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By Order Of:
Auction Canceled!!! Facility sold turn-key.
Complete Closure of State of the Art R & D Facility
Clean Room Environment including Semiconductor Equipment, CNC Machine Tools, QA Lab, Injection Molding & More...

By Order of:
Emphasys Medical, Inc.
Sale#: [EMPH0309]
AUCTION CANCELLED!!! Facility sold turn-key.

The Branford Group apologizes for any inconvienence this may have caused.  If you have any questions please email or call 203-488-7020.

  • Complete Closure of a State of the Art Facility in developing endobronchial valves for the treatment of heterogeneous emphysema
  • Clean Room Environment Including Semiconductor Equipment, CNC Machine Tools, QA Lab, Injection Molding & More

Sale Details Links Documents (PDF)
Auction Type

Date & Time
Starts: Fri. March 20, 2009 at 2:00pm (PST)

Closing Begins: Mon. March 23, 2009 at 11:00am (PST)

Thur. March 19, 2009 from 9:00am to 4:00pm (PST)

Sale Location

Equipment Location(s)
Redwood City, CA USA



Buyers Premium
18% for Online buyers paying via Credit Card discounted to 15% paying via Cash, Certified Check, Company Check or Wire transfer

Absentee (Proxy) Bidder Form

Featured Items

  • 2004 Hurco VMX-24 CNC Machine, Model VMX24
  • Dynatek Dalta Stent & Vascular Prosthesis Tester, Model SVP-216
  • HAAS-S MiniMill CNC Machine, Model S-MINIMILL
  • 2004 Steeger 16 Carrier Vertical Fine Wire Braider, Model K80/16-72/98
  • 2001 Steeger 16 Carrier Vertical Fine Wire Braider, Model: K80/16-72/98
  • 2000 Arburg 220K Allrounder 38-Ton Injection Molding Machine, Model 221-KS-350-100
  • Smartscope MVP, Model MVR 200
  • Hardinge Super Precision Lathe, w/ Measurement System, Model HLV-H
  • 2008 Keyence High Accuracy Confocal Laser Displacement Meter, Controller Model LT-9501, Laser Head Model LT-9010M
  • Photron FASTCAM Ultima 512 High-Speed Camera, Model 32K
  • 2005 Atlas COPCO Air Compressor, Model SF11-FF
  • (2) Instron Material Testers, Model 4433 & 3343
  • (2) Hardinge Model HLV-H Super Precision Lathes, w/ Measurement Systems
  • (28) 2007 Clean Room Workstations, w/ Custom Stainless Steel Racks
  • Quadra-Chek 200 Video Measurement System, Model Quadra-Chek 200
  • Keyence CCD Micrometer, Model LS-7030MT
  • Keynce CCD Measurement Heads, Model LS-7601
  • MicroView Video Measurement System, Model M301
  • Blockwise Radial Compression Station, Model RJA62
  • Bridgeport Textron Milling Machine (Refurbished), Model XA667-02
  • Bridgeport Milling Machine, Model F537A
  • Wellsaw Vertical 20 Band Saw, Model V20
  • 2000 Advantage-Air Cooled Chiller, Model B1-1.5AS-420
  • Comet Dehumidifier, Model TD50231
  • (4) Comet Dryers, Model CDH-5
  • Pheom-FEI Bench-Top SEM Part #FP39500-00, Model 800-03103-01
  • Hurco BMC-20 CNC Machine, Model BMC-20
  • Uson Sprint-LC Multi-Air Tester (Pressure Decay & Burst Air Tester), Model LC-PO
  • (2) Van der Stahl Scientific Pouch Sealers, Model MS-350-NP
  • Lunaire-Constant Temperature Oven, Model CE215
  • Yamato-Constant Temperature Oven, Model DKN-810
  • (3) Yamato-Mechanical Convection Oven, Model DKN400
  • (2) Zebra Thermal Printers, Model ZM600 & Z6Mplus
  • (2) Pneumatic Transfer Mold Press, Model EP200
  • Remcor Liquid Cooling System, Model CH550A
  • Mensor Digital Pressure Gauge (0 to 10 in-H2O) Model 2107
  • Cole Parmer Multi-Channel Syringe Pump, Model 74900-20

Sale Details

Bidding begins Friday, March 20, 2008 at 2:00pm (PST) and continues until items begin to close on Monday, March 23, 2009 at 11:00am (PST).  Items close at different times throughout the day, please be sure to check the closing times for each item.
Absentee (Proxy) Bids & Accounting Contact: Please call 203-488-7020
Equipment & Preview Contact: Please call 203-488-7020

Equipment Location and Removal Details

Redwood City, CA USA
Lot #s: 1-761

Address: 700 Chesapeake Drive, Redwood City, CA 94063
Sales Tax:


We will charge Sales tax until we are supplied
with a resale certificate Sales Tax Certificates or supply us
with a bill of lading and we can refund your sales tax.

