Mechanical presses, versatile and efficient, serve as a critical asset in multiple industries, ranging from automotive and aerospace to electronics and appliance manufacturing. Famed for their high speed, precision, and durability, these machines can perform tasks like punching, bending, and shaping with exceptional accuracy. Their ability to withstand continuous heavy-duty operations makes them a popular choice in high-volume production environments.

The cost of a used mechanical press from Exapro typically ranges from €25,000 to €125,000, making them an affordable investment for businesses of all sizes. Key machine parameters include force, stroke length and speed, bed size, shut height, slide adjustment, energy rating, drive type, automation capabilities, and safety features.

Renowned manufacturers of these machines include AIDA Engineering, Schuler AG, Komatsu, SEYI, Minster, Chin Fong, Amada, Bliss Presses, Stamtec, and Yangli Group. Investing in a mechanical press is not just a cost-effective decision, but also an eco-friendly one, promoting a circular economy and reducing material waste. Let Exapro guide you to the perfect mechanical press for your operational needs.

Omera OPM2-200 Mechanical press


Power in tons 200 T
Table width 1050 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 50
Table length 2100 mm
Ram stroke 250 mm
Distance between columns 450 mm

Smålandstenar DSF 50 Mechanical press

Year: 1963

Power in tons 50 T
Table width 475 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 120
Table length 730 mm
Ram stroke 100 mm
Motor power 4 kW

İtalyan Rovetta 25020 H Type Press

Year: 1989

Power in tons 350 T
Table width 930 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 55
Table length 1030 mm
Ram stroke 300 mm
Motor power 35 kW

SMV CO500-2 Mechanical press

Year: 1985

Power in tons 50 T
Table width 440 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 160
Table length 750 mm
Ram stroke 90 mm

Aros RAL 500 Mechanical press

Year: 1983

Power in tons 50 T
Table width 500 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 150
Table length 670 mm
Ram stroke 100 mm
Distance between columns 365 mm

RASTER ZEULENRODA HR 315 / 1600 - NL / RK Mechanical press

Year: 1997

Power in tons 315 T
Table width 1100 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 180
Table length 1600 mm
Ram stroke 100 mm

Paal 325D Mechanical press


Key Features: Robust Construction: The PAAL Konti 325D is constructed with durability in mind. Its sturdy frame and high-quality components ensure longevity even under heavy use and harsh operating conditions. High Compaction Force: With its powerful hydraulic system, this baling machine exerts significant compaction force, allowing you to compress various materials into dense, space-saving bales effortlessly. Large Feed Opening: The …

Erfurt PKZ 500 Mechanical press

Year: 2000

Type C-Frame
Ram stroke 500 mm
Power in tons 500 T
Working speed 35 mm/s

MIOS T40 FV Mechanical press

Year: 2002

Type C-Frame
Nbr of strokes/min 140
Power in tons 40 T
Motor power 4 kW

Erfurt PEE III 160 Mechanical press


Type C-Frame
Table length 1210 mm
Ram stroke 160 mm
Power in tons 160 T
Table width 760 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 71

VORONEZH 500t Mechanical press


Type H-Frame
Table length 2500 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 26
Power in tons 500 T
Table width 1600 mm

DELTECO PE-160 Mechanical press

Year: 1998

Type C-Frame
Table length 550 mm
Ram stroke 160 mm
Power in tons 160 T
Table width 800 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 50

BRET PACK32 Mechanical press


Type H-Frame
Table length 1760 mm
Ram stroke 160 mm
Power in tons 320 T
Table width 920 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 70

Schuler A2-250 High speed mechanical press


Type H-Frame
Table length 1500 mm
Ram stroke 30 mm
Power in tons 250 T
Table width 900 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 300

Used ZANI PRESSE TRG 300 Mechanical press

Year: 1993

Type H-Frame
Table length 1500 mm
Ram stroke 96.5 mm
Power in tons 300 T
Table width 600 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 60

AIDA NC1-2000 Mechanical press

Year: 1995

Type C-Frame
Table length 840 mm
Ram stroke 250 mm
Power in tons 200 T
Table width 1390 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 45

RASTER ZEULENRODA HR 315 / 1600 - NL / RK Mechanical press

Year: 1997

Power in tons 315 T
Table width 1100 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 180
Table length 1600 mm
Ram stroke 100 mm

JELISINGRAD BPA 75 high-speed press

Year: 1983

High-speed press JELISINGRAD BPA 75 high-speed press Pressure 75 t

Grabener GKS 180 t Mechanical press

Year: 1971

Type H-Frame
Table length 360 mm
Ram stroke 50 mm
Power in tons 180 T
Table width 450 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 52

Colombo Agostino 111.B.315 Mechanical H-frame press

Year: 1990

Type H-Frame
Table length 1120 mm
Ram stroke 250 mm
Power in tons 315 T
Table width 960 mm
Nbr of strokes/min 30

Mechanical Presses on Exapro – The Powerhouse of the Metal-Presses/Forging Category

At Exapro, we take immense pride in our expansive range of used industrial machinery. Among these, a cornerstone that holds a pivotal role within the Metal-Presses/Forging category is the humble, yet indispensable, mechanical press. As a focal point of myriad industries, the mechanical press offers incredible strength and precision, enabling businesses to mould, shape, and forge a vast range of metals and alloys with remarkable ease and efficiency.

