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.
From the 1990's thru 2006 - Haas Controls were the 32 Bit Processor Type - Here is how to find the hours on that control.
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.
Welcome the AMEA’s Newest Member, and First Member of the NEW Professional Member AMEA Designation!
Mike Clark, President of the Book and Data Ref Online recently joined the Association of Machinery & Equipment Appraisers as our first Professional Member. The Professional Member designation is for those who would like to be members of the AMEA, but are not in the business of performing appraisals. This is a great New Opportunity for people who provide services to, utilize, or work with AMEA Appraisers!
Here's a video showing how to find the Hours on a Machine with a Fanuc Control
Here is the 2021 Spring AMEA Newsletter
Happy New Year, Welcome 2020 – A New Decade! What could this mean for Equipment Values?
Believe it or not, this is my 4th New Decade in the Industry. I started my journey in the Used Industrial Equipment business in the late 80’s, so I have seen the decade turn 4 times now. It seems ...