• Antal Nagy University of Miskolc, Hungary



Surface roughness is of great importance in the manufacturing industry, as it affects surfaces’ tribological properties (wear, friction, lubrication, etc.), corrosion resistance, fatigue strength and appearance. Areal roughness measurement, which provides a more comprehensive characterization of surfaces, is becoming increasingly popular, but systematic studies are still lacking, so measurements are often analyzed differently. In this paper, the effect of the measurement length is analyzed in the main measurement direction on areal roughness of face milled surface topographies, which were measured with a confocal chromatic sensor.

Author Biography

Antal Nagy, University of Miskolc

Engineering teacher, University of Miskolc, Department of Production Engineering, Miskolc - Egyetemváros, Hungary


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