API Completes A2LA Reaccreditation with Added Machine Tool Scope

Newport News, VA- Automated Precision- Services Division (API Services), a company specializing in three-dimensional measurements and high-value metrology solutions, announces that it has been awarded A2LA Accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and ANSI/NCSL Z540-1-1994 Awarded by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). We have expanded our current accredited tracker calibration capabilities to include our Omnitrac

Measuring all 6 Degrees of Freedom – XD Laser by Automated Precision Inc.

The award-winning XD Laser™ from Automated Precision Inc. (API) is a multi-dimensional laser measurement system that simultaneously measures linear, angular, straightness and roll errors for rapid machine tool error assessment. The XD Laser is available in 1, 3, 5, and 6 Degree of Freedom configurations. The 6 dimensional XD Laser is the only laser measurement

ROMI’s Relationship with API

Romi is a Brazilian company founded in 1930 by Américo Emílio Romi, in Santa Bárbara d’Oeste – SP – Brazil. Nowadays it is a reputed international company providing machine tools (specifically Turning Centers, CNC Turning Machines, Plastic Processing Machines and more) to a world wide customer basis. The relationship of Romi and API actually goes back before API

Konecranes Machine Tool Service Purchases Advanced Laser Metrology Equipment from API

April 30, 2015 (Springfield, OH) – Konecranes Machine Tool Service has acquired new equipment to further advance its ability to serve the aeronautical and aviation industries. Konecranes Machine Tool Service recently invested approximately $300,000 in machine tool metrology equipment from Automated Precision Incorperated (API). The new API Radian laser tracker and four new 6-D laser

Linear Displacement corrected with API’s XD Laser

API Services uses the award-winning XD Laser from Automated Precision Inc. The XD Laser is a multi-dimensional laser measurement system that simultaneously measures linear, angular, straightness and roll errors for rapid machine tool error assessment. A complete measurement of a 1 meter volume machine is accomplished in 3 to 4 hours instead of 3 days!

Evaluate vertical rotary axes with API’s Swivelcheck

The Swivelcheck from Automated Precision Inc. is a one-of-a-kind instrument used to measure rotary axes and tables. This instrument calibrates swivel axes and tilt tables on machine tool centers; evaluates vertical rotary axes and table performance; and measures horizontal tables and axes when used with the XD Laser.

Seven-Axis Robot. One calibration with the Radian Laser Tracker

Laser Based Measurement Technology at Trumpf A nearly 400-pound seven axis robotic machine was not too complicated for the Radian. API was able to provide a full calibration of the machine, used to manufacture precisely punched sheet metal. Taking 3,000 points per second, the job was completed in one third less time than the typical