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Sifting through the market of manufacturing equipment, machines, and various solutions, can often pose a challenge. While there are a significant number of options available in the market, sometimes there is a need for something very specific. That’s where custom manufacturing solutions come into play. At ABTech, we offer the opportunity to have a custom-built [Read More]

Scrabble Tiles Spelling Out the Word Thanks

The holiday season is often noted as the happiest time of the year. People spend time with their families and friends, eat lots of food, and are usually uplifted by the overall spirit. We at ABTech are excited as we jump into this year’s holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving later this week! Thanksgiving kicks off [Read More]

air-bearing spindle

Spindles are one of the three main categories of precision motion components that we offer here at ABTech. But what exactly is a spindle? What is the purpose of a spindle? And how do you know which type of spindle is best for your application? Keep reading to get the answers to those very questions. [Read More]

The year 2021 is just about coming to an end, so we thought now would be a good time to look back at some of our, well, good times! ABTech started in 1998, and with 23 years under our belt, we have seen and done a lot. With company-wide activities, we have stayed connected with [Read More]

Air-Bearing Linear Slide

You may or may not have ever heard of linear stages, but they play an important role in many manufacturing environments. In fact, they are one of the three main categories of precision motion components offered here at ABTech, sitting alongside our rotary tables and spindles. What is essential about linear stages, themselves, though? Here [Read More]

If you turn to a search engine and type in the acronym, “ASPE,” you are bound to be thrown a million results. In our world at ABTech, though, ASPE means one thing: American Society for Precision Engineering. The American Society for Precision Engineering hosts an annual meeting, this year being the 36th, for manufacturing and [Read More]

The International Society for Optics and Photonics, or SPIE, is dual hosting Optifab with the American Precision Optics Manufacturing Association this week in Rochester, New York. This event is the largest optical manufacturing conference in North America. With exhibitors from all over the world and a variety of presentations and events, this trade show is [Read More]

Air-Bearing Rotary Table

  Rotary tables are positioning devices that are oftentimes used in precision manufacturing applications. More specifically, they are tools that hold parts on rotating axes, which increases productivity, accuracy, and repeatability. It seems simple enough, but there are various types of rotary tables. So how do you choose which one is best for you? Let’s [Read More]

The CEO and the Coach Part 1 In this interview, Ken Abbott, CEO of ABTech in Fitzwilliam, NH, sits down with Jeff Saari, business coach, to discuss his journey into entrepreneurship, leadership, and mindfulness. Plug in and listen to Ken’s journey to creating a workplace culture that is productive, effective, and fun!   The CEO [Read More]

  ABTech offers an ultra-precision air-bearing roundness gage called the MicroForm 150. The gage measures roundness at both high accuracy and high repeatability for ID and OD measurements. In fact, we offer a comprehensive line of ultra-precision air-bearing-based roundness gages, as well as a variety of dimensional measurement gages. Designed, manufactured, and tested in-house, each [Read More]

Thanks a lot for your help. Your rapid, informative correspondence was invaluable. Hopefully I won't be bothering you with any further questions, but it's good to know you're willing. (following remote technical support provided for system installed at the South Pole) Morgan HedgesPost-doctoral Research Associate
Princeton University
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