Amerigear Engineering Data
Alignment and Installation Instructions 200 Series
Purpose: The purpose of aligning equipment is to avoid transmission of unwanted stresses to bearings, shafts, couplings, etc.
How: By providing minimum angularity and offset of shaft axis at normal operating conditions. (Figs 1. and 2.)
Why: To increase life of bearings, couplings, shafts and seals. To get at the root of serious malfunctions involving shutdowns and costly repairs.
Angular Misalignment Measurement:
Offset Misalignment Measurement:
Caution: Misalignment at installation should not exceed 1/3 of rated catalogue misalignment.
Rotating equipment is potentially dangerous and could cause injury or damage if not properly protected. Follow applicable codes and regulations.
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