Testimonial: ROTALIGN alignment tool saves labor and time on printing press installation

May 31, 2012

At Fleming Enterprises we service the needs of the printing industry: printing press line installations, repairs and revisions. A typical sixteen-color line (eight perfecting units) and associated equipment can run over 150′ long and require section to section alignment not to exceed .003″ in any plane. About 15 years ago, we rented a ROTALIGN system […]






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Congratulations to ABC National Craft Championships Winners

May 29, 2012

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced the winners in its 2012 National Craft Championships competition, held at the association’s EdCon & Expo, April 24-27 in San Antonio. “ABC is honored to recognize the winners of the National Craft Championships for their high-quality workmanship, technical knowledge and safe work practices,” said 2012 ABC National Chairman […]






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Overcome the Obstacles to Successful Predictive Maintenance

May 23, 2012

PUMPS & SYSTEMS • May 2012 “If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” ?— Frank A. Clark “So easy that even a caveman can do it, ” as stated in a popular TV commercial, could easily be used to describe today’s predictive maintenance tools because they work so […]






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Strobes are important tools. Every vibration analyst should have one.

May 21, 2012

A strobe lights is an inexpensive tool that every vibration analyst should have. Typically, strobes are used to determine the operational speed of equipment. However, a strobe can be used for many other troubleshooting activities. For example, coupling inspections can be completed to identify wear or other issues. The strobe can be set to a […]






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Vibration Data Collection | Safety Strap

May 16, 2012

The safety strap which is included with the analyzer should be checked for condition prior to each use. Most safety straps use Velcro and the Velcro is there for your safety. The strap is designed to separate to prevent injury should your cables become tangled in the rotating shaft or some other moving part of […]






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