Archive for the ‘Couplings’ Category


Is Precision Shaft Alignment Really Worth the Time?

Check out Stan Riddle’s article that appears in the July issue of EPnews that is published by our friends at Empowering Pumps.


The Importance of Roughing-in Machines before Performing a Shaft Alignment.

During our Best Alignment Practices Training classes our staff of VibrAlign Trainers stresses the importance of rough aligning the machines as part of the pre-alignment steps.  The main reason to do so is to minimize the coupling influences on the […] Read More

Uncoupled alignment

Aligning Uncoupled Machines

Normally, it is faster and more accurate to perform shaft alignment while the machines are coupled together.  This offers several benefits such as:  Keeping the relative angular positions of the shafts the same allows the technician to align the true […] Read More

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Can You Spot the Problem?

A few months ago, while teaching a shaft alignment training class, a customer asked if we could take a look at a machine that the maintenance group was having trouble assembling. After a quick inspection, the photo on the right […] Read More