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Precision Alignment Can Help Roofing Manufacturers Avoid Costly Issues

Roofing production lines, like most large manufacturing process lines, rely on rolls, gears, motors, chains, drums, and cutters that must all work in unison to produce a quality finished product. Precision alignment – meaning level to earth and perpendicular or square to the overall machine centerline – in the major sections of the line will […]

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Paper and Packaging Facilities See Impressive Results from Precision Alignment

Over the past two years, OASIS has established our Industry Blog as a place for you to find helpful news, tooling and technology updates, and other educational materials relating to precision alignment and 3D metrology in industrial settings. Additionally in our Blog, we like to provide real world examples of successful projects that OASIS has had […]

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OASIS Published in Collectors Edition of Paper360°

OASIS Alignment Services is very proud to have our article Precision Alignment of Winders published in a special edition of Paper360°, the flagship publication of TAPPI. This Collector’s Edition of Paper360° celebrates TAPPI’s 100 years of service to the pulp and paper industry. Since 1915, TAPPI (Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry), has […]

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Improving Efficiency and Product Quality with Precision Alignment

Roger Cross, OASIS Project Manager, recently presented “Improving Efficiency and Product Quality with Precision Alignment” at ICE USA on February 10, 2015. ICE (International Converting Exhibition) was held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, February 10-12, 2015. In this post we provide a brief overview of the topics covered in the presentation. The link […]

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Signs of Printing Press Misalignment

Precision alignment is recommended by printing press manufacturers as the industry standard for ensuring press lines run at optimal speeds and produce high quality product. Regardless of how precisely the printing press was aligned upon installation, its alignment condition will deteriorate over time due to several factors. These factors include normal day to day operation, routine […]

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Misalignment of the rider roll, winder drum or core chucks can create dish-shaped roll ends.

Precision Alignment of Winders – Part 4

In our three previous posts on the Precision Alignment of Winders, we discussed the effects of winder misalignment on product quality and components as well as inspection and alignment techniques for the various areas of the machine – including the Unwind and Lead-in Rolls and the Slitter Section, Rider Roll Ways, Winder Drums, Rider Roll and Core Chucks. In […]

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