Used Fabrication Equipment Like Roll Formers and Coil reels At HGR Industrial Surplus

Drilling machineFabrication equipment can be expensive and when a machine goes down, your production can come to a halt. Buying a new shear or press brake can really tax your budget, so buying used machinery may be a great option for your fabrication business or machine shop. While band saws, shears, and press brakes may crowd the fabrication equipment category, there are plenty of other items to be found. There are also hundreds of items coming in daily so you never know what you may stumble across when browsing HGR Industrial Surplus. 

A quick category search came across a few power rolls, roll formers, a riveter, and a coil reel. Not to mention your typical fabrication equipment. Let’s look at a few. 

Man working a roll former

Roll formers are used in a process of the continuous bending of sheet metal, strip or coil stock. This process allows operations like notching, punching, and welding to be performed in-line. Roll forming has been around for a very long time, dating back to as early as 600 BCE in the areas of the Middle East and Southern Asia. They were using the basics of what we would come to know as a rolling mill. The more streamlined mills that are more familiar today started to surface from DaVinci’s drawings and were created across Europe and Britain. This history has set up the industries in which roll formers are used today. 

Coil reel in use

Coil reels are another great item you will come across in HGR’s fabrication category.  According to Warehousemachines.com – Coil is a type of conductor wire, such as copper, in a form that is cylindrical. It is wrapped around an iron core which creates an inductor or electromagnet that stores magnetic energy. Companies that focus on coil processing solutions cater to various metal-working industries around the world since they are aware that one size does not fit all. In process applications, it is the energy transfer efficiency that is the most important performance factor for coils. You can see what types of coil reels HGR currently has in stock to help your company. 

If you don’t see anything in our fabrication category today, maybe there are some other categories that may help you find ways to increase production for less cost than buying new industrial machinery. On our homepage you can see the category filter to the right. There are more options than machinery type, including new arrivals, inventory date, price range, and items currently discounted. Make sure you check back daily because the inventory is updated hourly and hundreds of new items come in daily. HGR can be your number one source for used machinery and surplus supplies. 

Used Lathes, CNC and Gap Bed Lathes at HGR Industrials Surplus

HGR has been buying and selling used machinery for more than 20 years. Lathes have been one of the most popular items that have come and gone through the 12-acre showroom. Whether you are looking for a Hardinge, Monarch, or a Mori Seiki, there is a good chance that HGR has one. There are quite a variety of lathes as well and you can bet, they have been bought and sold here. CNC lathes are the most popular but you will see plenty gap bed lathes and spindle lathes. If you have never browsed through our selection, then do so here. Let’s look more at what type of machinery is available. We will look specifically at gap bed lathes and CNC lathes.

Gap bed lathes have similarities to toolroom lathes. The major difference is that gap bed lathes have the ability to adjust the diameter and longer workspaces. By moving the bed away from the headstock, you can increase the swing. The swing, is the largest diameter of work that can be carried between the centers of the lathe. See what Gap Bed Lathes HGR has to offer here.

CNC Lathes are versatile machines used in a wide range of industries. Some of the most common uses are in glass working, parts reclamation, metal spinning, metalworking, woodturning, and more. Haas, Miyano, Daewoo, and Hitachi Seiki are few of the brands you will find here. Currently there are 322 items that come up when searching CNC lathe. These could include the machines themselves or parts and accessories that fall under those specifications.

HGR has so many items in stock, that these are just going over a few. You can always go to our  and type in what you are searching for and browse through the results. On the side of the homepage, there are categories and other filters that will allow you to search for items by your need. 

Atlas Copco Products Available at HGR Industrial Surplus

Atlas Copco manufactures a variety of equipment and HGR Industrial Surplus comes across this brand quite often. Here are some of the industrial tools and equipment currently available and they include; air compressors, nutrunners, servo drives, air dryers, and many more. Check out what is now available from Atlas Copco here. If you aren’t familiar with the brand, we decided to take at look at their history , so if you’re curious, read on.

