Fabrication Equipment in Essential Times

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Fabrication equipment has been one of the bright areas during the pandemic. With machine shops being deemed essential in Ohio, some business are working like nothing ever happened. Besides social distancing and wearing masks, the days go on how they used to. Production is up for many places and fabrication equipment is getting more traffic for many dealers and this includes used fabrication like HGR sells. Formers, press brakes, shears and more await you in HGR’s Fabrication category. Let’s talk more about the items you will find here. 

Bandsaws use a blade that is continuously moving, while the piece being cut, is move through the blade. The blade powered by a drive wheel and an idler wheel. HGR has a variety of vertical and horizontal bandsaws currently available from maker like Peerless, DoAll, Amada, and Hyd Mech all listed in the fabrication category. DoAll was founded by Leighton A. Wilkie, who invented and manufactured the first metal cutting saw in 1933. The company was built off of innovation when Leighton and his father developed an automotive connecting rod alignment machine. New bandsaws can cost ten of thousands of dollars. By looking through HGR’s selection of used bandsaws, you can help grow your production by adding another machine. 

Press Brakes are pressing tools used for bending sheet and plate material. The most common of these being sheet metal that it forms by clamping the material between a punch and die. As to why they call it a press brake, I was curious and read an article at the fabricator.com that got into more detail add history than I was ready for. As for HGR, the fabricating equipment category Is full of brands like Amada, Wysong, Cincinnati, LVD, and almost all other major makes and models. Make sure you browse through a few pages to see the variety and selection. Sue the filters to get more detailed on what you want to search for. 

Used Industrial Equipment at HGR

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Used industrial equipment doesn’t always jump to mind when you are looking to expand your company or repair essential equipment that goes down. It may be one of the best options though. Often times used industrial machinery can be bought at a savings, making it worthwhile to salvage parts from. You have to have extra room to store these machines, so there are a few drawbacks. Maybe you need to expand your business and want to find a machine fitted for the jobs you need to get done. HGR can help with all of this and more including surplus supplies. When we say we buy and sell everything, we mean it. Make sure you check out aisle 1, and you’ll see what I mean. Markdowns at HGR

A good place to start looking is in HGR’s Markdowns. Great items can be found at discounted prices. Most items are discounted due to the specificity of the make or model, or possibly being outdated. This is one of those great opportunities for you grab that spare machine to salvage parts for if you have an operating one on the line. Just because it’s discounted doesn’t mean it doesn’t work either. It may work better than yours, but HGR does not test the items. This shouldn’t persuade you in any way however, there is a 30-day return policy on items that do not work. See if there are any items here that can help your business grow and stay working without stoppage. 

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 New Arrivals are a great way to be the first to see what just came into HGR. With hundreds of items coming in daily, you and I have no clue what comes out when the trailer doors open. Boom lifts, lathes, and mills were the popular ones last time I checked, but the website is updated as they come in, so by the time you read this, it’s all new. There were a few HAAS that came in recently, but you can browse all that HGR current has in stock here. Mori Seiki and Fanuc are also very popular within HGR and frequent the new arrival sections. 

There are more than a few absolute deals to found in the Last Chance Closeouts category. Currently more than 4,000 items sit and wait for your best offer. This is where you can find quality items at rock bottom prices. HGR frequently stocks more than 20,000 items with each being categorized. There are bound to be items that are well undervalued due to product count. With 20 pages of CNCs, will you make it past 13? Will the other guy? Here are all of those items that fall between the cracks. Browse through to see the variety of options and available items. You are bound to find something that can assist you in some way. With 12 acres of used industrial equipment and surplus supplies, it’s almost impossible to not find something. 

HGR has categories on the side filters to always assist your searches. Each category of used industrial equipment will have sub categories on their page to help narrow down your searches. There is a lot to take it, and so much to browse through, make sure you come back often to be the first to see what just came in. 

