Chemical Processing and How HGR Can Help Your Business

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Chemical Processing equipment may be the unsung hero of the manufacturing industry. The offensive line of industry, doing the dirty work so the CNCs can hog the spotlight and take up all of the salary cap. I digress. It’s not often you go out looking for a chemical storage tank, filtration system, or mixer. When the time comes, you may not even know where to begin. Luckily there is only one place you need to look. HGR’s chemical processing category is a one stop shop for used equipment. The selection of used machinery is so large, there had to be sub-categories created to help navigate inventory. Below is a breakdown of those categories.
Filter Systems
Filter systems like a Dayton Water Systems Pump and Filter may be the typical sort of items that come to mind when looking in this category, but there is more than meets the eye. HGR doesn’t stop at used machinery. This is where the term surplus supplies comes in. If HGR buys the machine, we want everything that comes with it, including those boxes of new filters sitting on the shelf. This value gets turned over to the customer when they purchase new filters at surplus prices. The selection varies day to day and there is not a stock of the same product, so this is hit or miss. However, finding a year or two worth of them can help keep costs down.
Industrial Mixers
These aren’t the mixers Grandma used to make her famous oatmeal raisin cookies in. We are talking about cauldrons made of metal the size of an SUV. HGR has smaller tabletop industrial mixers if that fits your needs better. The makes and models vary and the only way to see if HGR has the industrial mixer you need is by looking. There are a few options on the ;eft hand side of the screen to help navigate the large inventory easier. Manufacturer may be the best place to start so you can narrow down the make you prefer or need. Sorting it by price can also help if one of the items you are looking for would fall on either end of the spectrum.
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Strap on your helmet and climb into the newest Abrams M-1 and ride into glory. Okay not really, but wouldn’t that be awesome? Chemical storage tanks may not be able to traverse over any terrain, but they can store your hazardous or toxic material, saving it from environmental exposure. That in itself is a bit heroic. Searching through this category you will find stainless steel mixing tanks, horizontal storage tanks, acetylene tanks, and more. HGR gets in hundreds of new arrivals daily so if you don’t see it now, check back the next day and it may be. You never know what you might find next.

Woodworking Industry Makes Its Own Space

The woodworking industry consists of processing timber using mechanical and chemical-mechanical treatment. This includes raw materials from wood and various types of wood. One of the main products from this industry is the production of furniture. The woodworking industry has found a way to battle the pandemic by optimizing space in your home closets. There is a resurrection of Closet Con, where design meets manufacturing. Here is more about Closet Con.

The Birth of Closet Con

At the Texas Woodworking Show, in 2005,  the first Closet Con was born. The idea had success, so later that year they decided to have the conference in Santa’a Clara, California. The success continued until the recession of 2007 hit. It was at this time they expanded to include cabinets for the show. This was to help bolster the woodworking industry as a whole. The recession and the effects of it started to distance themselves in the rear view mirror.  The industry rebounded stronger than ever.

Over a decade later, Closet Con and the woodworking industry are facing a different adversity with COVID looming over everything. The convention is monitoring CDC guidelines and keeping flexibility in mind.  The show is scheduled to take place in Palm Beach, Florida in June of 2021. Closets have also expanded and taken their talents outside of the bedroom and have embraced providing solutions for every room of the house. Given that we are spending more time in our houses than ever before, optimizing your space with organizational shelving is important for your own sanity, as well as cleanliness.

HGR Can Help

Are you in the woodworking industry? Then most likely HGR has something to offer your company in our woodworking category. HGR gets in hundreds of new arrivals daily, so even if you don’t find something right away, check back in an hour r so when the products update. You can also use our new arrivals option to help navigate through the tens of thousand of used machines that are in stock.

