Poor Installation Makes Sheave Alignment Impossible!

September 5, 2017

Guest post by Bob Dunn at I&E Central, Inc. I was working with a customer to align sheaves using their Easy-Laser E180 sheave alignment tool. This is a new blower that had been installed by a contractor. Obviously the contractor did not check alignment before drilling the mounting holes. The horizontal angular error was about 1.25 […]






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Monitoring Plain Bearings With Ultrasound

August 1, 2017

For rotating machines, it is necessary to reduce friction most of the time to increase efficiency, decrease power losses and support loads. The element of choice is the well known team of bearing and lubricant. Bearings, in their different configurations, are one of the most efficient ways to reduce friction between a stationary and a […]






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Benefits of Ultrasound for Condition Monitoring

June 20, 2017

May 2017 – Processing Magazine This validated condition monitoring technology is versatile and inexpensive with a low learning curve. Solving asset reliability issues becomes stymied when leadership is ambivalent about the benefits of adopting multiple technologies for condition monitoring (CM). When they do adopt them, they quickly learn technologies alone are not enough without the manpower to […]






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EMBA Machinery AB uses Easy-Laser® Measurement Systems throughout its Production

April 25, 2017

Reposted from EASY-LASER® blog EMBA Machinery is a Swedish manufacturer of converting machines for the corrugated board industry. They acquired a measurement system from Easy-Laser® in 2015. Their machines can be found within the packaging industry all over the world. Thanks to their reliable function, short set-up time and high manufacturing speed, EMBA’s machines are […]






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Case Study: Aligning Large Sheaves at 40 feet with Easy-Laser® E710 System

April 11, 2017

Early last year Bob Dunn with I&E Central, Inc. was approached by a customer with a unique measurement challenge. They needed to align two sheaves, 1 meter in diameter, separated by 12 meters (about 40 feet). While there are a number of sheave alignment tools available in the market, they employ line lasers, and their maximum […]






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