3D Surface Roughness and Wear Measurement, Analysis and Inspection

Michigan Metrology provides 3D surface roughness measurement, analysis and training. We help resolve issues related to:

Surface roughness and texture affect everything from the efficiency of our car engines, to the traction of sports shoes, to the longevity of medical devices.

Since 1994 Michigan Metrology has been providing surface texture inspection to solve problems related to surface roughness, wear, texture, finish, flatness, and more. We’ve helped thousands of clients with advanced 3D surface roughness measurement and surface texture analysis, using state-of-the-art equipment from our valued partner Bruker and expertise in 3D surface metrology.

Michigan Metrology offers fast, reliable service, and data you can trust to solve design, quality control, and warranty issues.

Quantitative answers in 1 week or less.
Personal attention.
Expert analysis.
Contact us today.


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3D Optical Profiler Modes

Download this article as a PDF In the early days of 3D optical profiling, we needed to know an alphabet soup of measurement modes in order to operate the systems. … Read more
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Remembering Roger Simpson

Michigan Metrology opened its doors in the Detroit area in 1994. I’d spent the previous several years working with the team at WYKO, developing the ”white light interferometry” technology that enables … Read more

What surface finish do you need for lighting applications?

Lighting and automotive lighting applications require more complex lens shapes and textures. To support these high-performance designs, manufacturers are pushing the boundaries of plastics, and the molds required to make … Read more