3D Surface Roughness and Wear Measurement, Analysis and Inspection

What are the Void Volume Parameters?

August 8, 2022

Fluid retention is a critical function of the surface texture in many applications. These surfaces may need to retain oil for lubrication, for example, or fluids may need to be

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Wear mechanisms, scoring, scuffing, galling - Michigan Metrology

Scoring, scuffing, and galling

August 2, 2022

So many wear mechanisms…so many definitions “Wear” is the progressive modification to a surface. It may result in a loss, deposit, or redistribution of material[1]. Quantifying different types of wear

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michmet.com has a new look!

July 13, 2022

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,

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Surface Roughness Texture and Tribology Class Course Training - Michigan Metrology

Full Course now available online!

May 28, 2022

As you may know, our Surface Roughness, Texture and Tribology course has been available as ten individual modules for online learning at udemy.com. We have had quite a few requests

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Michigan Metrology in Finishing and Coating Magazine

April 28, 2022

Most quality professionals working with surface texture/roughness are well familiar with “R” parameters, such as Ra (average roughness). These widely used parameters are derived from 2-dimensional measurements, typically generated by

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