Inspection/ Preview: Thursday, March 19, 2009 from 9am to 4pm (PST).

All items must be removed by Friday, April 3, 2009    NO EXCEPTIONS!
Please contact Chad Forrest at 415-307-4054 or

*Shipping Only: TBD



*The Branford Group does not pack, ship, store, crate or rig items. Buyers may either pick up their items at the designated auction site personally or can arrange for a third party logistics firm to manage the removal process for them. If someone other than the registered buyer at the sale is designated to pick up those purchased assets, the buyer must: 1) Contract with an independent logistics firm or other representative who will dismantle, crate, pack, or ship your purchased items. 2) Coordinate the removal of those purchased items to meet the time deadlines indicated on this page. 3) Submit an "Agent Release Authorization" form which will allow The Branford Group to release items to a third party contractor for shipping, crating or packing purposes. *The Branford Group finds and displays one or more local logistics service providers who understand our removal process, offer specific services, and have certain skills and capacities. We offer this service to you without representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever.


Sale-Specific Terms Summary

Payment Deadline: Within one business day after invoice date.
Currency: US Dollars.
Language: English.
Registration Requirements: Open to the public. Free to bid onsite or via proxy form. All bidders must provide their name, company (if applicable), mailing address and phone number prior to the auction. When applicable, Electronic bidders are required to provide a valid email address and Visa, American Express or Mastercard number. At its discretion, TBG may charge a registration fee for Electronic bidding. This fee will be clearly displayed during the registration process.

TBG reserves the right to qualify and request a deposit upon registration and prior to bidding of not less than twenty five percent (25%) of the On-site Buyer's intended TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE with the balance due by the end of the next business day. This can be in the form of cash, a cashiers check, or business check with a bank letter of guarantee.
For Electronic Buyers, at its discretion, TBG may contact bidders via email or telephone before or during the sale to provide a bank letter of guarantee or wire transfer as a deposit. If TBG does not receive a response from its attempts to contact Buyer or if the Buyer does not provide a deposit, TBG reserves the right to refuse or cancel Buyer's bids and re-sell Goods. Payment in full of the Buyer’s TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE less any deposit provided is expected within 24 hours of receipt of the invoice.

Buyer's Premium: 18% for Online buyers paying via Credit Card discounted to 15% paying via Cash, Certified Check, Company Check or Wire transfer
Sales Tax: See each location for specific percentage. All applicable state sales taxes apply. It is the responsibility of the Buyer to provide documentation necessary for exemption or refund of sales tax paid.
Invoices & Payment Instructions: Winning bidders can request a printed paper invoice from the Accounting Manager at the sale location during or after the sale. Electronic bidders will be sent an electronic invoice (usually by the morning after the completion of the sale) to the email address provided during registration. Invoices can be faxed upon request. Detailed payment instructions for each sale are available in the printed lot catalog at the sale location on the day of the sale. Electronic bidders will be sent detailed payment instructions via email along with their invoice.
Payment Conditions: TBG must receive the balance of the total purchase price no later than the close of business on the day following the auction (the "Final Payment Date"). All payments must be in cash, cashier's or certified check, federal wire transfer of immediately available funds or a corporate check accompanied with a bank letter of guarantee, and all of the foregoing must be in form, scope and substance acceptable to TBG. Credit cards are accepted for payment, Electronic bidding registration and for Liquidated Damages in the event of a default. If paying by credit card, the exchange rate for sales conducted in foreign currencies will be posted the day of the sale and will be based upon the current currency conversion rates. Without limiting TBG's discretion, no corporate checks without a bank guarantee and no personal checks will be accepted. No title shall pass to Buyer until the total purchase price and all Taxes have been paid to TBG in collected funds.
Removal, Shipping & Logistics: The buyer (or a third party Authorized Agent contracted by the buyer) is responsible for removal of equipment by the posted Removal Date.

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