Laser Alignment Equipment Rental vs. Purchase

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Laser alignment is an important component of a plant maintenance program.

Using laser alignment technology when performing a shaft alignment saves time and money; while reducing human error and improving the quality of coupling alignments. Laser alignment is an important component of a plant maintenance program. Maintenance service companies and contractors should always employ laser alignment equipment because of the accuracy, precision and versatility of laser alignment tools. Laser alignment systems and reporting technology help convey a professional image to maintenance service company clients.

…Laser alignment equipment requires appropriate training, equipment maintenance, and bi-annual sometimes annual calibration.

There are advantages and disadvantages to consider when tasked with the choice of purchasing equipment for long term use or renting equipment on an as need basis.

  • Laser alignment equipment is expensive and new features are added to the technology frequently.
  • Laser alignment equipment requires appropriate training, equipment maintenance, and bi-annual calibration.
  • Rental laser alignment systems are kept in calibration.
  • Laser alignment equipment rental only has a cost associated with it when it is used.
  • When renting laser alignment equipment it does not have to remain on an inventory book while not in use.

The facts bare out that laser alignment equipment rental is the best choice for companies that do not perform laser alignment on a constant basis. There is feeling of independence associated to owning your own equipment, but sometimes it is wiser and more cost-effective to leave the ownership of this type of expensive equipment to an expert source.

For more information about laser alignment services and rentals contact us at +1855 ACQUIP1 or email us at info@acquip.com

By Storm Josefsberg

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