SHAFT ALIGNMENT

2-DAY CLASS

The course is designed for millwrights, mechanics, and craftsmen who must become proficient in the use of their laser alignment tool in performing day-to-day alignments of coupled rotating machinery. The course is intensive and includes both practical hands-on and theoretical instruction. Proper alignment principles and practices are stressed, including soft foot, troubleshooting and special applications.

Syllabus
 
 First Day
 • Alignment terminology and principles of correct shaft alignment.
 • Review of components and features.
 • Measurement functions and exercises.
 • Repeatability and accuracy issues and troubleshooting.
 • Tolerance tables and usage.
 • Alignment procedures and methods.
 
 Second Day
 • Soft foot:
   - Measuring soft foot conditions
   - Analyzing soft foot conditions
   - Correcting soft foot
 • Spacer shafts; tolerances and alignment.
 • Targets and thermal growth: deliberate misalignment (optional).
 • Special applications and procedures.
 • Student's particular topics and problems.

 

training

Shaft Alignment Tools
ALIGNEO
MASTERLIGN Basic
MASTERLIGN
OPTALIGN
OPTALIGN V
OPTALIGN PLUS
OPTALIGN smart
SHAFTALIGN
SMARTALIGN

Requirements
Student should have alignment experience in general; some exposure to the laser alignment system would also be helpful but is not required.

Training at your facilities … 
Classes are limited to 6 participants. You furnish an instrument to be used in the training course, a classroom with a large erasable marker board, 4 color markers, a projector and projection screen. We furnish two additional instruments, three training simulators* and all training materials.

*Equipment rental available. Please call us for pricing.