Atlas Copco History

We decided that their story can best be told on their site, but here is a snippet.  “When Atlas Copco was founded it made products for railways, but the core of our business dates back to the early years of the 20th century, when the first compressors, tools and rock drills were manufactured. Today, we are a world leader in these and many other areas.” – Atlas Copco Group You can read their full history there and it’s a good read, so I recommend it. 

HGR Atlas Copco Nutrunner

While it is nice to get to know the manufacturer, we can see how it relates to HGR by talking about some of the items that are available. Currently, as of this writing on 7-21-20, there are more than 8 factory sealed Nutrunners available. Nutrunners should be used when you need to tighten a screw or bolt to a specific torque. This tool is an essential piece of equipment to have for most industrial machinists and manufacturers. 

Atlas Copco air compressors are also a frequent visitor at HGR, but they don’t tend to stay long, and for good reason. There are only a few available now and by the time you reads this, they may be gone. You can find out here.  If you are in need of an Atlas Copco drive, then you are in luck. Here is a list of what is available. There are too many different drive models to get into so you should browse through the inventory and see if you can save your company some money on the items you need. 

Don’t forget to check back often at HGR’s Homepage. There are constantly new items or supplies coming in by the truckload. You never know what you will find next. 

Currently HGR has some precautions for your safety. Please see what they are below and call with any questions. 

COVID-19 UPDATE 7-8-20 – Cuyahoga County is in a Red Zone – Masks to be worn at all times in public for Customers, Employees and Vendors. HGR is open to the public for necessary visits, but has a total capacity of 150 people including employees. If capacity is reached, you may be asked to wait in your vehicle until another customer leaves. Please shop and purchase online whenever possible. HGR will be closed on all Saturdays until further notice. Regular Hours are M-F from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Kira Corporation Machinery at HGR Industrial Surplus

HGR just inventoried a few different items manufactured by Kira Corporation. These items include tapping centers and vertical machining centers, which are items HGR frequently stocks, even if Kira Corp. isn’t one of the brands we often see. To provide a little insight, we wanted to look at who Kira Corp is as a company and a little of its history. If you want to see machines similar to these that are currently in stock, view our currently inventory here.
Kira Corporation has been in the business of manufacturing for more than 80 years and is based in Japan. Kira Corporation is a machine tool company and their products range from CNC machining centers, to high speed drilling and tapping machines and drilling machines. Kira’s contribution to manufacturing has had as its central focus serving the automotive industry. Kira has provided engineered manufacturing solutions to customers by designing and building complete manufacturing systems using their Kira CNC production centers as the platform for these systems.
One of the products that HGR currently has is a Kira PC-30W Tapping Center in used condition. This unit comes with a Fanuc Series Oi-md Control, chip conveyor, hydraulic unit, chiller, platform, and a 21 position tool changer. PC-30W achieves precision curved surface and smooth surface finish for medical, aerospace, electrical, watches, jewels, and glasses. Its direct drive and temperature controlled 15,000rpm, 20,000rpm, or 36,000rpm spindles provide state of the art performance on large or very small parts it can drill small holes as small as 0.1mm(0.004”) in diameter.
Another item is a Kira Kdm43vcd CNC Vertical Machining Center. Vertical machining occurs on a vertical machining center (VMC), which employs a spindle with a vertical orientation. With a vertically oriented spindle, tools stick straight down from the tool holder, and often cut across the top of a work piece. The one currently in stock at HGR has a Fanuc Series Oi-md Control, Chip Conveyor, Pallet Changer , W/tombstone, and a 40 Position Tool Changer.
See what all HGR has to offer on their homepage or use the category bars on the side to filter out the items you are interested in. Make sure you check back frequently for new arrivals. HGR gets in hundreds of items daily and you never know what you will find next.

