Tag: laser shaft alignment

Energy & Utilities

Managing uncertainty factors with gas turbine machine train shaft alignment

Shaft alignment is integral to rotor dynamic health within a gas turbine. Shaft misalignment leaves turbines exposed to reaction forces in the shaft couplings, plus bearing and seal damage, with down time costing millions of dollars each day. Despite this, details as ‘fine’ as shaft realignment are rarely incorporated into turnkey contracts. Ahead of the…

23 Oct 2018, by Amy Sarcevic