Markdowns on Used Machinery

Markdowns at HGRMarkdowns on used machinery are words that brighten the day of many that shop at HGR. One of the most beneficial categories at HGR is the Markdown category. It is here that you will find great deals on used equipment of all kinds. HGR just doesn’t markdown the stuff nobody wants. HGR marks down everything! It is typically ran on a time schedule based off of the inventory date of the item. The longer the item sits at HGR, the more the markdown is increased until it reached the Last Chance Closeouts category. Here is when the item hits the rock bottom pricing and is priced to sell, with a little room to negotiate, on some items. What is in the Markdown category that makes it such a worthwhile browse? Read on to find out markdowns on used machinery.

HGR frequently stocks anywhere from 18-20 thousand items. Most of these items are random machinery or specific manufacturers and machine shops. While these items can vary, a lot of the items are similar throughout HGR like lathes, drill presses, electrical items, motors, and too many others to count. It is because of this large volume of used machinery that some of the items get overlooked. HGR also gets in hundreds of new arrivals daily so when browsing, items are constantly being added and updated. This makes similar looking items blend in and become lost. That is why the inventory number is the most important piece if info to remember when looking at an item. There may be ten lathes that meet that description with slight variables. The inventory number is unique to that item and will allow anyone in the building to locate that item or info on it.

Are you looking to see if something specific is in the markdown category? If you use the Markdowns options to search, all of the items in HGR that are marked down will show up and it may be difficult to find what you are looking for. A great feature on the website is the ability to add that filter onto an existing category. Let’s say you were looking for a used CNC or a used lathe, but you were on al limited budget and wanted to see the best available option for the price. You can type lathe into the search bar and once the items populate, you can add the Markdown filter to it. This also works with new arrivals, last chance closeouts, and and other filter option on the left hand side of the screen. Using these filters to find what you are looking for makes shopping online for used machinery a breeze. If you have any questions while visiting the site, use our live cat option in the upper left hand of your screen for a real person to assist you.

Finishing Equipment in High Demand

keywords trendsDoing some research on popular search terms in the manufacturing or industrial industry, I found that finishing equipment is at its highest search volume in years. According to Keywords Trend Data, it is matching the two high points set back in mid-2017 and early 2015. This means the high demand for used finishing equipment is as great as it ever was. Luckily, HGR is your number one source for used machinery and has a finishing equipment category. Here you will find all of the items you will need to help your business maintain productivity without stoppage. Understanding the reasoning behind the demand in finishing equipment can not only help HGR be aggressive in obtaining the items you need, but also allow you to go after items for resale or refurbishment more confidently.Beverage machine & fabricators finished machined part
Why the Demand? Some areas of the industrial sector have shown growth during a hectic 2020, and these companies are looking to grow with he product demand. Finishing equipment like blast cabinets, tumblers, and deburring machines are costly which leads to people browsing through the internet to find the best deals on the machines they need. If you are looking to expand your capabilities, looking into used machinery could be an option. A few searches on sites like HGR’s and you may be able to save thousands on buying new equipment by purchasing used machinery. You can be sure, as the demand for these machines rise, the cost will inevitably rise with it. Getting in early on buying used equipment to refurbish to resell could net you a bigger profit. HGR typically has over 100 items in stock, but as of late, that number is lower and closer to 80 products. The rate at which the items come and go is fast, so if you are interested in an item, act fast or you may miss out.
Vibratory finishers ,or vibratory deburring, is used for a vast array of products and materials including plastic, metal, and wood. These machines help descale and clean the materials or components needed for essential parts of manufacturing. There is abrasive media added to a container with the materials. This container then shakes and vibrates causing the media to smooth out the finish on the materials. Blast cabinets are another item you will come across in the finishing equipment category. You will find brands like Central Pneumatic, Trinco, ProWeld, and more. IF you don’t see something that interests you today, check back the next day. HGR gets in new arrivals daily and you never know what you will come across next at HGR. To see the items that just came in, use the New Arrivals filter to see what items just came in.

How to Take Advantage of Online Sales at HGR

cincinnati lathe for sale at HGR Industrial SurplusDue to the current crisis HGR has shifted their sales online for the unseeable future.  This applies to the regular sales, but some flash sales may still be in-store, as well as online. What does this mean you as a consumer and how can you use this to your advantage when it comes to sale day? There have also been a few questions on what the inventory date means and how to use the filter to find the items. This article is aimed at you, the user, and how you can take full advantage of your number one resource for used machinery and surplus supplies. 

