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