When purchasing a used vertical machining center (VMC), it's crucial to consider several factors to ensure a wise investment. Start by focusing on the machine's manufacturer and model; reputable brands such as Haas, DMG Mori, and FANUC are renowned for their durable, high-performing machines. The control system is another critical aspect, so ensure it meets your operational requirements and is compatible with your software.

The machine's age and condition are also vital. Regular maintenance and servicing records can provide a good indication of the machine's reliability and future performance. Assess the tool capacity, tool change time, work envelope, axis movement, spindle speed, and power to ensure they align with your production needs. Additionally, verify that the machine's power requirements match your facility's capabilities and that you have adequate space for its footprint.

Examining the service history and manuals can offer valuable insights into the machine's past usage and any potential future needs. Be sure to factor in all associated costs, including potential upgrades, repairs, transportation, and installation. Exploring financing options can also be beneficial, allowing you to consider higher-priced machines that may better suit your needs.

Kitmondo provides a wide selection of used VMCs to accommodate various requirements and budgets, with a dedicated team ready to assist you in making your purchase decision as smooth as possible.

FADAL VMC8030HT Machining center - vertical

Year: 1997

Axis X 2030 mm
Axis Z 760 mm
Type of CNC Fadal 88HS
Axis Y 760 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 2100 mm

DAH LIH DL-MCV1020BA Machining center - vertical

Year: 2007

Axis X 1020 mm
Axis Z 560 mm
Type of CNC Fanuc: Oi-MC
Axis Y 550 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) yes
Table length 1300 mm

Romi D600 Machining center - vertical

Year: 2015

Axis X 600 mm
Axis Z 580 mm
Type of CNC SIEMENS 828D
Axis Y 530 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 840 mm

Wagner WMC 1400 Machining center - vertical

Year: 2013

Axis X 1400 mm
Axis Z 600 mm
Type of CNC vertical
Axis Y 700 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 1550 mm

CHIRON FZ 15 S Machining center - vertical

Year: 2002

Axis X 550 mm
Axis Z 550 mm
Type of CNC Siemens Sinumerik 810D
Axis Y 400 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) yes
Number of tool pockets 20

Okuma MX-45 VAE Machining center - vertical

Year: 2001

Axis X 762 mm
Axis Z 400 mm
Type of CNC
Axis Y 460 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) yes
Table length 1000 mm

Excel Excel PMC 10T24 Machining center - vertical

Year: 2004

Axis X 1000 mm
Axis Z 560 mm
Type of CNC
Axis Y 510 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 1100 mm

Mazak FJV 250 Machining center - vertical Hot deal

Year: 2000

Axis X 1020 mm
Axis Z 460 mm
Type of CNC MAZAK Mazatrol 640M PC Fusion-CNC
Axis Y 510 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 1200 mm

Brother TC22A Machining center - vertical

Year: 1999

Axis X 500 mm
Axis Z 410 mm
Type of CNC
Axis Y 400 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 650 mm

Hermle C800V Machining center - vertical

Year: 1999

Axis X 800 mm
Axis Z 500 mm
Type of CNC Heidenhan
Axis Y 600 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 1000 mm

Doosan DNM 5700 Machining center - vertical

Year: 2018

Axis X 1050 mm
Axis Z 510 mm
Type of CNC
Axis Y 570 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 1300 mm

KONDIA B-1050 Machining center - vertical

Year: 2000

Axis X 1000 mm
Axis Z 610 mm
Type of CNC
Axis Y 500 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 1200 mm

HERMLE C800 V Machining center - vertical

Year: 2002

Axis X 800 mm
Axis Z 500 mm
Type of CNC Heidenhain TNC 530
Axis Y 600 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 1000 mm

Feeler VMP40A Machining center - vertical

Year: 2019

Axis X 1050 mm
Axis Z 505 mm
Type of CNC FANUC OiMF
Axis Y 520 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 1150 mm

DECKEL MAHO DMC 635 V Machining center - vertical

Year: 2006

Axis X 635 mm
Axis Z 500 mm
Type of CNC Siemens 840 D
Axis Y 510 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 790 mm

FEELER VMP40A 3-axis vertical machining center

Year: 2019

Axis X 1050 mm
Axis Z 505 mm
Type of CNC FANUC OIMF
Axis Y 520 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 1150 mm

DECKEL MAHO DMC 103 V Machining center - vertical

Year: 1998

Axis X 1000 mm
Axis Z 600 mm
Type of CNC SIEMENS SINUMERIK 810 D
Axis Y 600 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 1200 mm

DOOSAN DNM 4500 Machining center - vertical (4 axis) Hot deal Low working hours

Year: 2021

Axis X 800 mm
Axis Z 510 mm
Type of CNC Fanuc i-series
Axis Y 450 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) yes
Table length 1000 mm

YCM FX380A Machining center - vertical

Year: 2018

Axis X 700 mm
Axis Z 480 mm
Type of CNC FANUC MXP-200FC
Axis Y 520 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Max. part weight 200 kg

Used DMG DMC 1035V Ecoline CNC Vertical Machining Centre

Year: 2012

Axis X 1035 mm
Axis Z 510 mm
Type of CNC Siemens 810D Powerline with Shopmill
Axis Y 560 mm
Rotary table (4th axis) no
Table length 1200 mm


In the ever-evolving marketplace of industrial equipment, vertical machining centers (VMCs) are highly prized for their versatility, precision, and productivity. These machines are essential across various sectors, from automotive to aerospace. When contemplating the purchase of a used VMC, it’s important to evaluate specific factors to ensure the machine meets your operational needs and budget.

Manufacturer and Model

The brand and model of a VMC significantly influence its durability, performance, and maintenance requirements. Trusted manufacturers like Haas, DMG Mori, and FANUC are renowned for producing reliable and high-performing VMCs.

Control System

The control system’s sophistication and type are crucial as they determine the machine’s functionality. Modern CNC control systems enhance precision, ease of use, and integration with CAD/CAM software. Ensure the system is compatible with your current or intended software and operational processes.

Age and Condition

While used machines can offer cost savings, their age and condition greatly impact longevity and performance. Check for wear and tear, particularly in key components like the spindle, guideways, and control panel. Ideally, the machine should have been regularly serviced and maintained.

Tool Capacity and Change Time

The number of tools a VMC can hold and the time it takes to switch between them can affect your production speed and versatility. Evaluate these specifications in relation to your production needs.

Work Envelope and Axis Movement

The size and complexity of the parts you plan to manufacture will determine the necessary work envelope and axis movement capabilities of the VMC. Multi-axis VMCs offer greater flexibility and complexity in part production but may require more advanced programming skills.

Spindle Speed and Power

These factors dictate the range of materials the machine can handle and the speed at which it can operate. Higher spindle speeds and power are essential for harder materials or high-speed machining applications.

Power Requirements and Footprint

Ensure the machine’s power requirements align with your facility’s capabilities and that you have adequate space for its footprint and operational clearances.

Documentation and Service History

Manuals, part lists, and service records provide insights into the machine’s history and help anticipate future maintenance needs.

Price and Financing Options

Consider the total cost, including transportation, installation, and potential upgrade or repair costs. Financing options can make more expensive machines more accessible.

The right VMC should cater to your specific production needs while fitting within your budget. Kitmondo offers a comprehensive marketplace with a wide variety of used vertical machining centers, ensuring you find the perfect match for your business. Feel free to reach out to our knowledgeable team for personalized assistance in your search for a used VMC. With our industry experience and technical expertise, we are committed to facilitating smooth and successful transactions.