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Podcast: 3-Dimensional Metrology’s Impact on Manufacturing & 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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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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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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Speed, Confidence & Cost Savings – OASIS Interview on HxGN TV

Are you a manufacturer looking to improve operating efficiency and reduce costs? In this video produced by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence for HxGN TV, Hubert Meagher, Director of Metrology Services at OASIS Alignment Services, provides you with a brief overview of the benefits of machine alignment and how new, innovative and reliable alignment technologies are helping […]

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Why Machine Alignment is Important to the Future of Converting

Recently, OASIS was invited to present an educational session to the attendees of the ICE USA (International Converting Exhibition) event in Orlando, Florida. Myron Smith, OASIS South Regional Manager and Jon Ray, Director of OASIS Sales & Marketing, presented “The Importance of Machine Alignment to the Future of Converting” in the show’s Future of Converting Theater. For those […]

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Measurement Tool Spotlight: Leica T-Probe

In previous posts, we have discussed the many ways customers benefit from OASIS owning and using the most advanced metrology tools available today, specifically our fleet of Leica AT960 laser trackers from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence. When discussing the capabilities of our laser trackers, we often mention how using the Leica T-Probe in conjunction with the […]

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Converting Industries Benefit from Understanding the Importance of Machine Alignment

In our last post “Your Paper Machine Alignment Questions Answered”, we addressed many of the questions that paper makers have relating to paper machine alignment issues and alignment methodologies. In this post, we speak to our customers and friends in the converting/packaging industries, specifically coaters/laminators, metallizers and printers, by providing access to previously published blog posts […]

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Using Laser Trackers to Correct Conveyor System Misalignment Reduces Costly Downtime

Having a reliable and long-lasting conveyor system is key to a mining operation. However, alignment of conveyors is often overlooked and the reliability of these conveyors is undermined. Common conveyor issues caused by misalignment include belt failure and premature pulley wrapping and/or pulley bearing failure. Any of these problems will cause the extremely costly halt […]

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