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“That Dam Jackshaft Alignment was Easy!”

Complex Jackshaft alignment made simple with experience and an Easy-Laser XT660 Shaft Alignment Tool

When you are working with nature, you treat it with respect. And that’s what this dam facility on the Kootenay River in British Columbia does (image, above left). When you harness the power of a river you need your control systems to work. The spillway gates control the level of the dam and in this example, it is lifted and lowered by two Worm Drives that are approximately 33 feet apart, so it’s a large gate. Pictured (above right) is one of the worm drives.

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Benchmark PDM News

EASY-LASER Sawmill Alignment tool being featured at LIGNA – Sawmill & Woodworking Exhibition

World market place of innovations and technology for the wood industry

LIGNA features technology for the entire wood value chain – from harvesting machinery to industrial processing and production plant and equipment. LIGNA stands out from competing shows in that it attracts an international audience of top-level decision makers and professionals from all key sectors of the wood industry.

The next LIGNA is being staged from 27 to 31 May 2019.

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Articles & Case Studies

Easy-Laser in the Wind Power Industry

Flange Flatness Measurement Innovation with an eye on Safety

Easy-Laser® is one of the world’s largest suppliers of laser measurement systems to the wind power industry. The company is also an innovative leader in the development of the spin technology laser system (see E915 Flange flatness Measurement Tool) that allows the flange flatness measurement of a tower to be performed by one technician instead of two. This obviously reduces the cost (labor), the E915 is also wireless which means the flange flatness measurement can be completed in less than half the time. This is a value to the customers who need fast and accurate results, especially after corrections or re-work is done. These are just a few reasons why Easy-Laser’s flange flatness measurement tools have become an industry standard.

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Shaft alignment tool xt770
Benchmark PDM News

Introducing Easy-Laser’s New, Advanced Shaft Alignment Tool XT770

Know Your Machine From Every Angle

The new XT770 Shaft Alignment tool comes with several new and advanced alignment functions that provide you with a comprehensive picture of your machine during machine set-up. And it is still just as easy to use as the other Easy Laser Generation XT shaft alignment tools, in fact, they are also gaining access to several of the new features in the latest version of the laser alignment XT app.

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Benchmark PDM News

Join Benchmark PDM at the CMVA’s 36th Annual Technical Conference

Join us at CMVA’s 36th Annual Technical Conference at Laval University in Quebec City, QC on October 30-31st!

Benchmark PDM will be participating in this year’s conference in more ways than one! Among being one of this year’s exhibitors showing our new Easy-Laser XT Shaft Alignment tools, we will also be participating and leading one of the technical workshops on “Correcting the major Roadblocks in Machinery Installation”.

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