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
NEAC relied on 5-ton coordinate measuring machines to inspect compressors, which run at continuous high speeds constantly and need regular maintenance and checks. The API tracker can measure the full volume of these massive machines portably, saving NEAC and its customers time and money. The compressors used at NEAC’s Übach-Palenberg, Germany plant run so hard
Swiss textile manufacturer Rieter runs spinning machines as long as 80 meters (262 feet) producing thread and fabrics. Robotic arms drive to precise points on the machine to reapply broken threads, but as the machines run, they heat up and expand by several centimeters. Rieter uses the API Radian laser tracker to document the length
Krones uses one of its two API trackers to make sure that the fittings and screws in its 128 individual spouts on aligned and calibrated precisely. Prior to obtaining a laser tracker, it made adjustments by hand using a slotted table. This process took an hour. Today, they can make adjustments in 20 minutes. Anyone
MCE Equipment Technology in Steel Manufacturing : Using a Laser Tracker for Aircraft Construction In addition to the tracker’s exceptional accuracy, users at steel structure supplier MCE appreciated the its portability. MCE technicians took their tracker to customer sites as luggage, not freight. This saves valuable time in shipping and avoids hold ups in customs.