Horizontal Balancing Machines

Combination drive horizontal balancing machine

Horizontal balancing machines have the rotor mounted horizontally on them. They are usually supported on two supports and are driven through the use of a belt drive or an end drive arrangement. The balancing on a horizontal balancing machine can be done in two planes or on a single plane.

Balancing machines are available for components ranging from few hundred grams to many thousand kilograms.

Precibalance horizontal hard bearing balancing machines come with the following features standard to enable users to have a quick and easy operation

  • Permanently calibrated balancing electronics. The balancing machine electronics transparently handles balancing at various speeds to always give precise results.
  • Optical non contact RPM sensor. Laser RPM sensor is supplied standard. Special applications may use other sensors.
  • Remote angle electronic protractor function using rotary encoder is supplied standard to enable the balancing machine operator to quickly and precisely locate the unbalance.
  • Automatic calibration function for quick, accurate and automatic calibration of the balancing machine.
  • Automatic positioning function at unbalance location optionally available
  • Versatile drive arrangement options possible. End drive, belt drive or a combination drive consisting of end drive and a belt drive on the same machine is available. Other drives such as self powered drive, pneumatic drives can also be integrated on Precibalance horizontal balancing machines due to the modular nature of the machine.

Belt Drive Balancing Machine

Marine Propeller Balancing Machine
Marine Propeller Balancing Machine

A marine propeller balanced on a horizontal belt drive balancing machine. Marine propellers are balanced on Precibalance balancing machines for lower vibration levels, higher operation speeds and longer service life. Standard features like static couple separation, indexing and tooling error compensation enable the balancing of the propellers precisely.

A marine propeller balanced on a horizontal belt drive balancing machine. Marine propellers are balanced on Precibalance balancing machines for lower vibration levels, higher operation speeds and longer service life. Standard features like static couple separation, indexing and tooling error compensation enable the balancing of the propellers precisely.

A marine propeller balanced on a horizontal belt drive balancing machine. Marine propellers are balanced on Precibalance balancing machines for lower vibration levels, higher operation speeds and longer service life. Standard features like static couple separation, indexing and tooling error compensation enable the balancing of the propellers precisely.

Balancing Machine for Wind Turbine Parts
Balancing Machine for Wind Turbine Parts

Wind Turbine parts being balanced on a Horizontal Belt Drive Balancing Machine.

Wind Turbine parts being balanced on a Horizontal Belt Drive Balancing Machine.

Wind Turbine parts being balanced on a Horizontal Belt Drive Balancing Machine.

Upgraded Schenck Balancing Machine – Cast Aluminium Fan
Upgraded Schenck Balancing Machine – Cast Aluminium Fan

A cast aluminium fan being balanced on an upgraded schenck horizontal balancing machine

A cast aluminium fan being balanced on an upgraded schenck horizontal balancing machine

A cast aluminium fan being balanced on an upgraded schenck horizontal balancing machine

Balancing machines for Rotogravure Print Rolls
Balancing machines for Rotogravure Print Rolls

A rotogravure print roll balanced on a horizontal belt drive balancing machine with space saving electrical panel for places with constrained real estate. Print rolls are run at increasing speeds to improve output. Running at higher speeds require good balancing to within specified tolerances to have acceptable output quality. Precibalance balancing machines enable balancing of… Read More »Balancing machines for Rotogravure Print Rolls

A rotogravure print roll balanced on a horizontal belt drive balancing machine with space saving electrical panel for places with constrained real estate. Print rolls are run at increasing speeds to improve output. Running at higher speeds require good balancing to within specified tolerances to have acceptable output quality. Precibalance balancing machines enable balancing of… Read More »Balancing machines for Rotogravure Print Rolls

A rotogravure print roll balanced on a horizontal belt drive balancing machine with space saving electrical panel for places with constrained real estate. Print rolls are run at increasing speeds to improve output. Running at higher speeds require good balancing to within specified tolerances to have acceptable output quality. Precibalance balancing machines enable balancing of… Read More »Balancing machines for Rotogravure Print Rolls

