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Summer Promotion 2020

Dear Valued Customers, I want to take a moment to express my sincere appreciation for your continued support and commitment to Mitutoyo products and services. Inside the pages of the 2020 Summer promotion, you will find a lot of great deals on a variety of Mitutoyo tools and instruments including data management solutions, calipers, micrometers, linear encoders, indicators, height gages, microscopes, hardness testers and profile projectors. Be sure to take advantage of our new BULK BUY, stock-up and SAVE offer! Prices are Effective June 1 through August 31, 2020. Thank you for trusting us with your metrology needs. Sincerely, Matt Dye President, Mitutoyo America Corporation...

MeasurLink® Transforms QC for Pinnacle Machine Works

Customer Profile:

Located in Houston, Texas, Pinnacle Machine Works is a manufacturer of oilfield couplings ranging in size from 4.5” to 10.625”, as well as a provider of threading services of full-length pipe in the same size ranges. Established in 2013, Pinnacle Machine Works has more than 100 employees and is housed within a state-of- the-art facility licensed by API to API 5CT and to API Q1 standards.

Challenge

As Pinnacle grew, in late 2017 they embarked on a mission to transform and improve productivity. This involved a re-organization of the manufacturing plant, the rollout of lean initiatives and an investment in new tooling. As this transformation progressed, it unveiled additional opportunities for improvement. In particular, it became clear that quality still needed to improve and inspection only, as a means of improving the quality of their product, was not...

PROFILE PROJECTOR TRADE-IN TRADE-UP PROMOTION

Money for Your Old Machine - Exchange your old machine for up to $1,500 toward the purchase of a new projector with Mitutoyo’s trade-in program. The trade-in allowance is determined by the purchase price of a new model and will be deducted from the price of a new machine order.
Effective April 14 through December 18, 2020
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Mitutoyo America Corporation Releases New MiSCAN Vision Measuring System

Mitutoyo America Corporation Releases New MiSCAN Vision Measuring System

Mitutoyo America Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the new MiSCAN Vision Measuring System. The MiSCAN Vision Measuring System, or MVS, is a multiple sensor microscopic-form measurement system, using combined technologies of coordinate and vision measurement system technology. The MiSCAN system is the ideal hybrid measuring machine with vision head and scanning probe (MPP-NANO, SP25M). The image head enables precise positioning and targeting measurement even in locations where visual checking is difficult. If you would like further information or assistance regarding this product, please contact your Mitutoyo Sales Representative or nearest regional Mitutoyo Sales Office. You can view specific information on the full product announcement here.
  1. Product Name: MiSCAN
  2. Delivery Information: Available for Quoting Now
  3. Literature: Bulletin No.: 2293
  4. Demonstration Sample: No
Remarks: Two machine sizes...

New QS-L Series Generation C Vision System

Mitutoyo America Corporation Releases New QS-L Series Vision Measuring System

Mitutoyo America Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the new QS-L Generation C Vision Measuring System. The QS-L Generation C has updated optics that now utilizes the same optics, lenses and lights as the QV Active. It has high-speed autofocus to help reduce measurement time as well as improved X- and Y- Axis accuracy with its high-rigidity cross-travel stage and improved Z-Axis accuracy with its Vision AF (originally developed for MF Generation D). The QS-L Generation C offers increased high-speed measurement and accuracy as well as newly updated software functions, increasing its ability to take new measurements and make it more user-friendly for operators. If you would like further information or assistance regarding this product, please contact your Mitutoyo Sales Representative or nearest regional Mitutoyo Sales...

New QM-Height High Performance Height Gage

Mitutoyo America Corporation Releases New QM-Height Series Height Gage

Mitutoyo is pleased to announce that Mitutoyo is introducing a new product into our line of Small Tool Products. The QM-Height has best-in-class accuracy of +/- (2.4 + 2.1L/600) um. This height gage can optionally include a built-in air-suspension feature using an internal pump that allows smooth movement over a surface plate. An easy-to-view, simple control panel enables most measurements to be made with a single keystroke. New features on the QM-Height include a longer operating battery life (up to 1200 hours) and USB and d2 Digimatic output capabilities that displays up to 8 digits total. If you would like further information or assistance regarding this product, please contact your Mitutoyo Precision Tool Sales Representative or the Mitutoyo Sales Office in your area.  
  1. Product Name: QM-Height
  2. Delivery Information:...

New MiSTAR Series 555 Shop Floor CMM

Mitutoyo America Corporation Introduces New MiSTAR Series 555 Shop Floor CMM

Mitutoyo America Corporation is pleased to announce the release of our MiSTAR Series 555 CNC Shop Floor Coordinate Measuring Machine to its CMM product line. The MiSTAR is a compact, space-saving in-line or near-line CNC CMM designed for high speed, high accuracy measurements with the widest temperature accuracy assurance of any shop floor CMM.   The MiSTAR 555 offers unprecedented versatility, easier usability and smart factory integration with best-in-class drive speed acceleration and the toughest shop floor operating condition capabilities. The MiSTAR is ideal for small and large shops alike.   If you would like further information or assistance regarding this product, please contact your Mitutoyo Capital Equipment Sales Representative or the Mitutoyo Sales Office in your area.
  1. Product Name: MiSTAR 555 CNC CMM
  2. Delivery Information: Available Now
  3. Literature: Bulletin...

Tool Tips

Mitutoyo Tool Tip Thursday

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GD&T and the new ASME Y14.5-2018

Description: As presented by Jim Salsbury at Mitutoyo America Corporation on May 14, 2019. Download handout: GD&T and the new ASME Y14.5-2018 handout The Mitutoyo Institute of Metrology provides educational courses and on-demand resources across a wide variety of measurement related topics including basic inspection techniques, principles of dimensional metrology, calibration methods and GD&T. We can be contacted via email at mim@mitutoyo.com, via phone at 888-MITUTOYO or 630-723-3620, or visit the Education home page. Education Home on_demand_logo...