SKF Shaft Alignment Tool TKSA-41

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The SKF Shaft alignment tool TKSA-41 is an advanced laser alignment solution for achieving accurate shaft alignments.


SKF Shaft alignment tool TKSA-41

SKF Shaft alignment tool TKSA-41, with two wireless measurement units, large sized detectors and powerful lasers, the instrument performs precise measurements in even the most challenging conditions. The ergonomic display unit with intuitive touch screen navigation makes your alignments fast and easy, whilst innovative features, like the “free measurement”, increase the alignment performance. With the focus on improving alignment practices, the SKF Shaft Alignment Tool TKSA-41, is one of the industry’s best value alignment solutions.

Features & benefits
  • Wireless communication improves instrument handling and allows alignment of difficult to reach applications from a safe position.
  • Free measurement allows alignment measurements to start at any angle and finish with an angular sweep of just 90°.
  • Automatic measurement enables hands-free measurements by detecting the head position and taking a measurement when the heads are rotated into the right position.
  • Automatic reports are generated after each alignment. The reports can be customised with notes and pictures from the built-in camera for the most comprehensive overview. All reports can be exported as pdf files.
  • Live view supports intuitive measurements and facilitates horizontal and vertical alignments.
  • Machine library gives an overview of all machines and alignment reports.
  • QR codes can be used to further simplify machine identification and improve the alignment workflow.
  • The SKF Shaft Alignment Tool TKSA-41 is supplied in a sturdy SKF carrying case
  • Extensive range of accessories is available.
Technical Data
Designation TKSA 41
Sensors and communication 29 mm (1.1 in.) CCD with line laser Class 2
Inclinometer ±0.5°; Bluetooth 4.0 LE and wired, USB cables
System measuring distance 0,07 to 4 m (0.23 to 13.1 ft)
Measuring errors < 0,5% ±5 µm
Housing material 20% Glass filled Polycarbonate
Operating time Up to 16 hours
Rechargeable LiPo battery
Dimensions 120 × 90 × 36 mm (4.7 × 3.5 × 1.4 in.)
Weight 220 g (0.5 lb)
Operating device 5.6″ colour resistive touchscreen LCD display. High Impact PC/ABS with over mould
Software/App update via USB stick
DU Operating time Up to 8 hours (100% backlight)
Dimensions 205 × 140 × 60 mm (8.1 × 5.5 × 2.4 in.)
Weight 640 g (1.4 lb)
Alignment method Alignment of horizontal shafts, 3 position measurement 9 -12 -3, automatic measurement, measurement (with min. 90° rotation), soft foot
Live correction values Vertical and horizontal
Extra features Machine library, QR code reading, screen orientation flip, automatic .pdf report
Fixture 2 × V-brackets with chains, width 21 mm (0.8 in.)
Shaft diameters 20 to 150 mm (0.8 to 5.9 in.)
300 mm (11.8 in.) with optional extension chains (not included)
Max. coupling height * 105 mm (4.2 in.) with standard rods
195 mm (7.7 in.) with extension rods (included)
Power adapter Input: 100V-240V 50/60Hz AC power supplier
Output: DC 12V 3A with EU, US, UK, AUS adapters
Operating temperature 0 to 45 °C (32 to 113 °F)
IP rating IP 54
Carrying case dimensions 530 × 110 × 360 mm (20.9 × 4.3 × 14.2 in.)
Total weight (incl. case) 4.75 kg (10.5 lb)
Calibration certificate Supplied with 2 years validity
Case content 2 measuring units (M&S)
Display unit
2 shaft brackets with chains 400 mm (15.8 in.) and threaded rods 150 mm (5.9 in.)
Chain tightening rod
4 threaded extension rods 90 mm (3.5 in.)
Power supply with country adapters
2 micro USB to USB cables
Measuring tape
Printed certificate of calibration and conformance
Printed quick start guide (EN)
2x A5 sheets with 6x QR code stickers per sheet (total of 12x stickers)
SKF carrying case

* Depending on the coupling, the brackets can be mounted on the coupling, reducing the coupling height limitation.

Spare Parts
Designation Description
TKSA 41-QR 5x A5 sheets with 6x QR code stickers per sheet (total of 30x stickers)
TKSA 41-DU 1x TKSA 41 Display Unit
TKSA 41-M 1x TKSA 41 M Measuring Unit (incl. 1x USB Cable)
TKSA 41-S 1x TKSA 41 S Measuring Unit (incl. 1x USB Cable)
TKSA ROD90 4x 90 mm (3.5 in) rods threaded for TKSA 31/41/60/80
TKSA 41-STDCH 2x 400 mm (15.8 in) standard chains for TKSA 31/41
TKSA VBK 2x Standard V-brackets (No rods, no chain supplied) for TKSA 31/41/60/80
TKSA TOMMYBAR 1x Tommy bar for TKSA 31/41/60/80
TKSA EXTCHARG 1x Power supply with EU, US, UK, AUS adapters for TKSA 31/41/60/80
TDTC 1/C Toolcase without inlay