Tag Archives: FERMAT Machinery

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 »

Former Matchstick Making Mecca Strikes it Rich Hosting Top-Tier Trade Fairs

April 5, 2016  

Apart from being the hometown of ABBA singer and songwriter Agnetha Fältskog and the hotspot of a booming matchstick industry that burned bright until 1970, Jönköping, Sweden, is also known as a great place for founding logistical centers and holding industrial trade shows. And, that’s just the reason why FERMAT… Read more »

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 »