The telescoping Ballbar from Automated Precision Inc. (API) quickly and easily checks contouring accuracy by testing how machine axes move in a circular path. API's Ballbar measures the deviation made by the machine tool and displays the data in a polar plot format.
automated precision inc. is a world leader of advanced metrology solutions for the industry. api’s products, including portable coordinate measurement instruments and cmm calibration systems, are installed and used by all of the world’s leading automotive, aerospace, machine tool, and cmm manufacturers. api’s experienced engineering team is unmatched in its ability to create advanced innovative products, which meet the needs of rapid evolving industrial technologies. api is an active member of, and a key technology partner in several federal and industry sponsored programs for the advancement of various manufacturing scenarios.