Category: Alignment

What Answers Do Laser Alignment Tools Provide?

Belt Alignment and Tensioning Simulator KX-6550-ST Training Package (1)

Laser alignment tools can help you make sure that two coupled shafts are perfectly aligned so that their center lines have a common axis. They work much better than trying to just use your eyes to line things up, and they also work better than traditional tools like straight edges. Lasers are so precise– they’re… Read more »

The Most Important Measurement Parts of a Laser Alignment System

Laser Shaft Alignment System

What are some of the most important measurement parts of a laser alignment system? There are four parts you should know about: the laser transmitter, detector, brackets and software/display unit. Laser Transmitter First, consider the laser transmitter. Though it may look simple, a lot of hours went into its design so that it’s stable and… Read more »

The Negative Effects of Misaligned Machines


If you work in an area where machinery is present, you know that if the machines are properly aligned, that’s good, and if they’re not, well… that’s bad. What are some of the bad things that happen when you have misaligned machinery? Coupling Damage If and when machines aren’t aligned well, you can expect coupling… Read more »

Is Your V-Belt and Sheave Misaligned?

Belt Misalignment

Machinery can run for hours and hours, right? Some places utilize machinery that has been running not just for hours or days or weeks, but for many months or for many years with little downtime. With that in mind, machinery can wear down and eventually fail. In particular, things can happen such as misalignments of… Read more »

The Advantages of Renting Laser Alignment Equipment

Laser Shaft Alignment System

Seiffert Industrial rents laser alignment equipment because sometimes companies only need our pieces of equipment a few times a year or less! Why purchase a piece of equipment that would sit around gathering dust for much of the year when you could rent it instead for the one or two specific times you’d truly need… Read more »