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3-Day Laser Alignment with Ludeca
3-Day Laser Alignment with Ludeca

Tue, Jul 16


Francis Tuttle - Rockwell Campus

3-Day Laser Alignment with Ludeca

Registration Deadline - June 28, 2024

Time & Location

Jul 16, 2024, 8:00 AM – Jul 18, 2024, 5:00 PM

Francis Tuttle - Rockwell Campus, 12777 N Rockwell Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73142, USA

About the event

Training Overview

This course delivers comprehensive knowledge of the principles of machinery shaft alignment and the various methods to measure and correct alignment, with emphasis on laser shaft alignment technology.

It is designed for millwrights, repair technicians, supervisors, and engineers who must become proficient in alignment techniques, correct soft foot problems, and troubleshoot complex alignment problems.

The course is an intensive mix of hands-on practice and in-depth instruction in alignment methodologies.


Importance of Machinery Shaft Alignment to Improve Asset Reliability and Reduce Safety Risks

Preparing for the Alignment Task

  • Machine, Foundation, and Base Preparation.
  • Required tools for the task
  • Shims and shimming best practices

Shaft Alignment: Principles, Practices, and Methodology

  • Understanding and visualizing alignment geometry
  • Understanding alignment tolerances and tolerance formats
  • Requirements for repeatability

Machinery Alignment Problems

  • Gross Misalignment: coupling strain & shaft deflection
  • Becoming bolt-bound and base-bound.

Soft Foot

  • Measuring Soft Foot: Principles and Objectives
  • Diagnosing and Correcting the Soft Foot problem
  • Measuring the effects of pipe strain on shaft alignment

Target Specifications and Thermal Growth

Alignment Applications

  • Setting up on spool pieces, spacers, and jackshafts
  • Aligning multiple machines in a train

Documentation and reporting

Student’s special interests or problems.


$990 per attendee

Regular price: $1,450

Registration Deadline: June 28, 2024

Registration is limited to 20 attendees.


Francis Tuttle Technology Center - Rockwell Campus

12777 N Rockwell Ave.

Oklahoma City, OK 73142


Meredith Chipman | 405-717-4754 |

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3-Day Laser Alignment with Ludeca


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    Sale ends: Jun 28, 11:50 PM



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