Mahr Federal Adds Selectable Resolution to MarCator 1086 & 1087 Digital Indicators

The MarCator 1086 and 1087 line of Digital Indicators now offers a selectable resolution feature to increase application versatility.


PROVIDENCE, RI – Mahr Federal has added a selectable resolution option to MarCator 1086 and 1087 digital indicators, making their indicator family one of the most full featured and versatile available. These digital indicators provide easy operation, a large display, powerful application features and a built-in wireless system for simple transmission of measurements.

The new resolution option offers five different resolutions, ranging from 0.00002″ to 0.0005″ (0.0005 – 0.01 mm). MarCator digital indicators with the selectable option include the 1086 R with large display, the 1086 WR large display/Wetproof IP 54, and the 1087 R and BR with analog/digital display and dynamics. These indicators are also available in the Ri integrated wireless version. Additionally, the MarCator 1086 and 1087 digital indicator line is available with 8 mm (3/8″) mounting stems and a full range of backs for easy mounting into existing gages.

Using the selectable resolution option with Ri indicators provides an easy cost-effective way of creating a wireless data collection package. With an i-stick USB receiver and MarCom software, users can record data from work pieces that have varying tolerances. Integrated wireless digital indicators are the most economical way to update an existing bench or hand gage for data collection. It involves no change in the operator’s way of measuring parts, but allows those measurements to be documented and used for process and quality decisions.

To switch the indicator’s resolution, simply enter the main menu of the indicator and scroll over to the “resolution display,” which is typically defaulted to 0.0001″ (0.002 mm). From here, users can use the up arrow option to choose the appropriate resolution to accommodate varying gaging applications.

Mahr Federal Inc., a member of the Mahr Group, has been providing dimensional measurement solutions to fit customer application needs for over 150 years. The company manufactures and markets a wide variety of dimensional metrology equipment, from simple and easy-to-use handheld gages to technically advanced measurement systems for form, contour, surface finish and length. Mahr Federal is also well known as a producer of custom-designed gages and a provider of calibration and contract measurement services. Mahr Federal’s calibration laboratories are accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 NVLAP Lab Code 200605-0 (see our Scope of Accreditation for accredited calibration processes). For more information visit

For additional information, contact:
Mahr Federal Inc.
1144 Eddy Street
Providence RI 02905 USA
Tel: (800) 343-2050 or (401) 784-3100
Fax: (401) 784-3246
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