Tag Archives: FERMAT Machinery

FERMAT’s new Palletization System, now out on Video!

May 2, 2018  
FERMAT Machinery_machine tool manufacturer_horizontal boring mills_WFT 15_FERMAT palletization system explained

Straight out of FERMAT’s super-secret skunkworks buried deep in the heart of Moravia comes this innovative palletization system that speeds up production and eliminates down-time. Manufacturing runs at a fast clip as you mill and machine with fury on the pallet inside the protective covering, while another workpiece is set… Read more »

Jan Kropacek takes a trip to Slovenia, photographs and videos FERMAT’s WFT 15 R with Pick-Up Station built in the Table

April 27, 2018  
FERMAT horizontal boring mills_WFT 15 R_Slovenia

Early in April 2018, Mr. Jan Kropacek, sales manager at FERMAT, visited Tovarna kovinske opreme d.o.o. (TKO), which manufactures components for heavy equipment in the Slovenian town of Murska Sobota. On top of being the capital of the short-lived Republic of Prekmurje in 1919, the municipality boasts an elegant regional museum… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Action! Another thriller shot in Lipnik nad Becvou, starring FERMAT’s WFT 11 with two CNC rotary tables!

March 14, 2018  

Last week, FERMAT’s rough-n-ready film crew descended upon the quaint, picturesque town of Lipnik nad Becvou, a beautiful abode of metalwork and manufacturing, nestled below Helfstyn castle and straddling the main rail line from Prague to Ostrava.  This Central Moravian municipality blends centuries of culture and commerce in a friendly,… Read more »

一口吃不成胖子 (Yì kǒu chī bù chénɡ pànɡzi)

November 9, 2017  
FERMAT Machine tool manufacturer_horizontal boring mill_Chinese Fat Boy on the steps in front of a temple_Beijing China

Our thoughts, exactly. So, you don’t get fat in one meal?  Great news; however, it also means you have to keep at it… that is if you want to get fat—and that’s precisely what we want to do here at FERMAT.  Get fat on China. With that in mind, recently… Read more »

CNC machining with feeling… or, probing your workpiece like a pro

August 16, 2017  
workpiece probe

Feeler; Merriam-Webster’s definition, noun feel·er \ˈfē-lər\: “an animal organ such as an antenna or palp that is used for testing things by touch or for searching for food.”  In essence, feelers are a type of antenna that probe physical conditions for useful information.  Not to be outdone by simple bugs,… 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 »

The Nesting Habits of Monster Machines

January 26, 2017  

You can already imagine the newborn’s precious cry as the FERMAT family of monster machines, its WRF series of truly gigantic floor-type horizontal boring mills, tears out a fresh crater and builds a loving nest for a new member of its metal-devouring, industrial kin. The foundation’s taking shape at a… Read more »

What?!!! Christmas already?

December 20, 2016  
Barney Miller 1975 while working at FERMAT

Yes, it’s that time of the year again, when friends and family get together to celebrate the holiday season and enjoy time out-of-the-office.  Even gritty, hard-nosed machine tool makers and service team members need a break once in a while to recharge their batteries, eat lots of cookies, candies, sweets,… 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 »