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CITIZEN-CIMCON M-20 Swiss type lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 7,000 x 1,700 x 1,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1997
Weight approx. 3,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Barrô AGD, loaded on truck
Barrô AGD Portugal, 3750-352 Barrô AGD
09/11/2020 11:03
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,500 x 2,500 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 8,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Falisolle, loaded on truck
Falisolle Belgium, 5060 Falisolle
12/11/2020 14:15
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8,500€
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,300 x 2,450 x 2,500 mm
Year of manufacture 1997
Weight approx. 5,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Stara Pazova, loaded on truck
Stara Pazova Serbia, 22300 Stara Pazova
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6,500€
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,200 x 1,000 x 1,500 mm
Weight approx. 1,200 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Coatbridge, loaded on truck
Coatbridge United Kingdom, ML5 4TF Coatbridge
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CHALLENGER BNC 2680 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 2012
Weight approx. 5,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Ennepetal, loaded on truck
Ennepetal Germany, 58256 Ennepetal
30/10/2020 10:48
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25,500€
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,090 x 1,750 x 1,730 mm
Year of manufacture 2004
Weight approx. 1,400 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Vlado Trichkov, loaded on truck
Vlado Trichkov Bulgaria, 2299 Vlado Trichkov
10/11/2020 10:05
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16,000€
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WEILER E 35 D Cycle Lathe Teach-In Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,300 x 1,400 x 1,700 mm
Year of manufacture 1999
Weight approx. 2,100 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wuppertal, loaded on truck
Wuppertal Germany, 42279 Wuppertal
27/10/2020 15:22
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7,050€
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WEILER PRAKTIKANT 160 B Centre Lathe
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WEILER PRAKTIKANT 160 B Centre Lathe Centre Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,600 x 750 x 1,600 mm
Year of manufacture 1985
Weight approx. 700 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wuppertal, loaded on truck
Wuppertal Germany, 42279 Wuppertal
27/10/2020 14:00
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5,700€
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MORANDO PN 42 Centre Lathe Centre Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 6,000 x 1,800 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1963
Weight approx. 8,000 kg
Machine available from from october
Delivery terms FCA Aesch BL, loaded on truck
Aesch BL Switzerland, 4147 Aesch BL
03/11/2020 13:03
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WEILER E 35 Cycle Lathe Teach-In Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,300 x 1,500 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 1994
Weight approx. 2,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Weilheim Teck, loaded on truck
Weilheim Teck Germany, 73235 Weilheim Teck
11/11/2020 14:51
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4,000€
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HITACHI SEIKI HITEC-TURN 23 R CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,700 x 2,050 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 1996
Weight approx. 5,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wülfrath, loaded on truck
Wülfrath Germany, 42489 Wülfrath
05/11/2020 10:13
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2,800€
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INDEX G200 CNC Turning/Milling Centre
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 11,000 x 2,092 x 2,490 mm
Year of manufacture 2018
Weight approx. 10,000 kg
Machine available from November 2020
Delivery terms FCA Wülfrath, loaded on truck
Wülfrath Germany, 42489 Wülfrath
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INDEX G200 CNC Turning/Milling Centre
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 11,000 x 2,092 x 2,490 mm
Year of manufacture 2018
Weight approx. 10,000 kg
Machine available from November 2020
Delivery terms FCA Wülfrath, loaded on truck
Wülfrath Germany, 42489 Wülfrath
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,400 x 2,250 x 2,100 mm
Year of manufacture 1999
Weight approx. 6,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wülfrath, loaded on truck
Wülfrath Germany, 42489 Wülfrath
05/11/2020 10:12
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3,200€
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 11,000 x 2,092 x 2,490 mm
Year of manufacture 2013
Weight approx. 30,000 kg
Machine available from November 2020
Delivery terms FCA Wülfrath, loaded on truck
Wülfrath Germany, 42489 Wülfrath
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,500 x 1,000 x 1,700 mm
Weight approx. 1,200 kg
Machine available from From 15.11.2020
Delivery terms FCA Heimberg, loaded on truck
Heimberg Switzerland, 3627 Heimberg
11/11/2020 09:00
