Kitmondo, a premier marketplace for used industrial machinery, offers an expertly curated selection of preforming, trimming, and calibrating presses, combining cutting-edge innovation with cost-effectiveness. Featuring machines from top manufacturers like Schuler, Komatsu, and Bliss, Kitmondo ensures precision, high-quality performance, and robust durability. With prices ranging from €10,000 to €200,000, Kitmondo caters to businesses of all sizes, striking the perfect balance between affordability and quality.

Preforming, trimming, and calibrating presses are indispensable in the metalworking industry, used for shaping, trimming, and fine-tuning metal parts. These machines are essential for applications in the automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing sectors, delivering precise and consistent results.

Key Elements to Consider

  • Precision: Look for machines with advanced features that enhance accuracy and repeatability.
  • Durability: Opt for presses from reputable brands known for their robust construction and reliability.
  • Versatility: Ensure the machine can handle a variety of tasks, from preforming to trimming and calibrating.
  • Ease of Use: Consider automation levels and user-friendly controls to boost operational efficiency.

At Kitmondo, customers benefit from competitive pricing and the ability to thoroughly evaluate essential machine parameters, ensuring well-informed purchasing decisions tailored to their specific needs. Explore Kitmondo’s extensive collection and elevate your metalworking capabilities with reliable and efficient preforming, trimming, and calibrating presses. Enhance your production quality and efficiency with Kitmondo’s advanced machinery solutions.

DORST TPA 45 1S Trimming press


Type Mechanical
Ram stroke 175 mm
Power in tons 45 T
Motor power 7.4 kW

TMP KA9540 Trimming press


Type Mechanical
Table length 1250 mm
Ram stroke 500 mm
Power in tons 1000 T
Table width 1250 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 20

Trimming press ERFURT PKz500/1000

Year: 1972

Type Mechanical
Table length 1400 mm
Ram stroke 400 mm
Power in tons 500 T
Table width 1000 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 12

Zdas LU 400 Trimming Press

Year: 1971

Power in tons 400 T
Table width 1000 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 20
Table length 1200 mm
Ram stroke 315 mm

Trimming press VORONEZH K2542 1600 ton


Type Mechanical
Table length 1800 mm
Ram stroke 400 mm
Power in tons 1600 T
Table width 1800 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 10

Used REIS SEP 9-100 SPS Trimming press

Year: 1994

Type Hydraulic
Table length 1340 mm
Ram stroke 600 mm
Power in tons 100 T
Table width 680 mm
Distance between columns 910 mm

Used REIS SEP 9-65 Trimming press

Year: 1987

Type Mechanical
Table length 1340 mm
Ram stroke 1100 mm
Power in tons 65 T
Table width 700 mm
Distance between columns 930 mm

Reis SEP 11-65 D Trimming press

Year: 2004

Power in tons 65 T
Table width 1560 mm
Distance between columns 1150 mm
Table length 1085 mm
Ram stroke 500 mm
Motor power 15 kW

SIP SIP AIR 300F Low working hours

Year: 2019

HAY MERGER / SIDE DELIVERY AIR 300 F ALP Very good condition 3 units The front-mounted pick-up rakes AIR F deliver the crop aside, thereby avoiding tractor wheels. It is a perfect solution for all types of grass, straw and crop residues.

Erfurt Germany ScPKi 500 Trimming press

Year: 1966

Power in tons 500 T
Nbr of strokes/min 25
Ram stroke 100 mm
Motor power 32 kW

Voronezh KG2538 Trimming press


Type Mechanical
Table length 850 mm
Ram stroke 200 mm
Power in tons 630 T
Table width 850 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 32

Violi Macchine VM/2PE2 Trimming press

Year: 1998

BENCH CLEANER-GRINDER The machine has been designed for cleaning noble metal jewelry. Technical solutions applied: canopies with safety sensor, 075 kw motors. self-braking with electronic speed regulation by inverter. The special brushes are slightly inclined towards the operator for a more comfortable working position. The 3Hp vacuum cleaner guarantees excellent suction, the polyester filter concentrates the product cleaning inside, the …

Trimming press KG 9534.01 250 ton

Year: 1991

Power in tons 250 T
Table width 800 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 45
Table length 800 mm
Ram stroke 320 mm

Voronezh K2542 Trimming press


Type Mechanical
Table length 1440 mm
Ram stroke 400 mm
Power in tons 1600 T
Table width 1500 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 10

Voronezh KD 2536 Trimming press

Year: 1993

Power in tons 400 T
Table width 1000 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 32
Table length 1000 mm
Ram stroke 250 mm

Hilgeland Automatic Bolt Head Trimming Machine


Hilgeland Automatic Bolt Head Trimming Machine Model ME4M Max Bolt Shank Diameter - For High Tensile Bolts 12mm / 1/2” Inch For Mild Steel Bolts 12mm / 1/2” Inch Max Shank Length 80mm / 3 1/8” Inch Max Extruding Length 32mm / 1 1/4” Inch Max Output 160 Pieces/Minute As pictured

Bentley G7 Trimming press


Power in tons 200 T
Table width 810 mm
Table length 870 mm
Ram stroke 457 mm

Voronezh КБ 2538.01 Trimming press


Power in tons 630 T
Table width 1250 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 20
Table length 1250 mm
Ram stroke 320 mm
Distance between columns 800 mm

VORONEZH K2543 Trimming press Low working hours

Year: 1968

Type Mechanical
Table length 2000 mm
Ram stroke 250 mm
Power in tons 2000 T
Table width 2500 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 6

Exploring the Role of Preforming, Trimming, and Calibrating Presses in Metalworking: A Kitmondo Marketplace Overview

At Kitmondo, we specialize in linking industry professionals with top-tier machinery solutions. Among our diverse inventory, the Metal Presses and Forging category stands out, offering crucial tools such as Preforming, Trimming, and Calibrating Presses. Let’s dive into the details of these machines, their significance, and why Kitmondo is the best platform for purchasing or selling them.

