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KALTENBACH KDM712 + KBS750 Drilling and Sawing Line
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 45,000 x 5,000 x 3,900 mm
Year of manufacture 2005
Weight approx. 9,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Zottegem, loaded on truck
Zottegem Belgium, 9620 Zottegem
09/11/2021 14:05
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ILR BV II-30 Multi-spindle drill
ILR BV II-30 Multi-spindle drill Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,300 x 2,200 x 4,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1981
Weight approx. 13,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 11:32
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ILR BV II-30 Multi-spindle drill Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,400 x 2,400 x 3,250 mm
Year of manufacture 1981
Weight approx. 6,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 11:10
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1,800 €
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DALMASTROJ SB-30 2-spindle drilling machine Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,080 x 900 x 2,700 mm
Year of manufacture 1981
Weight approx. 1,300 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 11:06
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ILR BV II-30 Multi-spindle drill
ILR BV II-30 Multi-spindle drill Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,300 x 2,200 x 4,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1981
Weight approx. 13,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 11:36
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DALMASTROJ BRB-3 Radial Drill Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,200 x 2,000 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1981
Weight approx. 2,200 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 11:31
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TOS VR 6A Radial drill Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,100 x 3,400 x 3,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1963
Weight approx. 6,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 11:30
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2,500 €
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DALMASTROJ BRB-3 Radial drill Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,200 x 2,000 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1981
Weight approx. 2,200 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 11:37
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1,800 €
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ILR BV II-30 Multi-spindle drill
ILR BV II-30 Multi-spindle drill Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,400 x 2,400 x 3,250 mm
Year of manufacture 1981
Weight approx. 6,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 11:14
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1,800 €
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CSEPEL RF 22 Radial drill Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 340 x 2,000 x 2,870 mm
Year of manufacture 1960
Weight approx. 2,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 11:09
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1,700 €
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TOS VR-4 Radial drill Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,000 x 2,200 x 2,400 mm
Year of manufacture 1966
Weight approx. 3,200 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 12:15
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1,600 €
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TOS VR-4 Radial drill Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,000 x 2,200 x 2,400 mm
Year of manufacture 1966
Weight approx. 3,200 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 12:14
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,050 x 780 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1981
Weight approx. 1,300 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 11:13
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1,600 €
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LZT KIKINDA RB-40 Radial drill
LZT KIKINDA RB-40 Radial drill Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 800 x 1,800 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1977
Weight approx. 2,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 12:13
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LZT KIKINDA RB-40 Radial drill Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 800 x 1,800 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1977
Weight approx. 2,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 12:12
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STANKOIMPORT 2A 450 Coordinate drill Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,500 x 2,500 x 2,700 mm
Year of manufacture 1965
Weight approx. 4,800 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 11:39
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1,350 €
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LZT KIKINDA RB-40 Radial drill Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,800 x 800 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1972
Weight approx. 2,600 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 12:26
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725 €
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LZT KIKINDA RB-40 Radial drill
LZT KIKINDA RB-40 Radial drill Radial Drilling Machines
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,800 x 800 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1971
Weight approx. 2,600 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 12:25
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725 €
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POLLARD 150A/4 4 spindle in-line pillar drill Pillar or Column Drilling Machines
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,000 x 1,800 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 2,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Stonehouse, loaded on truck
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Stonehouse United Kingdom (Great Britain), GL10 3RH Stonehouse
02/11/2021 11:42
