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Looking for a Used OKK CNC Lathe for Sale? Want to Learn More about your Options on OKK CNC? You’ve Come to the Right Place!

When you’re comparing OKK machine dealers, know that CNCMachines.net, all our OKK machines have been thoroughly checked and can offer you the benefits of OKK without the expense of buying new. We both buy and sell used OKK CNC’s because we genuinely care about helping American manufacturers succeed and our OKK CNC’s make machining affordable for small shops across the country. It doesn’t matter if you want an OKK VM7 for Sale or an OKK HM40, if we don’t have it, we can let you know when we find it.

By offering quality used OKK CNC’s for sale, we provide access to equipment and technology to keep you competitive and producing parts and high levels of efficiency. We’re here if you want to sell a used CNC and replace it with an OKK or if you want to add OKK CNC’s to increase production. When you are looking for an OKK vertical machining center, OKK horizontal machining center or an OKK 5-Axis CNC machining center, we can help. We want to partner with you, so call us at 844.262.6789 and we’ll get started to find the best solutions for your shop.

OKK USA carries 5-Axis machining centers, horizontal machining centers and vertical machining centers in a number series for various applications. Keep reading to learn more about OKK as a company and valuable tips you can use when purchasing a used OKK CNC machine.

OKK History

OKK Corporation has been in business since 1915, though under different names over the years. In 1998, they received their first significant order for horizontal machining centers in the United States, (which were purchased for use in the automotive industry).  You can find CNC’s from OKK manufactured as far back as 1988. They have offices around the word including in Canada, Mexico, Korea, Indonesia, China and in Thailand. It is a publicly traded company on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. As of 2018, OKK Corporation is reported to have 759 employees around the world and nine subsidiaries. In the United States, the OKK USA Corporation head office is located in Glendale Height, IL (near Chicago) and a regional office is located in Irvine, California. Machine tools are OKK Corporation’s core business, and they are focused on creating heavy-duty cutting tools with high rigidity for higher efficiency and increased machine accuracy. For support, they suggest calling 630-924-9000 or sending them a message.

OKK Controls

OKK Corporation used controls from Fanuc and Mitsubishi on their CNC machines. You should find listed the specific type of control on each individual listing. Keep in mind that you may be able to update controls if you are buying an older machine. If you find an OKK VM7 for sale, look for the Fanuc 16i control. This is an example of the control types common on OKK CNC’s.

OKK Vertical Machining Center Series Information

The OKK vertical machining center series is divided into 5 main classes:

  • VM R Series: Designed for ultra-heavy-duty cutting with large box ways, high torque and high horsepower spindles for hard-to-machine materials like Inconel’s, titanium or mold work.
  • VP Series: Designed for speed with a bridge style structure for increased rigidity combined with the largest cross linear roller guides in class, 40 taper spindles and option for direct-drive pallet changers.
  • VB Series: One size designed for mold work at a competitive price.
  • KCV Series: Designed for long aerospace and oilfield parts, but the 5-axis models are also common for automotive industry manufacturing of some truck/semi-axle parts.
  • VC Series: Designed to be economical, compact and high performing machining centers

OKK Horizontal Machining Center Series Information

The OKK horizontal machining center comes under three main series types as of 2018, the MCH R Series, HMC Series, and HM Series. The MCH R Series is designed for ultra-heavy-duty cutting with large box ways and high torque spindles which work well for exotic materials. If you need an OKK horizontal machining center that can handle hard to process materials like Inconel, titanium, and Hastelloy, this could be a good series of machines for you to consider. You’ll find the model numbers all start with MCH and end with R in this series. This series has been in production for a while, though not with the “R” until recently. The newest models are designed to produce up to 1,348 ft/lbs of spindle torque.

The OKK horizontal machining center series with the most options is the HM Series. It comes in a large range of sizes and with 50 taper and large cross roller guides. The HM1600, for example, has 94” x 64” x 68” (X,Y,Z-Axis) travels, 50 spindle taper, FANUC 31-iA5 controls and a cutting feed rate of about 788 ipm.

The OKK horizontal machining center HMC series is the fastest series reaching 1G in acceleration with the largest cross linear roller guides in class and 40 taper spindles. They are constructed with lightweight columns featuring a rigid stepped X-axis rail design and have a rapid feed rate of 2480 inches per minute on the 2018 models.

