SKF Shaft Alignment Tools


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SKF Shaft Alignment Tools Accurate shaft alignment really matters

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Accurate shaft alignment really matters Reduce machinery breakdowns and increase your uptime It’s a fact. Shaft misalignment is a major contributor to rotating machinery breakdowns. Accurately aligning shafts can prevent a large number of machinery breakdowns and reduce unplanned downtime that results in a loss of production. In today’s challenging environment of reducing costs and optimising assets, the necessity of accurate shaft alignment is now greater than ever. What is shaft misalignment? Parallel misalignment (or offset) Angular misalignment Correct alignment Machines need to be...

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What methods can be used to align shafts? In general, it’s clear that laser alignment systems are quicker and easier to use than dial indicators, have better accuracy and don’t require special skills to get accurate results virtually every time. Which type of laser alignment system should be considered? Before purchasing a system, identify the applications where it is to be used and make a list of requirements. Buying an expensive system that can accommodate virtually every need can be a costly mistake, as the technicians need to be skilled in using it. Straight edge Accuracy Speed Ease of...

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New technology makes shaft alignment easier and more affordable SKF Shaft Alignment Tool TKSA 11 Mobile devices allow high resolution graphics, intuitive usage, automatic software updates and display unit choice. The SKF TKSA 11 is an innovative shaft alignment tool that uses smartphones and tablets and intuitively guides the user through the shaft alignment process. With a focus on the core alignment tasks, the TKSA 11 is designed to be a very easy-to-use instrument that is especially suitable for alignment learners and compact applications. The SKF TKSA 11 is the first instrument on the...

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The intuitive and affordable laser shaft alignment system SKF Shaft Alignment Tool TKSA 31 The TKSA 31 is SKF’s most affordable solution for easy laser shaft alignment. The ergonomic display unit with touch screen makes the instrument very easy to use and the built-in machine library helps storing alignment reports for multiple machines. Large sized laser detectors in the measuring heads reduce the need for pre-alignments and the embedded soft foot tool helps establish the foundation for a successful alignment. Additional functions such as live view and automatic measurement support fast...

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The advanced laser shaft alignment system with enhanced measuring and reporting capabilities SKF Shaft Alignment Tool TKSA 41 The TKSA 41 is an advanced laser alignment solution for achieving accurate shaft alignments. With two wireless measurement units, large sized detectors and powerful lasers, the instrument performs precise measurements in even the most challenging conditions. Free measurement allows alignment measurements to start at any angle and finish with an angular sweep of just 90°. The ergonomic display unit with intuitive touch screen navigation makes your alignments fast and...

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Comprehensive and intuitive shaft alignment utilising tablets and smart phones SKF Shaft Alignment Tool TKSA 51 The TKSA 51 shaft alignment tool provides high measurement flexibility and performance suitable for entry-level to expert alignment jobs. Designed to work with the SKF shaft alignment apps on a tablet or smart phone, this intuitive tool is easy to use and requires no special training. The included accessories enable use of the TKSA 51 for a wide range of alignment applications with horizontal and vertical shafts, such as motors, drives, fans, pumps, gearboxes and more. The apps...

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Versatility and performance for professional alignment SKF Shaft Alignment Tool TKSA 71 TKSA 71 delivers precision and durability Designed for professional alignment in harsh industrial environments, the TKSA 71 complements SKF’s offering with a high-end shaft alignment tool. The instrument is very versatile with ultra-compact measuring units for use in extremely narrow spaces. Its dedicated software applications enable different types of alignments, including horizontal and vertical shafts, spacer shafts and machine trains. • Superior alignment performance - Up to 10 m measurement...

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Alignment applications The TKSA 71 functions quickly and intuitively using six software apps tailored for different alignment jobs. Designed for use without prior training, these simple-to-use apps are available free of charge for both Android and iOS platforms. Common features include comprehensive, automatic reports, export and sharing options, machine library with QR code identification, instructional videos within the app, built-in tolerance guidelines, 3-D live view, disturbance compensation and a fully functional demonstration mode. Shaft alignment Spacer shaft alignment Vertical...

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Selection chart User interface Type of display device phone, tablet touch screen (iOS & Android) display device touch screen display device phone, tablet phone, tablet phone, tablet (iOS & Android) (iOS & Android) (iOS & Android) Display device included Wireless measuring heads Measurment distance Maximum possible distance between the brackets of the measuring heads. Minimal shaft rotation Describes the minimal required total shaft rotation angle to perform alignment measurements. Camera Machine picture(s) can be taken and added to alignment reports. Machine library Overview of all...

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Ordering designations Extension chains TKSA 41-EXTCH 2 × Extension chains of 500 mm (19.7 in.) for shaft diameters up to 300 mm (11.8 in.) 2 × Extension chains of 1 m (3.3 ft.) for shaft diameters up to 450 mm (17.7 in.) Magnetic V-brackets TKSA MAGVBK 2 × Magnetic V-brackets, supplied without rods or chains 1 × Standard V-bracket, supplied with 2 × threaded rods of 80 mm (3.2 in.), 1 × standard chain of 480 mm (18.9 in.) and 4 × magnets Spindle brackets Rods TKSA 51-SPDBK 1 × Spindle bracket, supplied with 2 × threaded rods of 80 mm (3.2 in.) Sliding brackets TKSA 51-SLDBK 1 × Adjustable...

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