People with older Haases have a bunch of Vactra 2 oil laying around for the lubrication of their machines. If this Vactra 2 is used in the machines designed for the Synthetic Mobil, the lube system can become clogged and stop delivering oil to the spindle resulting in failure.
Adam Klinkner is no stranger to machine shops, having spent the last eight years as a Swiss machinist on a floor in a high-precision shop.
It’s been three years since Luke Harter, auction project manager, joined MachinesUsed.com, and none of his days with the company have been the same.
Hot off the presses, and in time for the heat of summer - here is your AMEA Newsletter.
I get, and have to ask the following question a lot. Does this has machine have a 2-speed gearbox? This video will show you how to tell if a Haas VF CNC Machine has an operational 2-speed gearbox. Enjoy.
Originally hired to help with sales and offer administrative support, Hostad now serves as the operations manager at MachinesUsed.com and often handles out-of-state machine tool sales.
I still get nervous, or anxious the evening before an auction. Nervous or anxious is NOT a bad thing
When you find a used Haas Rotary table out there and want to know if it will run with your machine. How do you do it?
Online Auction Closes Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Starting at 10AM CT. Traub CNC, Index CNC, Zeiss DCC CMM, Precision Turning Facililty Closing, Webster City, IA
Chris Archer, our go-to guy for machine sales and auctions, recently celebrated 10 years with our company. We asked Chris to reflect on how his position has evolved over the years.
From the 1990's thru 2006 - Haas Controls were the 32 Bit Processor Type - Here is how to find the hours on that control.
Follow these guidelines to reduce the risk of shipping damage to industrial equipment and manufacturing tools.
Please take this oportunity to share your experiences with delays in the availability of new machinery. How long have you had to wait for new machines? Which brands and types are available quickly? Which are not? We want to hear your story.
A properly maintained LeBLond Lathe can turn quality, precise parts for many years. I have never had any difficulty finding willing buyers for these lathes. They were manufactured in America, and in my opinion were made far better than the imported engine lathes available on the market today.
The story of MachinesUsed.com is one of ingenuity, initiative, and plain old hard work. Founded in 2003 as the used machine tool division of Productivity Inc., MachinesUsed.com has grown from a small operation run by one man at a single desk to a full team of industry specialists with 100+ years of experience, operating out ...
A well-trained equipment appraiser will often go the extra mile and make a phone call to the manufacturer of the CNC machine. It's a professional practice that may avoid a costly mistake. It's especially important when there are multiple serial-number and manufacture-date tags on the same machine.
It’s a common scenario. Sometimes, an owner is retiring. Other times, there’s an unexpected life change. MachinesUsed.com is uniquely equipped to address situations just like these. We can assess the condition of the machines, create auction lots of all equipment and supplies, post pictures, videos, and specs of the equipment, and host the online sale.
Supply chain challenges mean continued strong demand for machine shop tools and industrial manufacturing equipment. This small machine shop auction brought in good numbers for the machine shop owners in January. The business owners manufactured gun components of their own design at this facility. Last year they sold the product rights and decided to close the machine shop. Bids matched or exceeded our projections for most all of the items in the sale. Having nice looking Haas CNC Machines in the sale always help draw a crowd of bidders...
Used CNC machines can be repaired and resold. Mechanical issues with machining equipment don't have to be a death sentence. If industrial machines have enough value, they can be repaired and resold -- not scrapped. That's better for the environment and the economy.
This Haas VM-3 CNC Vertical Machining Center has been shipped from Machinesused.com to a machine shop in Princeton, Minnesota, to make parts for US Defense.
Made in America! Making parts in America ... to defend America!