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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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Precision Alignment Can Help Roofing Manufacturers Avoid Costly Issues

Roofing production lines, like most large manufacturing process lines, rely on rolls, gears, motors, chains, drums, and cutters that must all work in unison to produce a quality finished product. Precision alignment – meaning level to earth and perpendicular or square to the overall machine centerline – in the major sections of the line will […]

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Measurement Tool Spotlight: Portable Measuring Arms

With close to 35 years in the field of industrial precision measurement and alignment, the engineering team at OASIS has worked with, tested, researched, and owned almost every precision measurement instrument available – from machinist levels, pi tapes and trammels to optical alignment tooling and 3D metrology instruments such as laser trackers and portable measuring […]

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Laser Trackers are portable, 3-dimensional metrology tools that are used for collecting large volumes of 3D measurements quickly, accurately and in real-time.

Laser Alignment, Alignment Lasers or Aligning Lasers – What’s the Difference?

Here at OASIS, we often receive requests for “laser alignment” services. However, this term can apply to several similar, but distinct solutions. In this post, we provide a brief overview of the various tools and technologies that can fall under the category of laser alignment. In future posts, we will delve further into laser alignment […]

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Paper Machine Reel Alignment Can Help You Avoid Real Issues – Part Two

In Part One of our series on the importance of alignment in the reel section of your paper machine, we provided an overview of reel section alignment, some of the issues  caused by misalignment, and the benefits of precision alignment. In this post, we provide more detailed information on how to align the various components that […]

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