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Employee Profile: Joe Bioty

Employee Profile: Joe Bioty

It’s pre-dawn in upstate New York. A 10-year-old boy rolls out of bed to begin his day. But he’s not getting ready for school, not yet. Instead, he’s walking over to the farm next door. He’s going to milk the cows. Then, he’ll get on a truck and help deliver their...
Employee Profile: Vaibhav Shah

Employee Profile: Vaibhav Shah

Name:   Vaibhav Shah           Position: Managing Director for API India            Years with the company: 3.5 What was your childhood like? I was born in an average middle-class family and understood the value of things very early in life; I used to love opening up...
Employee Profile: Natalia Pirro

Employee Profile: Natalia Pirro

Name:   Natália Pirro     Position: General Manager, South America     Years with the company: 7 years What was your childhood like? I have so many memories of me and my cousins playing at Grandma’s house. There were 8...
5 Axis Machine Tool Volumetric Error Compensation

5 Axis Machine Tool Volumetric Error Compensation

API’s approach to the volumetric calibration of large 5 axis machine tools comprises a 6 DoF RADIAN Laser Tracker with interferometry capability and its Active Target motorized SMR. The interferometer feature of the API laser tracker is the identical technology...
What Is 6 Degrees of Freedom?

What Is 6 Degrees of Freedom?

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 definition. What does it actually mean? Put simply, the degrees of freedom are the ways our...
Control RS

Control RS

Following the request of our client we carried out a control of all the diameters and staves in order to analyze the geometry of a spherical tap. This made it possible to validate the conformity of the RS and to avoid machining. At the same time the adjustment of //...