LUDECA debuts the Easy-Laser® XT660 SHAFT Alignment and XT190 BELT Alignment Systems for the US Market

September 19, 2017

LUDECA is proud to announce the new Easy-Laser® XT660 laser shaft alignment system for the United States market. The XT660 is the next evolution in the award-winning Generation XT platform. It builds on the ground-breaking cross-platform technology that was launched last year with the XT440 SHAFT system. You can use your own iOS/Android phone or […]






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It’s not always Paradise around here. Rotalign ULTRA IS and VibXpert at work in the Caribbean

March 6, 2014

I recently visited a power plant in the Caribbean to perform vibration analysis services. As I discussed the agenda with my point of contact,  I asked for a walk-through of his facility. I was a bit surprised to see the amount of rotating equipment present in such a small area. But in particular I was […]






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Know Difference Between Aligning Short Flex Couplings vs. Spacer Shafts? Watch our Spacer Shaft Alignment Video to Find Out.

May 21, 2013

Most people don’t understand the difference between aligning a short flex coupling vs. a spacer shaft and the importance of using the correct tolerances to align them properly. Our crash course video explains and simplifies the definitions and uses of alignment tolerances for short flex couplings and spacer shafts. It makes clear the absolute necessity […]






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Manually Graphing Your Multi-Coupling Alignments? Watch our Machine Train Alignment Video and Forget Graph Paper!

May 16, 2013

The alignment of machine trains can be a lengthy task. In the past,  alignment data of the entire machine train had to be manually graphed to scale in order to determine the optimal moves. The ROTALIGN ULTRA laser alignment tool can now instantly graph the alignment results of an entire machine train of up to […]






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Coupling Redesign, Alignment, help Smooth Pump Operation

February 21, 2011

WaterWorld Magazine • February 2011 A Florida water treatment plant recently discovered that having full-flex (double engagement) gear couplings at either end of a spacer shaft connecting a Lufkin gearbox to a 13, 000 gpm Worthington water pump caused self-exacerbating vibration that eventually destroyed the gearbox twice within 3 months, requiring a full rebuild each […]






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