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Machine Alignment Increases Paperboard Mill Performance

A large paperboard mill in Ontario, Canada was having issues with baggy edges, wrinkles and lateral tracking problems (in cross-machine direction), particularly in the board machine’s coater area. These problems regularly caused sheet breaks 2 or 3 times a week, every time resulting into stopping the production for 2-4 hours. With each down hour costing between five […]

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OASIS to Exhibit at Converters Expo

Visit us at the Converters Expo March 13, 2014 at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI. Held at historic Lambeau Field, the annual Converters Expo is an extensive one day event that focuses entirely on the converting industry. Network with your peers from the paper, film and nonwoven industries and meet with over 80 suppliers in this unique […]

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The Versatility of Modern Metrology Devices

It is often a preconceived notion that precision is the defining strength of a measurement device.  While it is true that many applications require extreme precision and accuracy, other applications can simply benefit from the versatility of such devices. Laser trackers are portable coordinate measurement devices where in most applications their precision is called upon […]

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OASIS Opens New Service Center in California

West Coast Manufacturers Gain Greater Access to Top Quality Precision Measurement and Mechanical Services! OASIS Alignment Services, Inc. (OASIS) is pleased to announce the opening of a new, fully equipped Service Center in Lake Elsinore, California. Establishing a Service Center in California provides our customers in the West with increased access to the highest quality 3D metrology, optical alignment […]

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Location, Location, Location- Establishing Proper Alignment Foundations

One of the most common tasks involving machinery alignment is locating machine components during installation. The erection process of a large or complex machine can be a daunting task. In some cases, the process involves thousands of components that fit perfectly together on the design engineer’s CAD software, but in reality are subject to real […]

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Thermal Growth Studies Help Troubleshoot Issues in Turbo Machinery

Large and small machinery is susceptible to the effects of temperature variations due to fundamental properties of materials at the molecular level.  Basically, when various materials change temperature, they change dimensionally.  When the size of the components affected is considerable, the coefficient of thermal expansion of the material is high, and if there is enough […]

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OASIS to Exhibit at Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference

29th Annual Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference July 22 – 26, 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel & Marina in beautiful San Diego, CA What is CMSC? With more than 2000 members in companies representing eleven industries, CMSC is the largest international, professional organization uniting the users of 3D Portable Metrology. Why Attend CMSC? The Coordinate Metrology […]

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