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4002 - Shaft Alignment

Course number
4002
Venue
On-site or at our offices

Duration: 1 day

Following this training the participant will be able to put into effect the proper method for machinery laser shaft alignment.
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Intended for

Technicians whose job function includes industrial mechanical maintenance.

Prerequisites

None
Next course in progression
4003 - Bearing installation and maintenance 
4004 - Transmission systems
4005 - Lubrication Basics
4009 - Dynamic Balancing

Course Content

The impact of poor alignment

  • Recognize problems associated with poor alignment
  • History of alignment techniques
  • Alignment definition and principles
  • Recognizing the types of misalignment

Preparing for an alignment

  • Preparation prior to shutdown
  • Calculating thermal expansion
  • Machine use verification prior to alignment
  • Coupling inspection and installation

Soft foot check

  • Understanding soft foot
  • Consequences of soft foot
  • Inspecting and eliminating soft foot

Laser alignment methods

  • Alignment prerequisites
  • Characteristics of different alignment methods
  • Calculating shim thickness
  • Laser system technique

Alignment tolerances

  • Alignment tolerances based on shaft rotation speed

To learn more or register, contact us at: training@Laurentide.com