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1,000€
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TORNI TACCHI LEONARD 3000 FT95 CNC Facing Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 9,000 x 7,000 x 4,500 mm
Year of manufacture 2016
Weight approx. 24,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Montesilvano, loaded on truck
Montesilvano Italy, 65015 Montesilvano
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EMCO MaXXturn 95 M CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,750 x 2,050 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture 2015
Weight approx. 11,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wülfrath, loaded on truck
Wülfrath Germany, 42489 Wülfrath
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SPINNER SB-CNC CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,000 x 1,000 x 1,800 mm
Weight approx. 1,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Remshalden-Grunbach, loaded on truck
Remshalden-Gru… Germany, 73630 Remshalden-Grunbach
05/11/2020 10:05
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4,900€
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COLCHESTER STUDENT 1800 Centre Lathe Centre Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,750 x 1,000 x 1,740 mm
Weight approx. 850 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Aichwald, loaded on truck
Aichwald Germany, 73773 Aichwald
03/11/2020 14:10
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1,250€
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STANKO 16K20 Centre Lathe
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STANKO 16K20 Centre Lathe Centre Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,300 x 1,240 x 1,930 mm
Weight approx. 3,600 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Gundelsheim-Böttingen, loaded on truck
Gundelsheim-Bö… Germany, 74831 Gundelsheim-Böttingen
27/10/2020 10:19
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1,200€
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MORI SEIKI NL 2500-Y CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,100 x 1,922 x 2,120 mm
Year of manufacture 2008
Weight approx. 6,100 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Sant Vicenç de Castellet, loaded on truck
Sant Vicenç de… Spain, 08295 Sant Vicenç de Castellet
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TACCI FTC 160 Conventional Heavy Duty Lathe Heavy Duty Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 13,000 x 3,050 x 3,100 mm
Weight approx. 55,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Timisoara, loaded on truck
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Timisoara Romania, 300136 Timisoara
10/11/2020 10:06
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,500 x 3,200 x 5,100 mm
Year of manufacture 1983/2007
Weight approx. 25,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Ennepetal, loaded on truck
Ennepetal Germany, 58256 Ennepetal
30/10/2020 10:10
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TRAUB TNL 18 CNC Sliding/Fixed Headstock Automatic Lathe
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TRAUB TNL 18 CNC Sliding/Fixed Headstock Automatic Lathe CNC Automatic Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 10,000 x 2,000 x 3,000 mm
Year of manufacture 2014
Weight approx. 8,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Magdeburg, loaded on truck
Magdeburg Germany, 39126 Magdeburg
04/11/2020 10:16
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TRAUB TNL 18 CNC Sliding/Fixed Headstock Automatic Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 10,000 x 2,000 x 3,000 mm
Year of manufacture 2014
Weight approx. 8,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Magdeburg, loaded on truck
Magdeburg Germany, 39126 Magdeburg
04/11/2020 10:18
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TRAUB TNL 18 CNC Sliding/Fixed Headstock Automatic Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 10,000 x 2,000 x 3,000 mm
Year of manufacture 2014
Weight approx. 8,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Magdeburg, loaded on truck
Magdeburg Germany, 39126 Magdeburg
04/11/2020 10:21
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,250 x 2,000 x 5,000 mm
Weight approx. 10,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wülfrath, loaded on truck
Wülfrath Germany, 42489 Wülfrath
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SCHAUBLIN 65 TM-6-Y CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,600 x 2,200 x 1,400 mm
Year of manufacture 2000
Weight approx. 10,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Langenfeld, loaded on truck
Langenfeld Germany, 40764 Langenfeld
19/11/2020 10:07
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INDEX Lathe Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,100 x 830 x 1,600 mm
Weight approx. 3,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Bad Ditzenbach/Gosbach, loaded on truck
Bad Ditzenbach… Germany, 73342 Bad Ditzenbach/Gosbach
10/11/2020 14:20
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220€
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INDEX B 60 F Lathe Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,100 x 830 x 1,600 mm
Weight approx. 3,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Bad Ditzenbach/Gosbach, loaded on truck
Bad Ditzenbach… Germany, 73342 Bad Ditzenbach/Gosbach
10/11/2020 14:17
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200€
