3D Surface Roughness and Wear Measurement, Analysis and Inspection
Surface Roughness, Texture, and Tribology class and workshop, which will be held in Livonia, Michigan, May 3–5. 2023

Register for the Spring “Roughness, Texture, and Tribology” class and workshop

December 5, 2022

Registration is open for the Roughness, Texture, and Tribology class and workshop, which will be held in Livonia, Michigan, May 3–5. 2023. This live, in-person class offers a unique opportunity to learn

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Surface roughness and friction, 3-part series looks at the case of dry, sliding friction and discuss how surface roughness and materials impact the surface as a bearing.

Which surface textures & materials make good bearings?

January 30, 2023

In this 3-part series we look at the case of dry, sliding friction and discuss how surface roughness and materials impact the surface as a bearing. PART 1. Real area

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Curling and surface roughness - the ice for curling is a precision surface, manufactured following precise processes and controlled by metrology

Curling again! Applying the lessons of micro-texture to the macro texture of curling ice

January 23, 2023

We’ve had a lot going on related to ice lately! It is that time of year… A few months ago, we posted an article about the sport of curling, which

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Donald Cohen of Michigan Metrology is an expert in surface roughness, surface texture, 3D surface roughness measurement and tribology

A little tribology every morning

September 13, 2022

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

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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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