Webinar Replay – Paper Machine Alignment

Tolerances, Tips and Best Practices, and Precision Measurement Tooling

Competition in the pulp and paper industry can be intense. To remain competitive, your paper machine must run at optimum performance levels – even when being pushed to its limits. Whether you are new to the paper industry or have been working in the industry for a long time, this presentation will help you understand how component alignment and tolerances impact the performance of your machinery. In this educational webinar, you will learn:

  • Why establishing a baseline as a true representation of the machine centerline is so important
  • Alignment tolerances, tips, and best practices for each section of the paper machine
  • Why alignment reports and documentation are critical to maintenance planning and maintaining machine efficiency
  • Which precision measurement tooling we find is best for paper machine alignment inspection

Take a look at what’s inside…

Alignment Methodologies

What is level and square and why is it important to have all components level to Earth and square to the machine centerline. 

Best Practices & Tolerances

Alignment tips, best practices, and tolerances for each section of your paper machine.


Precision Measurement Tooling

A brief overview of precision measurement instruments.

About the Presenter

Myron Smith

Myron Smith


With close to 30 years at OASIS, Myron Smith brings a wealth of knowledge to his role as Director of Training & Development. For 20 years, Myron was responsible for the South Service Center in Pensacola, Florida where he held the position of Regional Manager. Prior to his role as South Regional Manager, Myron was a Service Engineer for Beloit MillPro and an Optical Engineer and Project Engineer for OASIS. Myron holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of West Florida.  

What People Are Saying

Thank you for sharing this valuable information. I have a fairly new team and alignment has not yet been part of our training. This will be extremely helpful as a training resource.  

Paper Machine Superintendent

Great information to have. Most of us know that alignment is important, but it can sometimes get overlooked in the day to day running of the machine.  

Maintenance Manager

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