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Infographic: 5 Reasons to Upgrade your CMM

The Winning Partnership for CMM Retrofitting

Status are proud to be an approved UK supply partner for Hexagon MI, who create some of the most advanced software applications including PC-DMIS, and computer-aided measurement devices. 

Our very own Richard Newhouse, Sales & Marketing Director, delves deeper into how we utilise Hexagon controllers and software to breathe new life into obsolete, unsupportable technology. Take a closer look by watching the video below…

Want to completely transform your old or outdated CMM machine? Get in touch with us today on 0115 939 2228 or email

Half Price PC-DMIS Software with any new RC Line Controller. CMM Retrofits & Upgrades to Give your Machine a New Lease of Life

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The performance and accuracy of a CMM decrease with its age, not physically but due to the rapid advancements in CMM software and technology. As the machine starts becoming less reliable, most companies will begin sourcing a new machine. Failing to replace your CMM on time can lead to delays, inspection bottlenecks and profit loss.

However, what if we told you that you didn’t have to replace your CMM and that we were able to give your existing machine a new lease of life? Imagine being able to save tens of thousands of pounds on purchasing a new machine but benefitting from similar performance and accuracy outputs. This can be achieved with Status CMM retrofits and upgrades.

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Unspoken Benefits Of Upgrading Your CMM Equipment

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By their design and functionality, CMMs wear really well. Only their software and electronic capabilities don’t last for years. That’s why CMM upgrade services have become so popular in the few last years; they can restore machine capability to its full performance at a fraction of the cost of investing in a new unit.Read More

5 Reasons To Get A CMM Upgrade

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Even though CMM equipment is built to last and can serve for 20 or more years in hardware terms, software and controls systems become outdated rapidly as new technology appears nearly every year. The only way to keep your CMM as effective as possible without buying a new one is to have regular upgrades. Read more about the benefits of CMM upgrades below.Read More

3 Reasons To Change Or Upgrade Your CMM Software

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First, let’s clarify two terms: upgrade and update. A software upgrade to a new version is usually chargeable. New versions deliver significant new functionality and capabilities over older versions and considerable development effort will have been expended to produce the latest version.Read More

How To Choose Good CMM Calibration Services

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Keeping your measurement data correct is vital and the best way to do it is by ensuring your CMM equipment is calibrated properly. It can be tricky to choose the right calibration service provider, as there are common mistakes that can be easily avoided. Don’t rush into it and give yourself enough time to pick the right one.Read More

Shipping CMM’s Internationally – Doesn’t Need To Be A Headache

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After 25 years of successful trading, we’re proud that we’ve managed to recruit an enviable, loyal client base here the UK. However, you may be surprised to learn that our services reach significantly further afield than England’s green and pleasant land. Our dedicated and experienced engineering and training teams relish the opportunity to top up their air miles, wrap up warm or pop on their sunglasses! Over the years Status have found themselves assigned to projects in the following locations:-Read More