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Shaft Alignment – Laminated Shims

11th April 2016

Incorrectly aligned shafts and the consequences of this are behind more than 50 % of all malfunctions in rotating machines. This increases unscheduled downtime and therefore production loses. This, of course, will increase overall maintenance costs. In addition, misaligned shafts increase vibrations and friction, which can increase the energy consumption considerably and cause premature bearing and seal damage. Rotating machines are usually described according to how they are connected to each other. Most common are horizontally mounted machines, usually a pump and motor. The machines can also be positioned vertically in some circumstances. Another type is offset mounted, or... READ MORE >

106th Birthday

106th Birthday

5th February 2016

Here at the Ford Engineering Group we’re all delighted to be celebrating...