Tag Archives: cnc machine tool

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 »

Paint by Numbers; According to Eurostat, the Czech Republic’s a Masterpiece, a Land of Plenty in Modern Manufacturing

June 7, 2016  
The Czech Republic_Land of Plenty in Modern Manufacturing

The statistics are in.  Eurostat, the European Union’s office of slide-rule toting, number-crunching statisticians, shows the Czech Republic has built one of the best manufacturing economies in the EU.  Though not a reputed powerhouse like its northern neighbor, it rivals the Teutonic Titan in technological tenacity and decidedly defeats it in… Read more »

Automation’s the Name of the Game

May 19, 2016  
Chaplin Modern Times_Manufacturing and Automation

Manufacturing is wedded to technology, driven by innovation and, when utilized properly, enhances our livelihood and well-being.  Activities are carried out more effectively and efficiently. Dangerous, tedious and fatiguing tasks are automated.  Workers no longer spend a life of drudgery in monstrous, smoke belching factories.  Instead, many run the show… Read more »

FERMAT’s Favorite Table-type Horizontal Boring Mill Takes Command, with a Robust Column, Large Spindle—and Powerful Optional Ram

May 12, 2016  

FERMAT’s most popular table-type horizontal boring mill WFT 13 CNC incorporates the latest technology and design concepts affording manufactures worldwide the most efficient and cost-effective machining of large and heavy workpieces in its category.  It handles the toughest manufacturing demands with a rugged column, a robust headstock, a spindle diameter… Read more »

Build Your Own Machine

May 10, 2016  

Whether you’ve decided to purchase a new CNC horizontal boring mill to upgrade manufacturing facilities or weighing possible investments allowing you to seize new business opportunities, you need a clear estimate of what you can get for your money—what kind of machine you can build, how much bang for your buck…. Read more »

KEEPING YOUR COOL

May 5, 2016  

With the exception of cast iron and brass which are usually machined dry, most metal and steel workpieces require coolant and lubrication to protect it, and the cutting tool used, from becoming overheated from the incredible amount of friction generated from the fast-and-furious cutting power of modern CNC machine tools… Read more »

Hungary for Machine Tools; Budapest Puts on a Fine Spread for Industry Days, HUNGEXPO Budapest Fair Center, 24-27 May 2016

May 3, 2016  

Just 3,000 Hungarian Forints (or a little shy of 11 US bucks) will buy you first-class entry to the trade fair Industry Days, a superb overview of the various industries and trends driving economic activity, manufacturing, and production in the Pearl of the Danube, Budapest, the picturesque city of spas,… Read more »

The Table’s Set; FERMAT’s top-of-the-line CNC rotary table, the right arrangement for a full-course meal… of machining and manufacturing

April 28, 2016  

When you’re wanting to dig into a delicious, mouth-watering workpiece, attack it from every angle, sometimes a dull, static, run-of-the-mill floor plate simply won’t do.  You need a sturdy CNC rotary table that can handle the heavy workload and rotate on its central axis, enabling you to cut, rip, and… Read more »

Goodnight, Irene—You’re leaving for Cleveland

April 26, 2016  

Irena Dvorakova, FERMAT’s Sales Coordinator for North America, kissed Prague goodbye and left for Cleveland, Ohio, where she’ll spend the next two weeks at the offices of Lucas Precision, a FERMAT Group company.  Lucas Precision, FERMAT’s doorway to the US market, is a well-respected domestic company with a proud history… Read more »

Off to Luxembourg to visit the Dynamic Duo!

April 22, 2016  
Flag of Luxembourg

Well, not quite.  Actually, it’s Luxemburg, Wisconsin. And, the Duo is one of FERMAT’s incredible creations, a double-headed monster, a gigantic floor type CNC horizontal boring machine, the WRF 160 DUO CNC.  It’s two columns (Y axes surging 5 meters high), each wielding a powerful headstock, machine with ferocity, independently,… Read more »