Pre alignment is important, the alignment gets easier and faster if you have the machines under control.
Recommended pre alignment steps:
- Check run-out
- Check obvius pipe-strain
- Loose bolts
- Condition of shims
- Correct Obvious Soft Foot*
- Rough alignment*
*Correct Obvious Soft Foot
Loosen all the bolts and find any obviously loose shim packs.
Add shims as needed to make a snug fit.
• Vertical: Place scale or straightedge on highest hub and
raise or lower the movable shaft to within 0,5 mm of the
• Horizontal: Place scale or straightedge on hub nearest to
you and adjust the movable shaft to within 0,5 mm of the