Monday, February 29, 2016

New Software has 2016 off to the Right Start!

At Mark-10, we’re looking forward to another exciting year.  

One of the first things to note is the launch of our new website, as mentioned in our 2015 Accomplishments blog! The new look adds improved and easily accessible navigation tools, enhanced content, and clear links to products, downloads, videos, FAQs, and handy unit conversion calculators.

We’re proud to introduce MESUR™gauge Plus software, combining test stand start/stop commands with data collection. That means that the operator only needs to click once to simultaneously start the motion of a test stand and collect data.

Throughout the year we have plans to further expand and enhance our product line, with new grips, accessories, and more significant products as well. Keep your eyes peeled to our website and social media posts for the latest news.

Behind the scenes, we’ve invested in new equipment, particularly in our state-of-the-art CNC machine shop. Our continued investments in manufacturing capabilities underscore our commitment to Made in the USA – from engineering to manufacturing to tech support. In-house machining and assembly allows us to develop products more quickly, produce them more accurately, and deliver them from stock. 

We look forward to continuing to serve you throughout 2016 and beyond. Please feel free to contact us at any time for more information on our products and services.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Measuring the Accomplishments of 2015

We’re starting 2016 off on a good note, but before getting ahead of ourselves, let’s take a look back at the past year and highlight some of our proudest achievements.

2015 was a very exciting year with many new innovations and developments. The most noticeable change for our customers was the redesign of our website. The new, clean site is easier to navigate and includes additional technical information, enhanced readability, graphics, and an overall fresher look. The Industries and Applications section has been particularly well received as a helpful resource in which to assess our products’ applications by industry.

Last Spring we launched two new products. The new ESM303 Motorized Test Stand advances an earlier version (ESM301), with several enhancements to improve the user experience – quieter operation, improved cable management, USB output, automatic position memory during power cycles, and many other enhancements, while still maintaining an attractive price.

Our new WT3-201M motorized wire crimp pull tester is an all-in-one solution for measuring wire terminal pull-off forces of up to 200 lbF. Features include an auto-start function that begins when the sample is loaded and auto-reverse at sample break. Pulling to a load and maintaining a load is also possible, along with the ability to save multiple test profiles. Testing throughput is increased with automatic data storage and statistical calculations.

We’ve also invested in new production equipment. We’re particularly proud of our new Haas 5-axis CNC milling machine, able to mill complex shapes from a variety of materials, all while reducing setup time – thereby leading to greater throughput and accuracy.

This year we’re actively planning more additions and enhancements to our products, capabilities, and other initiatives. Our goal, as always, is better engineering, better products, and a better user experience.

For additional information on Mark-10’s products and services, please contact us or visit our website.