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Upgrading Your Inspection Process to Include CMM Fixturing Systems

Manufacturing businesses constantly need to evolve and adapt to meet increased consumer demand for greater accuracy and customisation. When it comes to driving this greater precision that’s needed, many businesses will look to the rapidly advancing technology in measuring machines. However, fixturing systems are often overlooked.

Upgrading your inspection processes to include CMM fixturing systems will boost productivity and make your inspection more efficient. Take a closer look…

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We are Recruiting an Office Administrator for our Ilkeston, Derbyshire office.

Status Metrology Ltd, based in Ilkeston, Derbyshire are a leading support provider and supplier of High Precision Co-ordinate Measuring Machines. We are seeking a front of house, Office Administrator on a full-time basis to perform a variety of administrative and clerical roles. Duties include providing support to our Directors, Managers and Employees in carrying out a range of administrative and IT related tasks, primarily supporting the Operations Team.

The ideal candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to organise their work using Microsoft Office tools, primarily Word and Excel.

If you also have previous experience as a secretary or administrator and familiarity within our industry, we’d like to meet you!

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HP-OW Optical Sensors from Hexagon MI

Status has been a strategic partner of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence since 1999 – providing our customers with their world leading CMM software, PC-DMIS and bringing incredible cost savings to the sector through retrofits (made possible with Hexagon’s cutting-edge technology).

They continue to stay at the forefront of the metrology industry and their latest product is no different – HP-OW Optical Sensors.

Let’s take a closer look…

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Status Is Moving!

The team at Status is excited to announce that on June 7th we’ll be moving into our new premises at Ilkeston. This comes off the back of excellent growth for the business, despite the challenges of the pandemic.

Our new address will be:

Status Metrology Solution Limited,
Merlin Way,
Quarry Hill Industrial Estate,
Ilkeston,
Derbyshire,
DE7 4RA

Stay tuned for more…

Taking A Closer Look at Portable Measuring Arm Servicing

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Portable metrology systems have come a long way in recent years and the technology is only getting better. Probably the most significant advancement in portable arm technology is repeatable mounting which saves the user time and guarantees continued accuracy. These advancements are making portable CMM’s a mainstay for manufacturing businesses across a range of sectors and we’re increasingly getting asked about portable metrology and what applications it’s best suited for.

As with standard bridge CMM’s, portable systems also require a lot of care and attention to ensure continued accuracy. Generally, a 12 month interval for scheduled PCMM maintenance is enough but this depends on use. If your portable equipment is used for many hours every day, and or in a harsh environment then you might want to consider more frequent scheduled maintenance.

Let’s take a closer look at what portable measuring arm servicing should include…

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Infographic: Understanding the True Value of your CMM Service Provider

Get More Out of PC-DMIS with Hexagon’s SMA Webinar Series

hexagon sma webinar series

PC-DMIS is the ultimate CMM software solution, transforming the productivity of tens of thousands of inspection departments across the globe – created by our long-term partners at Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence.

As proud partners with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, Status is able to bring PC-DMIS to its customers through our retrofitted CMMs and through software installations. If your business is currently taking advantage of PC-DMIS measurement software but you’d like to get even more out of it then look out for Hexagon’s upcoming SMA Webinar Series.

We take a closer look at the series below…

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UPDATED: The Guide to CMM Retrofitting

retrofitting guide

We’ve just updated our FREE Guide to CMM Retrofitting.

Fortunately for businesses that invest in CMM equipment, CMM hardware is built to last. Though the initial cost of investment in a new or refurbished machine may be high, the actual structure of the machine is pretty durable, giving decades of use and a great ROI with the right maintenance.

However, in many ways CMM technology is advancing rapidly. Just over the past few years we have seen huge changes in inspection techniques, production methodologies and operator skill sets to name but a few. Plus advancements in software, probing equipment and electronic controllers.

Retrofitting involves selectively replacing and modernising key equipment to improve a CMM’s accuracy and productivity, while leaving the structural components intact.

In the guide we cover:

  • Why Retrofit?
  • Advantages of Retrofitting?
  • Latest Generation Components
  • PC-DMIS Metrology Software

And much more.

Download your FREE copy here.

PC-DMIS 2021.1 is Here!

pc-dmis 2021.1

Our partners at Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence have very recently launched the latest PC-DMIS software release in the form of PC-DMIS 2021.1. PC-DMIS is the market leader in CMM software – transforming inspection capabilities.

Here, the Status team takes a closer look at the latest PC-DMIS release and breaks down some of the new features, including the ability to manage assets using the new SFx App, an improved Summary Mode and integration with a number of metrology sensors.

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