Tag Archives: counterboring

Prague to Milan, a Weekend Getaway

March 3, 2016  
Flight over the Alps from Prague, Czech Republic, to Milan, Italy, on an ATR 72-500

How many blades does it take to propel an ATR 72-500 aircraft (which has a length of 27.2 meters, a wingspan of 27.1 meters, is carrying a load of 22,500 kg, and flying at a maximum speed of 695 km/h) over the Alps, from Prague to Milan?  FERMAT’s Director of… Read more »

How to Machine a Steering Knuckle for Dump Trucks, Heavy Equipment, Earthmovers, and Large Vehicles in Mining and Construction

January 19, 2016  

Manufacturing some of the world’s largest vehicles and heavy equipment, dump trucks, earthmovers, and front-end loaders is big business.  And, it’s a tough business.  Vehicles must take hard hits and stay on track. FERMAT’s top-of-the-line CNC horizontal boring mill with its strong, powerful headstock, spindle diameter of 130 mm, its… Read more »