Posts tagged with: backlash

3 Common Reasons for Shaft Alignment Frustrations

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By on August 7, 2018

  Achieving a perfect alignment can seem daunting at times. Perhaps you have gone through all the recommended pre-alignment steps, taken your measurements correctly, and made the recommended adjustments, and yet you still get an unpredictable result. Sound familiar? If so, you may need to consider these three factors which may be preventing you from […]

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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 […]

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