Upgraded Schenck Balancing Machine – Marine Propeller
Upgraded Schenck Balancing Machine – Marine Propeller

A marine propeller being balanced on a upgraded schenck balancing machine Side view of the upgraded balancing machine

A marine propeller being balanced on a upgraded schenck balancing machine Side view of the upgraded balancing machine

A marine propeller being balanced on a upgraded schenck balancing machine Side view of the upgraded balancing machine

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A belt drive balancing machine uses a belt for rotating the rotor on the balancing machine. The advantage of the belt drive is the error from the thin relatively weightless belt is low giving more precise balancing results compared to an end drive with universal shaft coupling. The belt drive arrangement is ideal for rotors where there is space available to mount a belt, the traction requirements are moderate and higher accuracy is required.

A Precibalance belt drive balancing machine comes equipped with remote angle electronic protractor function as a standard feature. This makes the determination of the unbalance angle effortless. The quick release tensioner and the belt drive arrangement enables quick and easy setting of the belts on the rotor.

The RPM sensor is a non contact optical/laser reflective type sensor enabling easy setting of RPM sensor for unbalance measurement.

End Drive Balancing Machine

Fan Balancing Machine
Fan Balancing Machine

An Axial Fan being balanced on a Horizontal End Drive Balancing Machine. Standard features such as tooling error compensation and static couple separation enable easy balancing of fan components.

An Axial Fan being balanced on a Horizontal End Drive Balancing Machine. Standard features such as tooling error compensation and static couple separation enable easy balancing of fan components.

An Axial Fan being balanced on a Horizontal End Drive Balancing Machine. Standard features such as tooling error compensation and static couple separation enable easy balancing of fan components.

Pump Impeller Balancing Machine
Pump Impeller Balancing Machine

Pump impeller being balanced on a horizontal end drive balancing machine. The high accuracy of Precibalance balancing machines enables pump components to be balanced quickly and efficiently. The pump impeller balancing machine with the result display in view. Result screen shows the unbalance results and the remote angle protractor function for easy identification of unbalance.… Read More »Pump Impeller Balancing Machine

Pump impeller being balanced on a horizontal end drive balancing machine. The high accuracy of Precibalance balancing machines enables pump components to be balanced quickly and efficiently. The pump impeller balancing machine with the result display in view. Result screen shows the unbalance results and the remote angle protractor function for easy identification of unbalance.… Read More »Pump Impeller Balancing Machine

Pump impeller being balanced on a horizontal end drive balancing machine. The high accuracy of Precibalance balancing machines enables pump components to be balanced quickly and efficiently. The pump impeller balancing machine with the result display in view. Result screen shows the unbalance results and the remote angle protractor function for easy identification of unbalance.… Read More »Pump Impeller Balancing Machine

Wind Mill Parts Balancing Machine
Wind Mill Parts Balancing Machine

Wind Mill parts being balanced on a Horizontal End Drive Balancing Machine. A compact space saving panel design is used for the machine.

Wind Mill parts being balanced on a Horizontal End Drive Balancing Machine. A compact space saving panel design is used for the machine.

Wind Mill parts being balanced on a Horizontal End Drive Balancing Machine. A compact space saving panel design is used for the machine.

Oil Mill Component Balancing Machine
Oil Mill Component Balancing Machine

Horizontal Balancing Machine for oil mill components. Combination drive machine provides option of both end-drive and belt drive for balancing the rotors. This flexibility enables the user to choose the appropriate drive to minimize the tooling and errors from tooling based on the component.

Horizontal Balancing Machine for oil mill components. Combination drive machine provides option of both end-drive and belt drive for balancing the rotors. This flexibility enables the user to choose the appropriate drive to minimize the tooling and errors from tooling based on the component.

