6 reasons to sell your used or unwanted CMM machine to Status

Posted by Tony Tillett on Jul 10, 2019 11:19:45 AM

Have you recently purchased a new CMM machine and no longer need your old machine? Do you no longer have a requirement for a CMM? Status understands that selling a used CMM machine can be extremely difficult, from finding a buyer to getting the machine moved. The good news is that Status are constantly on the lookout for unwanted CMMs that we can buy, refurbish, and give a new lease of life to.

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Topics: New & Used CMMs

CMM operator training: boost productivity with Status Training Solutions

Posted by Tony Tillett on Jun 17, 2019 4:29:45 PM

Whether you’re in Aerospace, Automotive, Prototyping or a similar manufacturing based industry, efficiency and productivity improvements should always be something you look at if you want your business to continue to grow and remain profitable. Status Training Solutions are able to do just that by equipping your CMM operators with the skills needed to get the most out of your CMM and software.

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Topics: CMM Software, PC-DMIS, Training

What is a CMM and what are the benefits of using one?

Posted by Tony Tillett on May 28, 2019 9:34:01 AM

A CMM or coordinate measuring machine is a device used to precisely measure and inspect the geometrical characteristics of an object, enabling manufacturers to accurately check that both prototype and production components and assemblies conform to the intended design.

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Topics: New & Used CMMs

Status joins forces with the Midlands Aerospace Alliance

Posted by Tony Tillett on Apr 30, 2019 12:22:36 PM

Status is excited to announce its recent membership with the Midlands Aerospace Alliance. This news underpins the company’s commitment to further develop its specialist aerospace division and continue its growth within the sector.

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Topics: Company News, Aerospace

Discover the path to super fast measurement and inspections which could save your business a fortune.

Posted by Tony Tillett on Apr 23, 2019 3:08:51 PM

The aerospace industry is highly regulated and for good reason. Components have to be manufactured within precise tolerance ranges and because of that there’s absolutely no margin for error.

Sophisticated component measurement and inspection is essential for businesses throughout the entire aerospace supply chain and if you work in the industry you will know that Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM’s) play a vital part in maintaining the high levels of quality and compliance needed to meet regulatory requirements.

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Topics: CMM Software, PC-DMIS, Aerospace

The CMM Calibration Procedure Explained

Posted by Tony Tillett on Sep 7, 2018 2:34:12 PM

Keeping your CMM machine calibrated regularly will ensure that the measurement data that you create is accurate. The definitive procedure for calibration of CMMs which is used by all CMM manufacturers is the ISO 10360 series. Most CMM machine calibration will be accomplished with the use of an artefact, but for more demanding calibration, a laser interferometer can be employed. Ultimately CMM machine calibration comes down to one thing: precision.

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Topics: CMM Maintenance & Calibration

What Is The Best CMM Software?

Posted by Tony Tillett on Aug 24, 2018 9:36:29 AM

Even the best coordinate measuring machines can’t perform in an excellent manner unless they are fitted with the proper software. New applications are appearing on the market on a regular basis, making the metrology task easier while improving measuring speed and results.

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Topics: CMM Software

5 Top PC-DMIS Alignment Tips

Posted by Tony Tillett on Aug 14, 2018 11:32:03 AM

PC-DMIS was created to simplify the inspection process when using different metrology equipment. The benefits of this program are hard to underestimate. One of them is excellent and quick alignment.

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Topics: PC-DMIS

5 Reasons To Change Or Upgrade Your CMM Software

Posted by Tony Tillett on Aug 11, 2018 9:27:42 AM

CMM software has changed the approach to coordinate measurement. The precision, the speed, and the new applications have helped coordinate measuring machines reach a new level of performance accuracy.

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Topics: CMM Software

The Importance Of Regular Gauge Calibration

Posted by Tony Tillett on Aug 2, 2018 5:06:50 PM

No matter how high in quality the measuring equipment you use seems, it needs regular calibration. Otherwise, there is a substantial danger of inaccuracy, which eventually leads to serious mistakes, botched deadlines, and extra expenses. Gauge calibration is extremely important since the precision of pressure gauge readings is the key to numerous production processes.

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Topics: Air Gauges

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