How Well do you Understand Precision Alignment?

There are many techs today who have “come of age” in the laser era. While nearly all can successfully perform an alignment with the laser, do they truly understand what is going on. We often try to make alignment way more complex than it really is. Offset misalignment is pretty easy to understand…just move the machine up or down by the amount of offset. But what about angular misalignment? In this case we need to add different amounts of shim under the front and rear feet. How can this be determined easily? Check out the short video clip below.

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