Shaft Alignment Training

209-01 Shaft Alignment

When you complete this lesson, you will be to identify common problems of shaft misalignment and apply practices to properly align shafts.

• Identify the various types of couplings and understand their design features
• Identify common conditions found during a pre-alignment inspection
• Describe three types of misalignment
• Identify tools and processes for correcting the conditions of soft foot, bent foot, foundation instability, and nozzle induced soft foot
• Describe two methods of shaft alignment
• Perform straight edge and thickness gauge alignment
• Perform rim and face graph alignment

209-03 Pre-Alignment Procedures

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify industry standard pre-checks, types of couplings, and types of misalignment.

• Identify various types of couplings
• Describe types of misalignment
• Recall industry standard pre-alignment inspections

209-04 Rough Alignment

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify the planes, tools, and criteria necessary to perform a rough alignment.

• Recall the rough alignment basics
• Identify the tools required for a rough alignment
• Recall the planes of the rough alignment

209-05 Mathematical Rim-and-Face Alignment

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify the methods of performing a mathematical rim-and-face alignment and the types of misalignment identifiable and correctable by this method.

• Identify types of misalignment
• Recall steps for the mathematical method of rim-and-face alignment
• Recall the advantages of the rim-and-face alignment method

209-06 Graphical Rim-and-Face Alignment

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to recall the graphical method of performing rim-and-face alignment and the types of misalignment identifiable and correctable by this method.

• Identify types of misalignment
• Recall steps for the graphical method of rim-and-face alignment
• Recall the advantages of the rim-and-face alignment method

209-07 Reverse Dial Alignment

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to recall the theories and types of equipment associated with a reverse dial alignment.

• Identify the fundamentals of the reverse dial alignment process
• Identify how reverse dial equipment functions
• Recall steps for preparing for reverse dial alignment
• Recall the fundamentals of the graphing method of reverse dial alignment

209-09 Laser Alignment

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to understand the theory, and equipment associated with laser alignment.

• Recall laser alignment theory
• Recall steps for mounting the laser alignment sensors
• Describe how the laser alignment system operates
• Recall steps for laser beam adjustment
• Describe how to take measurements with the laser alignment system
• Describe how to correct misalignment with the laser alignment system