Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Get your Renishaw orders in before the end of the year!

Only 10 business days left to get your Renishaw product orders processed before they close for the Holidays. Call or email us today to get your order in before the end of the year!

Monday, November 28, 2016

Section 179 for 2016

It's the time of year when you want to be sure you have maximized your business deductions.  Be sure to make your equipment purchases before the end of the year!  Follow this link to learn the latest on the section 179 Tax Deductions available to you.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Contact us today for more information on a CMM Software reftrofit that's right for you! 616.530.4899

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Brown and Sharpe MicroVal 343 CMM

Refurbished Brown and Sharpe MicroVal 343 Manual CMM
Measuring strokes (X,Y,Z) 356 x 406 x 305mm or 14" x 16" x 12"
Machine dimensions 29.25" x 28.75" x 52.75"
Machine Weight (CMM only) 330 lbs.
Volumetric U1-1 axis VDI/ISO 10360 = 4+4L/1000 
Volumetric U3-3 axis VDI/ISO 10360 = 4+5L/1000 
Volumetric 3 axis Full Volume ASME B89.4.1 = .010 mm with 254mm Ballbar @ 20 Position test.
CMM has all new air tubing and fittings, granite surface plate, and all air bearings have been removed cleaned, inspected, refurbished and re-installed or replaced. Includes qualification sphere and Non-indexable Electronic Touch Probe. 
Coordinate Measuring Machine which has been Refurbished and Retrofitted with the Latest Version of CMM Manager Standard Measuring Software. Includes 1 year of Software Maintenance and technical Support. System includes a Renishaw TP1s (or similar) Non-Indexing Electronic Touch Probe System and a brand new PC system with scale interpolation electronics and scale counting interface. This system is complete and is ready to measure with exporting of measured features to CAD. CMM Manager Standard configuration allows direct export of measured features in IGES, DXF, and Nikon Focus Feature formats. CMM Manager Standard allows direct CAD importing of IGES, STEP, and DXF formats for automatic extraction of nominal data during measurement and reporting. Other CAD import file formats (Catia, IDEAS,Pro-E, Solidworks, Unigraphics, etc.) are supported with optional additional import modules. Software includes True Drag and Drop 2D and 3D Graphical Reporting package in addition to standard text/numerical data output. Includes ability to print or store reports in multiple file formats including direct to MS Excel, Word, Notepad, HTML, CSV (Comma Separated Values), Datapage, Datapage+, or RTP (notepad style low ink consumption for printing). DMIS Program Runtime Engine is included which can make use of existing CMM programs like GeoPak, GeoMeasure. CMM manager can be transferred to many other systems including a DCC/CNC CMM if you upgrade CMM in future with required driver purchase. Probing system, Additional Styli, and software options can be tailored to your specific requirements. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

CMM Programmer(s) and Operators Need Apply!

Local Dimensional Inspection Laboratory and Specialized CMM Service Company is seeking a highly motivated self-starter to join our staff.  This person must be able to thrive and multi-task in the fast paced environment of a growing company and be a true team player!  We are looking for a CMM Programmer/Operator with GD&T knowledge.  The position includes but is not limited to the ability to create and verify new CMM programs.  Maintain the CMM program database.  Communicate with customers.  Perform incoming inspection of parts using the CMM and other metrology equipment.  Certify 3rd party using the CMM and other metrology equipment. A technical and mechanical background would be most beneficial. Experience running either Modus, CMM Manager, VirtualDMIS or PCDMIS is a must.  Must also have the ability to use Microsoft Office and Google Apps and a Web based email. High school diploma or equivalent is required. Prefer vocational/technical school training.  Must be able to lift 50+ lbs. (bend, kneel & twist). Part-time and full-time flex available. Please email resumes only to  No phone calls.