Improve your machine performance by eliminating pipe strain

December 27, 2016

Reposted from EASY-LASER® blog There are basically two types of pipe strain: static and dynamic pipe strain. Static pipe strain occurs both when the machines are operating and when they’re not running. This is most likely the type you’ve been trying to eliminate. Dynamic pipe strain, on the other hand, is a condition that only […]






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Turbine Alignment made Easy with Easy-Laser® E960 System

December 15, 2016

Steam turbine internal alignment applications require high precision, ease of use and reliability. The Easy-Laser® E960 system is used to align diaphragms and internal components and delivers all these things.                     Setup is fast and simple. There is no need to precisely center your detector to […]






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Aligning the bar feed on an automatic lathe: A case study using the Easy-Laser® E940 Machine Tool system

December 6, 2016

Recently, I&E Central (along with a service partner) used the Easy-Laser E940 Machine Tool system to perform alignment on an automatic lathe similar to the photo above. The lathe has an automatic feeder for 20’ sections of tube stock which are supported alternately by V-rollers, and then clamped by “steady rests” while being machined. The […]






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If you had one tool for reliability what would it be?

November 29, 2016

The practice of reliability has many tools, processes and methodologies that can and should be implemented within a facility. Try as we may, it is usually not possible to implement and sustain all of them. So the challenge quickly becomes deciding which aspects of reliability to implement and in what order! Implementation and enforcement of […]






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Repeatability is Reliability! New Easy-Laser® 12.0 shaft alignment firmware now features a repeatability table

November 1, 2016

The new Easy-Laser 12.0 firmware now features a handy table that lets you instantly see how well your readings repeat and save comments for them. When performing laser shaft alignment it is a best practice to take two sets of readings immediately after system setup to establish repeatability. Bad repeatability can signal measurement problems such […]






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