Answer No, Like most other machinery, it is sufficient to bolt the machine base to a sound workshop, floor, preferably with a layer of grout between the floor and the machine base for accurate unbalance measurement. Grouting is increasingly important for larger machines. The strength of the floor only needs to be sufficient to safely support the combined mass of the machine and the heaviest rotor to be balanced. Guidelines for installation of Schenck balancing machines.
Question: Is it necessary to install a dynamic Balancing Machine on a special foundation?