Tag Archives: floor type horizontal boring mill

Lucky number 6. Nordmark picks up its sixth WRF 160 Heavy at a pre-acceptance in Brno

February 15, 2018  
WRF 160 Heavy at preacceptance in Brno with view of another column in the works

Recently, Nordmark swung by FERMAT’s manufacturing facilities in Brno, Czech Republic, for pre-acceptance of its 6th WRF 160 Heavy.  Like all of FERMAT’s gigantic WRF 160 Heavy floor-type horizontal boring mills, its headstock is built between two columns for maximum stability.  The powerful headstock, which has a spindle extension of… Read more »

FERMAT’s Customer to Craft Colossal Components in Cuxhaven, Nordmark, in Czech Republic last week for pre-acceptance of first WRF 160 Heavy specially built for the project

November 16, 2017  
Nordmark_FERMAT Machinery_machine tools_renewable energy_Jan Ferenc_Michael Jacobsen

Last week, Mr. Michael Jacobsen, production manager and founder of Nordmark, and Mr. Jan Ferenc, director of sales at FERMAT, cruised to Cuxhaven, Germany, to check out Nordmark’s manufacturing facility under construction at the Offshore Base Port and Maritime Industry Park at the mouth of the Elbe River. Nordmark specializes… Read more »

FERMAT & The Space Age

August 2, 2017  
Artist's view of the two configurations of Ariane 6_source_ESA–David Ducros, 2017

It’s easy to forget that without machine tools, there’s no modernity.  Everything would be done by hand, with tools made by hand.  No computers, no cars, no electricity, and for most of us, no clothing, shelter or food.  That said, we can all agree machine tools are extremely important.   And,… Read more »

FERMAT’s Spring Cleaning

March 28, 2017  
Kremlička_Myčky_FERMAT

We like to keep our facilities spic-and-span.   And, nothing irritates our fastidious, meticulously clean crew of FERMAT workers more than a grimy or cluttered factory floor.  With production humming right along at a fast clip in 2017, there are two new machines ripe for the picking, taking up precious space… Read more »

Following the Amber Road, from Brno to the Baltics

March 7, 2017  
Etruscan Ram's Head Pendant 500 to 400 B.C.

The Amber Road was an ancient trade route stretching from the Baltics to the Adriatic along which precious translucent fossil resin, highly-prized for flashy adornments (especially if it had a nifty bug in it), was swapped for goods and sent south to fill workshops of fastidious jewelry makers with such… 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 »

The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain… but also in the Basque Country, but never in a Bodega

January 19, 2017  

Mr. Jan Ferenc, FERMAT’s Director of Sales, and Mrs. Zdena Hoblova, FERMAT’s Area Sales Manager for Spain, took a quick trip to the Basque Country last week to visit a potential customer interested in FERMAT’s powerful and precise horizontal boring mills. The jet-setting duo landed in the capital of Spain’s… Read more »

FERMAT’s WRF 150 CNC with Tilting Headstock

November 14, 2016  
WRF 150 CNC floor-type horizontal boring mill with tilting headstock

FERMAT produces horizontal boring mills to match every machining and milling requirement in modern manufacturing.  And, when a customer faces a unique challenge requiring a specially-configured machine to do the job, FERMAT’s designers tackle the problem head-on, building special machines and adding modifications other machine tool manufactures fumble. An example… Read more »