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The Importance of Precision Alignment in Industrial Settings

April 30, 2014
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Alignment is of extreme importance with many of today’s product manufacturers. Precision alignment as accurate as one-thousandth of an inch was something that was completely unheard of until recent years. Steam turbine alignment and laser tracker technologies make precision alignment a real possibility in nearly every field of employment. Certain types of equipment require precise more »

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How To Save Money With Machinery Alignment

February 26, 2014
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If you are considering having your machinery installed with a professional alignment company there are several ways to save money during your inspection. In today’s blog we list three ways to cut down on the cost and avoid paying the high fees that can sometimes creep into the invoice. Permanent Baseline – When the inspection more »

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4 Applications of Laser Tracking Services

January 9, 2014
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Laser Trackers are incredibly versatile. They can be used in a wide range of projects from large equipment installations to small widget reverse engineering jobs. Alignment Existing equipment can become worn and misaligned through everyday use. Laser tracking services can provide a diagnosis of the equipment’s alignment which is contributing to that machine’s complications. Whether more »

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Upgrading F86 Fighter Jets with a Laser Tracker

April 25, 2013
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Earlier this year Schaeffer Precision Alignment was honored to participate in a project to upgrade F-86 fighter jets. Produced by North American Aviation, the Sabre is best known as America’s first swept wing fighter which could counter the similarly winged Soviet MiG-15 in high-speed dogfights over the skies of the Korean War. Using the laser more »

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What is a Laser Tracker and How is it Used?

January 11, 2012
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A laser tracker is a tool used to measure precise distances for a wide range of purposes from aircraft alignment to machinery installation. The highly portable 3D measurement system is designed for large volume measuring so that users can cover a wide range of measurements in very little time. There are different types of laser more »

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Laser Tracker Service Provider

November 29, 2011
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Schaeffer Precision Alignment has been providing professional alignment services to clients all over the United States since 1989. In those many years of working with industries ranging from power generation to paper processing we have established a firm standard of professional service, specifically in our laser tracker processes. In today’s blog post we will discuss more »

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Fast, Precise Turbine Alignment Services

October 19, 2011
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When there is an alignment or maintenance issue with a turbine, it literally costs hundreds of thousands of dollars for each hour it is not running. Power technology is a extremely precise science of generating energy using a wide variety of methods, but a poorly aligned turbine can bring the whole process to a halt. more »

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