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Skidless Surface Evaluation System to Be Featured at Mfg4

MarSurf M 400 features a motorized probe height adjustment that can cut measurement time in half.

Published: Friday, March 30, 2012 - 16:49

(Mahr Federal: Providence, RI) -- Mahr Federal, designer and manufacturer of production dimensional measuring technology, will be featuring the addition of an economical and powerful new skidless surface evaluation system to its MarSurf line of mobile surface metrology systems at Manufacturing 4 the Future (Mfg4), May 8–10, 2012, at the Connecticut Convention Center, in Hartford, Connecticut. Mahr Federal will occupy booth No. 1221.

The new MarSurf M 400 features proprietary motorized probe height adjustment that quickly and automatically zeros the probe in seconds and can cut measurement time in half. The M 400 also features a magnetic, breakaway probe mounting system that protects sensitive probes from accidental damage and facilitates fast probe changes. The MarSurf M 400 measures all common international parameters, and features Bluetooth connectivity between the measuring system and the evaluation unit with integrated thermal printer.

Skidless tracing of surface characteristics allows the capture of primary, waviness, and roughness profiles for evaluating more complex parameters. The new MarSurf M 400 offers this capability in a very economical, entry-level system, and is the only one to include proprietary auto-probe zeroing, which can dramatically increase the ease and speed of measurement. The magnetic probe mounting system also protects delicate probes and allows probe arms to be rapidly changed with just a touch.

Operation of the M 400 is fast and easy. The measuring unit can be used alone in different orientations, in combination with various accessories, or mounted on a measuring stand. A large color display on the evaluation unit provides clear, concise results and intuitive operator guidance. The unit is compatible with all appropriate DIN, ISO, JIS, ASME, and MOTIF standards for measuring most common surface finish parameters from the P, W, and R profiles.

The MarSurf M 400 comes in its own carrying case and includes the M 400 Evaluation Unit with integrated thermal printer, and Bluetooth connectivity with the newly designed SD 26 Drive Unit with the breakaway BFW 250 probe system and standard probe arm. Battery or AC adapter operation extends flexibility, and two USB cables allow connection to a PC or optional use with the drive unit.

Also on display will be Mahr Federal’s µMaxµm line of digital indicators, the new generation of MarCal digital calipers, Mahr Federal’s line of Dimensionair air gauging products, and a full range of other Mahr Federal handheld gauges and other dimensional metrology products. For more information visit www.mahr.com.

 

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Mahr Inc. a member of the Mahr Group, manufactures and markets a complete range of dimensional measurement solutions from handheld and custom-made gauges to technically advanced measurement systems for form, contour, surface finish and length for the automotive, aerospace, medical products, electrical, plastics, and optical engineering industries. Mahr also provides calibration and contract measurement services. Mahr's calibration laboratories are accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2005, NVLAP Lab Code 200605-0. Mahr Group is headquartered in Göttingen, Germany. Mahr Inc. is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.