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Shaft alignment tool TKSA 71

Versatility and performance for professional alignment

Designed for professional alignment in harsh industrial environments, the TKSA 71 complements SKF’s offering with a high-end shaft alignment tool. The instrument is very versatile with ultra-compact measuring units for use in extremely narrow spaces. Its dedicated software applications enable different types of alignments, including horizontal and vertical shafts, spacer shafts and machine trains. Superior alignment performance and long-term industrial durability are achieved with an innovative instrument design that offers high measurement accuracy and excellent protection against dust and water in harsh environments.

TKSA 71 advantages

  • Easy-to-use - Intuitive software applications, guided alignment processes and explanatory videos 
  • Wide range of applications - Comprehensive accessories and dedicated software applications
  • Superior alignment performance - Up to 10 m measurement distance, disturbance compensation, measurement flexibility, only 40° total rotation, automatic measurement and customised alignments with target values
  • Protection against harsh environments - Completely sealed measuring units (IP67) to withstand dust and water
  • Ultra-compact measuring units - Use in extremely narrow spaces
  • Robust carrying case - Excellent protection, convenient transport and wireless in-case charging

Demonstration video TKSA 71

Alignment applications

QR code for TKSA 51 and 71 apps
The TKSA 71 functions quickly and intuitively using six software apps tailored for different alignment jobs. Designed for use without prior training, these simple-to-use apps are available free of charge for both Android and iOS platforms. Common features include comprehensive, automatic reports, export and sharing options, instructional videos within the app, built-in tolerance guidelines, 3-D live view, disturbance compensation and a fully functional demonstration mode.

Apps for use with TKSA 71

Complete system for your alignment needs

The TKSA 71 base model includes standard accessories for most alignment tasks. It is supplied in a rugged case that meets most airline requirements for cabin luggage.

The TKSA 71/PRO model includes additional accessories such as sliding brackets, magnetic bases and offset brackets that are useful for more demanding alignment jobs. This model is supplied in a larger, rugged trolley case.

The TKSA 71D and TKSA 71D/PRO include an additional display device with a protective cover and pre-installed apps. Both systems are ready for use without internet connection or account setup.

Measuring device: Measuring units (M & S) with standard V-bracket (1), Wireless charging pods with USB cable (2), Tape measure (3)
Standard accessories: Extension chains (4), Extension rods (5), Mounting magnets (6)
Advanced accessories: Sliding brackets (7), Offset brackets (8), Additional extension rods (9), Magnetic bases (10)

Ordering designations

TKSA 71Measuring units with wireless charging pods
Carrying case meets most airlines’ carry-on requirements
Standard accessories
Protected display device for industrial use, TKSA DISPLAY
TKSA 71/PROMeasuring units with wireless charging pods
Trolley case with additional storage space
Standard and advanced accessories
Protected display device for industrial use, TKSA DISPLAY
TKSA 71/ACCESSUpgrade kit from TKSA 71 to 71/PRO that can be ordered separately and includes advanced accessories and the large trolley case.
TKSA DISPLAYAndroid tablet with min 7 in. screen size, protective cover for industrial environments and pre-installed apps.


2 x TKSA 71 measuring units (M & S)
2 x Standard V-brackets with chains 480 mm (18.9 in.), rods 80 mm (3.1 in.) and magnets
2 x Extensions chains 1m (3.3 ft.)
1 x USB to Micro USB split charging cable
2 x Wireless charging pads
1 x Measuring tape 5 m (16.4 ft.)
1 x Printed certificate of calibration and conformance
1 x Printed quick start guide (English)
4 x Extension rods 120 mm (4.7 in.)
1 x Rugged carrying case (IP67), 365 x 295 x 170 mm (14.4 x 11.6 x 6.7 in.)
2 x TKSA 71 measuring units (M & S)
2 x Standard V-brackets with chains 480 mm (18.9 in.), rods 80 mm (3.1 in.) and magnets
2 x Extensions chains 1m (3.3 ft.)
1 x USB to Micro USB split charging cable
2 x Wireless charging pads
1 x Measuring tape 5 m (16.4 ft.)
1 x Printed certificate of calibration and conformance
1 x Printed quick start guide (English)
8 x Extension rods 120 mm (4.7 in.)
2 x Magnetic bases (TKSA MAGBASE)
2 x Sliding brackets (TKSA 51-SLDBK)
2 x Offset brackets 50 mm (2 in.)
1 x Large, rugged trolley case (IP67), 610 x 430 x 265 mm (24 x 16.9 x 10.4 in.)
  • Technische Daten
    DesignationTKSA 71  and  TKSA71/PRO
    Sensors and communication20 mm (0.8 in.) 2nd gen. PSD with line laser Class 2. Inclinometer ±0.1°; Bluetooth 4.0 LE"
    System measuring distance0,04 to 10 m (0.13 to 32.8 ft.)
    Measuring errors / displayed resolution<1% ±10 µm / 10 µm (0.1 mil)
    Operating time and charging~8 hours, rechargeable Li-ion battery,  10 min. wireless charging for 1 hour usage
    Measuring unit dimensions / weight52 × 64 × 33 mm (2.1 × 2.5 × 1.3 in.) / 130 g (4.6 oz.)
    Operating deviceTKSA DISPLAY, Galaxy Tab Active and iPad mini recommended, iPad 3rd generation,
    iPod touch 5th generation, iPhone 4S, Galaxy S4 or above (all not included)
    Software / App updateApple App Store or on Google Play Store
    Operating system requirementsApple iOS 9 or Android OS 4.4.2 (and above)
    Alignment applicationsHorizontal shaft alignment, vertical shaft alignment, soft foot, spacer shaft alignment, values,
    machine train shaft alignment
    Alignment method3 position measurement with guided 9–12–3 positions, free measurement (min. 40° total rotation),
    automatic measurement, disturbance compensation, target alignment values
    Live correction valuesVertical and horizontal machine position correction
    Extra featuresGuided alignment measurements, 3-D live view, screen flip, comprehensive automatic PDF reports
    Shaft diameters20 to 150 mm diameter (0.8 to 5.9 in.), up to 450 mm (17.7 in.) with included extension chains
    Max. recommended coupling height45 mm (1.8 in.) with standard rods, plus 120 mm (4.7 in.) per set of extension rods
    IP ratingIP67
    Total weight (incl. case)TKSA 71: 3,9 kg (8.6 lb)
    TKSA 71/PRO: 12,5 kg (27.6 lb)
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