Tag Archives: CNC horizontal boring machine

LUCAS 5

October 17, 2016  

Although George has a stellar imagination and an eye for direction, he can’t cut, bore, mill, drill or machine a workpiece weighing up to 15 metric tons.  Sure, the force might be with him, especially when Han Solo and Chewbacca’s got his back, but he’s not as powerful and precise… Read more »

LUCAS Gearing Up for IMTS at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 12-17 September 2016, Booth S-9259

September 6, 2016  
IMTS 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago LUCAS Horizontal Boring Mills

McCormick Place is the largest convention center in North America.  Situated near Lake Michigan and just south of downtown Chicago, this vast complex offers a fantastic opportunity to see the latest engineering triumphs and jaw-dropping innovations in machine tool technology on the North American market.  For sight-seeing enthusiasts and hard-working… Read more »

FERMAT’s Voyage to India

September 2, 2016  
Russ's picture he drew of the bird he saw while waiting for his morning tea

 “Only mad dogs and Englishmen, and Russ, go out in the noonday sun.” —famous Indian proverb Mr. Russel Karimov, FERMAT’s intrepid adventurer and Sales Manager for the Indian Subcontinent, has wrapped up an exciting and vibrant two-week Indian excursion, visiting over a dozen cities, calling upon the most well-established and respected… Read more »

FERMAT Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH Struts into Stuttgart, AMB 2016, 13-17 September 2016, Hall 3, Stand D35

August 24, 2016  

FERMAT’s branch in Germany, FERMAT Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH, invites you to visit its outstanding exhibit (hall 3, stand D35) showcasing the latest technology in horizontal boring mills at the international metalworking trade fair, AMB 2016, held in Stuttgart, Germany, 13-17 September 2016.  The event ranks among the top five trade shows… Read more »

CZECHIA! The New Name for an Unknown Country

August 9, 2016  

To go from being almost unknown to just plain confusing is a new twist in the Czech Republic’s foreign relations drive.  Why settle for anything less than compounding the nation’s relative obscurity with an ill-bred pronunciation mystery, and then, throw in for kicks the uncanny ability to bring to mind… Read more »

FERMAT’s Record-Breaking Machine Awes Open House

August 2, 2016  

Nordmark’s open house in Saeby, Denmark, held 30 June 2016, touted the company’s new towering triumph, FERMAT’s latest and greatest floor-type horizontal boring mill ever built.  The new WRF 160 Heavy CNC is not only the largest machine FERMAT has ever produced, it’s also the most humongous horizontal boring mill… Read more »

On the Party List; FERMAT’s an official KUKA Robotics System Partner

July 27, 2016  
FERMAT's on the party list, an official KUKA robotics system partner

Thanks to its close cooperation over the years with KUKA Roboter Gmbh (one of the largest producers of industrial robots worldwide), FERMAT has been invited to become an official KUKA Robotics System Partner with all the privileges and benefits pertaining thereto.  As KUKA explains, there are many perks to be… Read more »

Billund or Bust… a Segue to Saeby

June 27, 2016  

Headquarters of the LEGO empire, a realm of plastic construction toys that has won children’s hearts the world over and conquered their parents’ wallets, Billund is the first stop of FERMAT’s daring dart through Denmark.  With its international airport and LEGOLAND amusement park, it was a natural choice for FERMAT… Read more »

Jan Svoboda, FERMAT’s Technical Support Manager/Application Engineer, Contributes Expertise in Recent Publication

June 22, 2016  
Design of CNC Machine Tools_Jan Svoboda_section 9.1_Practical Knowledge from CNC Chip Machining Technology

Jan Svoboda, FERMAT’s Technical Support Manager/Application Engineer, authored section 9.1, “Practical Knowledge from CNC Chip Machining Technology,” as his expert contribution to the recently published, all-encompassing, scholarly work Design of CNC Machine Tools, by Jiri Marek, et al. The book offers a comprehensive look at the subject of machine tools… Read more »

Duplex Stainless Steel

June 21, 2016  
Foundry Duplex Stainless Steel

Duplex stainless steel is two tiers of toughness composed of microscopic grains of ferritic and austenitic stainless steel, layered like your mother-in-law’s coffee cake, and nearly as hard to chew. It boasts a greater strength than either type of steel individually, and it’s very resistant to stress corrosion cracking.  It… Read more »