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

PRUFTECHNIK Training Seminars

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 8:30 AM - Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 4:30 PM (EDT)

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Duration three days: Lunch and training materials included
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Shaft Alignment for Rotating Machinery 

Tuesday, September 19 - Thursday, September 21, 2017


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


►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

Have questions about Shaft Alignment for Rotating Machinery - 3 Day Training (Philadelphia, PA)? Contact PRUFTECHNIK Training Seminars

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Residence Inn Philadelphia Airport
3701 Island Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19153

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 8:30 AM - Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 4:30 PM (EDT)

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PRUFTECHNIK Training Seminars


PRUFTECHNIK provides high-tech solutions for shaft alignment, condition monitoring and services in the areas of industrial maintenance and quality assurance. The product spectrum is geared toward monitoring and establishing an early diagnosis of machinery in order to counteract machinery downtime. With headquarters near Munich, Germany, this medium-sized family-owned company employs over 600 employees and has 20 operational sales, service, development and production sites, and exports to over 70 countries. PRUFTECHNIK remains the market leader in shaft alignment and its multiple award-winning systems have become standards in many industrial sectors.

Our Seminars on the Key Elements of Plant Reliability:

  • Condition Monitoring
  • Laser Shaft Alignment and Measurement
  • Balancing
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