Tag Archives: headstock

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 »

WFT 13 R CNC all decked out in its new fall fashion

October 19, 2017  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_WFT 13 R CNC_table type horizontal boring mill 130 mm spindle diameter with 700 mm ram stroke

Known as one of the most powerful and precise table-type horizontal boring mills on the market and loved by manufacturers across the world for its outstanding performance and reliability, FERMAT’s WFT 13 R CNC guarantees excellent machining of large or heavy workpieces weighing up to 20 metric tons.  With its… Read more »

FERMAT’s new fixed-column Gantry; top-quality power and precision, at a very affordable price

June 5, 2017  

Looking for a brand-new, solid, powerful and precise gantry at a very affordable price?  We have the machine for you.  Without compromising quality, FERMAT has manufactured an economical version, one with fixed columns and a movable bed shifting the workpiece along the X axis, toward and away from the milling… Read more »

How to build a Monster Machine: FERMAT’s WRF 160 Heavy, from Start to Finish

April 4, 2017  
Construction Process FERMAT's WRF 160 Heavy CNC oversize floor type horizontal boring mill_machine tool manufacturer

A new time-lapse video from 2015 is out showing FERMAT’s gargantuan WRF 160 Heavy z 1600 getting assembled, piece by piece, in Brno, Czech Republic.  From a well-machined, sturdy bed rises the largest class of titanic CNC horizontal boring mills, stacked, fastened and fitted with all its intricate parts, into… Read more »

Milling with a new design that’s Not Boring

May 25, 2016  
FERMAT's New Headstock Massive Milling

Go ahead, mull it over.  If you require a lot of milling of lightweight structures or very fine, detailed surface work from many angles on heavy material, but you don’t need a spindle extension to machine in tight, narrow spots—and you certainly don’t need to bore—why not grab the new… 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 »

Keeping Oil and Gas Flowing in Qatar

February 3, 2016  

FERMAT’s at the heart of the world’s economy, providing machine tools used in mining, manufacturing and heavy industry across the globe.  Its latest delivery to the Middle East, its rugged, hard-nosed, table-type horizontal boring mill WFT 13 CNC, with a spindle diameter of 130 mm, a robust build, a powerful… Read more »

Dressed Up and Ready to Go; FERMAT’s newly-designed WFC 10 CNC is Chic—and Packs a Punch

January 22, 2016  
Crosswise Table Type CNC Horizontal Boring Mill, circular interpolation, gun drilling, face milling, side cutting

FERMAT’s engineers and technicians have designed a stylish, powerful little table-type of horizontal boring mill that has taken the machine-tool catwalk by storm.  This petite model, the smallest in FERMAT’s line of CNC horizontal boring mills, is equipped with a spindle diameter of either 100 mm or 110 mm, and… Read more »