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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How our VIBCONNECT RF Wireless Condition Monitoring System Detected a Broken Belt

September 8, 2015

A customer with a need to monitor machinery remotely and limited to a small budget invested in the VIBCONNECT RF system to keep their machines running. During a routine check of the data, it was noticed that a certain machine was in alarm. The OMNITREND software easily identified the machine that was in alarm by the red […]






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The Importance of Belt Alignment

December 19, 2013

How important is belt alignment? Misalignment can occur between the driver and driven components no matter what mechanism is used to couple them together. This includes belt driven equipment as well.  Unfortunately,  proper alignment of belt driven equipment is frequently considered non-critical and often forgotten about by maintenance departments.  Belt misalignment is one of the […]






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Good Practices for Sheave Alignment

October 31, 2012

When performing a multiple belt – sheave alignment,  it is imperative that all the belts and belt grooves are inspected individually for wear. If any of the belts are slipping,  then all belts must be replaced at the same time. To achieve an accurate alignment between the pulleys one can use a machinist’s straightedge, or […]






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Top 5 Maintenance Tips to cut costs without sacrificing quality and productivity

June 25, 2012

Our training partners at Pioneer Engineering have created a few tips your organization can implement  aimed at cutting costs without sacrificing quality and productivity. Tip #1: Establish a Reliability Centered Maintenance Program A well established Reliability Centered Maintenance Program helps identify correct maintenance tasks to increase the reliability of the assets and cut costs by […]






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