CMM Training Courses

The following CMM Operator courses are available:

Course times: 9.00 am until 4.30 pm (1/2 hour lunch provided each day)

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Pre-requisites for attendees

Course attendees should have experience of basic engineering principles and commonly used inspection techniques. The ability to read engineering drawings is mandatory together with an understanding of geometrical tolerancing.

Each course is structured to introduce new and experienced users of co-ordinate measuring machines to PC-DMIS. The courses are of a practical nature involving a hands on approach to learning. All course notes and stationary will be provided.

Pc-Dmis PRO 3 day Introduction Course Overview

  • PC-DMIS Operating environment and interface
  • File handling
  • Probe qualification
  • Measuring techniques-Best guess algorithms
  • Alignments
  • Graphical manipulation
  • Reporting techniques & dimensioning
  • Multi Tip Calibration
  • Constructing geometry
  • Editing programs
  • Execution mode
  • Feature orientated inspection
  • Set-up mode
  • Patterns
  • Macro’s
  • Reverse Engineering
  • CAD Interfacing
  • Off-line programming techniques

CURVES & SURFACES (day 4)

  • Vector Points
  • Surface Points
  • Hole/Stud Measurement
  • Edge Points
  • Corner Points
  • Square and round slots
  • Cylinders
  • Scanning Profiles and Surfaces
  • Graphical and Numerical Comparisons
  • Handling 3D Surfaces/Wire Frame IGES Files
  • Iterative Alignment Technique

Pc-Dmis CAD Programming Course Overview

Day 1

  • Operating Environment and Interface
  • File Handling
  • Probe Qualification
  • Alignments
  • Graphical Manipulations
  • Square and round slots
  • Reporting Techniques and Dimensioning

Day 2

  • PH10 Calibration
  • Auto Measurements and Auto Options
  • Clearance Planes and Motion Controls
  • Construction Geometry
  • Editing Programs
  • Execution Mode
  • Set-up Mode

Day 3

  • Patterns
  • Dimensioning Features
  • Cad Interfacing
  • Manual Alignment Measurements and Dimensioning to Cad
  • Auto Measurement to Cad

Day 4

  • Auto Measurement Using Program Mode With Cad
  • Graphically Dimensioning Features

Day 5

  • Off-line programming techniques
  • Basic Scanning techniques
  • Program Various Parts
  • Final Quiz Practical and Written

Pc-Dmis CAD++ Programming Course Overview

Day 1

  • Overview Basic Level Training
  • Vector Points
  • Surface Points
  • Hole/Stud Measurement
  • Edge Points
  • Corner Points
  • Square and round slots
  • Cylinders

Day 2

  • Iterative Alignment Technique
  • Scanning Profiles and Surfaces
  • Graphical and Numerical Comparisons

Day 3

  • Handling complex 3D Surfaces/Wire Frame Files

Advanced Programming Course Overview

  • Basics,(Toolbars, Editor window, Property sheet, Basic handler functions)
  • Basic Reporting (Template for Auto Reporting, Number of Features, Importing Logos Pictures)
  • Building a Report(logos Colour Keys, Cad File, Inserting Text)
  • Drawing Tools(Drawing lines boxes circles, Inserting Text)
  • Dimensions(Dimension boxes, Tagging to Cad)
  • Analysis View(Scans in detail, Hisograms, Colour Maps)
  • Front End(Drop down boxes Text inputs Check Boxes Program Linking)
  • Program Testing
    Advanced Functions (Active X & OLE Objects)

Hyper reporting Course Overview

The course is structured for experienced PC-DMIS users, those who wish to gain further programming skills and improve the efficiency and productivity of their co-ordinate-measuring machine. The course is of a practical nature involving a hand on approach to learning. Brown & Sharpe will provide all course notes and stationary.

  • Looping
  • Conditional Tests using Flow Control
  • Generic Programming
  • Using Variables and Assignments
  • File Handling (File Read and Write)
  • Hyper-reporting for generating inspection reports.
  • Setting up and using Operator Mode
  • Subroutines
  • External Objects





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