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Measurement Tool Spotlight: Laser Shaft Alignment Systems

Proper shaft alignment is essential to the operating efficiency of rotating machinery. Correctly aligned shafts ensure smooth, even power transmission from the motor to the driven components. Though there is a variety of shaft alignment tools and methods to choose from, including straightedge or feeler gauges, dial indicators, and optics – today’s laser shaft alignment […]

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Using Laser Tracker Technology Results in Significant Time Savings During Hydro Power Unit Rebuild – Part 1

As with most large pieces of production equipment, precision is key for optimal operating efficiency of hydroelectric power generating units. Unfortunately, there are many factors that can effect operations and cause component damage, leading to unplanned shutdowns. Often during these shutdowns, damaged components must be disassembled, rebuilt or refurbished to OEM specifications, and then precisely […]

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What is Metrology Anyway?

As a metrology services provider, we can sometimes take for granted that everyone else knows what we are talking about when we discuss our “metrology services”. In this post, we provide a brief definition overview of metrology. In future posts we will delve deeper into the many aspects of this important science and its uses […]

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How to Align Machines – Getting Back to Basics

With many options in alignment tools and solutions available to manufacturers today, it is important to understand some basic principles of machine alignment so that you are making an informed decision when selecting the best solution for your particular machine or production line. Why is Machine Alignment So Important? Many of the costly equipment and […]

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Laser Tracker Tech Talk – from the Expert’s Desk

Written by Hubert Meagher, OASIS Director of Metrology Services, this post recently appeared on the Talking Points Blog published by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence. In future posts, we will provide additional technical information on the capabilities of our AT960 laser trackers and also delve deeper into the benefits to our customers of our using this innovative laser […]

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OASIS Standardizes Metrology Fleet With 6DoF Solutions from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

OASIS Alignment Services Standardizes Entire Metrology Fleet with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence 6DoF Solutions Leading service provider replaces traditional 3D laser trackers with next-gen Leica T-Probe Field Solutions Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence announced today OASIS Alignment Services, LLC (Rochester, NH) has standardized its large metrology fleet on Leica Absolute AT960 laser trackers and Leica T-Probes. OASIS is […]

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Customers Benefit from OASIS Commitment to Using Highest Quality Instruments

Our customers, whether they are pulp and paper manufacturers, corrugators, converters, aerospace component manufacturers or the power generation industry, all rely on one very important service from us – highly accurate, quality, precision measurement. Because of this, it is critical that the metrology instruments used by OASIS engineers and field service technicians are of the […]

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Planning Paper Machine Roll Maintenance

In order to operate your paper machines at the high speeds, longer operational periods, and higher operating efficiency required in today’s competitive environment, a planned roll maintenance policy should be adopted. Paper machine rolls are the most numerous and often most complicated components of the machine. With performance standards higher, roll maintenance has become increasingly […]

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