When “Square, Level, Plumb and True” Come Together in Rotating Machinery Installation

February 6, 2018

In rotating equipment installations, there are many tools employed by the concrete pouring team, the baseplate fabricator, the rotating equipment installer, the pipe fitter, the alignment team, etc., to get the job the done as effectively and efficiently as possible. “Square, plumb, level and true” is what allows those teams to work together.  “True”means something […]

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Checking the Flatness of a Milling Machine Bed

April 17, 2014

Milling machines are an essential tool in any machine shop and their calibration is equally important.  The quality of the parts made by a mill depend of two factors: one,  the skill of the machinist,  and two, the condition of the equipment used. The bed of the mill can sometimes be overlooked, and imperfections in it […]

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Problem Solved | Measurement of the Flatness and Levelness of a Gearbox Foundation

October 15, 2012

The Problem: A cement manufacturer requested the measurement of the flatness and levelness of a gearbox foundation to determine its condition. The problem was that the gearbox had to remain in place during the measurement. This type of measurement would present itself as an impossible task due to the fact that most flatness measurement methods […]

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LEVALIGN EXPERT won 1st place in Pumps&Systems Product Innovation of the Year competition

December 1, 2011

MEDIA RELEASE: New Product Revolutionizes Flatness Measurements The LEVALIGN EXPERT Flatness and Leveling Measuring System with Automatic Rotating Laser has won 1st place in Pumps & Systems Product Innovation of the Year competition. The winners, finalists and honorable mentions were chosen by the magazine’s editorial advisory board. “This year’s winner is LUDECA, Inc. LUDECA’s LEVALIGN […]

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Problem Solved: Measure Foundations with Ease and Precision

July 7, 2011

Problem: A machine base needs to be checked to see if it is flat and level. Solution: A digital inclinometer provides fast and accurate measurements of the foundation.  When installing on machine bases, the spirit level is a commonly used measurement tool assigned to this task.  Although the accuracy of the spirit level can be […]

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