Tag Archives: spindle

Fresh from the factory floor and out soon on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel: FERMAT’s automatic milling heads—How they’re made

December 18, 2018  
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On a snowy Wednesday last week, FERMAT’s intrepid film crew journeyed to the industrial heartland of modern machine tool manufacturing, to FERMAT’s main factory in Brno, Czech Republic.  Aside from fine camaraderie and great gadgetry, the easygoing visit also offered superb insight into the various parts and procedures required to… Read more »

Become part of the design team

July 10, 2018  
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FERMAT’s launching a new line of WFT 13 CNC on linear guideways.  Tell FERMAT which components you’d prefer in a table-type horizontal boring mill, and help us design a machine with standard features to suit your needs.  What’s important to you, what should we focus on, which selection from the… Read more »

Coming Soon to a Theater Near You! From FERMAT’s exciting, fun-filled Prague studio (that doubles as a factory), a new Video on FERMAT’s multifunctional VTL, Turning, Drilling, Milling, and much more.

June 13, 2018  
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At the end of May 2018, FERMAT opened its doors to showcase its new, multifunctional VTL, a vertical turning lathe where its ram’s outfitted with a boring spindle that’s powered by a 64-kW motor cranking out 2,000 Nm of torque, allowing a full range of serious milling and machining. Not… 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 »

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 »