Posts Categorized: Case Studies


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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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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