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INDEX B 30 Lathe Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,100 x 900 x 1,500 mm
Weight approx. 3,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Bad Ditzenbach/Gosbach, loaded on truck
Bad Ditzenbach… Germany, 73342 Bad Ditzenbach/Gosbach
10/11/2020 14:11
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150€
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INDEX C 19 Lathe Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,000 x 1,000 x 1,650 mm
Weight approx. 3,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Bad Ditzenbach/Gosbach, loaded on truck
Bad Ditzenbach… Germany, 73342 Bad Ditzenbach/Gosbach
10/11/2020 14:09
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150€
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INDEX B 60 Lathe Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 2,100 x 950 x 1,640 mm
Weight approx. 2,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Bad Ditzenbach/Gosbach, loaded on truck
Bad Ditzenbach… Germany, 73342 Bad Ditzenbach/Gosbach
10/11/2020 14:02
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150€
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INDEX C 65 CNC Lathe
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INDEX C 65 CNC Lathe CNC Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 4,100 x 2,300 x 1,700 mm
Year of manufacture 2005
Weight approx. 6,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Babenhausen, free on truck
Babenhausen Germany, 87727 Babenhausen
04/11/2020 10:42
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,700 x 2,000 x 2,300 mm
Year of manufacture 1996
Weight approx. 11,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wülfrath, loaded on truck
Wülfrath Germany, 42489 Wülfrath
05/11/2020 10:41
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,800 x 2,200 x 2,300 mm
Year of manufacture 1996
Weight approx. 11,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wülfrath, loaded on truck
Wülfrath Germany, 42489 Wülfrath
05/11/2020 10:42
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 6,000 x 2,000 x 3,400 mm
Year of manufacture 1999
Weight approx. 11,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Wülfrath, loaded on truck
Wülfrath Germany, 42489 Wülfrath
05/11/2020 10:39
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INDEX 18 Lathe
INDEX 18 Lathe Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,650 x 800 x 1,500 mm
Weight approx. 1,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Bad Ditzenbach/Gosbach, loaded on truck
Bad Ditzenbach… Germany, 73342 Bad Ditzenbach/Gosbach
10/11/2020 14:01
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100€
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INDEX 18 Lathe Lathes
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,650 x 800 x 1,500 mm
Weight approx. 1,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Bad Ditzenbach/Gosbach, loaded on truck
Bad Ditzenbach… Germany, 73342 Bad Ditzenbach/Gosbach
10/11/2020 14:00
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,500 x 2,600 x 2,050 mm
Year of manufacture 2011
Weight approx. 10,000 kg
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Delivery terms EXW Wetzlar, ex foundation, unpackaged
Wetzlar Germany, 35578 Wetzlar
19/11/2020 10:05
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SCHAERER CNC 532 x 3000 CNC Lathe
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 8,200 x 2,400 x 2,400 mm
Weight approx. 7,100 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Malsch, loaded on truck
Malsch Germany, 76316 Malsch
11/11/2020 10:22
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 5,000 x 2,200 x 1,800 mm
Year of manufacture 2002
Weight approx. 3,500 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Ennepetal, loaded on truck
Ennepetal Germany, 58256 Ennepetal
30/10/2020 10:33
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 3,500 x 2,200 x 2,100 mm
Weight approx. 6,000 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Palau-solità i Plegamans, loaded on truck
Palau-solità i… Spain, 08105 Palau-solità i Plegamans
20/11/2020 11:08
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TRAUB TNM 28 CNC Lathe
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TRAUB TNM 28 CNC Lathe CNC Automatic Lathes
Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 6,500 x 1,600 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture 2001
Weight approx. 3,500 kg
Machine available from immediately
Delivery terms FCA Weilheim Teck, loaded on truck
Weilheim Teck Germany, 73235 Weilheim Teck
11/11/2020 14:13
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,700 x 1,300 x 1,700 mm
Weight approx. 1,200 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Barberá del Vallés, loaded on truck
Barberá del Va… Spain, 08210 Barberá del Vallés
20/11/2020 11:17
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx. 1,700 x 1,300 x 1,700 mm
Weight approx. 1,200 kg
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Delivery terms FCA Barberá del Vallés, loaded on truck
Barberá del Va… Spain, 08210 Barberá del Vallés
20/11/2020 11:16
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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
Zona Industria… Italy, 25011 Zona Industriale di Calcinato (BS)
28/10/2020 09:35
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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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