Canadian Light Source Inc. Uses API Laser Trackers to Keep Systems in Check


The Canadian Light Source (CLS) is Canada’s national synchrotron light source research facility. As a particle accelerator, the CLS relies on sub-millimeter precision alignment of optical systems. The CLS uses an API Laser Tracker to control a network containing ~2000 monuments on floors, walls, and critical magnetic components for performing component alignments. Since 2008, the


Electroimpact uses API Radian and OT2 laser trackers, paired with Active Targets


Electroimpact is a world leader in the design and development of automated aircraft assembly equipment, and provides highly accurate solutions for aerospace manufacturing ranging from robotic drilling and fastening to automated composite placement systems. The level of accuracy provided to Electroimpact customers, who count on building large parts with tight tolerances, can only be achieved


3D Scanning Preserves Historical Monument for U.S. Navy


In 1970, the Seabee Memorial began construction to build a monument in Washington, D.C. to honor the memory of those who served in Naval Construction Battalions. The famous Felex de Weldon – a former Seabee – designed the Monument of dark brown marble with bronze figures and bronze back wall. Automated Precision volunteered their services


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


Coordinate Measuring Machines at Nissan


As one of the most famous manufacturers in the world, Japanese automaker NISSAN must move fast when establishing its presence in overseas markets. Recently, the company, which has factories in 20 countries, announced plans to open four new facilities in Mexico, Brazil, Russia and Indonesia. As Nissan prepared its latest factories for production, it turned


API Laser Tracker Used for a Rolling Mill Calibration


Handan Iron & Steel Group Used API’s Laser Tracker to Calibrate Their Rolling Mill Handan Iron & Steel Group (Han Steel) was established in 1958 in Handan city, Hebei province, China.  With over 50 years of development, Han Steel has over 85.6 billion Yuan in total assets and 24,000 staffs.  Hans Steel is capable of producing up


Siemens Rail could buy multiple tachymeters, or just one API tracker


The railcar manufacturer’s quality control department was especially intrigued with the ability to automate measurement processes, thereby allowing the API tracker to take a more complete measurement, capturing the specific data that they needed. With its locomotives, Siemens makes an efficient operation possible for its customers while protecting the environment and resources at the same