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Mitutoyo donates metrology products to Titans of CNC training platform


November 7, 2019
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

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Mitutoyo Titans of CNCTitan Gilroy, CEO of Titans of CNC (left), is pictured in his workshop holding a Mitutoyo High Accuracy Micrometer alongside Travis Jarrett, quality manager, Titans of CNC. Photo: Business Wire

Mitutoyo America Corporation has announced its sponsorship of Titans of CNC, a free project-based education platform that helps guide students and teachers on CNC machine operation and programming.

The Titans of CNC Academy provides over 3,000 free online courses in CAD, CAM and CNC machining techniques, and is now used by over 45,000 members in 170 different countries.

Mitutoyo metrology products will be featured in both the Titans of CNC Show airing on Titan TV and will be used on Titan CNC Academy videos for demonstration purposes.

“As a leader in the field of precision metrology, Mitutoyo America is excited to partner with Titans of CNC Academy,”says Matt Dye, president of Mitutoyo America Corporation. “We look forward to supporting skill development in U.S. manufacturing by providing metrology experience and leading technology to the Titans of CNC team.”

Titans of CNC will highlight Mitutoyo products through video tutorials in Gilroy’s personal manufacturing facility located in Rocklin, California. These videos, along with other content, will be featured on Titans of CNC social media platforms including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Some of the Mitutoyo equipment featured will include: a MiSTAR Shop Floor CMM, Quick Image Vision System, SJ-200/400 Surface Roughness Tester, LH-600 Linear Height Gage, QuantuMike/QuickMike coolant proof micrometers, coolant proof calipers, U-Wave T and U-Wave FIT, MeasurLink 9 Data Management System, and other Mitutoyo metrology instruments and software.

Titans of CNC was started by Titan Gilroy as a CNC machine shop in Northern California focused on making the most difficult parts in aerospace. The company transitioned into a massive reality TV series as a world-first CNC educational platform recognized by a global network of engineers, machinists, hobbyists, students and educators.

“We are excited to officially partner with Mitutoyo,” says Titan Gilroy, CEO of Titans of CNC. “Our mutual focus on educating the next generation of manufacturing professionals will not only inspire, but will also give practical knowledge of inspection practices to all.”