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MORI SEIKI NL3000/700 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Year of manufacture 2007
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Delivery terms FCA Herstal, loaded on truck
Herstal Belgium, 4040 Herstal
08/06/2021 14:02
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23,000 €
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MAUS MTV 511 AC CNC Vertical Lathe Vertical Lathes
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Year of manufacture 2005
Weight approx. 14,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA GOSSELIES, loaded on truck
GOSSELIES Belgium, 6041 GOSSELIES
27/05/2021 10:00
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MAUS Tour Vertikal MTV 511AC Vertical Lathe Vertical Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,500 x 3,000 x 3,500 mm
Year of manufacture 2002
Weight approx. 15,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA GOSSELIES, loaded on truck
GOSSELIES Belgium, 6041 GOSSELIES
27/05/2021 10:01
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MAUS Tour Vertikal MTV 511AC Vertical Lathe Vertical Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,500 x 3,000 x 3,500 mm
Year of manufacture 2002
Weight approx. 15,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA GOSSELIES, loaded on truck
GOSSELIES Belgium, 6041 GOSSELIES
27/05/2021 10:02
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MAZAK Multiplex 6300 II Y CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,260 x 2,420 x 2,100 mm
Year of manufacture 2011
Weight approx. 14,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Deerlijk, loaded on truck
Deerlijk Belgium, 8540 Deerlijk
01/06/2021 10:04
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MINGANTI MV 6-SL Vertical Lathe Vertical Lathes
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Year of manufacture 1997
Weight approx. 24,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA GOSSELIES, loaded on truck
GOSSELIES Belgium, 6041 GOSSELIES
27/05/2021 10:04
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DMG CTX gamma 3000 TC CNC Turn & Mill Machining Center
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 11,000 x 4,400 x 2,900 mm
Year of manufacture 2013
Weight approx. 33,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Korschenbroich, loaded on truck
Korschenbroich Germany, 41352 Korschenbroich
01/06/2021 10:06
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340,000 €
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NAKAMURA SUPER NTJX CNC Turning & Milling Centre CNC Turning & Milling Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 7,000 x 3,700 x 2,700 mm
Year of manufacture 2006
Weight approx. 17,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Eckernförde, loaded on truck
Eckernförde Germany, 24340 Eckernförde
19/05/2021 11:03
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36,000 €
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GORNATI CMG 750 NSXP CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,000 x 2,400 x 2,400 mm
Year of manufacture 1999
Weight approx. 12,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Ennepetal, loaded on truck
Ennepetal Germany, 58256 Ennepetal
21/05/2021 10:09
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HAAS ST-15 Y CNC Lathe
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HAAS ST-15 Y CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,200 x 2,200 x 1,850 mm
Year of manufacture 2019
Weight approx. 3,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Kürnbach, loaded on truck
Kürnbach Germany, 75057 Kürnbach
25/05/2021 10:00
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23,000 €
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DMG MORI CTX 510 ECOLINE CNC Lathe
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DMG MORI CTX 510 ECOLINE CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,400 x 2,500 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 2013
Weight approx. 8,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Kürnbach, loaded on truck
Kürnbach Germany, 75057 Kürnbach
25/05/2021 10:19
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18,500 €
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MAZAK QUICK TURN NEXUS 100 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,770 x 2,700 x 1,700 mm
Year of manufacture 2005
Weight approx. 3,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Santa Margarida i els Monjos, loaded on truck
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Santa Margarida i els Monjos Spain, 08730 Santa Margarida i els Monjos
17/05/2021 11:13
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9,250 €
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GILDEMEISTER CTX 410 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,100 x 1,800 x 2,600 mm
Year of manufacture 2009
Weight approx. 5,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wassertrüdingen, loaded on truck
Wassertrüdingen Germany, 91717 Wassertrüdingen
09/06/2021 15:39
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8,750 €
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VDF-BOEHRINGER M 670 Center lathe
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VDF-BOEHRINGER M 670 Center lathe Centre Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,100 x 1,300 x 1,600 mm
Year of manufacture 1971
Weight approx. 3,900 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Velen-Ramsdorf, loaded on truck
Velen-Ramsdorf Germany, 46342 Velen-Ramsdorf
20/05/2021 09:11
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5,900 €
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MAZAK MULTIPLEX 410 Double Spindle Lathe
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MAZAK MULTIPLEX 410 Double Spindle Lathe CNC Automatic Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,500 x 2,500 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1994
Weight approx. 6,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Kürnbach, loaded on truck
Kürnbach Germany, 75057 Kürnbach
25/05/2021 10:09
