Posts By: Rod Hamar


Stunning Video Showcases Hamar’s L-743!

Hamar Laser’s L-743 is prominently featured in Bost Machine Tools’ time-lapse video of its massive VTL installation for Siemens Gamesa When Bost Machine Tools needed to align a large customized VTL installation for Siemens Gamesa, they used the L-743 Ultra-Precision Triple Scan Laser Alignment System from Hamar Laser—our flagship product. We invite you to check…
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L-743 Leaves Laser Tracker in the Dust

A sawmill service company says our easy-to-use L-743 Ultra-Precision Triple Scan® laser quickly overcame sawdust and vibration problems that left the operators of the much more costly tool scratching their heads As an add-on to the awesome article in Timber Processing Magazine about using our L-743/L-733 Triple Scan® Lasers in sawmills, I thought I would share a conversation…
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Case Study: Laser Alignment in Sawmills

Putting aside conventional methods like optical theodolites and wire, a steadily growing number of sawmills are aligning their machinery with scanning lasers. These systems offer greater ease-of-use, higher accuracy and excellent repeatability over older methods and so-called “pointing” lasers, and can produce significant gains in recovery. Download Article
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IMTS 2018 Show Wrap Up

IMTS 2018 Booth Traffic Up 75%! Hamar Laser’s new spindle alignment lasers and record attendance helped us have one of our best shows in 10 years. Hamar Laser has been exhibiting at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) for many years and this year’s show was definitely one of our best…
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Hamar Laser Announces New Website and New No-Worries, 5-Year Warranty For Stealth Series™ Shaft Alignment Products

We are happy to announce that we have created a new website, www.stealthalignment.com, dedicated solely to our Stealth Series™ shaft alignment products.   We are also proud to announce that we are now offering a No-Worries, 5-Year Warranty for all Stealth products, which includes free loaners if there is a warranty issue. Our S-660 systems now…
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Tired of Worrying about Coupling Backlash?

Earlier this summer, I was training one of our new distributors from Central America and we started discussing Fixturlasers since they were a former reseller of those lasers. I was asking them how their system works and what they did for demos. I was pretty amazed to find Fixturlaser’s “rules for demos”: Don’t set the…
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Don’t Worry about Shaft Applications where Shafts Are Hard to Stop Rotating

Came across this application from our distributor in Costa Rica. Here is a large gearbox where the shafts are hard to stop rotating. Due to this problem, the customer wanted to do the alignment without rotating the shafts, but we suggested they can rotate the shafts by using the S-680 and Auto Sweep™ instead!  How…
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