MarSurf XR 1 Roughness measuring station
MarSurf XR 1.  The ideal instrument for a low-cost introduction to user-friendly surface metrology.
The PC-based instrument delivers all common surface parameters and profiles in accordance with international standards, both in the measuring room and in production. MarSurf XR 1 from Mahr stands for innovative roughness evaluation software.
  • Over 80 surface parameters for R-, P- and W-profiles according to current ISO/JIS or MOTIF standards (ISO 12085)
  • Bandpass filter Ls in accordance with current standard; Ls can also be switched off or varied as required
  • Comprehensive measuring records
  • Teach-in methods for the rapid creation of Quick&Easy measuring programs
  • Automatic functions for choosing cut-off and traversing length in accordance with standards
  • Support for various calibration methods (static and dynamic) by specifying the Ra or Rz parameter
  • Adjustable maintenance and calibration intervals
  • Multiple measuring station configurations for custom applications
  • Range of options provide system flexibility
  • Various user levels protect the device against misuse and prevent unauthorized people from using it
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Measuring principle
Stylus method
BFW skidless system with MarSurf SD 26 drive unit and/or PHT skidded system with MarSurf RD 18 drive unit
Measuring range mm
+/- 250 µm (up to +/- 750 µm with 3x probe arm length) applies to BFW system
350 µm applies to PHT probe system
Filter according to ISO/JIS
filter as per ISO 16610-21(replaced Gaussian filter as per ISO 11562), robust Gaussian filter a per ISO 16610-31
Traversing lengths
MarSurf GD 26 / SD 26: Automatic; 0.56 mm*; 1.75 mm; 5.6 mm; 17.5 mm, 56 mm,
Measurement up to stop, variable
* Traversing length dependent on  drive unit
RD 18: Automatic; 1.75 mm; 5.6 mm; 17.5 mm
Number n of sampling length according to ISO/JIS
1 to 50 (default: 5)
2 µm
Measuring force (N)
0.75 mN
Surface parameters
Over 80 surface parameters for R, P and W profiles according to current ISO/JIS or MOTIF standards (ISO 12085)

Machine building
  • Bearings, shafts, racks, valves, various components from the engineering and precision engineering industry

  • Automotive industry
  • Steering, brake system, gearbox, crankshaft, camshaft, cylinder head, cylinder block, turbocharger

  • Medicine
  • Surface roughness measurement for hip and knee endoprostheses

  • Aerospace
  • Turbine components

  • Optics
  • Various optical components

General software options:
  • Dominant waviness (WDc) for MarWin
  • ISO 13565-3 surface parameters
  • QS-STAT / QS-STAT Plus
  • Profile processing
  • User defined parameters between operator and authorized personnel
  • Contour 1 for MarSurf XR 1 / XR 20 (in conjunction with MarSurf SD 26 drive unit)
  • All options on one MLK

Software options:
  • Option RoughnessPlus
  • Option MeasurementPlus
  • Digital I/O set

  • Skidded or skidless tracing
  • Drive units MarSurf  GD 26 and/or MarSurf SD 26 and/or MarSurf RD 18

  • MarSurf XR 1, Software MarWin EasyRoughness, Mahr license key with standard license
  • Drive unit adapter
  • All-in-one PC optional
  • MarSurf SD 26 and/or RD 18 drive unit set including probe system
  • MFW 250 B probe system set
  • MarSurf ST-G measuring stand
  • CT 120 XY table