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700 €
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TOS VR 8A Radial drill Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,700 x 1,400 x 3,500 mm
Year of manufacture 1979
Weight approx. 2,200 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Krusevac, loaded on truck
Krusevac Serbia, 37000 Krusevac
26/10/2021 12:27
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600 €
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HAUSER 180-21 Jig borer Drilling Machines
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,000 x 2,000 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 3,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Stonehouse, loaded on truck
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Stonehouse United Kingdom (Great Britain), GL10 3RH Stonehouse
02/11/2021 10:49
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500 €
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ARCHDALE RD Radial drill Radial Drilling Machines
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,700 x 700 x 2,350 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 1,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Stonehouse, loaded on truck
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Stonehouse United Kingdom (Great Britain), GL10 3RH Stonehouse
02/11/2021 10:13
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300 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,000 x 1,000 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 400 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Stonehouse, loaded on truck
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Stonehouse United Kingdom (Great Britain), GL10 3RH Stonehouse
02/11/2021 13:57
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100 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,000 x 700 x 1,500 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 250 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Stonehouse, loaded on truck
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Stonehouse United Kingdom (Great Britain), GL10 3RH Stonehouse
02/11/2021 11:27
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Floor model drilling and inserting machine
Floor model drilling and inserting machine Drilling Machines
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 100 x 1,200 x 1,500 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 200 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Stonehouse, loaded on truck
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Stonehouse United Kingdom (Great Britain), GL10 3RH Stonehouse
02/11/2021 11:26
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,000 x 600 x 1,750 mm
Year of manufacture 1996
Weight approx. 400 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Stonehouse, loaded on truck
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Stonehouse United Kingdom (Great Britain), GL10 3RH Stonehouse
02/11/2021 10:50
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FOBCO Star Pillar drill and bench Pillar or Column Drilling Machines
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,200 x 1,000 x 1,900 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Stonehouse, loaded on truck
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Stonehouse United Kingdom (Great Britain), GL10 3RH Stonehouse
02/11/2021 10:41
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 500 x 100 x 1,000 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 70 kg
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Stonehouse United Kingdom (Great Britain), GL10 3RH Stonehouse
02/11/2021 13:25
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DONAU DR 40 Digi Rapid Radials
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DONAU DR 40 Digi Rapid Radials Rapid Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,600 x 1,500 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 2,450 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Velen-Ramsdorf, loaded on truck
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Velen-Ramsdorf Germany, 46342 Velen-Ramsdorf
28/10/2021 09:00
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HBM BF 60 DRO Drilling and milling machine
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HBM BF 60 DRO Drilling and milling machine Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,300 x 1,200 x 2,100 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 950 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Velen-Ramsdorf, loaded on truck
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Velen-Ramsdorf Germany, 46342 Velen-Ramsdorf
28/10/2021 11:31
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MPS 2600 CNC Saw / Drilling Machining Centre
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MPS 2600 CNC Saw / Drilling Machining Centre Automatic Saws & Saw Systems
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 12,000 x 3,540 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture 2007
Weight approx. 7,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Holten, loaded on truck
Holten Netherlands, 7451 PK Holten
09/11/2021 14:02
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ALZMETALL ALZRAPID 32 Rapid Radial Drilling Machine Rapid Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,350 x 2,000 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture 2002
Weight approx. 2,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Essen, loaded on truck
Essen Germany, 45143 Essen
26/10/2021 09:02
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ERLO TVR-16 Tapping machine Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 800 x 600 x 2,150 mm
Year of manufacture 1996
Weight approx. 250 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Velen-Ramsdorf, loaded on truck
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Velen-Ramsdorf Germany, 46342 Velen-Ramsdorf
28/10/2021 11:43
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ALZMETALL ABOMAT 50 Multi-Spindle Column Drilling Machine Other Drilling Machines (stationary)
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,500 x 1,200 x 2,900 mm
Year of manufacture 2003
