The founding partners established LUDECA in 1953. In 1982, LUDECA became exclusive representative of Prüftechnik AG for the United States, the Caribbean and Venezuela. Since that time, this role has expanded to encompass marketing and support responsibilities for Prüftechnik’s entire Alignment and Condition Monitoring Divisions.
LUDECA pioneered laser shaft-alignment technology in the U.S. market with the introduction of the legendary OPTALIGN® system, manufactured by Prüftechnik, in Germany in 1984. OPTALIGN’s then newly patented reflected laser technology was years ahead of its time, revolutionizing the field of shaft alignment and saving plants untold thousands of dollars in downtime and repairs.Today LUDECA remains America’s leading vendor of laser shaft-alignment technology, headed by the award-winning ROTALIGN® ULTRA and OPTALIGN® SMART and new SHAFTALIGN® entry-level tool. In addition, LUDECA offers bearing heaters, shims and laser pulley-alignment tools.
Industrial Alignment & Geometric Measurement
For other demanding measurement tasks, LUDECA’s product offering includes bore alignment, straightness and flatness measurement with ROTALIGN® ULTRA; and wireless laser turbine-alignment with the new CENTRALIGN® ULTRA; and monitoring of thermal growth with PERMALIGN®.
LUDECA services the vibration-analysis field with state-of-the-art portable and online condition monitoring systems, featuring VIBXPERT® and VIBSCANNER® vibration analyzers and balancers with the powerful OMNITREND® software, as well as VIBNODE® and VIBROWEB® online condition monitoring systems.
Training & Services
LUDECA provides alignment and vibration training on site and at its state-of-the-art Miami Training Center. It also supplies high-end engineering consultation services.The company takes pride in its customer service. All repairs are performed on a 24-hour turnaround, or a free loaner system is provided to the customer upon request. All systems and accessories are always in stock so that any order can be shipped within 24 hours. LUDECA’s service facilities include a NUPIC approved calibration laboratory with NIST certified calibration equipment.LUDECA representatives provide additional support across the entire USA—including Alaska and Hawaii–as well as in the Caribbean and Venezuela
LUDECA’s Green Edge
With the recent introduction of its LUDECAwind division, LUDECA has committed itself to being the leader in solutions for green-power technologies catering to the maintenance needs of the wind power industry.
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