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3,800 €
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HBM 360 x 1000 DRO Center lathe Centre Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,900 x 800 x 1,560 mm
Weight approx. 750 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Velen-Ramsdorf, loaded on truck
Velen-Ramsdorf Germany, 46342 Velen-Ramsdorf
20/05/2021 12:08
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2,990 €
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HITACHI SEIKI CS 25 Self-Loading Vertical Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,200 x 3,200 x 2,800 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 5,400 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Kürnbach, loaded on truck
Kürnbach Germany, 75057 Kürnbach
25/05/2021 10:57
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,000 x 3,000 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1979
Weight approx. 7,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA, loaded on truck
Bulgaria Bulgaria
28/05/2021 11:01
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VDF-HEIDENREICH & HARBECK V3 Center lathe Centre Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,600 x 1,100 x 1,300 mm
Weight approx. 2,400 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Velen-Ramsdorf, loaded on truck
Velen-Ramsdorf Germany, 46342 Velen-Ramsdorf
20/05/2021 12:21
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HONOR SEIKI VL-250 CM CNC Turning & Milling Centre
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 7,900 x 6,100 x 6,800 mm
Year of manufacture 2015
Weight approx. 62,000 kg
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Delivery terms EXW Grevenbroich, ex foundation, unpackaged
Grevenbroich Germany, 41515 Grevenbroich
01/06/2021 10:02
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MAZAK QUICK TURN 15 N CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,400 x 2,000 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture 1994
Weight approx. 4,800 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Malsch, loaded on truck
Malsch Germany, 76316 Malsch
28/06/2021 14:49
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1,800 €
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GILDEMEISTER CT 60 CNC Lathe
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GILDEMEISTER CT 60 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,400 x 2,050 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1988
Weight approx. 7,400 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Kürnbach, loaded on truck
Kürnbach Germany, 75057 Kürnbach
25/05/2021 10:24
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1,800 €
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GILDEMEISTER CT 60 CNC Lathe
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GILDEMEISTER CT 60 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,400 x 2,100 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1991
Weight approx. 6,400 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Kürnbach, loaded on truck
Kürnbach Germany, 75057 Kürnbach
25/05/2021 10:14
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2,200 €
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GILDEMEISTER CT 60 CNC Lathe
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GILDEMEISTER CT 60 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,400 x 2,100 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1988
Weight approx. 6,400 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Kürnbach, loaded on truck
Kürnbach Germany, 75057 Kürnbach
25/05/2021 10:04
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1,800 €
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VOEST ALPINE DA 210 Centre Lathe Centre Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,100 x 1,200 x 1,750 mm
Weight approx. 1,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Malsch, loaded on truck
Malsch Germany, 76316 Malsch
28/06/2021 14:29
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1,500 €
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TURN CRAFT 1440 Centre Lathe Centre Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,900 x 650 x 1,200 mm
Weight approx. 800 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Königsbronn, loaded on truck
Königsbronn Germany, 89551 Königsbronn
24/06/2021 10:38
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1,900 €
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STANKO IMPORT 163 Centre Lathe Centre Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,600 x 1,200 x 1,300 mm
Year of manufacture 1972
Weight approx. 3,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Unterwellenborn, loaded on truck
Unterwellenborn Germany, 07333 Unterwellenborn
01/07/2021 10:09
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1,900 €
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HARDINGE Lathe Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,760 x 850 x 1,750 mm
Weight approx. 1,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Aachen, loaded on truck
Aachen Germany, 52068 Aachen
15/06/2021 14:19
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850 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,720 x 1,200 x 1,540 mm
Year of manufacture 1985
Weight approx. 600 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Magdeburg, loaded on truck
Magdeburg Germany, 39126 Magdeburg
02/06/2021 10:02
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420 €
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INDEX G 250 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,500 x 2,300 x 2,300 mm
Year of manufacture 2006
Weight approx. 8,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Bad Neustadt, loaded on truck
Bad Neustadt Germany, 97616 Bad Neustadt
19/05/2021 10:03
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ZERBST DP1S3 Facing and Centering Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 7,000 x 2,500 x 2,300 mm
Year of manufacture 1990
Weight approx. 20,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Ennepetal, loaded on truck