Mechanical presses are characterised by their ingenious utilisation of an electric motor and flywheel mechanism to generate and deliver a powerful striking force. This force can be adeptly controlled to shape workpieces with unparalleled precision, making them invaluable assets to any manufacturing or forging operation. They are best suited to high-speed, high-volume production operations due to their robust design and high endurance to constant wear and tear.

There are different types of mechanical presses available, each tailored for different applications. These include but are not limited to punch presses, blanking presses, and die-cutting presses, each serving a unique function. Punch presses punch holes into metal workpieces, blanking presses cut large pieces of sheet metal into smaller, useable shapes, and die-cutting presses carve intricate patterns and designs into the metal. The diversity of mechanical presses allows you to find the most fitting solution for your unique manufacturing challenges.

Despite their heavy-duty nature, mechanical presses can be easily integrated into existing production lines due to their modular and flexible design. Their relatively small footprint also ensures they occupy minimal space, making them ideal for businesses looking to optimise their production floor space.

Used mechanical presses from Exapro offer businesses a cost-effective and sustainable option to acquire this essential machinery. We at Exapro understand the importance of supporting our customers beyond their purchase. We offer comprehensive after-sales services, including technical support and maintenance services, to ensure your machinery is always running at its best.

Our expertly curated selection includes presses from some of the world's leading manufacturers, each rigorously checked and maintained to ensure optimal performance and longevity. When you purchase a used mechanical press from Exapro, you can trust in the quality and reliability of your investment.

The affordability of our mechanical presses does not compromise their quality, functionality, or reliability. Rather, it opens a gateway to advanced manufacturing capabilities, even for businesses on a tighter budget.

At Exapro, we pride ourselves on delivering high-quality used mechanical presses at competitive prices, allowing businesses of all sizes to scale their operations cost-effectively. The price range of these formidable machines typically lies between €25,000 and €125,000. This range encompasses a broad spectrum of capabilities and features that cater to diverse needs, making these machines a worthwhile investment for an array of applications.

We understand that each business has unique needs, and that's why we're dedicated to providing a diverse range of options, ensuring you find the ideal machinery at a price that suits you. 

So, whether you're a manufacturer looking to increase your production capabilities, a metalworking artist seeking precision and control, or an entrepreneur venturing into the metal industry, a mechanical press from Exapro could be the solution you've been searching for. Experience the power and precision of our meticulously maintained used mechanical presses and propel your operations to new heights.


Main Advantages of Mechanical presses

Mechanical presses come with a host of advantages that make them an integral part of any metal forging or manufacturing operation. Here's a closer look at some of the key benefits they provide:

High Speed and Efficiency: Mechanical presses operate at high speeds, with some models capable of achieving thousands of strokes per minute. This makes them incredibly efficient for high-volume manufacturing operations, improving output and reducing production times.

Precision and Accuracy: Mechanical presses are highly precise, delivering accurate, repeatable results with each cycle. They allow for meticulous control over the force, speed, and direction of the press, ensuring consistent quality and reducing waste.

Versatility: With different types of mechanical presses available - including punch presses, blanking presses, and die-cutting presses - they can be used for a wide range of applications, from punching holes and cutting shapes to creating intricate designs.

Durability and Longevity: Built for heavy-duty operations, mechanical presses are designed to withstand continuous use without compromising performance. When properly maintained, these machines can provide many years of reliable service.

Cost-effectiveness: Mechanical presses, especially when purchased used from a reputable provider like Exapro, offer a cost-effective solution for businesses. Not only are they relatively inexpensive to buy and maintain, but their efficiency and accuracy can also lead to savings in terms of reduced waste and improved productivity.

Energy Efficiency: Mechanical presses utilise energy in a highly efficient manner. The flywheel stores energy during the non-working part of the cycle and releases it during operation, reducing the overall energy consumption.

Simplicity of Design: Mechanical presses have a simpler design compared to other types of presses, such as hydraulic presses. This simplicity makes them easier to operate, maintain, and repair, saving time and reducing the likelihood of downtime.

By leveraging these advantages, businesses can significantly enhance their manufacturing capabilities, increase their productivity, and improve the quality of their products. A mechanical press is a worthwhile investment that can provide substantial returns over time.


Main machine parameters of Mechanical presses

When selecting a mechanical press, there are several key machine parameters to consider. These parameters help to determine the machine's suitability for your specific applications. Here are some of the main parameters:

Force or Tonnage: This is the maximum force that the press can exert on the workpiece. It is typically measured in tons or kilonewtons. The required force will depend on the material you're working with and the specific operations you're performing.

Stroke Length: This refers to the distance the press ram travels from its highest position to its lowest position. Different operations may require different stroke lengths.

