Tag Archives: milling

Watch the new video on Lakics Gépgyártó Kft. shot in the picturesque Hungarian town of Kaposvár now out on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel

June 5, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer loves those who love steel, Lakics Gepgyarto Kft, metalwork, milling, machining, wind turbines

The video’s a rich and colorful narrated tour of Lakics Gépgyártó Kft. (Lakics) metalworking capabilities by its CEO, and a splash of the beautiful town of Kaposvár, Hungary. For over 30 years, Lakics has been machining and assembling large, welded steel structures, frames for generators and electric motors, stators, end… Read more »

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 »

LUCAS service technician, Brian Soldat, training in the Czech Republic

April 11, 2018  
Interview with Brian Soldat

After its acquisition in 2015, LUCAS became the US subsidiary of FERMAT.  It represents the company and sells its wide range of machine tool and accessories under the brand LUCAS.  It also manufactures small parts and provides maintenance and customer service. LUCAS supplies all regions in the US from its… Read more »

Decked out in dazzling blue, a new WFT 15 R finds a good home in one of the most populous and richest regions in Italy, Lombardy, despite the fact they tried to kill Charles IV.

April 4, 2018  
Officiana meccanica Sorte Luigi

Here at FERMAT, we’ll let bygones be bygones.  Especially when it comes to Medieval intrigue and warfare.  However, our bookworm historians on the factory floor might raise an eyebrow that we’re shipping our machines to the fair lands south of the Alps, the wealthy industrial, commercial, and cultural lands young… Read more »

New Video is out on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel: WFT 11 with 2 Rotary Tables

March 21, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_horizontal boring mills_table type_spindle diameter 110 mm_milling_machining_WFT 11 CNC

This fancy, handsome and well-built WFT 11, a smaller version of FERMAT’s WFT 13, sports a spindle diameter of 110 mm and a spindle travel of 730 mm, has an X axis of 2 meters, Y axis of 2 meters, and Z axis of 1.25 meters.  For quick and smooth… 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 »

German Get-Together

March 6, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_meeting in Feb 2018 with German speaking dealers_Brno Czechia

Last month, FERMAT hosted another of its wildly-popular German gatherings, a two-day gala at the no-nonsense, very proper Marriott in Brno.  The congenial happening allowed FERMAT machine tool dealers from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland to rub elbows and learn the latest developments in FERMAT’s ever-expanding portfolio of machine tools and… Read more »

FERMAT’s Seat at the Oil-Rich Feast of the Middle East

February 28, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_horiztontal boring mills_130 mm spindle diameter_new machines at ITAG in Doha_Qatar

FERMAT recently installed two of its most popular table-type horizontal boring mills, WFT 13 CNC, in Doha, Qatar.  FERMAT’s customer, ITAG International Qatar, is part-and-parcel of The Arabian International Petroleum Corporation (AIPC) which bought ITAG Celle in 2001.  ITAG Celle was founded in 1912 by Hermann von Rautenkranz, and it… Read more »

“Here’s looking at you, kid.”

February 22, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_horizontal boring mills_German sales team_Kai Forster_new composite cover plate for the headstock

That famous line of Humphrey Bogart to Ingrid Bergman in the 1942 movie classic, Casablanca.  Rumor has it that it was either written-in last minute or ad-libbed, based on Bogart teaching Bergman how to play poker on set, in between takes.  No matter the inspiration, it has become an unforgettable… Read more »

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 »