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2014

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
CNC Coordinate Measuring Machine [MICROCORD LEGEX 500 / 700 / 900 series]
Business Owner
Mitutoyo Corporation
Category
Equipment and facilities for manufacture, development or production
Company
Mitutoyo Corporation (Japan)
Award Number
14G070561
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2014

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Outline

CMM is used for dimensional and form evaluations of complicated 3D precise parts difficult to measure by exclusive gages. Recently, demands for ultra-high-accuracy measurement of precise parts increase. This product is ultra-high-accuracy CNC CMM that was developed to satisfy such demands by integrating Mitutoyo technologies. This product achieved the world's top ”indication error E0,MPE: 0.3 + L/1000 [μm]”; performs ultra-high-accuracy measurement of master gauges, master workpieces, and ultra-precise parts; and can be used as standard measuring machine in national metrology institutes.

Producer

Shigeo Kikuchi, Department Manager, Products Design Department, Utsunomiya Operations, Mitutoyo Corporation

Director

Shigeru Ohtani, Section Manager, Industrial Design Section, Research & Development Division, Mitutoyo Corporation

Designer

Yoshiro Asano, TEI DESIGN INC. + Industrial Design Section, Research & Development Division, Mitutoyo Corporation

Market release pending
2014/10
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