Buying online at HGR is super easy, but doesn’t involve making the purchase online. HGR takes payment over the phone with a live person to help you. This makes sure your identity and info is safe and not held for any future use. On every item that HGR has, there is a contact button for reaching out to a sales person. You can use this to message your sales rep. If you need immediate assistance, there are two options for you to reach someone at HGR. You can always call in and ask for your sales rep or speak to the next available one. The other option is using the live chat feature. HGR has these messages monitored during normal business hours. Someone will answer you and be able to either answer a question about our site, or direct you to a sales rep to process an order. As always, sales at HGR are first come, first served, so make sure you get your orders in early to make sure you get the items you want. 

HGR often applies date ranges to certain categories as well as price limits. For all of the sales, there will be a landing page with links to the items that are on sale. This hopefully helps you identify what items are discounted, but if you do not have those links available, you can use the date bar option on the left hand side of the screen. You can enter in an arrival date to make sure it matches what the sales restrictions are. There are also filters to see price range and a little known feature called manufacturer search. This can really help given that HGR can have up to 20 thousands items in stock at any given moment. You can find HGR sales on the home page. There will be a button above the filters that links to sales and special offers. 

Buying and Selling Used Machinery with HGR

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Used machinery has never been in more demand than currently, on both sides of the coin of buying and selling. HGR is your number one source for either selling your machinery, or buying used machinery. In some cases, your business may be looking to fill an immediate need for parts, and HGR has that machine in stock. Having a back up machine for parts or secondary use is a smart way to make sure production doesn’t stop. We are going to look at the buying and selling side of used machinery to see if your company can benefit from using the number one resource for used machinery and surplus supplies. 

Selling your used machinery has never been easier with HGR Industrial Surplus and their team of experienced buyers. HGR covers the majority of the states east of the Mississippi. If you are curious to whether or not your state is one of those, check out this map and enter your info. Also you can email our surplus hotline and provide some info on the items you are looking to sell and your contact info. If the item is something HGR buys, someone will contact you to schedule an inspection. A buyer from HGR will come to see the machinery and give you an offer. If you accept, a check is quickly sent and your items will be picked up and transported to Euclid, Ohio. There it will be housed in a 12-acre showroom that is open to the public, under cautionary measures currently. 

Buying used machinery is what happens once the item arrives in Euclid. It is inventoried and put online amazingly fast. This is one of the major draws to HGR. The amount of inventory and how fast it moves. You never know what is coming next. Buying online is the best way to go when purchasing at HGR and one of the only ways to take advantage of sales. There is no payment online, for security reasons, but there is a sales staff available to take your call and payment Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There are filters on the left side of the page to assist in your search. Popular categories like Machine Tools, New Arrivals, Last Chance Closeouts and more. See what your number source for used machinery and surplus supplies has to offer you. 

Used Cincinnati Equipment

Cincinnati shears are some of the best performing in their industry. Since the late 1890’s when first formed as Cincinnati Shaper Company, they have been providing quality equipment and raising the industry standard. HGR Industrial Surplus is proud to stock used Cincinnati shears and other products providing you great machinery at lower prices. Currently HGR has more than 50 Cincinnati products including grinders, press brakes, lathes, and more. You can view all HGR has to offer from Cincinnati here. Below we will look at some these items closer. 

Hydraulic shears come in many sizes, and you can bet HGR has more than a few. If you are interested in one, you can see all of the shears available here. This machine is a common tool in factories that do metal fabrication. One benefit to a hydraulic press over a mechanical one, is the size. The smaller machine can apply the same pressure while saving valuable space in your factory. Used shears are a very popular item at HGR and they go fast, so act now if you seen you are interested in. 

