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What is Calibration?

What is Calibration?

Laser Trackers naturally see an erosion in their performance over time. Wear and tear from regular use, plus a host of environmental factors, can create slippage in accuracy. Fortunately, there are many ways to test your Laser Tracker to determine whether it is fit...
Tom Wellenstein Employee Profile

Tom Wellenstein Employee Profile

Name: Tom Wellenstein Position: Regional Sales Manager 1) What was your childhood like? I was born in Minnesota in the 1960s. My early memories include playing in huge snow drifts that were literally half the height of our house. My family moved to Kansas City later,...
Employee Profile: Ralph Kurz

Employee Profile: Ralph Kurz

Name: Ralph Kurz Position: Laboratory Service Technician Years with the company: 3  1) What was your childhood like?  My childhood was carefree and action-packed. I enjoyed wrenching on and “tuning” anything that drove with my friends.  2) Who...
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 Arm Reverse Engineers Cast Aluminum Part

API Arm Reverse Engineers Cast Aluminum Part

API Arm Reverse Engineers Cast Aluminum Part Articulating Arm with Scanner Showcases API Services’ Simple, 4 Step Process Non-contact, 3D laser scanning and reverse engineering have become some of the most sought-after applications for productions of all scales around...
Employee Profile: John Gross

Employee Profile: John Gross

Name: John Gross Position: Service Manager – Lab, Equipment, & Rental Years with the company: 8.5 yrs. 1) What was your childhood like? I was born and raised in the Newport News area. I was lucky enough to have parents who were very present in my life, as well as...