Tag Archives: WRF 160 Heavy

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 »

In 2016, Global Electricity Consumption was 24,816.4 TWh. (To grasp this number, imagine counting each watt… for 786,925,562.36 years.)

February 9, 2018  
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Like the old saying goes, “Electricity doesn’t grow on trees; it grows in the clouds.”  But, harnessing it is rather tricky. Instead, to drive our modern economy forward and enjoy the luxuries we’ve come to love, such as lighting, indoor plumbing, the Internet, smartphones, and electric tea kettles, we’ve resorted… 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  
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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 »

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 »