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Creating prototypes that allow engineers and designers to test, assess, and modify during the process of product development.
Prototypes are essential if designers are to understand how a product will perform. They allow testing of function and performance in the real world, and even determine if customers want to buy them.
The prototype modeller must also have a wide range of skills, including 3D CAD systems, CAM systems such as milling, printing, vacuum casting, working with machine and hand tools, as well as spray painting and finishing.
Often multiple versions of a prototype must be created, each designed to test what is still uncertain in the performance of the final design.
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The world’s leading volume manufacturer of precision dimensional measuring equipment with product lines that range from basic hand tools such as micrometers, calipers, and dial gauges to the most accurate and sophisticated coordinate, contour, and form measuring machines With a workforce of more than 5,100 and a presence in more than 80 countries, Mitutoyo offers general metrological training for industry.
The WorldSkills Occupational Standard specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.