Micron Explained

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What is a Micron? Microns are used by manufacturers, OEMs, and MSPs to discuss tolerances and capabilities. But how long have we been using the term, and how small are they actually?  The term micron … Read More

How Do SMRs Work?

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So much emphasis has been placed on tracker accuracies, and the capabilities of the probes and scanners that pair with them. There is an often-overlooked component of tracker operation and measurement: Spherically Mounted Retroreflectors (SMRs).

What Is 6 Degrees of Freedom?

API MarketingEducation, Video

What is 6 Degrees of Freedom, or 6 DoF for short? 6 DoF refers to the freedom of movement of a rigid body in three-dimensional space. But anyone can Google 6 DoF and get that … Read More

API Product Line

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For more than 30 years, API has pioneered laser-based equipment for measurement and calibration. API’s founder and CEO, Dr. Kam Lau, invented the laser tracker while working at USA’s National Institute of Standards and Technology … Read More

API At PolyWorks 2019

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On April 24th and 25th, 2019, API exhibited at the PolyWorks Conference in Novi, MI. API’s line of Radian Laser Trackers were not only on display in our booth, but they were chosen for demonstration … Read More

Checkbox | Smart Factory Inspection System

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API, recognizing the manufacturing industry’s increasing demand for part measurement automation, with a higher degree of accuracy, has developed its Smart Factory Inspection System (SFIS) with true 6DoF real-time 3D robotic measurement, incorporating its proven … Read More

The New API

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After 30 years as a global metrology pioneer improving manufacturing processes, Automated Precision Inc., the inventor of the Laser Tracker and 6 Degrees of Freedom laser interferometer, has rebranded to API. Our mission to continue … Read More