GEOLUX EL Laser Wheel Aligner
GEOLUX EL Laser Wheel Aligner
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GEOLUX EL Laser Wheel Aligner
Laser wheel aligner for cars and light commercial vehicles
Laser wheel aligner GEOLUX is a device to measure all car wheel angle settings.
Is possible to measure all wheel settings necessary for perfect car road behaviour and optimal tyre wear.
The Geolux EL is not your average laser wheel aligner as it has some unique features not standard on most laser wheel aligners, see below:
- It includes 2 self-centring wheel clamps that has 4 jaws that clamp onto the wheel securely instead of the alignment heads on a hanger style bracket
- The wheel clamps are with run-out compensator, self-centring
- Digital inclinometers are built into each measuring head so you have 2 independent readings for each side for camber, caster and KPI
- Digital display of camber, caster and KPI
- Can be used with a android based software to view and enter readings and also print off alignment report for your customer
- It can also read wheel rotation angle during Castor swing procedure, so scales are not necessary on turn disks.
This can be viewed on the digital display or via the optional android software
- Measuring head left, 1 piece
- Measuring head right, 1 piece
- Self-centring wheel clamp for 12”-19” wheels, 2 pieces
- Centring scale with hangers, for 12”-19” wheels, 1 pair
- Steering wheel holder, 1 piece
- Brake pedal depressor, 1 piece
- Operators manual, 1 piece
- Turn disks,
- Full floating turntable with scale 60°- 0°- 60°, maximum axle load 2500 kg, 2 pieces
- Slide plates,
- Wall cabinet
- Geolux android software
- Maximum axle load 2500 kg (max turntables load)
- Maximum outer tyre diameter 830mm
- Power supply: Battery operated 4 batteries 1.5 volt, size AA (Ø14×50 mm) in each measuring head
- Lasers: Class II, max 1.2 mW
Principle of operation:
Car wheel alignment consist of measurement of horizontal and vertical angles.
The value of horizontal angles we read directly from scales which are highlighted by beams coming from laser modules mounted in the measuring heads.
The values of vertical angles and wheel rotation is measured in electronic way and can be accessed directly from digital display. Optionally is possible also to observe them also on external Android smartphone or tablet. Collection of all Caster/KPI results is done during one Caster swing process.
Basic condition to get a precise readings is a confidence that pivot of a wheel clamp where we put on a head is exactly in an axis of wheel rotation. To get this we carefully make run-out procedure using wheel clamp compensators.
1 Laser beam transverse. For measuring of Toe and Set-back
2 Laser beam pointing rearward for reference front wheels to rear wheels
3 Scale for Toe and Set-back
4 Control lever for vertical adjustment of the transverse laser beam
5 Spirit level for arm
6 Adapter hole for attachment to the wheel clamp.
7 Projector display.
9 Battery holder with 4 batteries type AA -1.5 Volt (Ø14x50mm).
10 On/off switch.
Wheel clamp with run-out compensator, self-centring
The jaws of the wheel clamp can be turned for clamping inside or outside on the rim.
Carry out of measurement:
In order to assure correct wheel alignment, all wheels of the vehicle should be located on an area which is level in transverse and longitudinal direction.
The suspension, steering system and wheels should be serviced to normal condition prior to wheel alignment.
Attaching the wheel aligner:
We attach clamps on a front wheels , scales on rear wheels and the measuring units on a clamp pivots.
To make sure of perfect pivot alignment with the wheel rotating axle we start a run-out procedure.
Therefore we rise the front of a car
And rotate a wheel observing a laser spot on a rear scale
If the spot is moving aside of center value we perform run-out procedure.
After this, laser beam doesn’t move aside and stays in the center.
Afterwards we lower the car and apply brake pedal depressor and steering wheel lock
(after setting in a center position)
Front axle measurement:
After previous preparations we are ready to read angle values of front axle, assuming that rear axle thrust angle is close to zero.
Front wheels should be steered until the readings on left and right scale at the rear wheels are the same
(A = B).
The front wheels are now in straight ahead position.
Now we can directly read toe and camber values. In most cases is enough. In case to obtain caster and KPI we have to steer front wheels 10 or 20 to the left and right.
If we want to take care about four wheels we have to start from the rear axle.
Thanks of device construction rear axle trust angle is taken into consideration while measuring front toe.
As a result we obtain all necessary values readings and regulations we need for a perfect car driving on a road.
Please contact us for more information or to arrange a demo
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We at Ryan’s automotive pride ourselves on the support we give with the products we sell,
As we believe that selling the product to the customer is only the 1st step and that ongoing support is very important so the customer can get good value from his equipment,
We are also in a great position to support these products as we use them in our own workshop,
Support and after sales service can sometimes be a very loosely used terms and it is not always clear what the supplier is committing to this is why we want to explain as clearly as possible what both parties are committing to,
All of the below is based on units sold in Ireland (32 counties) and for outside Ireland it is not possible to provide all of the below support and after sales in the same forms for example loaner units calling on site etc so please enquire for more information if you are based outside of Ireland
All GEOLUX wheel aligners come with 1 year warranty
And all warranty repairs if required will be either carried out on site or the unit picked up and taken back to Ryan’s Automotive for repairs.
We aim to keep the customer up and running and will either have the issue fixed or a loaner unit (subject to availability) delivered to the customer within 72 hours (Monday to Friday)
The 1 year warranty is subject to correct use, maintenance and servicing according to the maintenance instructions in the user manual.
Items excluded from the 1 year warranty are
Machine calibrations (if knocked out of calibration due to mishandling)
Damage to any of the components caused by incorrect power supply, Excessive dampness, or any other damage caused by ingress, other foreign bodies, accidental damages, incorrect use damages or unauthorised modifications.
Conditions to keep warranty valid
All general maintenance and servicing must be carried out at the correct intervals according to the maintenance instructions in the user manual.
Delivery and Training
Ryan’s Automotive will deliver the unit to you workshop and Install/set up the unit and once set up will provide 4 hours onsite training on use of the machine.
Support and extra training
Ryan’s Automotive will provide machine technical support by phone, WhatsApp, our customer support portal or email when needed (subject to fair use) and can provide extra chargeable training if required.
Servicing, Repairs and Calibrations not covered by the warranty and after the warranty period
Ryan’s Automotive can perform all servicing, maintenance and calibrations that may be needed on these units in Ireland during and after the warranty period at very reasonable rates
For servicing and repairs not covered by warranty or after the warranty we can assist in few different ways
1 Call on site and perform the necessary work and if needed take the unit back to Ryan’s Automotive for
2 Owner can deliverer the machine to Ryan’s Automotive to be repaired (this will save on call out or
3 Arrange to get the unit picked up and taken back to Ryan’s Automotive
4 Send out the necessary parts to the owner and advise over the phone how to perform the necessary
5 Provide a hire unit for the period that the unit is out of action (note this is chargeable for none
warranty repairs and subject to availability)