API Metrology Automation

API’s cutting-edge technology enhances the speed, accuracy, efficiency, and safety of windmill rotor manufacturing inspections. From mold verification to flange hole inspection to final assembly, our Dynamic 9D LADAR revolutionizes the industry.

Automation for the Automotive Industry

Demands for precision and efficiency in manufacturing are driving the need for more automation, especially for time-consuming quality inspections. API’s Dynamic 9D LADAR with integration into leading software and robotics platforms offers a flexible automation solution to meet the varied needs of each industry.

Read about how our rotary inspection cell setup is set to revolutionize shop floor 3D inspections with its high accuracy, full 6 AXIS movement, and 20,000 points per second data collection:

Automation for the Aerospace Industry

Given the extreme forces they are subjected to during takeoff, flight, and landing, full aircraft inspections are necessary for military and commercial aircraft to ensure essential features are all within tolerance.

API’s Dynamic 9D LADAR offers a breakthrough solution, using tracked high-speed, robot-mounted measurements to provide a completely automated solution that is safer, faster, more accurate, and more cost effective than traditional measurement methods. Watch the video to see how the LADAR solution can improve the measurement process:

Automation for the Wind Energy Industry

The wind energy industry is rapidly expanding, and with it comes the need for efficient and accurate manufacturing processes for windmill rotor components. Inspections play a vital role in ensuring the quality and performance of these components. API’s Dynamic 9D LADAR (LAser Detection And Ranging) technology offers a revolutionary solution that can significantly improve the speed, accuracy, efficiency, and safety of windmill rotor manufacturing inspections. Dynamic 9D LADAR can be utilized at various stages of the manufacturing process, from mold verification to flange hole inspection to final assembly inspection, to bring non-contact scanning speed with Laser Tracker accuracy to improve throughput and reduce manhours. 

Automation for the Aerospace Industry

The aerospace industry is known for its stringent quality requirements and precise manufacturing needs. This industry demands rapid, accurate data collection to produce components that meet the highest safety standards. Automating these processes is a task that has long been on the industry’s horizon, and with API Dynamic 9D LADAR, this future is now a reality.

 The 9D LADAR system from API is a groundbreaking metrology tool that represents the fastest and most accurate non-contact measurement system in the world. When mounted on an Autonomous Guided Vehicle (AGV), this advanced tool can revolutionize the way tooling and assembly checks are carried out in aerospace manufacturing.