Press brakes are another popular item at HGR and they have a few from Cincinnati but many more from a variety of makers. You can see the sub category HGR has for press brakes here. If your business is centered around sheet metal, you can most likely benefit from taking a peek at what there is in stock. HGR has a tolling section that may feature some punches or dies to add to your equipment, for fractions of the cost of buying new. 

Lathes have a wide variety of uses like shaping wood, metal, or other material using a rotating drive that turns the peice against cutting tools. HGR is one of the top suppliers of used lathes and you can see the collection currently in stock here. There are almost 100 used lathes currently in stock with a handful of them being manufactured by Cincinnati. HGR has been in the business of buying and selling used industrial machinery and surplus supplies for more than 20 years. You can find hard to find machinery from smaller manufacturers, to major makes and models for less than purchasing new equipment. Make sure you check back often because the inventory changes hourly. Wit hundreds of new arrivals daily, you never know what you will find next. 

Used Mori Seiki Machinery at HGR

Mori Seiki MachineryMori Seiki manufactures and sells machine tools and machinery. It is based out of Makamura-ku, Nagoya, Japan. The company was formed in 1948 and has grown into one of the largest machine tool builders. In 2009 Mori Seiki partnered Sith Deckel-Maho-Glidemeister and have recently reported that they look to buy out their German partner. What are some of the things HGR stocks from Mori Seiki? Use this link to take you to our manufacturer search option. 

Mori Seiki has a large catalog of items they manufacture. Turning and Milling machines are only the tip of the iceberg. They also boast a strong line of additive manufacturing products. Throughout the company’s existence, they have created over 200 models of CNC lathes and machining centers and have 29 subsidiaries and 6 associated companies.    This growth has led them to be one of the more trusted and reliable brands for your machinery. 

HGR frequently inventories used Mori Seiki items and currently has more than 20 pieces of used machinery from this maker available here. Most of these items are used CNC lathes but there is a Horizontal Machining Center currently in stock. If you need parts for your machine, there are a few motherboards available in case that is something you need. More boards and other electronic components can be found in our Electronics category. 

HGR is your number one source for used machinery and surplus supplies. Browse through our massive inventory online of 19 thousand items or more. You can strap on your walking shoes and come to our 12-acre showroom in Euclid, Ohio f you are able to. Walk up and down 14 aisles of machinery large and small from all makers and manufacturers. It is something you must see for yourself to believe. We also receive hundreds of new items daily, so keep checking back to see if that hard to find or vintage machine becomes available. 

Komatsu Brand Machinery at HGR Industrial Surplus

Komatsu PressKomatsu America manufactures a wide variety of machinery, mining equipment, forestry equipment, forklifts and more. HGR Industrial Surplus has a few different Komatsu Items in stock currently if you are interested in this brand. You will find a Komatsu Press or a forklift in used condition at HGR.  There will most likely won’t be any mining or forestry equipment. Komatsu’s website may be the best source for those items.  Otherwise, we want to look at the history of the Komatsu brand in case you may not be familiar with them. 

History

Komatsu began marketing in America in the 1960’s and is named after the city Komatsu. The English translation of the city’s name is “little pine tree”.  A legend said an emperor planted a sapling in that region that grew into a forest. The legendary story dates back to the Heian period (794-1192). Some of the lines of products they produce are the intelligent machine control, hydraulic excavators, crawlers dozers, and more. The company itself began in 1917 and has now grown into the world’s second largest producer of construction equipment, according to Komatsu’s website. 

The main item you will find at HGR from Komatsu is their line of presses, including a CNC press. The range and size go from 2,000 pounds to a 200 ton capacity so make sure you browse through them because you never know what you will find at HGR. HGR get sin hundreds of new arrivals daily, so keep checking back if you can’t find what you are looking for. If you are looking for a press, and didn’t find one from Komatsu, we have a few more in stock for you to look through from various manufacturers. 

HGR also has auctions frequently that feature high quality equipment for less. Used machinery auctions are posted on HGR’s homepage as they are announced and shared in the sales email that is sent out regularly. You can sign up online by creating an HGR account and checking yes to our email. 

