SHAFT ALIGNMENT

3-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.
 
 Second Day
 • Thermal growth, targets and deliberate misalignment.
 • Soft foot:
   - Measuring soft foot conditions
   - Analyzing soft foot conditions
   - Correcting soft foot
 • Troubleshooting, shaft deflection and coupling strain problems, optimal moves/solutions.
 
 Third Day
 • Spacer shafts, spool-piece coupling alignment and tolerances
 • Vertical and flanged-mounted machine alignment.
 • Accessories, brackets, custom brackets, and special applications equipment.
 • Student's special interests

 

training

"I could not have learned the fundamentals without the hands-on time. This was very important and useful to all of us."

Shaft Alignment Tools
ALIGNEO
MASTERLIGN
MASTERLIGN Basic
OPTALIGN
OPTALIGN V
OPTALIGN PLUS
OPTALIGN smart
ROTALIGN
ROTALIGN PRO
ROTALIGN SMART EX 
ROTALIGN ULTRA
SHAFTALIGN
SMARTALIGN

Requirements
Student should have some experience with the alignment system and should preferably have some field experience in alignment.

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.