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Automation Components, Inc. (ACI), located in Franklin, MA has been a leader in dimensional metrology, part inspection, digital imaging, and coordinate measuring since 1970. ACI is a channel partner of Quality Vision International (QVIŽ), offering hands-on demonstrations of manual, fully automatic and multisensor systems from RAM Optical Instrumentation as well as a full range of optical comparators from Certified Comparator Products (CCP) to help you find the system that best fits your inspection needs. As a full service organization, ACI also provides calibration and training in their showroom.

The staff at ACI are professional metrology engineers that pride themselves on distributing high precision dimensional inspection and metrology equipment and are eager to help provide cost effective solutions to your toughest metrology problems.

Need Optical / Video Inspection Equipment? Have parts to Measure? RAM Optical and ACI Bring Solutions Directly To You!

Our data collection services and reverse engineering service has proven to save companies valuable time and money.

We have the following equipment in house available 24/7

  • RAM Optical Vision Systems- Automated and Manual
  • Flexbar OptiFlex Manual Vision System
  • Brown & Sharpe - Manual CMM
  • Optimeasure Width Measuring Gage
  • Video Direct Microscopes
  • (2) 18 x 36" Granite Plates
  • 5" Sine Bar
  • Mitutoyo 24" Digimatic Height Gage
  • Mitutoyo Manual CMM


Certified Comparator Products provides a full range of optical comparator solutions from a 14" benchtop to a 30" side-screen comparator. Our optical comparators combine rugged design, superb software, and cutting edge technologies to help you control the quality of your manufacturing. We also offer 3 levels of certified PreOwned optical comparators that are inspected and calibrated by A2LA accredited personnel. Manufacturers website.

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Video Vernier™

The "Video Vernier" is an easy to use single axis measuring gage. Utilizing precision glass scales with a video camera this gage measures the width or length of a variety of material.

Commonly found in the slitting or converting industries, the" Video Vernier" measures film, paper, plastic, tape, labels and a vast array of other materials. Available in standard lengths from 12" through 36" this affordable measuring gage is shop-friendly and simple to use. The "Video Vernier" includes a color camera, high resolution monitor, Acu-Rite 10um glass scale and fiberoptic light source.

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StarLite GX - fast, accurate and repeatable results you expect from a measurement system.

StarLite GX is designed for ease of use, with ergonomic controls, and innovative full-featured software. Increase your productivity with optional front panel controls - motorized zoom, XYZ zero set, enter point button, skew alignment, and an inch/millimeter switch.

eGx metrology software guides users through measurement routines with graphical icons, and unique tools for fast results on a manual measurement system. Manufacturers website.

Big Macro Video Workstation

Macro Video Inspection System with Color High Resolution WSXGA 2 megapixel Camera. Includes:

  • Dual Arm Boom Stand with E-Arm
  • Macro Zoom Lens with Close up Lens
  • Focus mount for Macro Lens
  • Focus mount
  • Widescreen WSXGA Camera with Image Capture and Remote
  • 22" Widescreen LCD Monitor
  • 8 Point LED Adjustable Right Light for Macro Lens
  • Image Capture with SD/USB card
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