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News & Updates
New Feature! Reports with Photos & Signature
Now you can directly insert photos and a signature into Stealth alignment reports.

Correcting Soft Foot

The importance of correcting soft foot errors demands effecitve laser soft foot measurement

Direct Angle Measurement
Why Stealth Technology is Better over Long Distances

Exceptionally Rugged 8" and 10" Laser Display Screens

Check out the torture tests that Stealth Laser display units were subjected to in development.

Stealth Laser Shaft Alignment Website
Hamar Laser Instruments have launched a new website dedicated to their industry leading STEALTH range of Laser Alignment Systems

FibroDRIVE+ in Australia
New FibroDRIVE+ tables with integrated control & drive allow simple implementation of programmable rotary positioning.

Fibro Rotary Motion
ISTecnik appointed national distributor of Fibro rotary motion systems

Efficient Sole Plate Levelling
Dual axis electronic levels from Digipas shorten sole plate levelling times by 50%.

New Ultra Precision Digital Machinists Level
The 2-axis DWL8500xy is suitable for precision machine levelling to 1 arcsecond in both directions.

TC-76D All New Digital Scanning Probe

The all new TC76D scanning probe from Blum provides large time savings and interesting new probing possibilities.

New Versions of S-680 Laser Shaft Aligner
New S-680BP and S-680BT laser shaft aligners from Hamar put the ultimate alignment precision in reach of more users.

New S-660 Laser System - Affordable Performance
The outstanding Hamar S-660 wireless laser shaft aligner now released in Australia.

New Precision Dual Axis Levels
A new range of 2-axis precision digital electronic machinists levels provides high levelling accuracy and simplicity.

Laser Pump Alignment
Hamar S-670 sets new standards in pump alignment efficiency and ease of use.

CNC Machine Calibration
Fast and affordable CNC machine axis calibration with LICS-100A

Used Laser Shaft Aligner Sale
One used S-680 Laser Shaft Aligner on sale now

Laser Precision Machine Levelling
The Hamar L740 series scanning laser levels provide ideal levelling solution for all machine tools.

Lasers Vastly Improve Pulley Alignments
Reflected beam laser technology provides far superior pulley and belt alignments in rapid time.

Precision Machine Tool Alignment

Hamar Multi-plane Geometrical Lasers Ideal for Aligning Large Precision Machine Tools

Soft Foot in Shaft Alignment
It is impossible to properly align a machine with a soft foot, but as many types of Soft Foot condition exist it is important to understand the possible causes.

ISTecnik Precision Laser Metrology
Marine Propulsion Shaft Alignment

The Hamar L700 laser delivers major gains in alignment of marine propulsion shaft lines.

The alignment of marine propulsion shaft lines is critical to the service life of any marine propulsion system.

Particularly in large vessels, the dynamic behviour of the system, including deflections of  massive drive elements and the effects of hull deflection under different seas and load conditions present a complex array of influences on the ideal alignment conditions for the gearbox and stern tube.

The ability to accurately and reliably measure and hence set the relative alignment of the different propulsion system elements is a prerequisite to allow the static propulsion shaft and stern tube alignment setting to be adjusted to the desired position.

Traditional methods of setting a marine propulsion shaft alignment are time consuming and subject to significant uncertainty levels and repeatability errors in their execution. As considerable dock time is consumed in achieving an alignment reading with limited accuracy, in many cases the alignment is subject to further adjustment at sea to improve operating conditions. Subjectively determined adjustments of this nature may be result in the actual shaft and bearing alignment settings being quite individualised and not clearly defined.

The Hamar L700 laser system for marine propulsion systems potentially allows a complete alignment to be done in 30% of the time of traditionl methods and producing highly accurate and reproduceable numerical results.

Briefly described, a datum laser line is adjusted to be precisely on centre to the gearbox output shaft rotational axis, and the position of front and rear stern tube bearings is then directly measured using a self centering target that provides horizontal and vertical offset values at the operator's display unit.

Unique features of the Hamar laser system and the Hamar alignment software allow a fast setup, high stability of the laser readings and provide live alignment readings and graphics that are automatically compensated for mounting errors as well as any desired offsets to the bearing positions.

The potential saving in docking costs alone may readily justify the system cost let alone the improvement in operating conditions that stems from achieving a higher level of shaft and bearing alignment accuracy.

For more information on the Hamar L700 laser system for alignment of marine propulsion shafts, or for a live system demonstration, call IS Tecnik on 02 9546 5676 or email us at:


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