2. Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory

The scientific activity of the laboratory

The aim of the Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory is to conduct research and development and implementation works in the field of modern technologies for machine design and maintenance and mechatronics:

  • development and application research for: unconventional manufacturing technologies, environmentally friendly manufacturing technologies, rapid prototyping and rapid manufacturing, mechatronics, surface engineering, diagnostics of machines and devices, technical metrology,
  • the development of innovative products and manufacturing processes: production processes optimation, computer-aided technological processes, surface engineering technologies
  • designing of innovative construction, research on the possibilities of a wider application of computer-aided design of details and tools, the use of modern analytical and computational methods
  • analysis of mechanical, fatigue and tribological properties of machine elements as well as model and experimental studies of thermal and stress phenomena of these elements.


The Laboratory includes the following laboratories:

2.1. Laboratory for Machining and CNC
2.2. Computer Aided Manufacturing Laboratory
2.3. Foundry and Welding Laboratory
2.4. Laboratory for Testing Properties of Materials and Products
2.5. Thermal Fields and Stress Research Laboratory


key equipment

  • spark optical emission spectrometer
  • hardness and microhardness tester
  • block on ring wear tester
  • roughness measuring system
  • tensile testing machine


Head of the Laboratory

Rafał Reizer, PhD, DSc, Associate Professor

building A0, wing B1, room 338

tel. +48 17 851 85 82

email: rreizer@ur.edu.pl


key publications

  1. Pawlus, R. Reizer, M. Wieczorowski “Simulation of plateau-honed cylinder liner surface texture creation using superimposition approach” Precision Engineering (2023)
  2. Pawlus, R. Reizer, M. Wieczorowski, G. Królczyk “Study of surface texture measurement errors” Measurement (2023) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2023.112568
  3. Pawlus, R. Reizer, M. Wieczorowski, G. Królczyk “Parametric description of one-process surface texture” Measurement (2022) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2022.112066
  4. Pawlus, R. Reizer ”Functional importance of honed cylinder liner surface texture: A review” Tribology International (2022) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2021.107409
  5. Pawlus, R. Reizer, M. Wieczorowski “Analysis of surface texture of plateau-honed cylinder liner – A review” Precision Engineering (2021) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.precisioneng.2021.08.001



We offer:

  • static tensile tests,
  • impact tests,
  • hardness and microhardness tests,
  • tribological tests
  • spectrometric identification
  • analysis and measurement of roughness profile,
  • roughness (waviness) parameters determination according to ISO 4287, ISO 13565-2 -3 and ISO 21920-2,
  • analysis and measurement of surface topography,
  • determination of surface parameters acording to ISO 25178-2