Misaligned rotating machinery can be very costly to companies as it causes damage to machinery, production slow downs and/or losses and high energy bills. It has been reported that misalignment is the most common cause of machinery malfunction. Poorly aligned machinery can account for 20% to 30% of machine down time, replacement parts and energy costs.
• Dents or other flaws in machine base or machine feet.
• Excessive tension on machine feet due to jack bolts warping the machine feet.
We offer machine laser alignment inspections and analysis, advanced tooling and machine installations for AC and DC motors, pumps, variable frequency drives, and more. We cover Central Ohio and surrounding areas.
• Reduce Scrap and Waste
• Decrease Unplanned Machine Downtime
• Improve Equipment and Process Line Efficiency
• Lower Your Operating Costs
Signs of poor alignment:
• Leaking Seals
• Bearing Failure
• Shaft Erosion
• Vibration and more
Topics: laser alignment
When Baldor Electric introduced a new addition to their gear reducer product line, the Baldor•Dodge Vertical Gearmotor (VGM), they provided a cost effective alternative to the common low speed vertical pump drive technologies, which utilize large, high pole count vertical motors or a combination of horizontal motors with a right angle gear reducer.