Microgage PRO – Propeller Shaft – A

About Propeller Shaft Alignment

For over 25 years, Pinpoint Laser Systems has offered the shipbuilding industry custom alignment solutions for propulsion and propeller shafts, ship sections, guidance systems, armament systems, carriages and other alignment applications.

The precision, durability, versatility and compact size combine to create the ideal alignment and measurement system for the shipbuilding industry. With growing interest from shipbuilding enterprises for Pinpoint Laser Alignment products, we have created a unique system called the “Propeller Shaft Alignment Kit”, which answers many of the common applications in the industry.

Propeller Shaft Details

  • PRO Smart display unit
  • Cylindrical Laser Transmitter
  • Pinpoint Capture™ software
  • Spindle Receiver Mount
  • Wireless option for convenience
  • Precise down to 0.0001 inch (depending on application)
  • Quick return on investment
  • Intuitive set up and use
  • Improves efficiency and expands in-house capabilities
  • Removes guesswork for alignment or measurement
  • Minimizes machine downtime
  • Supports preventative maintenance efforts
  • Eliminates need for outside alignment contractors
  • Reduces machinery installation costs
  • Aligning propeller shafts
  • Positioning rudder posts
  • Shaft and drive alignment
  • Installing helicopter drive shafts
  • Aligning engines in locomotives
  • Aligning turbine shafts
  • Adjusting drive shafts and gear boxes

Measuring System

Specifications

Measurement resolution

0.0001″ (2.5 micron)

Measurement accuracy

± 0.0002″ or 1% of measurement (5 micron)

Operating distance

6” to 180”

Laser Transmitter*

Specifications

Laser accuracy

≤ 2 arc-seconds

Laser level

10 arc-second, machinist grade

Laser source

laser diode, 636Nm, < 1mW

Laser repeatability

<1 arc-second

Laser dimensions

4.3” L x 2.6” D x 8.1”C

Laser housing

solid machined aluminum, hard anodized coating

Receiver*

Specifications

Active detection area

(0.75″ x 0.75″ 19mm x 19mm)

Receiver housing

solid machined aluminum & hard anodized coating

Receiver dimensions

2.0” x 2.0” x. 20”, 2.0” x2.0” x 3.0” (wireless)

Smart Display

Specifications

Display configuration

hand-held, portable, self-contained

Resolution

0.0001″ (2.5 micron)

Units

inch, mm, mils, custom

Display

state-of-the-art, color, high-resolution, touchscreen

Controls

keypad, multifunction buttons, touchscreen

Storage

data readings & notes up to 10,000

Housing

solid machined aluminum, hard anodized coating

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Contact Pinpoint Laser Systems

Discuss your application needs with one of our alignment specialists or contact us with any questions you may have. We can be reached at:

(Phone) 978-532-8001 • (Fax) 978-532-8002 • (Email) info@pinpointlaser.com

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