Ennepetal Germany, 58256 Ennepetal
21/05/2021 10:10
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,500 x 2,300 x 1,850 mm
Year of manufacture 2003
Weight approx. 4,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Ennepetal, loaded on truck
Ennepetal Germany, 58256 Ennepetal
21/05/2021 10:05
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WFL VOEST-ALPINE STEINEL M 50 x 1600 CNC Turning & Milling Centre CNC Turning & Milling Centres
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 7,000 x 3,400 x 2,700 mm
Year of manufacture 1996
Weight approx. 11,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Malsch, loaded on truck
Malsch Germany, 76316 Malsch
19/05/2021 10:08
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15,000 €
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DMG CTX 310 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,100 x 1,700 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 2002
Weight approx. 4,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wassertrüdingen, loaded on truck
Wassertrüdingen Germany, 91717 Wassertrüdingen
09/06/2021 14:59
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11,500 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 9,000 x 2,400 x 2,000 mm
Weight approx. 3,000 kg
Delivery terms FCA Terrasa, loaded on truck
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Terrasa Spain, 08226 Terrasa
31/05/2021 11:31
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5,000 €
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OPTIMUM D 400 x 1000 Center lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,950 x 1,000 x 1,700 mm
Year of manufacture 2008
Weight approx. 1,350 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Velen-Ramsdorf, loaded on truck
Velen-Ramsdorf Germany, 46342 Velen-Ramsdorf
20/05/2021 10:02
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4,590 €
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,900 x 1,200 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture 2007
Weight approx. 2,300 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Coselli - Guamo, loaded on truck
Coselli - Guamo Italy, 55012 Coselli - Guamo
19/05/2021 11:30
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GILDEMEISTER CTX-400 S 4 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,000 x 2,200 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture 2003
Weight approx. 4,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wassertrüdingen, loaded on truck
Wassertrüdingen Germany, 91717 Wassertrüdingen
09/06/2021 14:29
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8,000 €
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WEILER Commodor Centre Lathe Centre Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,500 x 1,500 x 1,500 mm
Year of manufacture 1980
Weight approx. 2,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Sielenbach, loaded on truck
Sielenbach Germany, 86577 Sielenbach
19/05/2021 10:01
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3,500 €
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ADOLFI STK400 Lathe Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,000 x 700 x 1,500 mm
Weight approx. 800 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Zona Industriale di Calcinato (BS, loaded on truck
Security deposit Credit card required
Zona Industriale di Calcinato (BS Italy, 25011 Zona Industriale di Calcinato (BS
14/05/2021 12:00
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ADOLFI STK400 Lathe Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,000 x 700 x 1,500 mm
Weight approx. 800 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Zona Industriale di Calcinato (BS, loaded on truck
Security deposit Credit card required
Zona Industriale di Calcinato (BS Italy, 25011 Zona Industriale di Calcinato (BS
14/05/2021 09:25
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HESSAPP DVH 250 Vertical Lathe Vertical Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,500 x 3,500 x 3,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1995
Weight approx. 7,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Kahl / Main, loaded on truck
Kahl / Main Germany, 63796 Kahl / Main
19/05/2021 11:13
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2,900 €
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HESSAPP DVH 250 Vertical Lathe Vertical Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,000 x 3,000 x 3,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1995
Weight approx. 7,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Kahl / Main, loaded on truck
Kahl / Main Germany, 63796 Kahl / Main
19/05/2021 11:14
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MEUSER KM 1 Center lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,150 x 1,000 x 1,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1983
Weight approx. 1,100 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Velen-Ramsdorf, loaded on truck
Velen-Ramsdorf Germany, 46342 Velen-Ramsdorf
20/05/2021 11:07
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,700 x 1,000 x 1,500 mm
Weight approx. 3,000 kg
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Delivery terms EXW, ex foundation, unpackaged
19/05/2021 13:16
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 6,200 x 1,000 x 1,700 mm
Weight approx. 3,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Cesara (VB), loaded on truck
Cesara (VB) Italy, 28891 Cesara (VB)
19/05/2021 10:47
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,500 x 2,000 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1985
Weight approx. 3,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Ennepetal, loaded on truck
Ennepetal Germany, 58256 Ennepetal
21/05/2021 10:06
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,500 x 2,400 x 2,200 mm
Weight approx. 5,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA San Biagio di Argenta (FE), loaded on truck
San Biagio di Argenta (FE) Italy, 44016 San Biagio di Argenta (FE)
19/05/2021 12:38
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Definition: Lathes

