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FARO Lowers Gage Prices

Published: Monday, September 20, 2004 - 22:00

FARO Technologies Inc. recently released two new and less expensive versions of one of its most popular devices.

The FARO Gage and FARO Gage-PLUS will sell for $12,500 and $19,900 respectively. Both devices provide smaller machine shops with 3-D measurement capabilities.

“Calipers, height gages, etc., have low initial costs, but it’s the hidden, in-process expense that’s costly,” says Simon Raab, FARO CEO and president. “They can’t meet the increasing demand for parts-inspection certification data.”

The devices were specifically created to be convenient for machinists, and intuitive enough for shop floor personnel to produce faster and more accurate results. They can be assembled in seconds and are ready to measure right out of the box.

“Basically, it makes a shop more productive and profitable by making their machinists’ jobs more efficient,” says Shaun Mymudes, FARO hardware product manager. “They don’t have to transcribe numbers, or perform any calculations.”

For more information, visit www.faro.com.

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