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Running smoothy? Position-dependent magnetic field measurement for the optimum electric motor - Image
The operating principle of an electric motor is based on magnets and their properties. Without them it would not be possible to convert electrical energy into motion. In order to optimize an electric motor in terms of efficiency and noise level, the magnets used must meet the most precise...
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2020-02-14 | Know-how | Reilly, Karin
Smart Factory: New Standard for Metrology - Image
Networked, intelligent, self-controlling, resource-saving production – this is the high goal of Industry 4.0. To ensure that metrology also fulfills its role in this scenario, Mahr is working together with other manufacturers on a new communication standard based on OPC UA. Smart Factory,...
Traceability of measurement results - Meeting standards through digitization  - Image
The joint development project between Mahr and Böhme & Weihs is based on the new Industry 4.0 capability of handheld measuring devices. The goal: The complete traceability of all recorded measurement results. Requirements that have always been an integral part of standards can now be...
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2020-01-15 | Know-how | Reilly, Karin
Analyzing surfaces: Is 3D better? - Image
In addition to the tried-and-tested, tactile measuring methods, optical 3D measuring devices offer you new insights into the structures of your workpiece surface. A corresponding standard has been around for years - but it is not well known. Find out here when the three-dimensional analysis offers...
Optical or tactile surface analysis: Which measuring method is best when? - Image
Qualified analysis of machined surfaces is based on the choice of the correct measuring method. Tactile and optical measuring techniques offer advantages and disadvantages that need to be weighed carefully. Two-dimensional profile sections are still considered the state of the art, but surface...
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2019-03-18 | Know-how | Reilly, Karin
Discontinuation of Windows 7: What you need to know - Image
The extended support for version 7 of the Windows operating system has been officially discontinued for January 2020. Microsoft has already successively discontinued support since January 2015, as the technology of the operating system has meanwhile been overtaken by that of its successor...
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2019-03-18 | Know-how | Reilly, Karin
Using Air Gaging for Measurement of Orthopedic Devices - Image
For patients, high-quality orthopedic components mean that implants can be kept for as long as possible, reducing or even eliminating the need for further procedures down the road. In order to ensure the level of quality required, many orthopedic device manufacturers use high-precision air gaging...
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2019-02-18 | Know-how | Reilly, Karin
Form measurement: Understanding common problems - Image
Form is a relatively easy to detect feature in many ways: after the measurement, the data is filtered to determine the results. It is one of the most basic measurements in support of many manufacturing processes – but some steps are still performed erroneously again and again. In this...
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2019-02-18 | Know-how | Reilly, Karin
Practical tip: Personalizing MarWin applications - Image
In order to start your data acquisition more quickly, thereby accelerating the measurement process in its entirety, you have the option of personalizing and customizing the user login for all MarWin applications (such as MarSurf, MarForm or MarOpto). Not only faster, but also more reliable ...
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2019-01-09 | Know-how | Reilly, Karin
Quality assurance with optical 3D measurement: the tribo test - Image
In order to have sound knowledge about the longevity of a workpiece, one must know its tribological values. The tribo test tests a material pair for wear. The resulting surface changes, which reach into the nanoscale, provide valuable information about the nature, functionality and longevity of...
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