hard turning, grinding, polishing, 3D surface topography


Surface roughness characterization plays an important role in the qualification of machined surfaces. As a result of the development of high resolution 3D scanning techniques, researchers and technologists have more possibilities to analyze surface topography in a more detailed way. The purpose of this study is determining the minimal measurement area size of surfaces hard machined by single-point and abrasive tools. Some important height parameters were analyzed: Sa, Sq, Sp, Sv, Ssk and Sku. It was found that the minimum area sizes vary for the different roughness parameters, however, in several cases minimization is possible, depending on the purpose of the surface analytics.

Author Biographies

Dr. Jawad Zaghal , University of Miskolc: Miskolc, Hungary

Antal Kerpely Doctoral School of Materials Sciences and Technologies, University of Miskolc: Miskolc, Hungary

Dr. Benke Márton, University of Miskolc, Hungary

Institute of Physical Metallurgy, Metalforming and Nanotechnology, PhD University of Miskolc: Miskolc, Hungary


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Mechanical processing of materials, the theory of cutting materials, mathematical and computer simulation of machining p