Fluke 830 Laser Shaft Alignment Tool

Fluke 830 Laser Shaft Alignment Tool is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
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  • Fluke 830 Laser Shaft Alignment Tool
  • Fluke 830 Shaft Alighment Laser
  • Fluke 830 Laser Shaft Alignment Tool

Key features

  • Easy to use tool for precision alignment of rotating shafts
  • Features single laser measurement technology to reduce errors from backlash and enhance accuracy
  • Provides an intuitive, guided user interface to quickly and easily complete machine alignments
  • Includes compass measurement mode to enable flexible, reliable, and repeatable measurements using an activated electronic inclinometer
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Product overview: Fluke 830 Laser Shaft Alignment Tool

The Fluke 830 Laser Shaft Alignment Tool is the ideal test tool to precision-align rotating shafts in your facility.

It's a known fact - all rotating machinery is susceptible to misalignment. If you're still using rulers and dial indicators to ensure your rotating machinery is properly aligned, you could be losing thousands of dollars per year in replacement bearing costs, hours of unnecessary repair time, and crippling unplanned downtime, not to mention taking years off your machine's useful life.

The Fluke 830 Laser Shaft Alignment tool is easy-to-use, giving you fast, accurate and actionable answers that will keep your plant up and running. When it comes to laser shaft alignment, data is good but answers are better.

Unlike using the straightedge method or dial indicators the Fluke 830 performs the complicated alignment calculations for you, meaning you'll have the answers you need to quickly align your machine and get your plant up and running fast. An enhanced user interface provides easy to understand results that don't require extensive alignment knowledge and the unique "All-in-One" result screen that shows you both coupling results and feet corrections (vertical and horizontal) in real terms making it easy to take corrective action.

Since machine downtime is costly, test repeatability is critical. The Fluke 830 uses a patented single laser precision alignment system that provides accurate and repeatable measurement results so you can be assured you're addressing misalignment problems properly.

Other useful features:

  • Includes a unique “All-in-One” result screen that shows both coupling results and vertical and horizontal feet corrections, making it easy to take corrective action
  • Features a dynamic machine tolerance check that provides continuous evaluation of alignment adjustments so you know when your machine is in the acceptable range
  • Offers unique extend mode to handle gross misalignment by virtually increasing laser detector size
  • Provides auto save and resume capability to ensure your data is there when you need it

Specifications: Fluke 830 Laser Shaft Alignment Tool

CPUIntel XScale PXA270 running at 312 MHz
Memory64 MB RAM, 64 MB flash
DisplayType: TFT, transmissive (sunlight-readable), 65,535 colors, backlit LED
Integrated light sensor for automated adjustment of the brightness to the display according to the lighting conditions which extends battery life
Resolution: 320 x 240 pixel;
Dimensions: 89 mm (3.5 in) diagonal
Keyboard elements: Setup, measure, diagnose, menu, clear, enter, back keys, navigation cursor cross, alphanumeric keyboard and on/off button
LED indicatorsMulticolor LED for laser status and alignment condition
Multicolor LED for battery status
Power supplyIntegrated Lithium-ion polymer rechargeable battery: 7.4 V/ 2.6 Ah (for optional computer) with typical operating time of 17 hours (based upon an operating cycle of 33% measurement, 33% computation and 33% 'sleep' mode)
External interfaceUSB host and USB device (slave)
Integrated wireless communication, Class 1, transmitting power 100 mW
RS232 (serial) for sensor
AC adapter/charger socket
Environmental protectionIP 65 (dustproof and water spray resistant), shockproof
Relative humidity 10% to 90%
Operating temperature-10°C to 50°C (14°F to 122°F)
Storage temperature-20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Dimensions220 mm x 165 mm x 45 mm (8.7 in x 6.5 in x 1.8 in)
Weight742 g (1.64 lb)
Measurement principleCoaxial, reflected laser beam
Environmental protectionIP 67 (submersible, dustproof)
Ambient light protectionYes
Storage temperature-20°C to 80°C (-4°F to 176°F)
Operating temperature0°C to 55°C (32°F to 131°F)
Dimensions107 mm x 70 mm x 49 mm (4 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 in)
Weight177 g (6 1/2 oz)
LaserType: Ga-Al-As semiconductor laser
Wavelength (typical) 675 nm (red, visible)
Safety class: Class 2, FDA 21 CFR 1000 and 1040
Beam power: < 1 mW
Safety precautions: Do not look into laser beam
DetectorMeasurement area: unlimited, dynamically extendible
(U.S. Patent 6,040,903)
Resolution: 1 μm; Accuracy (avg): > 98%
InclinometerMeasurement range: 0° to 360°; Resolution: < 1°
Type90° roof prism; Accuracy (avg): > 99%
Environmental protectionIP 67 (submersible, dustproof)
Operating temperature-20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Storage temperature-20°C to 80°C (-4°F to 176°F)
Dimensions100 mm x 41 mm x 35 mm (4 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 3/8 in)
Weight65 g (2 1/2 oz.)
Carrying case
Dimensions565 mm x 343 mm x 127 mm (22 1/4 in x 13 1/2 in x 5 in)
Weight, including all standard parts5.6 kg (12.3 lb)

Models: Fluke 830 Laser Shaft Alignment Tool

Fluke 830
Fluke 830 Laser Shaft Alignment Tool
  • Fluke 830 Laser Alignment Tool
  • Laser sensor with integrated wireless
  • Laser prism
  • Chain-type mounting bracket with 150 mm support posts (2x)
  • 300 mm support post (4x)
  • Micro fiber cleaning cloth
  • PC cable
  • USB drive
  • USB drive cable
  • Tape measure
  • Power adapter
  • Instruction kit and carrying case

Good morning, is it possible to mount the instrument on shaft 260mm diameter x 20mm? Thank you

Asked by: Massimo
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from best alignment tool out there I have used several shaft alignment tools over the years and the fluke 830 is the easiest and most user friendly that I have come across. It is much better then units that cost double what this tool does. I recommend it all the way.
Date published: 2016-12-09
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