WHY YOU SHOULD USE FIND A MACHINE TOOL
At FAMTO we believe that a user friendly website for the buying
and selling of Machine Tools is long "overdue". With the continuous
rise of the internet and broadband speeds set to improve, more and
more people are seeing the benefits of transacting online and the
Engineering world is no different.
This website caters for everyone wanting to either buy or sell
machine tools, whether you are a dealer or a private individual,
FAMTO will make it easy to do.
There are 25 main categories, with each having sub categories
making it simple to categorise your machine or find the exact one
you want to buy. An 'Other Machine's category has also been created
for any machines that don't fall into a specific category.
How it works
Follow the simple 3 step process.
Step 1: Decide what machine you need and find the
category name within the 25 category options. If you can't
find the category, search the 'Other machines' category.
Step 2: Once you have found the category, you
will be asked for more detail on the type of machine to narrow down
the search and then you will be asked for your region.
Step 3: Click 'Search' and all relevant machines
in your region will be displayed. If there are no matches in your
region, then go back and view what is available within other
An example of how it works.
If you want to look for a specific machine i.e. A CENTER
Click on Lathe Category and then Click on "TYPE" and select
Then click, NEW/USED. CONVENTIONAL/CNC.
ELECTRICAL SUPPLY. REGION.
DISTANCE BETWEEN CENTERS. SWING OVER
BED. BORE DIAMETER.
Click "SEARCH" and see what is available in your area.
If nothing is available in your area, go back and Click" LATHE"
again then" Center" and view all available Lathes in South
It`s the same for all categories.
Follow the simple 4 step process.
Step 1: Register your details on the site. Once
you have received a confirmation email you will be ready to start
uploading your machines.
Step 2:After Registration and acceptance,Log In
again,click on the "Click here to upload"button,select the type of
machine you want to upload from the category Drop down.I.E.
Lathes - Milling Machines etc.complete the information sheet,giving
details like machine description,price and other essential info
about the machine,(this is very important as it is what the
potential Buyer will see first.)
Step 3: Ensure the info sheet is complete, with
all relevant buttons checked and then upload pictures of your
machines as jpeg files,(3 maximum) Note: Only Jpeg files will
be accepted on this site. We highly recommend adding images as
this will show potential buyers exactly what the machine looks
It may take a few minutes to upload the images so please be
patient. Images can be edited and deleted at any time.
Step 4:Payment. The cost will be R100 per
We have incorporated "PAYFAST" with it`s
unique payment system:-
Instant EFT:Payments that clear immediately,no
waiting period for Proof of Payment and available with the four
major banks.Absa.FNB.Nedbank.Standard Bank.
Credit Cards: Visa - Mastercard. Built in fraud
U-Kash:Voucher payment system.Can be purchased
from major retail outlets.
The FAMTO team wants to create an easy to use, functional website
for your convenience. If you have any suggestions or feedback of
how we can improve our service, we would really like to hear from
you at firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope you enjoy your visit and look forward to facilitating an
easy and successful buying and selling process.
The "FAMTO" team