Horizontal Balancing Machine for oil mill components. Combination drive machine provides option of both end-drive and belt drive for balancing the rotors. This flexibility enables the user to choose the appropriate drive to minimize the tooling and errors from tooling based on the component.

Balancing Machine for Mining Component
Balancing Machine for Mining Component

Mining component being balanced on a Horizontal End Drive Balancing Machine.

Mining component being balanced on a Horizontal End Drive Balancing Machine.

Mining component being balanced on a Horizontal End Drive Balancing Machine.

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An end drive balancing machine uses an universal shaft to couple the drive with the rotor being balanced. This type of drive is particularly suitable for cases where there is no provision to mount a belt, positive drive without slippage or a high torque is required to rotate the rotor.

The balancing machine comes with variable speed drive to enable balancing of the component at optimum speed. Built in software features like tooling error compensation reduce the error appearing from the adapter tooling enabling an accurate balancing.

Combination Drive Balancing Machine

Centrifugal Separator Balancing Machine
Centrifugal Separator Balancing Machine

Balancing machines for centrifugal separator components. Combination drive machines are available for applications where belt drive and end drive is required.

Balancing machines for centrifugal separator components. Combination drive machines are available for applications where belt drive and end drive is required.

Balancing machines for centrifugal separator components. Combination drive machines are available for applications where belt drive and end drive is required.

Alternator Balancing Machine
Alternator Balancing Machine

Alternator Rotor balanced on a Horizontal Combination Drive Balancing Machine using the end drive. Combination drive machines are well suited for electrical workshop applications where some components have to be driven with universal shaft coupling and some have to be driven with a belt for accuracy. Precibalance balancing machines combines the versatility, ease of use… Read More »Alternator Balancing Machine

Alternator Rotor balanced on a Horizontal Combination Drive Balancing Machine using the end drive. Combination drive machines are well suited for electrical workshop applications where some components have to be driven with universal shaft coupling and some have to be driven with a belt for accuracy. Precibalance balancing machines combines the versatility, ease of use… Read More »Alternator Balancing Machine

Alternator Rotor balanced on a Horizontal Combination Drive Balancing Machine using the end drive. Combination drive machines are well suited for electrical workshop applications where some components have to be driven with universal shaft coupling and some have to be driven with a belt for accuracy. Precibalance balancing machines combines the versatility, ease of use… Read More »Alternator Balancing Machine

Centrifugal Fan Impeller Balancing Machine
Centrifugal Fan Impeller Balancing Machine

A centrifugal impeller fan being balanced in the over hang condition.

A centrifugal impeller fan being balanced in the over hang condition.

A centrifugal impeller fan being balanced in the over hang condition.

Multi Stage Pump Balancing Machine
Multi Stage Pump Balancing Machine

A multi stage pump being balanced on a horizontal combination drive balancing machine

A multi stage pump being balanced on a horizontal combination drive balancing machine

A multi stage pump being balanced on a horizontal combination drive balancing machine

Workshop Balancing Machine – Combination Drive
Workshop Balancing Machine – Combination Drive

A leather processing roll component being balanced on a horizontal combination drive balancing machine.

A leather processing roll component being balanced on a horizontal combination drive balancing machine.

A leather processing roll component being balanced on a horizontal combination drive balancing machine.

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A combination drive balancing machine has both a belt drive and an end drive on the machine with a common bed and pedestal assembly.

This makes the combo drive balancing machine a versatile option as either type of drive can be selected based on the rotor to be balanced. This is especially useful in general purpose workshop and repair, maintenance and overhaul applications where the type of rotors to be balanced is varied.

Precibalance combination drive balancing machines utilize a common electrical drive selecting the type of drive using a changeover switch. The software and hardware of the Precibalance balancing machine instrumentation natively supports a combination drive balancing machine enabling a seamless change over, setting and balancing operation. The dual encoder provision of the Precibalance balancing electronics, offers remote angle electronic protractor function on both the drives transparently to the operator.