Alignment Bars

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

1OZ Silver Bar meets IRA standards.

November 24, 2016

Displaying Republic Metals logo on top, 1oz Silver Bar is designed with clean and modern look to emphasize purity. Weight and purity in center and assay logo at bottom is displayed on silver bar. Silver bar meets IRA standards.

Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Test Bars ensure spindle accuracy and alignment.

February 12, 2016

With Precision Test Bars, users can confirm that machine spindle is running accurately. Each test bar is provided with certificate of accuracy that spells out bar diameter and gage length that is inspected and certified to 4 decimal places. Expanded test bar offering includes CAT40 and CAT50 models; BT30, BT40 and BT50 models; and HSK50A, HSK63A, HSK80A, and HSK100A models. Bars are supplied in protective wooden boxes with handles, hinges, and clasps. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Skilled Material from Boston Centerless Improves CNC Swiss Productivity

June 3, 2015

Woburn, MA – Skilled Material bars from Boston Centerless address the challenges faced by CNC machine shops regarding the need for highly skilled operators and lowering overall cost of production. The process of CNC Swiss screw machining relies heavily on the quality of bar materials in order to run smoothly. Variations in material diameter, straightness and roundness greatly impact the...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

ILSCO Neutral Bars Approved for Grounding Applications

March 25, 2015

Already UL Recognized for power applications, ILSCO’s broad offering of Neutral Bars have now been approved for grounding applications. ILSCO, an industry leader in mechanical and compression connectors, is committed to safe and proper grounding of customer‘s electrical systems. ILSCO’s neutral bars are now Recognized to both UL 486A/B and UL 467 as well as CSA C22.2 No 65-13 and C22.2...Read More

Optics & Photonics

Laser Shaft Alignment Tool operates with just 3 steps.

September 8, 2014

With intuitive interface, Fluke® 830 delivers precise shaft condition measurements and actionable results that, along with vibration testing, IR thermography, and other predictive maintenance measurements, enable maintenance teams to maximize machine life. Three steps include: Setup, which determines machine's dimensions; Measure, which takes readings from 3 sectors as laser is rotated around shaft; and Diagnose, which provides correction numbers along with 4-level, color-coded severity scale. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Flange Alignment Tools combine safety, speed, efficiency.

February 14, 2014

ATM-Series helps reduce set-up time and installation expense where rotational misalignments and twists in pipeline are common problems. Designed for single-operator use, ATM-2/-4/-9 Series do not require external power source, chains, slings, or lifting gear. Design allows use in any position and accommodates ANSI, API, BS, and DIN flanges. Max lifting force is 10 and 40 kN, respectively, for mechanical models ATM-2 and ATM-4, while ATM-9 with hydraulic alignment is rated up to 90 kN. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Semi-Finished Products from igus: More Variety and Less Wear

November 21, 2013

Plastics and plain bearings expert igus enhances its special program for tribo-polymer applications with iglide semi-finished products in new sizes and diameters East Providence, RI — iglide round bars and plates from the tribo-polymer specialist igus are becoming more diverse to facilitate user adaptations of individual machine requirements. Because igus semi-finished products are made of...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools

BIG Kaiser Further Expands Comprehensive Line-Up at IMTS Booth W-1600

June 4, 2012

Hoffman Estates, IL - BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. continues to expand its product line, staying true to its mission of bringing the highest quality, most precise, most reliable and most accurate tooling and accessory products to market. Products showcased in BIG Kaiser's 2012 IMTS portfolio carry the same genes as their established predecessors, designed to ensure productivity through...Read More

Optics & Photonics

ATC Alignment Tool keeps spindle taper free from damage.

February 17, 2012

By ensuring ATC gripper aligns tool with extreme precision, ATC Alignment Tool prevents collision and potential damage, extending machine tool, cutting tool, and tool holder life. Tool may also be used to align ATC gripper to magazine tool pockets. Unit has built-in stylus that determines high/low values when plug is slowly rotated. Values are displayed on 10 micron/div dial indicator and reveal eccentric direction. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Wireless Shaft Alignment Tool features adaptive user interface.

