeches - Madrid
07/04/2020 10:34
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BACCI Slot Mortiser Slot Mortising Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 850 x 850 x 1,100 mm
Weight approx.: 400 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Silla, loaded on truck
Silla Spain, 46460 Silla
30/04/2020 10:20
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Hardware drilling machine on workbench
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 3,200 x 1,100 x 1,600 mm
Weight approx.: 500 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Bludenz, loaded on truck
Bludenz Austria, 6700 Bludenz
20/04/2020 09:05
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ESSEPIGI INSERIT 200 Dowel Inserting Machine Dowel Insertion Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 800 x 1,300 x 2,100 mm
Year of manufacture: 1994
Weight approx.: 300 kg
Machine available from: Immediately
Delivery terms: FCA Tegoleto, loaded on truck
Tegoleto Italy, 52041 Tegoleto
23/04/2020 11:24
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BOSCATO 20 mandrini Boring machine Dowel Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1,200 x 1,000 x 1,300 mm
Weight approx.: 300 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Sandrigo, loaded on truck
Sandrigo Italy, 36066 Sandrigo
29/04/2020 15:10
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HETICH Hinge Drilling Machine Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2,900 x 980 x 1,500 mm
Weight approx.: 625 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Torello, loaded on truck
Torello Spain, 08570 Torello
16/04/2020 11:33
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BÄUERLE Knot-Hole Boring Machine Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 900 x 800 x 1,750 mm
Weight approx.: 1,000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Bludenz, loaded on truck
Bludenz Austria, 6700 Bludenz
20/04/2020 09:31
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BLUM MINIPRESS MSP Hinge Boring Machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 3,400 x 800 x 1,500 mm
Weight approx.: 250 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Haslach, loaded on truck
Haslach Germany, 77716 Haslach
30/03/2020 14:04
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PANHANS 116 Slot hole boring machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1,000 x 1,000 x 1,500 mm
Year of manufacture: 1999
Weight approx.: 350 kg
Machine available from: immediately
Delivery terms: FCA Haslach, loaded on truck
Haslach Germany, 77716 Haslach
30/03/2020 14:05
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Boring machine
Boring machine Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 800 x 600 x 1,200 mm
Weight approx.: 500 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Asti (AT), loaded on truck
Asti (AT) Italy, 14100 Asti (AT)
01/04/2020 10:34
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 840 x 650 x 1,540 mm
Weight approx.: 80 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Loeches - Madrid, loaded on truck
Loeches - Madrid Spain, 28890 Loeches - Madrid
07/04/2020 10:13
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IMS Lotto di coni HSK 63F Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 300 x 300 x 200 mm
Weight approx.: 10 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA CAPRIGLIO, loaded on truck
CAPRIGLIO Italy, 14014 CAPRIGLIO
01/04/2020 10:16
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Fittings Drilling unit
Fittings Drilling unit Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 250 x 250 x 760 mm
Weight approx.: 40 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Bludenz, loaded on truck
Bludenz Austria, 6700 Bludenz
20/04/2020 09:46
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Manual shutter mortiser
Manual shutter mortiser Slot Mortising Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 3,000 x 500 x 600 mm
Weight approx.: 90 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Asti (AT), loaded on truck
Asti (AT) Italy, 14100 Asti (AT)
01/04/2020 12:59
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J.M. LLURO Chain Mortiser Slot Mortising Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 500 x 600 x 1,900 mm
Weight approx.: 400 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Torello, loaded on truck
Torello Spain, 08570 Torello
16/04/2020 11:40
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ROTOX KBG 192 Copy drilling machine Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 3,100 x 1,000 x 1,900 mm
Year of manufacture: 1994
Weight approx.: 250 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Aurich, loaded on truck
Aurich Germany, 26605 Aurich
02/04/2020 11:02
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Horizontal Drilling Machine
Horizontal Drilling Machine Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 600 x 1,000 x 1,100 mm
Weight approx.: 100 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Tegoleto, loaded on truck
Tegoleto Italy, 52041 Tegoleto
24/04/2020 09:12
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Lot of drill bits
Lot of drill bits Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1,000 x 600 x 300 mm
Weight approx.: 20 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Tegoleto, loaded on truck
Tegoleto Italy, 52041 Tegoleto
23/04/2020 09:08
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BOSCH GBH 4 DFE Hammer Drill Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 800 x 500 x 250 mm
Year of manufacture: 2007
Weight approx.: 15 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Polch, loaded on truck
Polch Germany, 56751 Polch
06/04/2020 15:17
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BOSCH GBH 4 DFE Hammer Drill Drilling & Dowelling
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 700 x 500 x 250 mm
Weight approx.: 15 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Polch, loaded on truck
Polch Germany, 56751 Polch
06/04/2020 15:16
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OMM Pneumatic Insertion Machine Dowel Insertion Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1,300 x 800 x 1,000 mm
Weight approx.: 100 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Tegoleto, loaded on truck
Tegoleto Italy, 52041 Tegoleto
23/04/2020 12:15
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Definition: Drilling & Dowelling