Stroke Speed or Rate: The stroke speed or rate is the number of strokes the press can perform per minute. High stroke rates are beneficial for high-volume production but can be adjusted according to the complexity and precision of the task.

Bed Size: The bed size, often referred to as the table size, is the area available to place the workpiece. The size of the bed should be adequate to accommodate your workpieces.

Shut Height: The shut height is the distance from the top of the bed to the bottom of the slide, when it's at its uppermost position. This measurement determines the maximum die height the press can accommodate.

Slide Adjustment: This parameter indicates the range within which the slide's position can be adjusted vertically to accommodate different die heights and to control the depth of forming or forging.

Energy Rating: The energy rating of a mechanical press is an indication of its power consumption. It's essential to consider this factor from both an operational cost and environmental sustainability standpoint.

Type of Drive: Mechanical presses can have various drive types such as crank, eccentric, or knuckle joint. The choice of drive type depends on the operation's requirements for speed, force, precision, and control.

Automation Capabilities: Many modern mechanical presses offer automation compatibility. This means they can be integrated into automated production lines, enhancing efficiency and reducing manual labour.

Safety Features: This includes features like safety guards, light curtains, and emergency stop buttons. Safety is paramount in any operation, and the mechanical press should adhere to the necessary safety standards.

Understanding these parameters is crucial for selecting the right mechanical press for your applications. At Exapro, our experts can help you navigate these technical specifications to find a machine that perfectly fits your operational needs.


Area of use

Mechanical presses are used in a variety of industries due to their versatility, precision, and efficiency. They are primarily used to shape and form metal, but their applications extend well beyond this. Here are some of the main areas where mechanical presses are commonly used:

Automotive Industry: The manufacturing of vehicle parts often involves mechanical presses. They're used in forming body parts, engine components, gears, bearings, and other metal parts that require precise shaping and stamping.

Aerospace Industry: The precision and consistency of mechanical presses make them invaluable for producing high-quality, reliable components for the aerospace industry. They're used to forge and shape parts like turbine blades, landing gear components, and fuselage structures.

Electronics Manufacturing: In the production of electronic components, mechanical presses are used for tasks like punching circuit board holes, shaping metal casings, and forming connectors and terminals.

Construction Industry: Mechanical presses play a role in manufacturing various construction materials and components, from shaping steel beams to creating fittings and fixtures.

Metalworking and Fabrication: Mechanical presses are integral to metalworking and fabrication shops, where they're used for operations like blanking, punching, bending, and drawing.

Appliances Manufacturing: In the production of household appliances, mechanical presses are used to shape and form various components, from refrigerator bodies to cooker hoods and washing machine drums.

Packaging Industry: Mechanical presses are used in the packaging industry to create moulds, die-cut packaging materials, and form metal parts of packaging machinery.

Minting and Coining: Mechanical presses are also used in minting operations, where they precisely stamp designs onto coins and medals.

Jewellery Making: For creating intricate designs and embossing patterns on metal, mechanical presses are widely used in the jewellery industry.

By selecting the right mechanical press and using it effectively, businesses across these industries can enhance their manufacturing capabilities, improve productivity, and maintain high standards of quality in their products. Exapro offers a wide variety of used mechanical presses to cater to these diverse areas of use.


Leading Manufacturers of Mechanical presses

There are several renowned manufacturers globally known for their high-quality mechanical presses. When selecting a mechanical press, considering the manufacturer's reputation for quality, durability, and after-sales service is critical. Here are a few leading manufacturers:

AIDA Engineering: AIDA is a Japanese manufacturer that has been in operation for over a century. They are renowned for their mechanical presses and are credited with numerous innovations in the field.

Schuler AG: Schuler, based in Germany, is a leading manufacturer of forming technology, offering a wide variety of mechanical presses suitable for various applications.

Komatsu: Another Japan-based company, Komatsu, is well known for its durable and reliable mechanical presses used across numerous industries.

SEYI: This Taiwanese company is one of the world's largest producers of mechanical presses, known for its quality, innovation, and reliability.

Minster: Based in the USA, the Nidec Minster Corporation provides high-quality mechanical presses well regarded for their precision and durability.

Chin Fong: Chin Fong, based in Taiwan, is one of the largest manufacturers of mechanical presses in the world. They offer a wide variety of machines for diverse applications.

Amada: Amada is a reputable Japanese manufacturer known for its metal processing machinery, including high-quality mechanical presses.

Bliss Presses: Based in the USA, Bliss offers a wide range of mechanical presses, celebrated for their robust construction and reliability.

Stamtec: Stamtec is a global company with a reputation for well-engineered, reliable mechanical presses.

Yangli Group: Yangli Group, based in China, is one of the global leaders in the production of mechanical presses, renowned for their modern designs and high efficiency.

These are just a few of the manufacturers that produce mechanical presses. At Exapro, we stock used machines from these and other reputable manufacturers to ensure you get the most reliable, high-quality equipment for your operations.

Remember, Exapro is more than just a marketplace. It's your partner in empowering your industrial growth. When it comes to used industrial machinery, we are the experts you can trust. Let's forge the future together with a mechanical press that perfectly matches your production needs.