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May 6, 2020

Tips, technology, and tools for next-generation machinery alignment

An aging workforce means younger people and newer tools tackling alignment issues in our modern rotating machines. With today’s adaptive alignment tools and technology, and some basic fundamentals, even the most complex alignment jobs can be handled by anyone in the plant. There’s no need to rely on just a few experienced mechanics to perform high-precision work. Veteran machinist/millwright David Metz from PRUFTECHNIK shares his expertise on best practices for using next-gen solutions to address misalignment, soft foot, and more.

David Metz, Application Engineer, PRUFTECHNIK

David Metz is a Technical Sales Representative for PRUFTECHNIK, covering the state of New York. Previously, he served as a machinist/millwright with more than 30 years of technical and craft experience with Exelon Energy. Dave has an extensive background performing machinery alignment on rotating equipment from very small to the largest GE steam turbines and generators. He is also proficient at vibration analysis, with category 2 certification from Mobius.

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Original session held on May 6, 2020