Tablet-based app for pump-motor alignment
tab@lign combines laser measurement technology with tablet and smartphone devices and can run on iOS and Android platforms
tab@lign is a tablet-based solution for pump-motor alignment which combines the PRÜFTECHNIK laser measurement technology with a tablet and smartphone devices. Features include a Bluetooth module for wireless communication and pre-assembled brackets for quick mounting. It also allows for measurement results to be emailed as a single-page graphical report and has an active clock measurement mode. The tab@lign App runs on Apple and Android mobile devices and can be downloaded for free.
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