OKK 5-Axis Machining Center Series Information

The OKK 5-axis machining center series is divided into 5 main classes:

  • HMX Series: Designed for ultra-heavy-duty cutting with a high power 50 taper with dual anchored core, chilled ball screws and linear cross roller guides.
  • VCX Series: A vertical bridge-type machining center based off the high production VP series with big plus 40 taper chilled spindles with high horsepower and large cross roller guideways.
  • VMX R Series: A tilting head vertical series based on the VMR series machines.
  • KCV-5AX Series: A tilting head designed for long aerospace/oilfield parts and automotive industry manufacturing of some truck/semi-axle parts.
  • VG Series: 50 taper bridge-type machine with auto pallet changer system (2 APC).

Found a Used OKK For Sale that Looks Interesting? Here’s what you can do before you go see it.

  1. Be informed. If you find an OKK VM7 for sale for example, you’re going to need to do more research than when buying a new CNC. Start by making a list of your requirements. You should consider the:
    • Types of materials you want to machine – Are the easy or hard to machine?
    • Tolerances you need – Tight tolerances or not?
    • Industries you’ll primarily be serving – How complex are the parts for this industry?
    • Level of production you’ll be running – High volume light-out? Or short runs?
    • Expertise you have available in your shop – Does anyone know the controls or have time to learn?

You may want to buy a similar CNC to an OKK that you already have, or you may want to look for one that is newer, so you can begin to connect everything via ethernet or Wi-Fi to take advantage of software innovations.

  1. Ask for good photos. Zoom up in the photos and look for signs of damage and worn components.
  2. Ask if it comes with its OKK CNC manual.
  3. Find your local distributor of OKK CNC machines and find out if they’ve provided service to this machine before.
  4. Search similar years for the OKK CNC to see how pricing compares.
  5. Get the hours of operation.
  6. Ask for the maintenance records of the specific OKK that you are considering. Repair work isn’t a bad thing. It will help you know what been replaced and what may need replacement. Ask for as much documentation as the seller can provide. This will help you in case you have problems at later date and provide you with details for buying parts.
  7. Find out what other tooling or accessories are being offered for sale along with this used OKK CNC.

How to Inspect an OKK CNC On-Site

Once you’ve done your homework, and you think you’ve finally identified the perfect OKK for your company, you may decide to buy it without looking at it, or you want to go the extra mile an inspect the machine for yourself. If you choose to buy it from CNCMachines.net, we can offer you options on how to ensure that the used CNC equipment meets your quality standards. Here are some inspection tips below.

How to Inspect a Used OKK For Sale On-Site

  1. Inspect for damage and worn components. Carefully look all over the machine. There are enough used OKK CNC’s available that you shouldn’t have to buy a machine with noticeable damage or signs of wear.
  2. Ask to operate the machine to see it run. Make some chips!
  3. Listen to the sounds of the axis moving at different speeds
  4. Run the spindle at the max RPM.
  5. Look at the guards and sensors on the machine. If sensors, switches, wires, and hoses all match and look like they match well, that’s an indication of a well-maintained machine.
  6. Make parts on the machine if possible.
  7. Check the tool-changer or turret. See how well it changes tools at different areas of the tool changer
  8. Check the electrical cabinet for anything that looks like “not factory.” Ask for documentation on anything non-standard.
  9. If you are planning on buying this machine, take a photo of the serial number plate. Ask if the seller can provide the OKK CNC Manual. If they are not available with the machine, you can request them OKK directly. They are not easy to find online.
  10. If possible, ask the owner why he’s selling the machine.
  11. Find out what process controller is on the machine. Ask about any processor upgrades.
  12. Review bar feeder options for CNC turning centers and pallet changes for mills.
  13. Review chip & coolant management options.
  14. Find out the electrical requirements for install (look at the Electrical Manual).

We are a trusted source for used OKK CNC machines and consistently take in used OKK CNC’s. CNCMachines.net carries many brands of CNC mills and lathes in a wide range of configurations. All our CNC machines have been thoroughly checked and refurbished as necessary to ensure our customers are satisfied. We welcome you to call 844.262.6789 or visit and inspect one of our used OKK CNC machines for yourself.

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