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.


Benoit Mandelbrot and fractal mathematics

Remembering Benoit Mandelbrot

Benoit Mandelbrot, whose birthday we commemorate on November 20, found commonality in the math that describes patterns and distributions in nature and modern life. Mandelbrot saw order in phenomena that … Read more
ASME B46.1 standard for surface roughness, waviness, and lay

What is ASME B46.1?

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ ASME B46.1 standard defines surface roughness, waviness, and lay, as well as parameters for specifying and controlling surface texture. Learn what it covers and … Read more
surface roughness cutoff wavelengths - surface texture filtering - michigan metrology

What do you do if you don’t know the cutoff length?

Cutoffs define the band of spatial wavelengths that will be included in the calculation of surface texture parameters. Per specifications, the cutoffs must be specified. So, what do you do … Read more