At Exapro, we offer a comprehensive selection of used broaching machines, essential for precision metalworking in industries such as automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing. These machines are designed to cut intricate shapes and keyways in metal workpieces with high accuracy and efficiency. Our broaching machines range in price from €8,000 for basic models to €80,000 for advanced, high-capacity units from renowned brands like Karl Klink, Nachi, Ohio Broach, and Forst. Each machine features unique specifications such as stroke length, tonnage, broach length, and automation level, ensuring they meet your specific production needs.

When selecting a broaching machine, consider key factors like the type of broaching process (internal, external, surface, or rotary), the precision required, the machine's capacity, and the compatibility with your workpieces. These elements are crucial for achieving high-quality machining, optimizing production efficiency, and reducing operational costs. Investing in our used broaching machines not only provides access to top-tier equipment at significantly reduced prices but also supports sustainable practices by extending the lifecycle of durable machinery. Trust in Exapro's commitment to excellent customer service and find the perfect machine to enhance your metalworking operations.

Explore Exapro’s listings today to discover reliable broaching machines that deliver exceptional performance and value for your precision machining needs.


Year: 1981

Power 40 T
Max. travel 2000 mm

Magnaghi 16/250 Broaching machine


Power 16 T
Max. travel 1400 mm

Ohio VTUP-1554-S Broaching machine

Year: 2000

Power 15 T
Max. travel 1371 mm

KARL KLINK 25-2000-500S Broaching machine

Year: 1997

Power 25 T
Max. travel 2000 mm

Ekin RISH 6.3x1000 Broaching machine

Year: 2000

Power 6.3 T
Max. travel 1000 mm

Forst RTS 16X1600X630 Broaching machine

Year: 1986

Power 16 T
Max. travel 1600 mm

SACEM M600 Broaching machine


Vertical broaching mortiser Brand: SACEM Model: M600 Table: 800mm diameter Divider 350 Head inclination +15º / -15º. Course: 600mm

Used Varinelli 50/2000 Broaching machine

Year: ~ 1970

Power 50 T
Max. travel 2000 mm

LAPOINTE HP75/72 Broaching machine


Power 37.5 T
Max. travel 1825 mm

Unlocking Precision: A Comprehensive Guide to Broaching Machines

Broaching machines are indispensable in the metalworking industry, offering a precise and efficient method for shaping metal parts. These machines are used to cut complex profiles, keyways, splines, and other shapes with high accuracy, making them essential for producing parts used in automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, and other heavy industries. Understanding the types, features, and considerations for purchasing broaching machines can significantly enhance production capabilities and product quality. Exapro, a leading online marketplace for used industrial machinery, provides a wide range of broaching machines, giving businesses access to high-quality equipment at competitive prices.

Types of Broaching Machines

Broaching machines come in various types, each designed to perform specific tasks and meet different industrial needs. The primary types include:

Horizontal Broaching Machines

Horizontal broaching machines operate with the broach moving horizontally across the workpiece. These machines are commonly used for surface broaching and for creating internal features in long or bulky parts.

  • Surface Broaching Machines: These machines are designed to broach flat or contoured surfaces on metal parts. They are ideal for applications where large surface areas need to be machined.

  • Internal Broaching Machines: Used for broaching internal shapes such as keyways, splines, and holes. Horizontal internal broaching machines are suitable for parts that are too long for vertical machines.

Exapro offers a variety of horizontal broaching machines, ensuring businesses can find equipment that meets their specific needs.

Vertical Broaching Machines

Vertical broaching machines operate with the broach moving vertically through the workpiece. These machines are typically used for internal broaching tasks and can handle shorter workpieces more efficiently than horizontal machines.

  • Pull-Type Vertical Broaching Machines: The broach is pulled upward through the workpiece, ideal for creating internal features such as keyways and splines.

  • Push-Type Vertical Broaching Machines: The broach is pushed downward through the workpiece, suitable for both internal and surface broaching tasks.

