Metrology Inspection & Alignment
Inspection & Alignment Services
API offers gas, steam, hydro, nuclear and wind turbine alignment, technology leadership and alignment consulting services on a global scale, as well as a wide range of services to utilities, independent power producers and private sector enterprises. As a leading provider of precision measurement services for power generation companies and turbo-machinery, API has the professional experience to efficiently adapt to the challenges that are unique to your operation. In the shop or in the field, our goal is to minimize the overall downtime of the outage or rebuild project through the integration of laser tracker technology. Our ability to utilize the capabilities of the laser tracker combined with our experience in turbine alignment applications is what differentiates this inspection process and company from its predecessors and competitors.
Inspection & Alignment Applications
Proper alignment on components can lead to longer machine life and high quality manufactured parts. Our qualified staff has almost 100 combined years of inspection and alignment experience. From turbine generators to radars or aircraft catapults to paper machines, API has the staff and equipment you need to provide high-quality first article inspection and alignment services to meet your goals.
Inspection/alignment of various components shipboard such as/but not limited to: Shaft alignment, Antenna/Radome foundations, Cable systems, and referencing master leveling plane and/or weapons control reference plane.
API offers gas, steam, hydro, nuclear and wind turbine alignment, technology leadership and alignment consulting services on a global scale, as well as a wide range of services to utilities, independent power producers and private sector enterprises
Inspection of various components or modular alignment of aircraft sections. Aids in the inspection of aircraft tooling jig fixtures..
Inspection and alignment of various rails, including crane rails, machine rails, and robot rails.
First Article Inspection Services
Our first article inspections allow the customers to have a firsthand look at parts being fabricated from CAD models or drawings. Whether it is inter-company manufactured parts or materials from an outsourced vendor, the 3D measurement data from our scanners and PCMMs offers a comprehensive definition of the physical object being measured. The data can be used for inspection, comparison, and reporting. We can deliver 3D color maps, first article inspection reports or 3D models for computer simulation and analysis programs.
Certified Inspection & Alignment
On both planned and emergency call outs, API has the professional network in place to respond to your immediate needs. Our project managers and measurement technicians operate with support from centralized engineering and technical resources to meet your operational requirements. We deliver value-added metrology solutions intended to improve the performance and reliability of the overall inspection and turbine alignment process. Our measurement professionals have extensive experience in the alignment and inspection of both small, aero-derivative and heavy industrial gas turbines, steam, hydro, nuclear and wind turbines and components, reciprocating machinery, boiler feed pumps, gearboxes, motors, and compressors.