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How to determine the focal length?

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A focal length is the distance between the upper surface of substrate and the bottom of the lens, and the height will depend on what you're looking to do with your machine. Normally, shorter focal length lenses, like the 1.5” and the 2”, are used for engraving.  The lower the focal length, the finer the point. Longer focal length lenses, like the 4'', is better for cutting.   By Natalia Pereira  

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WHO WE ARE - American Photonics: Proudly Made In America

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  By Natalia Pereira

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How do I determine which Reverse Alignment Tool to order?

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''I'd like to order the alignment tool but not sure what size to buy''.  If you're not sure about the correct alignment tool size you need, there's an easy way to find out: Measure the outside diameter of the tube that fits in the hole under your third mirror.  This will determine which Reverse Alignment Tool to order!   If you still need help with this, please contact us at natalia.p@americanphotonics.com or call us at (941) 752-5811.  By Natalia Pereira

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Letter To Our Clients, Suppliers, Employees and Community

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Dear Customer, This year of 2020 has been quite the year so far. We have all experienced new challenges while learning to adjust to a “new normal” with each passing day. As things continue to progress and change in each of our individual lives and company environments, our team here at APC – American Photonics – remains tremendously proud to be able to say that we are a part of the optics community and we feel like we are helping others in these difficulty times. We would like to thank all our employees who continue to provide the critical work...

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AMERICAN PHOTONICS SUMMER CHALLENGE CONTEST - RULES

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OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES   Who Can Enter   To be eligible to participate in this contest, projects submitted must have been completed by the entrant with one of American Photonics' products.    Employees of American Photonics and their affiliated companies, and advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate family members of each are ineligible. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren.    How to Enter   Entry online:   a)  No purchase is necessary to enter. Only one entry allowed per person.   b)  By entering, entrants represent and warrant (i) that they own the picture...

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