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Did You Know: Machine Tools

Did You Know: Machine Tools

Did you know the first precision machine tool was made by John Wilkerson in 1775 for boring steam engine cylinders? These initial machine tool were inspired by the invention of the steam engine and helped usher in the Industrial Revolution. Early machine tool designs...
API and Kadan Celebrate One Year of Exceptional Customer Service

API and Kadan Celebrate One Year of Exceptional Customer Service

Last spring, API and Kadan announced a partnership to make API’s Radian Laser Tracker series ready for distribution and metrology services to expand coverage to underserved west coast industries. A little over a year later, the team-up has been an unqualified success....
Schedule a Virtual Demo Today

Schedule a Virtual Demo Today

Schedule a virtual demo today with one of our experienced metrologists At the rapid pace of today’s manufacturing, it isn’t always feasible to wait a week or more for a salesman to make a trip to your site for a product demonstration. Fortunately, you can now schedule...
3 Terms to Know When Determining Accuracy

3 Terms to Know When Determining Accuracy

The end goal of Metrology, as it is in Manufacturing and many other industries, is Accuracy. Measurement equipment cannot be depended on unless it is returning accurate numbers, and machined parts must be accurate to the model they were designed from. Yet, when we...