Used Motors Keep You Running at HGR

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Used motors for all of your industrial needs can be found within the 12 acres of HGR Industrial Surplus in Euclid, Ohio. This is one of the more robust categories at HGR featuring over 1,300 items on any given day. The category is split into two sub categories to help break down the search results. We will take a look at each of the sub categories in the paragraphs below. The sub categories are motors and gears drives. 

Motors is the first sub category we will view. This is where you will find all of your used motors in various makes and models. You can browse through all of them or you can search by the name of the manufacturer using the option on the left side bar or you can type in some keyword info at the top search bar. Servo motor is one example of some keyword info that you can inout into the search bar to help narrow down your searches. There are a lot of different makes and models of used motors, so it would be hard to go through the list of everything HGR has in stock. Some of the more popular brands are Lincoln, General Electric, Reliance, and Fanuc to name a few. You can search by those brands by using the manufacturer filter mentioned previously, or by typing it into the search bar. The majority of the used motors will have their horse power listed in the capacity section for faster location. This category constantly has new arrivals so check back frequently to see what just came in. 

Gear Drives is the other sub category listed in the used motors category. Here is where you will find all of the used gear drives sorted in the same fashion as the motors were. You will find brands like Master, Kuenie, Sumitomo, and many other popular machine makers. Most of the gear drives have their horse power also listed in the capacity section. 

In either sub category you can search for products with a few different modifiers on by using the filters to the left in the sidebar. These include new arrivals, which are the newest items to come into HGR in the last two weeks. One of the other options is the Markdowns section. This will include items that are marked down from their original listed according to a times schedule. Last is our Last Chance Closeouts. This will be all of the items that are about to be out of the inventory and no longer available at HGR Industrial Surplus. These are the items that have the lowest price and may be negotiable before they are gone. This section is a great one to find great deals on hard to find items. HGR typically has more than 20 thousand items in stock so many will fall through the cracks and not be seen due to such a high volume. This means bargain hunters are more than able to grab some high ticket items at rock-bottom prices. 

Used Welders for Sale at HGR Industrial Surplus

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Used welders for sale by brands like Lincoln and Miller are at HGR Industrial Surplus and more are arriving daily. Arc welders, spot welders, and more fill the 12 acres of industrial surplus in Euclid, Ohio. If you haven’t been to the warehouse or can’t make it in, the HGR homepage is you number one source for used machinery and industrial surplus supplies.  Used welders for sale aren’t the reason to browse our welding category. Welding curtains, current controls, and wire are also available at lower costs than buying a new welder or welding supplies. Be sure to see what all we have. Here is a little more about the types of welders in our sub categories. 

Spot welders use a process called resistance welding. This process uses heat from an electrical current, and by applying pressure. Typically this process is used weld two or more pieces of sheet metal together. One of the major benefits to spot welding, is the ability to send a large amount of energy to a small spot in a short time. This lets the particular weld reach high temperatures without causing the heat to travel across the whole piece of metal. The resistance between electrodes and the magnitude of the duration of the current determine the amount of heat delivered. 

Arc welders also use electricity to create heat, and this heat is used to melt the metal and when it cools, the metal binds to each other. There is an arc between the welding stick and the base material at the point of contact which causes that reaction. The weld area is typically protected by some sort of shielding gas, vapor, or slag. Arc welding was developed in the 19th century and was a pivotal part of ship building during the Second World War. 

Seam welders are used to make gaseous or liquid joints for applications in sheet metal. This welder also uses a roller instead of using a stick. This method is mainly used on a variety of metals in pipes including its use on auto mufflers. HGR has all of these types of used welders in stock and ready to go. Look through the website and see for yourself. Mae sure you check back often. New arrivals are coming in daily. 

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. 

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.

** COVID-19 Precaution: All employees and guests are required to wear face masks while on site at HGR. Customers at high risk please call for an appointment. Customers with children unable to wear masks are asked to please make an appointment or refrain from coming when possible. **

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.

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