London based Lambert Smith Hampton is a market leader in asset management and industrial equipment sales, working with clients across 40 industry sectors. The firm specialises in asset disposal, valuations, asset-based lending, closure programmes, business sales and corporate recovery, optimising value of plant and machinery. Lambert Smith Hampton is selling sheet metal and fabrication equipment, CNC and conventional machine tools from I Knibb & Son Limited. The sale takes place by order of the proposed liquidators of the firm.
I Knibb & Son is engineering firm based in Cornwall, UK. The family run business was established in 1934 and specialises in CNC and conventional turning and milling, drilling and slotting and fabrication services. I Knibb & Son supplies components and products to businesses across the UK.
Bidding in lots in the auction closes on the 10th of September. Assets featured in the sale include: CNC vertical machining centres including: Takumi Seiki V11A; Cincinnati Milacron Sabre and Hardinge Bridgeport GX1100 (2011). CNC lathes including: Harrison Alpha 1660 XS CNC centre lathe; Colchester Tornado 300 slant bed and Cincinnati TC-200M slant bed. Conventional machine tools including: Thomas 310 AO horizontal bandsaw; Brierley ZB500 drill point grinder; Webster Bennett 36” vertical borers; Ajax TM50 series 3 ‘ 1600 Hydrobloc radial arm drill (2007); Kitchen & Walker KWM50-1600 radial arm drill; Herbert 47V vertical mill; Rambaudi Ram-Mill vertical mill; Kearns No 3 horizontal travelling spindle borer and Cincinnati 310-16PL EDO horizontal mill with vertical head. Sheet metal and fabrication equipment including: Ercolina TB-76 tube bender (2007); Miller Migatronic 333 mig welders; Kingsland J21XA steelworker and Oster 655 pipe threader, and much more. The equipment is located in Falmouth, Cornwall and can be inspected on the 8th of September.