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CMMs 101 for Western Canadian manufacturers

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Manufacturers in BC and Alberta considering CMMs for their shops learned the basics of the technology and why it can help their manufacturing opertions at recent seminars held at Thomas Skinner’s BC and Alberta facilities. The semainrs were presented by Mitutoyo Canada.

The seminar was first in a line-up of seminars Thomas Skinner will be presenting in 2012. More than 50 customers attended the seminars, presented by Jeff Hamelin from Mitutoyo Sales Support Group. 

“Coordinate measuring machines add value to everything you make” says Peter Detmers, Mitutoyo sales manager.

These seminars included a complete 101+ overview of CMM covering topics including why buy a CMM, a discussion of the elements of a CMM (understanding accuracy specifications, probing systems and software applications), and an introduction to CMM measurement using the touch probing system, coordinate system and geometric elements

After the presentation, customers watched a live demo on a Mitutoyo CMM Crysta Apex-S544 machine using MCOSMOS CMM software.

“The CMM seminars were a huge success” says Ross McDonald, Thomas Skinner Alberta branch manager. “We had a nice turnout of key customers and their feedback was very, very positive.”

Thomas Skinner

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