for the MAXIM LASE ALIGN MKII Manual
LASER ALIGNMENT GAUGE
tip alignment made simple and accurate
without the need for tape measurements
Simply apply to rail head on one rail and
the spot indicates the point directly
Twin laser heads mounted in a solid metal
frame ensure total accuracy and
Magnets ensure accurate placement.
CORRECT POSITIONING OF DRILL
Lase Align Unit over first hole centre
line. Turn on laser and the red dot will
indicate exactly where on the opposite
rail hole should be drilled. Mark rail
ADJUSTMENT OF SWITCHES
Alignment checked in seconds.
RAIL DIP MEASUREMENT
Between two datum points is clear and
accurate, and easily done at night
without the need for heavy lighting.
Targets supplied to suit
90mm and 255mm tip to bolt centre Targets
for nose alignment using the fixed laser
and rail dip using the adjustable laser
are included in the kit.
Second adjustable laser can be set to the
centre of the Large Target. Bringing the
target to intermediate points will give
an accurate measure of Dip for stone
blowing or shovel packing.
CLASS 2 LASERS FOR
Requires 2 x AA Batteries
||Lase-Align Kit 039/127033
Comprising of:- Base 039/127030 Small
Slewing Target 0111/120123
Large Target 039/127032 (Optional)
INSTRUCTIONS: LASE-ALIGN RAIL ALIGNMENT
Securely fix a short piece of new rail to
the floor or fixed bench parallel to and
1435mm away from a vertical face such as
Make a vertical permanent mark or cut on
the side of the rail head which is facing
the wall at its centre.
Place Lase-Align on rail, aligning the
notch with the mark on the rail head and
switch on the laser pointing towards the
Fix the self-adhesive target supplied to
the wall with the red dot positioned
exactly on the centre cross of the
Before use, the gauge can be checked for
accuracy on the calibration rail. Check
fixed laser to ensure that it is within
the required field of accuracy.
directly at the laser beam.
NEVER shine the
laser at anything other than the rail
faces and particularly not towards
NEVER point the
laser towards oncoming trains or vehicles
as the light can obscure the drivers
off the lasers when not in use.
the gauge to its protective case when not
SWITCH TIP ALIGNMENT
Place Lase-Align onto rail head aligning
the relevant datum line (90mm or 255mm)
with bearer one (toe) stock rail bolt.
The integral magnets will hold the
Lase-Align in place against the field
stock rail face.
Switch on the laser.
Place Small Target on opposing rail with
the relevant datum line with bearer one
(toe) stock rail bolt.
Adjust Lase-Align on rail head until red
laser dot shows on the opposing Small
Target indicating the point exactly
OF DRILL HOLES
Fix Lase Align Unit over first hole
centre line. Turn on laser and the red
dot will indicate exactly where on the
opposite rail hole should be drilled.
Mark rail accordingly.
Place Lase-Align on track with the datum
in line with adjustment switch tip.
Place Small Target over opposite switch
Measure nose to nose measurement from the
switching in accordance with
NR/L2/TRK/2049 and mark the rail head.
Place Lase-Align on rail head with laser
directly over the mark.
Place Small Target in flange way of
adjacent crossing with the centre mark
directly in line behind the nose.
The dot should be on the centreline of
the Small Target.
Select the two datum points and place the
Lase Align on first high point, use Large
Target on the next high point, adjust the
dot using one of the adjusting screws to
position it on lowest line of Large
Target, on the vertical centre line.
Ensure Lase-Align base and target are
both horizontal using levels fitted.
Move the Large Target towards the
Lase-Align and keep it level. The dot on
target will show the low points relative
to datum line.
The Small Target will perform the same
function as the Large Target if