Online market with used vertical machining centers has been booming over the past few years. Only in Exapro online catalogue you can find over 1400 used vertical centers from different locations and manufacturers. We’ve taken our time to analyze data from thousands of used vertical machining centers ever listed on Exapro website, to come up with this list of Top 5 manufacturers. While some of the names look familiar, some might surprise you. However, don’t limit you search to just these 5 brands. Exapro online catalogue of used machinery currently has over 70 vertical centers brands on offer.
DMG Mori Seiki – Best Vertical Machining Centers
DMG Mori Seiki represents a conglomerate between a German manufacturer Gildemeister AG and Japanese company Mori Seiki. No surprise DMG Mori Seiki strives to be the best brand on the used vertical machining centers market. When German precision connects with Japanese technology it simply can’t be otherwise. Since the company name has changed a few times over its history, you can find DMG Mori Seiki machining centers under the following manufacturer names:
- Deckel Maho
- Mori Seiki
Mazak – Best Japanese Metalworking Machines
From a factory making pots to a metalworking machine giant, such is a story of Yamazaki Mazak Corporation. Japanese manufacturer specializing in metal industrial machinery for decades nowadays has production plants and service centers all around the world. In Exapro catalogue, these high quality vertical machining centers can be found by the brand name Mazak. You can either type it into the search bar or use the filters on the left side of Exapro menu. Mazak machinery has a strong reputation on the used indsutrial equipment market. Buying used Mazak vertical center, you are guaranteed to get the best quality for a reasonable price.
FANUC – Factory Automation Experts
It’s safe to say FANUC is the only manufacturer with all the major components for its machines being produced in-house. It applies to both hardware and software components. Speaking of automation, FANUC City – industrial hub for metal machines production – is a great example of the Factory of the Future concept. With over 2000 robots in production lines, FANUC production plant is capable to produce up to 25,000 CNC controls and 5600 machines monthly. By the way, the company name is an acronym for Fuji Automatic NUmerical Control.
Okuma – Single Source Production Philosophy
Okuma Corporation is a machine tool manufacturer based in Japan. Okuma has a global market share not only in horizontal and vertical machining centers but also in CNC lathes and turn-mill machining centers. The company has been on the industrial machinery market for over a century, which allows Okuma to establish a strong position and become the top seller brand. The company’s “Single Source” philosophy is a special know-how implying design of its own software, hardware and machine components.
Trumpf – World-Known Machine Tool Producer
Trumpf Group is German family-owned brand of the best-in-class metalworking machines. Machine tools represent the core of the business, Trumpf sheet metal processing and tube processing machines as well as vertical machining centers are known worldwide. The company also produces machines for punching and forming, laser processing and bending. At the Formnext trade show in 2015, Trumpf presented a revolutionary technology for the 3D printing of metal parts.
Vertical Machining Centers Attributes
When looking to buy a used vertical machining center, there are other important attributes besides the brand. Pay close attention to the following parameters:
- Longitudinal travel X in mm
- Transversal travel Y in mm
- Vertical travel Z in mm
- Table length
- Table width
Using Exapro filters, you can narrow down your search by location, picking machines only based within Asia, Europe, Middle East, North or South America or a specific country.