Hand tools vs. portable CMMs

December 11, 2008

For centuries, hand tools provided quick and reliable measurement results for machinists and manufacturers alike. However, as parts and products became more sophisticated, the inherent errors associated with hand tools became increasingly unacceptable. The emergence of portable CMMs provided higher accuracy and ease of reporting while cutting the costs associated with periodic calibration of hand tools.

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