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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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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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Laser Trackers Help Reduce AOG (Aircraft On Ground) Time Due to Bird Strikes

There are numerous factors that can cause damage to aircraft including rough landings, hail storms, turbulence and more. An especially significant threat to aircraft, are bird strikes. A bird strike or BASH (Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard) involves a collision between an aircraft and an airborne animal – typically a bird or a bat. Bird strikes […]

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Fourdrinier Alignment Inspection is Now Much Faster and More Efficient

Though more traditional alignment tools and methodologies are still often the choice for alignment inspections in many areas of a paper machine, in some sections of a paper machine, newer innovative measurement tools and methods are much faster and more efficient. The Fourdrinier is one area of the paper machine where paper makers can benefit […]

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Tech Talk – Why Laser Trackers with OTG are Important for Industrial Applications

Written by Hubert Meagher, OASIS Director of Metrology Services, this post recently appeared on the Talking Points 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 this innovative laser […]

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Why Laser Tracker Technology is More Efficient for Aluminum Extrusion Press Alignment

The misalignment of components within an aluminum extrusion press can cause significant issues such as inconsistent die performance, uneven wear, premature failure or excessive wear of dummy blocks, and in extreme cases, damaged and/or broken stems, containers and tie rods. Misalignment in the press not only causes equipment damage and increased downtime, product issues such […]

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Using Laser Tracker Technology Results in Significant Time Savings During Hydro Power Unit Rebuild – Part 1

As with most large pieces of production equipment, precision is key for optimal operating efficiency of hydroelectric power generating units. Unfortunately, there are many factors that can effect operations and cause component damage, leading to unplanned shutdowns. Often during these shutdowns, damaged components must be disassembled, rebuilt or refurbished to OEM specifications, and then precisely […]

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How to Align Machines – Getting Back to Basics

With many options in alignment tools and solutions available to manufacturers today, it is important to understand some basic principles of machine alignment so that you are making an informed decision when selecting the best solution for your particular machine or production line. Why is Machine Alignment So Important? Many of the costly equipment and […]

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Laser Tracker Tech Talk – from the Expert’s Desk

Written by Hubert Meagher, OASIS Director of Metrology Services, this post recently appeared on the Talking Points 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 this innovative laser […]

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