February 4, 2011

Featuring 4 in. color screen, Fixturlaser GO Pro is intended for anyone works with or maintains/services rotating machinery. Verizontal Compound Move function suggests how to correct shaft alignment vertically if values are out of tolerance, and then user can proceed to horizontal adjustment where live values are displayed during entire adjustment. Depending on measurement results, adaptive user interface guides user throughout alignment process. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Film ensures precise mating between mold halves.

November 23, 2010

Mold-Align®, when placed between mold halves during injection molding, changes color to reveal how pressure is being distributed between A and B halves of mold. It is placed between platens on parting line which are then subjected to pressure upon clamp closing, using minimal clamp tonnage. After product is removed, image is inspected for pressure distribution and void spots. Product may be archived and used as control for comparative purposes. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Automotive Inspection Sets offer precision measurement.

September 28, 2010

Available in 2 models, Automotive Inspection Sets help mechanics measure proper distance or alignment between parts in tightly confined spaces. Model S898Z-1 combines pliers, Flex-O-Post, dial indicator with .001 in. grads and 1 in. travel, and fitted plastic case, while Model S898Z-2 additionally includes magnetic base. Both are suitable for measuring amount of front-end play or ball joint wear, as well as checking part movement associated with other applications. Read More

Optics & Photonics

SKF Introduces Next Generation of Laser Shaft Alignment Tools Offering Highly Affordable Solutions to Achieve Pinpoint Accuracy

July 1, 2010

New SKF TKSA shaft alignment tools introduce highly affordable and easy-to-use solutions to align the shafts of rotating machinery quickly and with pinpoint accuracy. The tools represent the latest generation of SKF laser-enabled technology to align shafts properly in a fraction of the time compared with traditional methods. This latest family in the SKF laser-technology toolbox includes the...Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools

Forrest Manufacturing Offers Accessories to Improve Saw Blade Performance

January 4, 2010

SuperBar(TM) and MasterPlate(TM) Tools Tune and Align To Ensure Accurate Blade Angles and Cuts CLIFTON, New Jersey - Forrest Manufacturing, renowned for its quality blades, is now offering the American-made SuperBar(TM) and MasterPlate(TM) tools to enable woodworkers to tune up, align, and calibrate table saws for maximum saw blade performance. "Even the finest saw blades won't produce quality...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Services, Transportation Industry Products

3D Wheel Alignment System simplifies mechanics' duties.

September 18, 2009

FWA 4630 enables one workshop mechanic to perform precise wheel alignment on all types of cars, including light commercial vehicles, in 7 min. System employs 2 cameras to perform measurements for each wheel, while integrated reference system with camber and inclination pendulums in each sensor head ensures reproducible results without complicated calibration. Universal and mobile design is suitable for use with any lifting platform or wheel alignment pit. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Roll Alignment Tool provides electronic nip analysis.

August 29, 2008

Designed for converting and printing, Mini Sigma-Nip® measures nip widths of rolls with circumferences smaller than 20 in. Sensors capture data and record nip width readings while being viewed on laptop containing Windows-based software. Adjustments to load are made in real-time while sensors are in closed, non-rotating nip. Useful for continuous maintenance as well as during equipment setup and shutdown, Mini Sigma-Nip exposes problems with alignment, skewing, and crown deficiencies. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Portable Measurement Tool accelerates tool alignment.

July 12, 2007

Employing 2 cameras, SOLO TWIN offers point-and-shoot functionality and 70° field of view that lets operator get close to assembly tooling that needs to be measured for certification and alignment. Within 15 minutes, unit makes it possible to set-up measurement system; tie-in to coordinate system; perform measurements of critical assembly tool features; verify measurement data relative CAD nominal; and correct tool alignment issues of tool without interfering with production cycle. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools

Tap Aligning Center simplifies hand tapping.

August 6, 2003

Equipped with No. 2 Morse taper, Tap Aligning Center has spring center used to align taps when hand tapping in lathes or drilling machines. Suited for awkward tapping operations, product does not require user to constantly adjust center. Physical characteristics include hardened 5/16 in. dia center, 1 in. plunger travel, and overall length of approximately 5½ in. Read More