Understanding Preforming, Trimming, and Calibrating Presses

Preforming, trimming, and calibrating presses are vital in metalworking and forging, each serving unique purposes in the production process. These machines are indispensable in sectors like automotive, aerospace, construction, and heavy machinery, where precision and consistency are paramount.

Preforming Presses: These machines shape metal billets or blanks into preliminary forms before further processing. They apply significant force to metal pieces, creating initial shapes that closely resemble the final product, thus minimizing subsequent material removal or reshaping.

Trimming Presses: Trimming presses remove excess material or flash from forged or cast parts, achieving the desired shape and dimensions. This step is essential for preparing components for final assembly or finishing.

Calibrating Presses: Designed to ensure dimensional accuracy and surface quality, calibrating presses apply precise pressure to correct any deviations in shape or size, making sure parts meet exact specifications.

Key Features and Applications

Preforming Presses:

  • Features: High force, robust construction, adaptable to various metal types and sizes.
  • Applications: Automotive parts, structural components, aerospace parts.

Trimming Presses:

  • Features: Precision cutting, high-speed operation, adaptable to diverse part geometries.
  • Applications: Automotive components, machinery parts, appliance manufacturing.

Calibrating Presses:

  • Features: High precision, adjustable pressure, suitable for complex geometries.
  • Applications: Precision components, aerospace parts, high-tolerance machinery parts.

The Kitmondo Advantage: Buying & Selling Presses

Navigating the pre-owned industrial machinery market can be challenging, but Kitmondo makes it easy. Here’s how:

Cost-Effectiveness Investing in new presses can be costly, particularly for smaller enterprises or startups. Kitmondo offers access to used preforming, trimming, and calibrating presses at a fraction of the new price, delivering exceptional value. Prices typically range from €10,000 to €150,000, depending on age, brand, condition, and features.

Quality Assurance Every machine listed on Kitmondo undergoes a thorough evaluation to ensure it meets high standards of quality and is in excellent working condition. This stringent vetting process guarantees that even used machinery remains reliable and efficient.

Market Reach Preforming, trimming, and calibrating presses are essential for precise and efficient metalworking. Whether you’re buying or selling, Kitmondo provides a platform that ensures convenience, reliability, and value. Step into the future of metalworking with Kitmondo – where tradition meets innovation.

Advantages of Preforming, Trimming, and Calibrating Presses

These machines are essential in metalworking and forging industries for several reasons:

Precision and Accuracy: They ensure metal parts are shaped, trimmed, and calibrated with high precision, critical for quality and consistency.

Operational Efficiency: Automation in these presses increases production speed, enabling high-volume output with minimal manual effort, translating to higher productivity and lower labor costs.

Quality Consistency: These modern presses deliver uniform results, reducing variability and maintaining high-quality standards.

Versatility: Suitable for various metal types and sizes, these machines are invaluable across different metalworking sectors.

Material Efficiency: They help minimize waste by precisely shaping and trimming metal parts, optimizing raw material usage.

Key Parameters for Evaluating Presses

When assessing preforming, trimming, and calibrating presses, consider these parameters:

  • Press Force: The amount of force the press can exert, determining its capability for different metal types and thicknesses.
  • Stroke Length: The distance the press ram travels, affecting part size and shape.
  • Table Size: Dimensions of the press table, which dictate the maximum size of workpieces.
  • Automation Level: Ranges from manual to fully automatic systems, influencing ease of use and efficiency.
  • Control System: Type (mechanical, hydraulic, or servo) impacting precision and flexibility.
  • Speed: Operating speed affecting production rates.
  • Material Handling: Features for loading, positioning, and unloading materials, enhancing workflow and safety.

Applications Across Industries

These presses are highly versatile and are used in various sectors:

Automotive Industry: Producing high-precision components such as engine parts, chassis components, and body panels.

Aerospace Industry: Manufacturing parts requiring high precision and tolerance, including structural components and engine parts.

Construction: Creating structural components, metal beams, and supports for construction projects.

Machinery Manufacturing: Producing high-tolerance parts for various machinery and equipment.

Appliance Manufacturing: Crafting precise and high-quality components for household and industrial appliances.

Leading Manufacturers

Renowned manufacturers known for their quality and innovation in this field include:

  • Schuler Group: Advanced forming technology with a reputation for precision and reliability.
  • Komatsu: High-quality, efficient, and versatile metalworking equipment.
  • AIDA Engineering: Robust and precise metalforming systems.
  • Nidec Minster: Comprehensive range of metal forming presses.
  • Bliss Press: Advanced metal forming technology for precision and efficiency.
  • Fagor Arrasate: Metal forming and processing equipment for various production environments.

Researching specific models, reviews, and after-sales service is essential when considering a purchase. Each manufacturer offers unique strengths and innovations to meet different metalworking needs.


Preforming, trimming, and calibrating presses are crucial in the metalworking and forging industries, providing high-quality, cost-effective, and efficient solutions for precise metal part production. Whether for automotive, aerospace, construction, or machinery manufacturing, these machines ensure superior product quality and compliance with industry standards. With Kitmondo’s support, acquiring or selling these presses is straightforward and reliable, allowing businesses to focus on producing exceptional metal products.