Lathes followed a long evolutionary process, from wooden lathes to CNC machines. The basic principle is the same for all lathes: a workpiece is fixed between the spindle and the tailstock, an electric motor brings it to a constant rotational speed and it is processed using tools. All lathes have the same structure, namely the bed, the frame, the main spindle, the drive system and the carriage. The differences concern, amongst others, the turning diameter, the spindle bore, the distance between centres and the machine weight. At Surplex you will find all kind of used lathes such as centre lathes, automatic lathes, heavy duty lathes, etc. Used but in a good shape!

Buy and sell used lathes, turning machines and automatic lathe machines at Surplex

  1. Index
  2. What is a lathe?
  3. Metal lathes – Construction and how to use
  4. What can be made using a metal lathe?
  5. Who can work with a metal lathe?
  6. Buy and sell affordable used lathes and turning machines equipment
  7. Overview of manufacturers of metal lathes and turning machines equipment
Second-hand metal lathe in a factory

What is a lathe?

A lathe is a piece of equipment for machining long metal products into rotationally symmetrical components. Alongside milling machines, turning machines are the central processing point in metalworking and are the successor to the traditional lathes. They therefore form part of the basic equipment required by every metalworking operation. The development of this equipment from a turning machine into a full metal-turning lathe guarantees a much higher quality of produced tools on average, which rely much less on the abilities of the person operating the lathe.

  • Precision tools for metal processing
  • Rotary clamping process
  • A range spanning small table machines to large turning machines

A powerful electrical motor moves the workpiece into a continually rotating movement, which can consist of several thousand revolutions per minute. The tools required for the components are attached to a revolver. The desired tool is fed to the rotary body by means of a tool slide and the ablative clamping process is initiated by means of precisely adjustable guides. Metal lathes are available as mini lathes, small table machines as well as large heavy Duty Lathes measuring several metres in length.

Metal lathes – Construction and how to use

A lathe consists of three main groups of components: frame, drive system and tool guidance system. The frame bears the weight of the mechanical components. They are built in a very solid fashion to enable the machines to withstand strong forces and work precisely. Welding constructions and monolithic cast metal frames are used, which increase device lifespan and ensure that a used metal lathe can be purchased without any structural concerns. Depending on the size of the metal lathe, the base may have to be adjusted in order to withstand the pressure and oscillating forces.

The second component group consists of an electrical motor and a gear unit. The gear unit chosen can range from a single-stage spur gear through to a high-performance torque converter for exceptionally quiet rotational movements. The spindle and tailstock also form part of the gear unit and are used to clamp the workpiece in position. Those who are looking to purchase second hand lathes should pay particular attention to the following areas: highly precise concentricity and a play-free tailstock are essential for precise workpieces. However, buyers of second-hand metal turning lathes may need to be willing to accept higher tolerances than in newer models under some circumstances. Overall, used lathe machines can still offer a considerable degree of stability.

