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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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Is it Time for YOUR Machine Alignment Check Up?

If you follow the OASIS Industry Blog, you have no doubt read an article or two about how precision machine alignment can improve operating efficiency, lower scrap rates, increase machine speeds and production rates, and reduce downtime – as well as, in some cases, even improve employee morale. However, even though improving machine performance is […]

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FREE WEBINAR – How Machine Alignment Drives Increased Operating Efficiency and Profitability Gains

FREE WEBINAR  Speed, Confidence & Cost Savings: How Machine Alignment Drives Increased Operating Efficiency and Profitability Gains  July 13, 2017 / 2:00 PM EST In 2016, OASIS Alignment Services standardized on Leica Absolute Trackers and ROMER Absolute Arms. OASIS relies on their Hexagon products to help customers achieve peak operating efficiency. In this presentation, Hubert […]

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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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How to Identify and Correct Alignment Issues in Blown Film Lines

Wrinkles, baggy edges, weaving or wandering, tension issues, guiding or tracking difficulties, an increase in rewind scrap – any one, or all, of these issues can indicate misalignment in your blown film line. Precision alignment of the line is essential to producing high quality film. Including alignment inspections as part of your scheduled maintenance plans, […]

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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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