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Got Alignment Questions? We Are Here To Help!

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By on December 30, 2015

VibrAlign’s Team of 6 dedicated Technical Trainers conducted over 200 “Shaft Alignment Best Practices” Classes across America in 2015. Our classes were conducted in all types of industry including but not limited to: Food and Beverage Power Generation (fossil fuel, nuclear, & wind) Gas Compression Petro-Chemical Mining Water/Waste Water HVAC (facilities maintenance) Construction/Contracting Various Types […]

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Why Can’t I Just Use My Straight Edge?!

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By on August 13, 2015

Recently, I was at NC State University observing one of our training classes. This question came up in the beginning of the class by one of the students, and I’m sure this question comes across a lot of people’s minds when they consider making an investment in laser or dial indicator precision shaft alignment tools. […]

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Is Precision Shaft Alignment Really Worth the Time?

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By on July 7, 2015

Check out Stan Riddle’s article that appears in the July issue of EPnews that is published by our friends at Empowering Pumps.   http://empoweringpumps.com/is-precision-shaft-alignment-really-worth-the-time/?utm_campaign=Empowering+Pumps&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20410553&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8wDAT0u6imImafDL0h66xtUJrPlUp3asbpte8HTcflZB1DHqU1-TWloPcXHoBv71NTWae9KWqOQ0kprU2t58atzGdYaA&_hsmi=20410553

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“5 Effects of Misalignment”

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By on May 19, 2015

One of the common misconceptions in industry is that precision shaft alignment is not needed when using flexible couplings. Studies have show that nearly 50% of all machine breakdowns is due to misalignment. So what happens to misaligned machines? Check out the recently added video to the VibrAlign You Tube Channel titled “5 Effects of […]

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VibrAlign Introduces the ONEPROD Hawk, a Powerful Machinery Diagnostics Tool for Mechanics

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By on April 7, 2015

VibrAlign Inc., exclusive U.S. distributor of FIXTURLASER alignment systems, expands its product offering with the introduction of the ONEPROD HAWK from ACOEM . The HAWK is a machinery diagnostic tool designed to give mechanics instant, on-demand feedback of the health of their rotating assets. The HAWK will identify machine defects, provide advice on how to […]

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Video: Concepts of Shaft Alignment – Bearing Clearances

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By on December 16, 2014

Another video in VibrAlign’s “Concepts of Shaft Alignment” video series is titled “Bearing Clearances”   The video illustrates radial and axial bearing clearances which can affect the precision shaft alignment process. The video was based on ideas for visualizing alignment created by David Zdrojewski, CEO of VibrAlign.  According to Zdrojewski, “One of my passions is […]

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Fixturlaser EVO and Dial Indicator Kit Named Finalists for Plant Engineering’s Product of the Year 2014

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By on December 5, 2014

VibrAlign, Inc., U.S. distributor of Fixturlaser shaft alignment products, is proud to announce that Plant Engineering has nominated both the Fixturlaser Dial Indicator Kit and the Fixturlaser EVO as finalists for the 2014 Product of the Year Award. The new Fixturlaser EVO laser alignment tool is highly compact, durable, and lightweight, making the unit easier […]

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VibrAlign’s Expanded Training Capability Creates Expert Shaft Aligners

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By on December 5, 2014

VibrAlign, Inc., American distributor of Fixturlaser Alignment tools, is proud to announce the expansion of their offerings as a shaft alignment training provider. VibrAlign now employs six full-time, professional trainers. Stan Riddle, David Zdrojewski, Tom Shelton, Brad Case, James Pekarek, and Mac MacCormack will be leading training classes at VibrAlign’s Richmond office, their Houston, TX […]

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VIBRALIGN INTRODUCES THE NEW FIXTURLASER DIAL INDICATOR KIT

By on December 5, 2014

Fixturlaser has developed a new dial indicator kit specifically designed to perform reverse dial alignments using the Verti-Zontal Compound Moves™ method. The Verti-Zontal method was developed by VibrAlign to make shaft alignments quicker and easier. It achieves this by reducing both the amount of bolt loosening and tightening as well as the number of moves […]

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VIDEO: Concepts of Shaft Alignment – Measuring Runout

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By on August 28, 2014

The 4th video in VibrAlign’s Concepts of Shaft Alignment video series is entitled  “Runout”. The video describes what runout is and depicts how to properly measure for runout to determine if coupling eccentricity and/or a bent shaft is the source of the runout. The video series was based on ideas for visualizing alignment created by […]

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VibrAlign Introduces the New Fixurlaser EVO

By on April 30, 2014

The new Fixturlaser EVO laser shaft alignment system is designed to put the power of alignment in the aligner’s hands.  The computational display unit is especially compact, able to fit in one hand like a tablet, leaving the other hand free to rotate the sensors on the shafts and enter data on the touchscreen, while […]

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Fixturlaser NXA Pro Laser Shaft Alignment System Wins 2013 Product of the Year Award

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By on April 10, 2014

The Fixturlaser NXA and VibrAlign have been named the Bronze 2013 Product of the Year in the Maintenance Tools and Equipment category.  The NXA won out over other nominees based on voting by readers of Plant Engineering magazine.  Fixturlaser and VibrAlign have previously won Product of the Year Gold awards in 1992 (CombiLaser) and in […]

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“Realigning America Tour 2014” Features Free Shaft Alignment and Coupling Seminars

By on March 21, 2014

The Realigning America Tour 2014 follows VibrAlign’s successful 2013 Realigning America Tours. The upcoming Tour will again be hosted by VibrAlign along with industry experts from Lovejoy. The “Realigning America Tour 2014” will begin on April 24th in Appleton, WI and end on October 16th in Sacramento.  Tour events will take place in twenty four cities […]

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Let the App Do the Math!

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By on March 3, 2014

VibrAlign, Inc. is committed to helping businesses use their resources more efficiently and effectively through the precise alignment of the shafts of rotating equipment. As leading innovators in alignment processes, VibrAlign has teamed with Fixturlaser to revolutionize dial indicator shaft alignment with the launch of a new app called Fixturlaser Dials. The Fixturlaser Dials App […]

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VIDEO: Concepts of Shaft Alignment – Offset & Angularity

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By on May 30, 2013

VibrAlign, Inc. has released a new video entitled “Concepts of Shaft Alignment:  Offset and Angularity”.  The video describes and depicts how shaft alignment is quantified in the measures of offset and angularity. The video series was based on ideas for visualizing alignment created by David Zdrojewski, CEO of VibrAlign.  According to Zdrojewski, “Our research shows […]

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