Antal Nagy


Roughness measurement is of highlighted importance in production for describing the quality control of manufacturing processes for the functional, tribological, etc. properties of the surfaces of parts. In the last 15 years or so the areal roughness studied on topographies has also become more common, as it provides a more accurate and detailed characterization of the surfaces. However, with relatively little experience and different technical conditions, topographies are analyzed differently. Sometimes 3D topography is used only as an illustration; however, spatial roughness measurement can provide much more information. The effect of measurement speed and point density during roughness measurement on the areal roughness was investigated using a confocal chromatic sensor.


surface roughness; areal roughness; confocal chromatic sensor.


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