Category Archives: CNC Horizontal Milling Machine

New video on FERMAT’s CNC 5-axis horizontal milling machine now playing on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel

August 14, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer new CNC 5 axis continuous milling machine FGU with Servo drive universal automatic milling head

FERMAT’s new 5-axis horizontal milling machine utilizes FERMAT’s own servo-drive universal automatic milling head (UHAmi SDHS) that rotates ± 180° on 2 axes (A and C), driven by a total of 4 servomotors with pinions, 2 on each rotary axis, master-slave, that eliminates backlash. It has a speed of 5,000… Read more »

Small Arms, Tractors, Machine Tools and More…

November 22, 2017  
CSR_soldiers_ZB_vz_26 Czechoslovakian soldiers using ZB vz 26 light machine gun_Brno_machine tool manufacturer and 1200px-ZB_vz._26_at_Great_Patriotic_War_museum_in_Smolensk

A recent visit by a FERMAT customer from the US, an enthusiast of history, machine tools, firearms, and Czech language, was not only a pleasure for our sales team, but also an educational impulse for us to uncover more about the story of machine tool production, including horizontal boring mills… Read more »

FERMAT’s Tag Team pallet exchange system Body Slams the workload!

August 10, 2017  
CC BY-SA 2.0_Broken Hardys Expedition of Gold_Mike Kalasnik

Why waste time constantly setting and resetting workpieces? While you’re machining one, get the other ready for a quick exchange that makes short work of the workload.  FERMAT’s automatic pallet changing system maximizes the workspace and minimizes the downtime.  It allows for easy manipulation of large and heavy workpieces of… Read more »

FERMAT & The Space Age

August 2, 2017  
Artist's view of the two configurations of Ariane 6_source_ESA–David Ducros, 2017

It’s easy to forget that without machine tools, there’s no modernity.  Everything would be done by hand, with tools made by hand.  No computers, no cars, no electricity, and for most of us, no clothing, shelter or food.  That said, we can all agree machine tools are extremely important.   And,… Read more »

Your best bet is what you spend your money on.

June 22, 2017  

For the past 30 years in the West, it’s become fashion to believe everyone’s better off making their livelihoods in an economy as far away from manufacturing as possible because industry brings dreary benefits to the individual, family and environment (with unrepentant smokestacks belching out pollution à la 1942).  The… Read more »

News and Updates from January and February 2017

February 21, 2017  
FERMAT Machinery News and Updates for January_February 2017_New Foundation, WFC 10 HS CNC, India_The latest happenings

Curious about what goes on behind the scenes in the action-packed world of CNC machine tools?  Want to know more about the jet-setting crew of FERMAT’s elite sales team, always on the go, vacationing in industrial parks and manufacturing facilities all over the world?  Yearning for eagle-eye insight about the… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Action!

February 7, 2017  
FERMAT's crosswise table-type horizontal milling machine WFC 10 High Speed CNC_5,500 rpm_41 Kw

The romantic world of modern machine tools and metalworking has been brought to life, yet again, in all its wonderful Technicolor beauty for your viewing enjoyment.   The star of the show, FERMAT’s sturdy crosswise table-type horizontal milling machine, WFC 10 High-Speed CNC, goes through its warm-ups, testing its high-speed spindle,… Read more »

Coming soon to a theater near you! New video on FERMAT’s WFC 10 High-Speed CNC crosswise table-type horizontal milling machine

January 31, 2017  
Shooting a new video on FERMAT's latest machine, WFC 10 High Speed CNC

A machine that’s never boring.  That’s FERMAT’s new high-speed crosswise horizontal milling machine, WFC 10 HS CNC.  To create it, FERMAT’s crafty engineers pounced on one of their conventional headstocks with a 100 mm spindle diameter, tore out its boring spindle and extension mechanism, and slapped in an additional motor… Read more »

Popular Czech business magazine Trade News interviews Mr. Jiri Ferenc

November 7, 2016  
Trade News, Drop in Russia and China made up for in exports to other countries

The latest edition of the bimonthly commercial magazine published by the Association of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and Crafts of the Czech Republic, Trade News, tackles the question of China faltering on the world’s economic stage and the challenges it has brought Czech businessmen across various sectors.  The article with… Read more »