3D Surface Roughness and Wear Measurement, Analysis and Inspection

Michigan Metrology provides 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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Why are “incompatible” surfaces better for sliding friction?

Key concepts in tribology have often been discovered by trial and error…then made more broadly useful through rigorous work that uncovers the broader understanding. Such is the case of material … Read more
Donald Cohen of Michigan Metrology is an expert in surface roughness, surface texture, 3D surface roughness measurement and tribology

A little tribology every morning

Years ago, I’d just completed one of my first major surface roughness measurement projects, and I was considering my next steps to form an actual business. I thought that I … Read more

michmet.com has a new look!

We’ve updated the Michigan Metrology website to give our visitors a better experience. All of the helpful content that you’ve come to expect is still here—the Surface Texture Parameters Glossary, … Read more