Series production in furniture manufacturing requires precise boreholes and accurately positioned dowel connections. This is why the woodworking industry and trade rely on high-quality drilling machines and dowel insertion machines. Depending on the requirements, special fittings drilling machines, through-feed drilling machines, dowel drilling machines and slot mortising machines are available. These woodworking machines are available in different performance classes. At the upper end of the spectrum are fully automatic CNC drilling lines with various drilling spindles, turning stations, and feeding and stacking systems. If you are looking for used machinery for drilling & dowelling or other used machines, Surplex will provide you with the high performance you require.

 

Drilling machines & dowelling machines for industrial woodworking

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  1. Drilling & dowelling
  2. Woodworking drilling & dowelling machines
    1. Knot hole drilling machines
    2. Hinge boring machines
    3. Dowel insertion and dowel hole drilling machines
    4. Throughfeed drilling machines
    5. Slot mortisers
    6. Hole series drilling machines
    7. Cup hinge drilling machines
  3. What do I need to be aware of when buying drilling and dowelling machines?

Drilling & dowelling

Drilling machines and dowelling machines are an indispensable part of the woodworking field. They are used to create bore holes using which separate parts of a piece of furniture can be joined together.

Woodworking drilling & dowelling machines

Drilling and the insertion of dowels and studs is a task best performed at the start of the woodworking process. Starting with the primitive tools of the Stone Age, humankind has now developed a wide range of efficient machines to aid in processing wood. The following machines are the most widely used in professional woodworking:

Knot hole drilling machines


Knot holes are a big challenge to furniture builders. The remnant of the branch that can still be found in the processed trunk is not as well fused as the rest of the wood and will sooner or later fall out. This leaves behind unsightly holes and reduces the stability of the wooden component.

The knot hole drilling machine was thus developed to ensure wooden beams and boards featuring knot holes can be transformed into valuable components without the aesthetic or stability issues normally associated with material. Their sawing process works according to the same principle as column/pillar drills by cutting out a defined circular cross-section from the workpiece. Pre-made pegs or dowels matching the radius can then be pressed into the corresponding holes and glued into place. The surface of the workpiece is then securely joined together and stability is restored.

Popular manufacturers of knot hole drilling machines include BAEUERLE, RAIMANN and RUESCH.

Hinge/fitting boring machines


Fittings include all types of metallic components that are screwed onto a piece of wood. These can be hinges, handles, adornments and other mechanical components, which are usually attached using short wood screws. The hinge boring machine can follow bore hole patterns and insert the right parts into the workpiece wherever they are needed. The individual drilling heads can be adjusted independently and reliably, and the machine can process any number of workpieces in a series to a consistently high quality.

Popular manufacturers of hinge boring machines include WUERTH, BLUM and BREMA.

Dowel insertion and dowel hole drilling machines


Automatic dowel insertion machines use mechanical, pneumatic or hydraulic pressure to insert pre-made pegs and dowels into workpieces. All they require is a set of pre-drilled holes, which is performed by dowel hole drilling machines. The machines drill defined blind holes into chipboard, slats, beams or solid wood materials. A key feature of efficient dowel hole drilling machines is very reliable extraction. This prevents the chips flying around the machine from falling back into the blind hole and thus making the job of the dowel inserting machine harder.

