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Marco Jänicke

Person according to ISO 3864

Safety signs must be recognized reliably and quickly. One way to achieve this goal is a systematic application of standardized safety signs, for example according to ISO 7010 with the compilation of safety signs, as these should be better recognized by the frequency of their application.

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History of a symbol

The environmental engineer, Charles Baldwin, took on the task of standardization in 1966. So far so good, nothing unusual. Since safety symbols have been used, they naturally have to be developed.

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Impossible projection

We all know impossible figures. First we could see them at Oscar Reutersvärd. With the Dutch graphic artist M. C. Escher such impossible figures became known to the masses in the 20th century.

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Projections according to ISO 5456-3

The projections according to ISO 5456-3 are simple images created by projecting the object to be illustrated from a point lying at infinity onto a projection plane, the drawing surface. All projections according to ISO 5456-3 are parallel perspectives.

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Layout Transformer

With the IBJ LAYOUT Transformer, properties of print layouts can be inspected or checked. Despite the practically complete digitization of the printing industry, a typometer, and this is exactly what the IBJ LAYOUT Transformer is, still performs very well when importing or checking layouts.

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The Triangle of Illustration

Technical illustrations cannot be evaluated and calculated just by looking at the result. In contrast to many other illustrations, the time needed to create and modify the image and the amount of data play an important role here, in addition to the correct transport of the image message.

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Large manual

Everyone of us tries to write great or great manuals, the Scottish artist Ross Sinclair already succeeded in 2000. A stranger to the branch, this is what it had to come to with all the efforts for digitalization and networking.

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For qualified staff only

For some time now, the symbols “Installation, electrotechnical expertise” and “Installation, mechanical expertise” have increasingly been seen on electrical installation products, for example. These symbols are intended to indicate that specialist knowledge is required to install these products.

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Safety mark test methods

ISO 7010 provides some safety signs. However, depending on the application, these are often either too general, too specific or not available for the specific case. In order to warn the user as precisely as possible, safety signs must therefore be created on the basis of ISO 3864. ISO 9186 provides a clear indication of whether these safety signs are recognized with sufficient accuracy, with test methods for comprehensibility, visual quality and association with the subject of the symbol.

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