Industrial Auction News 232

19th May 2020 – Auction of Furnace Systems and Presses

With more than 55 years of experience, Perfection Machinery Sales is a market leader in the sale and acquisition of industrial machinery and associated equipment. The company provides appraisal, auction and liquidation services to businesses across a broad range of industries. This May Perfection Machinery Sales will auction a huge selection of equipment surplus to the ongoing needs of Kennametal Inc., including furnaces, presses, grinders, CNC and conventional machine tools.

Metalworking firm Kennametal was founded in 1938 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. The company began developing a tungsten-titanium carbide alloy for cutting tools used in metalworking across a wide range of products. Later, Kennametal developed the use of carbide tooling in mining, exploiting the tough wearing properties of the alloy. Several acquisitions over the years have given Kennametal a strong global presence and access to markets across the world.

The live webcast auction will take place on the 19th of May. The assets can be inspected on the 18th of May by appointment only. Inspection by video conference is encouraged. Items featured in the sale include:

Furnaces including: Holcroft and Ultra Temp sinter HIP furnaces; Centorr vacuum furnace; Gero DF furnace. Powder compacting and extrusion presses including models by Alpha, Mannesmann, Smiths and Loomis. Machining centers including: Haas CNC horizontal machining centers and CNC vertical machining centers; Hurco vertical machining center; Fryer CNC mill. Horizontal boring mills and VTLs including: Lucas horizontal boring mill; LeBlond vertical lathe. Grinders including: 2006 Weldon CNC grinder; Okuma CNC plain cylindrical grinders; Landis universal grinder; Blanchard rotary surface grinder; Gallmeyer & Livingston hydraulic surface grinder. CNC turning centers by Haas, Okuma and Chevalier. Speedfam and Kayex lappers. Dust collection and air cleaning systems, tool room machinery and much more.

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