All Blog Posts about ‘Laser Alignment’

Question of the Week: What are the Benefits of a Laser Alignment System?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

FEECO’s Aftermarket Service Engineers offer an advanced service for drum shaft alignment, in addition to other equipment alignment needs. Our state-of-the-art laser system uses a laser beam to measure and record 3D coordinates of the equipment, providing numerous advantages over traditional methods, such as: Elimination Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: How do you Tell if a Rotary Drum is Misaligned?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Several signs indicate that a rotary drum is likely misaligned, including: Extensive tire/wheel wear Damage to the tire/wheel Pinion/girth gear wear Pinion/girth gear damage Extensive thrust roller wear Damage to the thrust roller Major contact between the drum and thrust rollers Auditory clues can also Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: How do you ensure a smooth rotary drum installation?

This article was co-authored by:

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

The installation of a new rotary drum, be it a dryer, cooler, agglomeration drum, or otherwise, requires careful consideration. To ensure your drum is properly installed, take a look at the following guidelines: Have a Service Technician on Site A service technician from the manufacturer Continue reading →

 

Ensuring A Smooth Rotary Drum Installation

This article was co-authored by:

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Installation

A rotary drum, be it a dryer, cooler, agglomeration drum, or otherwise, is a major investment and integral part of many industrial processing systems. From drying and cooling bulk solids before storage, to agglomerating ore fines in a heap leaching operation, the rotary drum often Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Laser Alignment Services

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

This week’s photo shows FEECO’s laser alignment service in action, as a field service technician prepares to set up for the alignment of a trunnion wheel. Alignment is an important, preventative measure to help keep your drum running efficiently for years to come. What is Continue reading →