Turning machines in operation

The third component, the tool guidance system, in the simplest versions consists of a rail along which the tools are fed using a turning spindle. If the purchase in question is a used lathe or turning machine, these components need to be checked carefully. Used metalworking lathes frequently come with a test log since they have already been in use. This log features information on concentricity and spindle play recorded at regular intervals. It is also possible for these key components to undergo a general overhaul. Various automated components may also be included depending on the design of the lathe, which guide the machining tools towards the rotating workpiece in accordance with a preconfigured programme. Nowadays, there are often options available for automatically switching tools and workpieces.

Lathes also require accessories and various equipments. The housing protects the area surrounding a lathe from chips and shavings cast off during the turning of metal and cooling lubricant is supplied to ensure uniform removal of chips from the workpiece. High-performance illumination enables the workpiece processing steps to be continually monitored. If the lathe machine is second-hand, accessories and attachments may be missing, or these may be optional parts. Even if the manufacturers are not obliged to keep a supply of accessories for old and second-hand lathes, the majority strive to offer a range of basic services for used machinery.

What can be made using a metal lathe?

Everything requiring a rotationally symmetrical or near symmetrical cross-section can be produced on a turning machine. This primarily concerns all types of shafts and linear axes. Gear racks, toothed wheels or asymmetrical crankshafts and camshafts can also be produced on lathes. Even though conventional centre lathes are still used a great deal, CNC milling machines are being used more frequently for turning metal when producing individual parts. These automatically complete the turning process in accordance with a preconfigured programme.

Who can work with a metal lathe?

Only qualified specialists are allowed to work with a lathe unless it is an automatically equipped automated turning machine. The lathe operator must undergo several years of training and must have specific theoretical and practical knowledge. In addition to knowing about materials and processing regulations, the operator must also be knowledgeable of all the safety-relevant aspects of working with a turning machine. However, thanks to extensive automation, today’s metalworking lathes require far less interaction from the operator compared to a conventional turning lathe. Spinning chips, high rotational speeds and high temperatures make the lathe workplace very challenging. Simply putting on appropriate protective clothing is generally not enough, which is why it is mandatory to have safety training for all work using a lathe.

Detail of a second-hand metal lathe

Buy and sell affordable used lathes and turning machines

Surplex.com frequently has used lathes for sale from a wide range of available lathe machinery, which means you can find just what you’re looking for. In a used condition, turning machines are generally sold as part of an industrial auction. The machinery on offer is just as varied as the areas of application and spans small lathes, engine lathes, conventional manually-operated turning machines, through to automated lathes and NC-/CNC-controlled, modern lathe machines. For example, you could cheaply acquire a second hand lathe for training purposes or vastly increase production using a second hand CNC lathe.

The majority of lathes for sale come from the German, Austria or Swiss second-hand market. However, the increasing internationalisation of our platform means that there is also a large number of machines from other European countries as well. You can see the location of the lathe you intend to purchase on the product information page.

You can also sell your old and used lathes and turning machines via Surplex, irrespective of whether it is a small table lathe or a large turning machine. Simply get in contact with us to clarify the details. Selling your used metal lathes via Surplex gives you the chance of achieving good sales prices. Speak to our experienced project managers for more information.

Overview of manufacturers of metal lathes and turning machines equipment

Even when used, lathes and turning machines are still precision machine tools which can create products of the highest quality. However, the machinery itself must have been high-quality to begin with, which is why those looking to buy a second hand turning machine should focus on manufacturers known for top quality.

Prestigious turning machine manufacturers include BERNARDO, BOEHRINGER, BOLEY, COLCHESTER, EMCO, GILDEMEISTER, MATRA, OKUMA, OPTIMUM, QUANTUM, TORNOS, WEILER and WABECO.

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