Tag Archives: horizontal boring mill manufacturer

Small Arms, Tractors, Machine Tools and More…

November 22, 2017  
CSR_soldiers_ZB_vz_26 Czechoslovakian soldiers using ZB vz 26 light machine gun_Brno_machine tool manufacturer and 1200px-ZB_vz._26_at_Great_Patriotic_War_museum_in_Smolensk

A recent visit by a FERMAT customer from the US, an enthusiast of history, machine tools, firearms, and Czech language, was not only a pleasure for our sales team, but also an educational impulse for us to uncover more about the story of machine tool production, including horizontal boring mills… Read more »

EMO 2017 in Hannover, Germany; a great opportunity and wonderful success

September 27, 2017  
FERMAT Machinery Machine Tool Manufacturer booth at EMO 2017 with table type horizontal boring mills_milling_machining_Hannover_Germany

With EMO 2017 behind us and most of FERMAT’s sales team home (a few carried on with additional business trips), it’s time to unpack suitcases and go through pictures and business cards. The Hannover Fairgrounds is an astoundingly large venue with perfect facilities to cater to this premier European metalworking… 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 »

FERMAT’s Tag Team pallet exchange system Body Slams the workload!

August 10, 2017  
CC BY-SA 2.0_Broken Hardys Expedition of Gold_Mike Kalasnik

Why waste time constantly setting and resetting workpieces? While you’re machining one, get the other ready for a quick exchange that makes short work of the workload.  FERMAT’s automatic pallet changing system maximizes the workspace and minimizes the downtime.  It allows for easy manipulation of large and heavy workpieces of… 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 »

All work and no play

July 28, 2017  
Tomas Slavik FERMAT

Summertime And the livin’ is easy Fish are jumpin’ And the cotton is high Your daddy’s rich And your mamma’s good lookin’ So hush little baby Don’t you cry Unless, of course, you missed out on FERMAT’s 4th annual fun-filled, exciting football tournament (soccer tournament to our friends in the… Read more »

FERMAT—a proud sponsor of the 2017 Highland Games in Uvaly, CR

May 30, 2017  
The Rebel Pipers_Highland Games in Uvaly_FERMAT

Traditional Scottish Highland Games, with all the sporting contests, music, dancing and refreshments, was held in the small town of Uvaly situated on the eastern outskirts of Prague.  This mild-mannered bedroom community provided a stage for the raucous Gaelic gala on Saturday, 20 May 2017. The all-day festivities were organized… Read more »

From Russia with Love: your personal invitation to join FERMAT at the 18th international metalworking exhibition 15-19 May 2017 at the Expocentre in Moscow

May 2, 2017  

Looking for something to do, places to go, people to meet?  Try out the dazzling exhibition hall right in the heart of Moscow, close to the Vystavochnaya and Delovoy Tsentr metro stations.  Conveniently located in an excellent commercial environment, well-paved and handsomely built over, this eccentric nook of metropolitan life… Read more »

Coming soon to a theater near you! New video on FERMAT’s WFC 10 High-Speed CNC crosswise table-type horizontal milling machine

January 31, 2017  
Shooting a new video on FERMAT's latest machine, WFC 10 High Speed CNC

A machine that’s never boring.  That’s FERMAT’s new high-speed crosswise horizontal milling machine, WFC 10 HS CNC.  To create it, FERMAT’s crafty engineers pounced on one of their conventional headstocks with a 100 mm spindle diameter, tore out its boring spindle and extension mechanism, and slapped in an additional motor… Read more »

FERMAT’s New 5-Axis Multitask Gantry Center; All machining operations in one setup

January 3, 2017  
FERMAT's Multitask Gantry Center

FERMAT has whipped together a multifunctional wonder of mechanical engineering, a brand-new, massive multitask gantry center. The new machine has fixed floor plates (plus a detachable rotary table) and movable columns supporting the frame and superstructure for 5-axis milling, turning, drilling, grinding, and laser hardening all in one.  It manhandles… Read more »