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Shaft Alignment for Rotating Machinery - 3 Day Training (Philadelphia, PA)


Sep 19, 2017 – 8:30 AM

3701 Island Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19153 Map

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Shaft Alignment for Rotating Machinery  Tuesday, September 19 - Thursday, September 21, 2017 Location: Residence Inn Philadelphia Airport  3701 Island Ave. Philadelphia, PA, 19153   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.  Duration - 3 days  Syllabus: ►Importance of machinery shaft alignment to improve asset reliability ►Shaft Alignment Principles, Practices and Methodology      • Understanding and visualizing alignment geometry      • Understanding alignment tolerances and tolerance formats      • Requirements for repeatability ►Preparing for the Alignment Task      • Machine, Foundation, and Base Preparation      • Required tools for the task      • Shims and shimming best practices ► 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 ►Special applications and procedures ►Student's particular topics and problems Requirements - Student should have alignment experience in general. Join us for the seminar and stay at the Residence Inn Philadelphia Hotel. It is conveniently located and we have negotiated a special rate for rooms under the name PRUFTECHNIK Inc. To make a reservation at the hotel, please call (215) 921-8011 or book online using the code: 56U.     To register for this seminar using PO or Check, please contact our training coordinator Sherry Myers at (267) 337-6021 or sherry.myers@pruftechnik.com.

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