Used Lathe – 3 Reasons to Buy One

cincinnati lathe for sale at HGR Industrial SurplusLet’s face it. The cost of doing business isn’t cheap. Every chance you get to save a few dollars is worth investigating. There are probably more than 3 reasons to buy a used lathe, but let’s keep it simple. One of HGR’s most popular items are used lathes. When it comes time to upgrade, replace, or expand, it would benefit you to search through HGR Industrial Surplus’ website to see what used lathes are available. If saving money isn’t a big enough driving force, how about 3 reason to buy a used lathe. 

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Fitted for a Purpose

When buying a used lathe, you may have an intended purpose in mind. When looking at lathes, you may com e across one that has already been fitted for the purpose you intend to use it for. There may be some adjustments, but the lathe has the components you would have to add on if you purchased new. In a lot of cases the machines needs al little maintenance and you’re off and running with little downtime. 

Available Now

The great thing about used lathes is that with the right transportation, you can have some control over how fast you want to get the item to you. Places like HGR have a department to assist in arranging transportation at reasonable rates, but you can always bring the right truck with you for transport the day of inspection, purchase it, and get it loaded at the earliest opening. Buying new, isn’t as fast, so expect some delays, especially when dealing internationally. 

Brand Availability

Used lathes and used machinery dealers will often have a wide variety of makes and models in stock at any given time. Just browse through HGR’s lathe category and you’ll see a variety of names pop up like, Cincinnati, LeBlond, Monarch, Southerner’s Bend, and too many more to name. When buying a new lathe, you will only be viewing what the manufacturer has to offer. You may miss out on a machine more optimal for your size business or needs without overspending. 

Ultimately it comes down to the needs of the end-user and other factors like cost. At the end of the day, maybe you prefer to buy new, and that’s ok. But do you and your company a favor by seeing if used machinery is an option for you. While you’re here, why not look through HGR Industrial Surplus and over 20 thousands items currently in stock. There are more than used lathes available including categories like Machine Tools, Fabrication, Welding, Robots, and plenty more to search through. On the left hand side of our homepage there are filters available to help you find the items you are looking for faster and more efficiently. If you don’t see something you are interested in, check back often. HGR gets in hundreds of new arrivals daily so you never know what may come in next. You can see our new arrivals here and look at what just came in. There are also frequent monthly sales to keep an eye out for. Why not save more, right?

 

Used Material Handling Equipment Needs are on the Rise

used material handling equipmentIn today’s current situation, used material handling needs are on the rise due to consumer demands in deliverable products. Warehouses, in some cases, are around the clock. They are constantly moving products in and out of their facility to keep up with the demand. Used material handling equipment can help meet the rising demands while costing less than new material handling equipment like forklifts, pallet jacks, conveyors, wire decking, racking and more. HGR has a large category full of these items that you can see here.

Forklifts are a large part of HGR Industrial Surplus and the used material handling category. The need seems to outweigh the availability over the past few months, so while their popularity is on the rise, it may be tough getting the one you want if you don’t jump on the opportunity quickly. HGR gets in hundreds of items daily and turns them over almost as fast. If not, they would have run out of room a long time ago. You can see what types of forklifts are available at HGR Industrial Surplus here.  Remember to check back frequently because the site is updated as the items come in. 

Conveyors are a great way to move product from one stage tot he next. Having one of these conveyors go down can really slow up the process and bring things to a halt. Why not have a. Used conveyor as back up to prevent that stoppage? You could use the conveyor for parts or to simply replace the malfunctioning one. At low costs that HGR provides, this option is more realistic than first thought. Browse through the conveyor category to see if any of the items can help keep your company going when machinery goes down. 

Are you a start up business looking for used material handling equipment to help cut cost? HGR not only has the material handling equipment you need, but the shop equipment category can also provide lower cost options for shelving or MRO supplies. Browse the shop equipment category here to see if you can equip your company with the supplies it needs to run efficiently. Get a look at some more of HGR’s products by watching some videos on our channel and subscribe for the latest updates.