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Alignment report

Date: 10 / 1 / 2015
Equipment: Propane compressor (K-1501 B)
Alignment: Cold Alignment
Soft foot check
Both machines should sit securely on all mounting feet.
If soft foot existing and is ignored it will be possible to
obtain accuracy alignment.
Soft foot readings had been taken after correction
a. Front foot(right side)---------- 1 Mils
b. Center foot (right side)-------- 0 Mils
c. Rear foot (right side)------------1 Mils
d. Front foot (left side)-------------1 Mils
e. Center foot(left side)------------0 Mils
f. Rear foot (left side)--------------1 Mils
Alignment check
Alignment two machine shaft using the rim and face
method(by dial indicator)
Thermal growth of engine is 20 Mils recommended from
manual and thermal growth of compressor is 8 Mils.
Alignment readings had been taken after correction

-7
+6

-1

-6
+6

+1
-2

-14

+3

-1

-14

+2
-2

+3

1-Vertical Alignment
Vertical angular misalignment is +3 Mils
Vertical offset misalignment is -14 Mils (thermal growth 12
Mils)
Vertical offset misalignment after thermal growth is -2 Mils
2-Horizontal Alignment
Horizontal angular misalignment is -1Mils
Horizontal offset misalignment is -1Mils
Alignment tolerance recommended from compressor
manual
I. Radial tolerance is 5 Mils
II. Face tolerance is 4 Mils