Weight approx. 1,750 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Landsberg, loaded on truck
Landsberg Germany, 06188 Landsberg
02/12/2021 14:46
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700 €
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DONAU DR 32 Rapid Radial Drilling Machine Rapid Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,850 x 1,200 x 2,380 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 2,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wetter, loaded on truck
Wetter Germany, 58300 Wetter
21/10/2021 10:24
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3,460 €
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ALZMETALL AB 3 FSV Pillar Drilling Machine Pillar or Column Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 800 x 770 x 1,900 mm
Year of manufacture 1982
Weight approx. 400 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Nürnberg, loaded on truck
Nürnberg Germany, 90441 Nürnberg
09/11/2021 14:39
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850 €
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HKS 32 MG Rapid Radial Drilling Machine and Thread Cutting Machine Rapid Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,410 x 1,520 x 2,360 mm
Year of manufacture 1986
Weight approx. 2,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wetter, loaded on truck
Wetter Germany, 58300 Wetter
21/10/2021 11:24
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3,145 €
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KNUTH R 60 Radial Drilling Machine Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,300 x 900 x 2,700 mm
Year of manufacture 1991
Weight approx. 5,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Bexbach, loaded on truck
Bexbach Germany, 66450 Bexbach
04/11/2021 15:09
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KOLB Radial Drilling Machine Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,500 x 1,100 x 2,650 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 2,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Albershausen, loaded on truck
Albershausen Germany, 73095 Albershausen
27/10/2021 10:29
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WMW VEB BKR 416 Gang Drilling Machine Other Drilling Machines (stationary)
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,000 x 1,100 x 2,300 mm
Year of manufacture 1958
Weight approx. 2,100 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Preißenberg, loaded on truck
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Preißenberg Germany, 82380 Preißenberg
02/11/2021 14:04
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IBARMIA 45 CA Column drill
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IBARMIA 45 CA Column drill Pillar or Column Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,200 x 800 x 2,450 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 980 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Velen-Ramsdorf, loaded on truck
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Velen-Ramsdorf Germany, 46342 Velen-Ramsdorf
28/10/2021 12:08
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KLAMEL Drill bench Cutter Bench Drilling Machines (metal)
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,200 x 1,200 x 1,200 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 200 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Zona Industriale di Calcinato, loaded on truck
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Zona Industriale di Calcinato Italy, 25011 Zona Industriale di Calcinato
12/11/2021 10:03
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HBM 30 Profi Gear drilling machine Pillar or Column Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 500 x 600 x 2,050 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 220 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Velen-Ramsdorf, loaded on truck
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Velen-Ramsdorf Germany, 46342 Velen-Ramsdorf
28/10/2021 09:21
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BATLIBOI BR 615 Radial Drilling Machine
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BATLIBOI BR 615 Radial Drilling Machine Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,600 x 1,200 x 2,900 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 2,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA, loaded on truck
Italy Italy
25/10/2021 10:06
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SOLID S 32 G Column drill
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SOLID S 32 G Column drill Pillar or Column Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 800 x 500 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1982
Weight approx. 180 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Velen-Ramsdorf, loaded on truck
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Velen-Ramsdorf Germany, 46342 Velen-Ramsdorf
28/10/2021 11:29
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Welding Machine (stationary)
Welding Machine (stationary) Welding Machines (stationary)
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,500 x 1,500 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 1,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Garbagnate Milanese, loaded on truck
Garbagnate Milanese Italy, 20024 Garbagnate Milanese
12/11/2021 14:03
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DEGEN UTB 500 Deep Hole Drilling Machine Deep Hole Drilling Machines
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,000 x 1,200 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture 1986
Weight approx. 2,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Weilheim Teck, loaded on truck
Weilheim Teck Germany, 73235 Weilheim Teck
24/11/2021 11:25
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IXION TL 1000 WCNC 4 CNC deep hole drilling machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 6,000 x 2,400 x 2,700 mm
Year of manufacture unknown
Weight approx. 7,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Schwäbisch Gmünd, loaded on truck
Schwäbisch Gmünd Germany, 73529 Schwäbisch Gmünd
24/11/2021 11:08
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Definition: Drilling Machines

