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Tire Manufacturers Increase Efficiency with Precision Machine Alignment

In order to produce safe, quality tires, the machines and components that produce the tires must operate to high performance standards. One of the ways that tire manufacturers can ensure their process lines run at optimum efficiency, is to include precision machine alignment inspections and adjustments as part of their regular maintenance plans. Virtually every […]

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Importance of Machine Alignment: Corrugators – Part 1

The following post was originally published several years ago. With the rise in online shopping and the subsequent increase in the need for corrugated boxes, we believe that the corrugating industry will benefit from information that will help them increase efficiency! Read on for Part 1 of the Importance of Machine Alignment: Corrugators. A corrugating client contacted […]

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Podcast: 3-Dimensional Metrology’s Impact on Manufacturing and the Energy Sector

Here at OASIS Alignment Services, we spend a good deal of time talking about dimensional metrology. Precision measurement is at the core of what we do, so the terms and technologies associated with the field of metrology, such as 6DoF, laser trackers and T-Probes, are pretty commonplace in our discussions. But, what does it all […]

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Converters Can Learn the Benefits of Precision Alignment on AIMCAL TV

Founded in 1970, the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL), provides converters of flexible substrates and their suppliers with a wealth of technical resources that speak directly to the needs of the converting industry including training programs, publications, and conferences and seminars. Recently, AIMCAL added a unique new resource for association members: AIMCAL […]

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Attend CorrExpo 2017 and Learn How to Take a Proactive Approach to Corrugator Alignment

CorrExpo 2017 is fast approaching! If you are in the corrugated industry, this is THE show to attend this year. Produced by TAPPI, this annual conference and exhibit is being held October 16-18, 2017 at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Omni Hotel in beautiful Providence, Rhode Island.  With over 150 exhibitors and a full […]

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Building Product Manufacturers Benefit from Machine Alignment

Like most manufacturers, companies that produce building materials – shingles, wallboard, fiberglass, housewrap, flooring, as well as related products such as tubes and cores – can benefit greatly from the precision alignment of their production equipment. Higher operating efficiency, increased production rates, improved product quality and decreases in unplanned downtime and energy use are just […]

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How to Obtain Repeatable Measurements in Extreme Conditions

Written by Li Guan, OASIS Metrology Engineer, this post first appeared on the Accelerate! 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 these innovative laser trackers for gathering […]

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Understanding the Machine Alignment Cycle – Stage One: The Alignment Inspection

In previous posts, we have discussed the importance of proper machine alignment and preventative maintenance plans and procedures. Additionally, we have provided posts on alignment methodologies and the benefits of adhering to these practices. In our next series of posts, we will address the four stages of the OASIS Alignment Cycle. Some of the information […]

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