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The Verti-Zontal Compound Move

Stan Riddle | Technical Trainer, ACOEM

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Faith Esegbuyota Ekpoboriyoma
Faith Esegbuyota Ekpoboriyoma
3 years ago

What if i have a situation where both coupling doesn’t have reasonable space to place the laser head such that the only space available on both ends have different diameter? Will laser still be applicable? if it will be, what will be its shortcoming?

Riddle Stan
3 years ago

As long as the laser can receive the beam, you should be OK. It doesn’t matter if the laser is mounted onto the shaft or the hub, or one on each. The system will find the center of rotation of the shafts.

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Stan Riddle Technical Trainer, ACOEM

Stan Riddle has been with Acoem since 2008. He has over 35 years experience in aligning industrial machinery. Stan received his AAS Degree in Machinist Technology from Surry Community College in Dobson, NC, and also holds a diploma in Industrial Systems Technology from Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem, NC, where he was also an instructor in the program. He is a also a certified Level III Vibration Analyst with the Vibration Institute, and is a Past Chairman and Board Member of the Piedmont Chapter. Stan and his wife live in Yadkinville, NC.