Drilling machines, whether CNC or conventional ones, can be found in every metal workshop. Drilling is therefore one of the most important machining techniques and a drilling machine is an essential tool. Boreholes can be drilled both with hand drills and different machine tools. Apart from drilling machines, lathes and milling machines are also worth considering, while jig boring machines are usually used when it comes to high precision drilling. At Surplex you will find a wide selection of used pillar, column, radial and deep hole drilling machines - high quality at fair prices!

Industrial drills for the metalworking field

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  1. Drilling as a cutting process
  2. Types of metalworking drills
    1. Hand-held and magnetic machine drills
    2. Multi-spindle drilling machines
    3. Radial drill machines
    4. Turret drilling machines
    5. Pillar and column drills
    6. Deep hole drilling machines
  3. What do I need to be aware of when buying metalworking drills?

Drilling as a cutting process

Metalwork drilling

Drilling is a machining process that uses rotary cutting movements superimposed by a translatory feed movement in the direction of the rotational axis of the tool. Both movements are usually assigned to the tool, but they can also be executed by the tool. An example would be creating central, axial holes in turned parts on a lathe.
The results normally achieved by drilling processes are round-shaped through- or blind holes. Deviations from a cylindrical form are normally undesired, but can be created if needed by certain products/applications.

The spindle position in drill machines is usually vertical and it is used for five different forms of machining: drilling with a spiral drill, or drilling rod, countersinking, grinding, and tapping (creating threads) using a tapping machine. Drilling and milling also have other very close similarities and some drilling tasks can be performed on milling machines (and vice versa). Thread tapping requires an automated feed that is synchronised with the rotary motion, which can be achieved on drilling machines using guide nuts or thread-cutting heads.

Drilling is one of the oldest production techniques despite it being a difficult task to perform by hand due to the rotary force required. This soon resulted in simple, hand-operated drills that made the job easier. The key milestone in the journey to the modern CNC industrial drill came in the form of the coordinate-controlled jig boring machine, created by the Geneva -based firm SIP in 1921.

Types of metalworking drills

There are a range of specialist and multi-functional machine tools available for the metal drilling sector. As mentioned, some of these production processes can also (partly) be performed on mills and lathes. For example, creating axial holes on turned parts on a lathe, where the workpiece turns and tools remains stationary. On a drill, the process would be the other way around.

Hand-held and magnetic machine drills


When it comes to assembly and repair tasks, hand-held machines are ideal, especially those which are independent of the mains supply and use batteries. For work on magnetisable steels, however, magnetic drilling machines are the primary choice. They are a form of the column/pillar drill and use magnetic force to hold the workpiece in place, which provides benefits in terms of alignment precision and reliable drill tool guidance, as well as the option to use it in different locations with ease.

Major manufacturers of hand-held and magnetic drills include AEG, BDS, FEIN, MAB and MAGTRON.

Multi-spindle drilling machines


The multi-spindle drilling machine reduces machining times in serial production by enabling several bore holes to be created simultaneously on one workpiece by means of hole patterns.

Manufacturers of multi-spindle drilling machines include ERLMANN and KALTENBACH. Heinrich Metz GmbH from Aschaffenburg, Germany is a specialist in multi-spindle heads.

Radial drilling machines


Particularly large or weighty metallic parts that are too heavy for column/pillar drills are often machined using a radial drilling machine. In these machines, the drill head can be adjusted both in terms of height and radial alignment, which is not possible on column/pillar drills.

Turret drilling machines


Turret drilling machines facilitate automatic tool-changing thanks to computerised numerical control (CNC) and mark the transition between conventional drills and CNC drilling machines.

Pillar and column drills


KNUTH pillar/column drills in operation

The classic types of machines used for drilling are pillar and column drilling machines. They are true all-rounders for small series or amateur carpentry. Pillar and column drills are primarily found in workshops and can also be used to cut thread into material.

In these devices, the drill machine head is operated by a motor, gears and drilling spindle and is linked to a single pillar (either cylindrical or a stand with a prismatic cross-section) which supports it. This results in a C-shaped frame that can be used as a table-top device or free-standing.
The work table can be adjusted on the support and pillar drilling machines can also be pivoted laterally for better access and machining options.

They are produced by companies such as ALZMETALL, EPPLE and GILLARDON.

Deep hole drilling machines


Bore holes whose depth is more than ten times greater than its diameter are created using deep hole drilling machines. This form of machining can be problematic in terms of chip removal and tool cooling, which is why these drill machines use special drilling tools, such as those which apply coolant directly to the cutting location.

Recommended manufacturers of high-quality deep hole drilling machines include DEGEN, IXION, SIG and WOHLENBERG.

There are also many core drills for sale on the market, which work by removing a cylinder of material (the core) from a given item which is then left within the drill bit for later removal. When used on metal, core drills are generally called annular cutters.

What do I need to be aware of when buying metalworking drills?

Buying used drill machines for sale is generally an easy task. If maintained properly, a used drilling machine can be expected to provide many years of trouble-free operation.

Cooling and lubrication for the tool are significant factors when it comes to drilling metal and help by reducing tool wear and increasing drilling performance. This means that when buying metalworking drilling machines, close attention should be paid to the cooling unit/equipment.

Other criteria to look out for vary depending on the intended application, but numerical controls, for example, are highly useful if the drill is to be integrated into a production line.

So, you would like to buy a used drilling machine? Then Surplex, the used machinery portal for metal- and woodworking is the place to be. We regularly hold industrial auctions in which you have the chance to acquire high-quality second-hand drilling machines at attractive prices. Our range of machinery includes simple hand-held machines, conventional industrial drills, through to automated CNC drilling systems.

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