Popular manufacturers of dowel hole drilling machines and dowel inserters include GÖTZINGER, KOCH and VIETAP.

Throughfeed drilling machines


For jobs that require the same hole pattern over large series, throughfeed drilling machines are the ideal choice. These consist of a line of synchronised bench drilling machines that are fitted with an automatic feeding mechanism. The feed- and drilling processes are precisely aligned with each other to ensure an efficient, seamless process. Throughfeed drilling machines are some of the most important pieces of machinery in industrial furniture production.

Popular manufacturers of throughfeed drilling machines include WEEKE, BIESSE and MAW.

Slot mortisers


Slot mortisers mark the transition between drills and milling machines. If there is no drill available to make a slotted hole with a specific cross-section, the slot mortiser is the machine to choose.

These machines are not only cheaper than wood mills; they are also much more durable and thus more suited to processing large series. As with dowel hole drilling machines, slot mortisers must also be equipped with reliable, powerful extraction.

Popular manufacturers of slot mortisers include MCN, HOLZKRAFT and SAC.

Hole series drilling machines


Hole series drilling machines are used whenever series of holes with consistent quality need to be bored into wooden materials at high speed and efficiently. Even throughfeed drilling machines are not quick enough for the task of creating hole patterns. A hole series drilling machines can simultaneously bore 20 holes into a wooden panel in just one cycle. These are highly specialised machines but are real revenue-bringers when used properly in the right location.

Well-known manufacturers of hole series drilling machines include GANNOMAT, SCHEER and FELDER.

Cup hinge drilling machines


The cup hinge is standard fitting for cupboard doors and is widely used in the industrial-scale production of furniture. Hinges are torsionally stiff and complex units and thus require special bore holes in order to be put to use effectively. Cup hinge holes feature a wide diameter but only penetrate around halfway into the base material.

Door hinges are also attached using two wood screws to ensure they are secure and do not turn. This complex process requires its own type of machine, especially where performed on a serial scale, which is why the cup hinge drilling machine was developed. They are highly specialist machines and are indispensable to the furniture trade.

Popular manufacturers of up hinge drilling machines include WEGOMA and HESS.

What do I need to be aware of when buying drilling and dowelling machines?

Drilling is a linear process performed by a machining tool along a single axis and this is precisely the principle followed when designing boring machines for the wood processing field. They feature outstanding durability along their path of action due, in part, to the resilience of wood as a material. However, the tolerances required are nowhere near as high as for the metalworking field, whose machines are almost indestructible.

Wear parts

The base frame and guidance mechanisms experience only very negligible wear. The bearings, however, will gradually degrade due to the continually up and down movements, but they are fortunately easy to replace.

A woodworking drilling machine also consists of a strong electric motor. This is also very prone to wear and tear, as is the winding mechanism, which will not last indefinitely. It is often the case that the carbon brushes will have become worn down and the capacitors will have blown before the motor itself is completely unusable. Fortunately, both are wear parts, which means replacements will be easy to source.

Inspecting the machine

It is always wise to perform a test run on the machine you are considering buying. If you can smell something burning, this may be a sign of damage to the coil winding mechanism. Deciding whether maintenance is worth the effort and expense always depends on the machine in question. There are manufacturers who offer affordable coil winders as replacements, but if the rotor is burnt out, the machine will be a write-off.

Used woodworking drills are usually very easy to maintain and the only question that has to be clarified is whether the second-hand machine in question can achieve the desired performance. Some applications need to be able to achieve a certain level of productivity or a specific cycle rate and the machine must be capable of keeping up. The pressure to innovate amongst woodworking machinery manufacturers is very high. This particularly applies to production lines in 24-hour operation. As advancements are made, older systems are replaced, but if the design and condition are sufficient, even a second-hand machine can continue to serve a purpose.

Maintenance and repair

Drilling machines for woodworking are some of the most complex machinery available. Fortunately, the most prestigious manufacturers of these machines generally have good customer service and a wide supply of replacement parts for most machines. Apart from replacing wear parts, such as drill heads, chucks and other low-price components, woodworking drilling machines are easy to maintain and should not have any unpleasant surprises in store.

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