Posts Tagged ‘maintenance reliability’
Belt Hogs for Busses?
A creative application for the VibrAlign Belt Hog sheave alignment tool has paid off for New Flyer of America and one of its customers, King County (Seattle, WA) Metro Transit Division Fleet Engineering and Vehicle Maintenance. New Flyer is a major manufacturer of heavy-duty buses in the U.S. and Canada. The Belt Hog is…Read More
Troubleshooting Guide for Basic Alignment
When using a Fixturlaser Alignment System and you are not able to get it aligned in three tries here are a few things to look for. Ensure that you start with a clean base and have checked for soft foot. Do not use more than 4 shims under the machine feet. Check for run out…Read More
Meet the Powerful Fixturlaser Go Pro
Well the cat is out of the bag…… we have a new product! Meet the new Go Pro Attached here is the official press release from VibrAlign. Go Pro is a wireless and color screen shaft alignment laser that also features the new Verti-Zontal compound move. Check back here in the next few days for…Read More
Should There Be A Shaft Alignment Training Class for the Maintenance and Reliability Professional?
In the past, maintenance mechanics learned alignment through apprenticeship programs or by working with other experienced maintenance mechanics. Some were taught in-house through training programs or through local community colleges. Many of these eventually moved up into manager or supervisor positions and brought with them a good understanding of aligning machinery. In today’s environment, this…Read More