Exapro’s inventory includes various vertical broaching machines, catering to different industrial applications and production volumes.

Rotary Broaching Machines

Rotary broaching machines are used to cut shapes into the end of a workpiece by rotating the broach tool. This method is efficient for creating polygons, splines, and other complex shapes on cylindrical parts.

  • Internal Rotary Broaching: Used for creating internal features such as hexagons and squares within cylindrical parts.

  • External Rotary Broaching: Used for creating external shapes on the end of cylindrical parts, such as gears and screws.

Continuous Broaching Machines

Continuous broaching machines are designed for high-volume production. They operate continuously, with the workpieces fed through the machine in a steady stream, making them ideal for large-scale manufacturing operations.

Key Features and Specifications

When selecting a broaching machine, it is essential to consider specific features and specifications to ensure the machine meets your operational requirements. Key factors include:

Broaching Force

The broaching force, measured in tons, determines the machine's capability to cut through materials. Higher force machines can handle tougher materials and create more complex shapes. Exapro’s listings provide detailed specifications on broaching force, helping you find a machine that meets your project requirements.

Stroke Length

The stroke length is the distance the broach travels through the workpiece. Longer stroke lengths are necessary for broaching deeper or longer parts. Ensure the machine you choose can accommodate the dimensions of your typical workpieces.

Speed and Automation

The speed at which the broaching operation is performed affects production efficiency. Machines with adjustable speeds allow for better control over the broaching process, especially for different materials and complexity levels. Advanced machines with automation features such as programmable settings, automatic loading/unloading, and real-time monitoring enhance productivity and reduce manual labor.

Precision and Tolerance

Precision and tolerance are crucial for ensuring high-quality finished parts. Look for machines with features that enhance accuracy, such as rigid construction, precision guides, and advanced control systems. Exapro offers machines with various precision levels to meet different quality requirements.

Durability and Maintenance

The durability of the machine and its maintenance requirements are essential for long-term operational efficiency. Machines constructed from high-quality materials, such as hardened steel, are more resistant to wear and tear. Easy-to-maintain designs and accessible components simplify maintenance, reducing downtime and operational costs. Exapro provides information on the condition and maintenance history of used machines, aiding in informed decision-making.

Leading Brands in Broaching Machines

Reputable brands and manufacturers are often synonymous with higher quality and better support. Some leading brands in the broaching machine market include:

  • Ekin: Known for their high-precision broaching machines, Ekin offers robust solutions suitable for various industrial applications.

  • Pioneer: Pioneer's broaching machines are renowned for their durability and advanced technology, making them a popular choice in heavy machinery and automotive industries.

  • Stenhoj: Stenhoj provides a range of high-performance broaching machines, known for their reliability and precision in demanding applications.

  • Colonial Tool Group: Colonial Tool Group’s broaching machines are characterized by their efficiency and versatility, offering reliable performance for large-scale operations.

Exapro features equipment from these and other reputable brands, ensuring access to reliable and well-supported machinery.

Pricing of Used Broaching Machines

The cost of used broaching machines varies widely based on factors such as age, condition, brand, and specific features. Generally, prices can range from a few thousand to several tens of thousands of dollars. For example, a used Ekin horizontal broaching machine might be priced around $10,000 to $30,000, while a high-end Pioneer vertical broaching machine could cost between $40,000 and $70,000. Exapro's marketplace offers a range of pricing options, providing transparency and competitive deals for buyers.


Broaching machines are essential tools in the metalworking industry, offering precise, efficient, and reliable solutions for shaping metal parts. By understanding the different types of machines and key factors to consider when purchasing, businesses can make informed decisions that align with their production needs. Exapro offers a comprehensive platform for sourcing high-quality used machinery, providing detailed listings and competitive pricing. Whether you need a horizontal, vertical, rotary, or continuous broaching machine, Exapro’s extensive inventory and user-friendly interface make it easy to find the right equipment for your metalworking operations.