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05 August 2020

Do you have hidden opportunities to make savings?

Are you the type of person who, going by the principle of “We’ve always done this, and it’s worked well”, continues to use a ruler or a piece of string to align your sheave/pulleys? If so, you should definitely read this. Read more
18 June 2020

Straightforward by all measures!

Sure, we know that Easy-Laser is the world leader in laser alignment equipment. But how can we better describe what we do, and how we do it? Back in 2012 we set out to put words on our company culture – and our core values were born. Read more
02 June 2020

Complex jackshaft alignment made simple

When you are working with nature, you treat it with respect. And that’s what this dam facility on the Kootenay River in British Columbia, Canada does. Our partner was part in a large project where the spillway gate control system was being replaced. Read more
12 May 2020

Bore alignment on a split-casing pump

We recently had a request from a customer to do some pump alignment. Normally that would mean shaft to shaft alignment, but in this case, they wanted bore alignment. Read more
28 April 2020

How to deal with obstructions to line-of-sight

A couple of months ago, we were hired to perform an alignment on a motor/gearbox setup with a 9-foot spacer coupling in between. The obstacle this time around was that the spacer coupling was going through a square steel support beam. Read more
The Dos and Don’ts of shimming
03 December 2019

The Dos and Don’ts of shimming

Saving short-term money at the cost of long-term loss could never be a good idea. Soft foot is one of the most prevalent problems in rotating machinery, and the improper use of shims is one of the bad guys. This is way too common and is the cause of countless machinery problems worldwide. But let’s not let that happen. Instead, let us guide you through the ideal shims procedure, for an easier alignment task. Read more
05 November 2019

Empowered woman in industry – Meet Easy-Laser’s Silje Langhelle

Silje Langhelle is doing her fifth year at Easy-Laser after being head-hunted via a tip from God knows who. The Empowering Women in Industry nomination, in the category Saleswoman of the year, however, is no secret. Read more
22 October 2019

Reliable machinery installation

“Reliable machinery installation” – it sounds like an obvious thing, don’t you agree? But where does reliability actually start? Read more
15 October 2019

Why people love working here

Every company has its specifics, and it’s something that people working there know and feel in their everyday work. What’s it like to work at Easy-Laser, a company that in a matter of only a few years has moved from a challenger position to becoming the market leader? Well, one way of finding that out is to ask people who actually work here. It’s also most likely the best way. Read more
09 September 2019

The 4 most important parts of the measurement system

The parts incorporated in your measurement and alignment system have all been developed with a view to a specific need or application. Generally speaking, however, there are four elements that always have to be included. Read more

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