Clausing Lathes at HGR Industrial Surplus

Clausing is one of many manufacturers you will come across when browsing through HGR’s robust inventory of used machinery and surplus supplies. Currently, the inventory boasts more than 20 thousand items available for purchase.  The inventory includes Lathes, CNC Machines, Drill Presses, Maintenance Supplies, Woodworking Equipment, and too many others to name. Let’s take a closer look at Clausing and their history. 

Founded by Paul Clausing in 1931, there were three factors that motivated him to enter the lathe industry. He purchased a South Bend Lathe and used it as a hobby lathe and began thinking. First, he believed he could make a better lathe than South Bend Lathes. Second, was the thought the his current career in the Monarch Film Company didn’t have a viable future. Finally, Paul clashing decided he wanted to be his own boss. So, Paul found a small business in Ottumwa, Iowa and began making hobby-sized lathes that were sold at Sears. 

Paul didn’t do this alone however. In March of 1932, Otto moved to Iowa to work with his brother. Otto was three years older than Paul and had a string mechanical aptitude at an early age. When he was around 11, Otto would take apart his parent’s tabletop clock. This model in particular was called a grandfather’s clock, meaning it had a pendulum. Taking it apart may not be out of the ordinary for children, but putting it back together, and in working order, before his parent’s return was impressive. It was this that made him essential to his brothers business. 

The original factory was a meager 2,000 sqft. And housed a few pieces of light machinery. The great depression took it’s toll however and this lead to Sears cancelling their orders for the hobby lathes they were creating. The primary product they began manufacturing was a lathe attachment called a slide rest. They were supplying these slide rests to a company called, Duro. With finances being dire and the business battling the depression, it wasn’t until 1935 that they were able to purchase a planer. This would allow Otto to plane the first lathe beds for woodturning lathes. In 1936, Clausing broke through with what would become a mainstay of their business. It was a screw-cutting lathe, that later evolved into the Series 100. 

The history of Clausing is interesting and is worth the read. You can finish the rest of the history here, but if it’s Clausing Lathes you are interested in, check out HGR’s used inventory of Clausing products. Maybe you just want to browse our selection of lathes instead? Use this link to see what lathes there are currently in stock. Note that HGR has a 30 day return policy in case you aren’t sure in purchasing used machinery. 

HGR has been selling used machinery since 1998 and currently brings in hundreds of new arrivals daily. HGR strives to be your go-to source for used machinery and surplus supplies. Be sure to check back often if you can’t find what you are looking for. Also, if you have any questions, feel free to use the live chat option on our website.

Used Machine Shop Equipment at HGR

machine shop exampleUsed machine shop equipment at HGR Industrial Surplus can be a great way to save money on getting the machinery or industrial equipment you need. One of the biggest hurdles in the machine shop industry is the capital it takes to start one or maintain one. Milling machines can cost an average of $60,000 according to Manufacturing Tomorrow.  How can HGR help? Let’s look at some of the items currently at HGR. 

One of the most common types of grinding process is, surface grinding. A surface grinder can be used for metal and non metal objects that are refined in the finishing process. Surface grinders have a few basic types, horizontal-spindle, vertical-spindle, single and double disc grinders. HGR currently has over a hundred items labeled under Surface Grinder. This search could include the machines themselves, parts, or tools.  

Drilling machines, or drill presses, are primarily used to drill or enlarge a cylindrical hole in a workpiece or part. The chief operation performed on the drill press is drilling, but other possible operations include: reaming, countersinking, counterboring, and tapping. They are also a very popular item at HGR Industrial Surplus. Currently there are more than 300 items in this search. They could be drilling machines or parts, so it’ best to browse through our options. 

Make sure you check back often because HGR gets in hundreds of new arrivals daily. You can browse certain items by using the category filters on the side of the website. You can sort items by price, date of inventory, and more. Currently there are more than 20,000 items in stock. Be sure to see how HGR can help your business.