classic | mobile


SA Instrumentation & Control Buyers' Guide

Technews Industry Guide - IIoT

Technews Industry Guide - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation


SKF offers new shaft alignment tool
January 2017, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

SKF has announced the introduction of its SKF Shaft Alignment Tool TKSA 71. Designed for professional alignment in harsh industrial environments, the TKSA 71 provides superior alignment performance and long service life.

The tool’s easy to use, dedicated software applications enable different types of alignments: shaft alignment, soft foot correction, vertical shaft alignment, spacer shaft alignment, machine train shaft alignment and dial gauge values. Its innovative instrument design offers high measurement accuracy and excellent protection against dust and water. The versatile TKSA 71 also has ultra-compact measuring units for use in narrow spaces.

Suitable for a wide range of applications, the instrument is offered as the base model with standard accessories and a rugged case that meets airline standards for cabin luggage. The TKSA 71/PRO includes additional accessories for more demanding applications and is supplied in a larger, rugged trolley case. Models TKSA 71D and TKSA71D/PRO include a display device with protective cover and pre-installed apps that are ready to use without Internet connection or account setup.

The TKSA 71’s software apps are designed for intuitive use without prior training and are available free of charge for both Android and Apple iOS platforms. Common features include comprehensive, automatic reports, export and sharing options, instructional videos within the app, built-in tolerance guidelines, disturbance compensation, 3-D live view and a fully functional demonstration mode.

For more information contact Samantha Joubert, SKF South Africa, +27 (0)11 821 3602,,

Supplied By: SKF South Africa
Tel: +27 11 821 3500
Fax: +27 11 821 3505
Share via email     Share via LinkedIn   Print this page

Further reading:

  • SKF integrates condition monitoring data into business management systems
    January 2017, SKF South Africa, News
    Integrating the SKF @ptitude condition monitoring suite with customers’ existing ERP and CMMS solutions, allows businesses to review all condition monitoring data in their existing management system, ...
  • Coating thickness inspection on concrete substrates
    January 2017, BAMR, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
    The non-destructive measurement of dry film thickness on concrete is now more accurate, faster and easier, thanks to the new Elcometer 500 coating thickness gauge for coatings on concrete. With all the ...
  • Corrosion effects on valves resolved
    January 2017, Gemü Valves Africa, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
    GEMÜ´s team of specialists can assist in finding the most suitable technology for any aggressive application.
  • WearCheck boosts analysis capability
    January 2017, Wearcheck Africa, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
    Oil analysis, condition monitoring and reliability solutions are not static concepts or services; but rather, they constantly evolve over time to meet the ever-changing maintenance needs of industry as ...
  • Green ships stay in compliance
    January 2017, SKF South Africa, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
    Condition monitoring helps fleet owners stay compliant with environmental legislation.
  • Pipe cutting and bevelling machines
    January 2017, Actum Electronics, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
    The basic requirement for the productive and high-quality welding of pipes with automated welding technology is a precise, right-angled and burr-free cut as well as a perfectly bevelled pipe end. The ...
  • SKF offers new Lincoln PowerLuber grease gun
    January 2017, SKF South Africa, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
    SKF has announced the introduction of its Lincoln 12 Volt, lithium-ion PowerLuber. Developed for quick, effortless application of lubricant, this grease tool is suitable for agricultural, automotive, ...
  • SKF launches interactive maritime platform
    December 2016, SKF South Africa, News
    Over the past few years, the maritime industry has undergone a transformation, which shows no signs of slowing down. To help customers and people interested in the maritime industry to stay up to speed ...
  • Particle counter for indoor air quality measurements
    December 2016, Comtest, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
    The Fluke 985 particle counter is a rugged, highly accurate meter that measures airborne particles to troubleshoot and monitor indoor air quality (IAQ). The 985 is ideal for facility maintenance, HVAC ...
  • Extending the life of pumps and fans
    December 2016, SKF South Africa, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
    Optimising the lifetime of a pump or fan can be assured through the use of monitoring techniques.
  • Handheld communicator improves maintenance efficiency
    December 2016, Emerson Process Management SA, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
    Emerson has introduced the AMS Trex Device Communicator, a handheld communicator delivering an intuitive user experience and a brilliant modern display in a tool, built to withstand harsh industrial ...
  • Portable hygrometer for convenient spot checks
    December 2016, Instrotech, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
    Michell Instruments has introduced the new MDM50 portable hygrometer, which enables quick and easy spot checks of dew point or moisture content down to -50°C dew point. Since it has its own self-contained ...

Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd
1st Floor, Stabilitas House
265 Kent Ave, Randburg, 2194
South Africa
Publications by Technews
Dataweek Electronics & Communications Technology
Electronic Buyers Guide (EBG)

Hi-Tech Security Solutions
Hi-Tech Security Business Directory

Motion Control in Southern Africa
Motion Control Buyers’ Guide (MCBG)

South African Instrumentation & Control
South African Instrumentation & Control Buyers’ Guide (IBG)
Terms & conditions of use, including privacy policy
PAIA Manual


    classic | mobile

Copyright © Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved.