Posts tagged with: backlash


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By on March 21, 2019

Although we have many excellent blogs on the cause of non-repeatability, or more commonly known as frustration when attempting a precision shaft alignment, this issue continues to come up nearly every training session I conduct. And the number one cause? Not controlling backlash or looseness. All the trainers teach this and VibrAlign has a very […]

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3 Common Reasons for Shaft Alignment Frustrations

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By on September 4, 2018

Achieving a perfect alignment can seem daunting at times, but it doesn’t have to be if you have the right tools and if you know to look out for three common reasons for shaft alignment frustrations. Once you know these three factors, you can take the necessary steps to avoid them and/or correct them. The […]

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Get out of Trouble Before You Get into Trouble!

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By on September 30, 2016

It really doesn’t matter the industry; industrial maintenance technicians suffer the same frustrations when performing a precision shaft alignment. Our team of trainer’s travel all over the country conducting training classes for paper mills, steel mills, chemical plants, gas and oil, etc. What we hear is universal across all industry. “I can’t get repeatable results, […]

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Video: Concepts of Shaft Alignment – Backlash

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By on February 17, 2014

VibrAlign, Inc. has released a new video entitled “Concepts of Shaft Alignment: Backlash”.  The video describes and depicts how coupling backlash can cause measurement errors and illustrates two guidelines for controlling backlash. 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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