profilometer


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profilometer

[‚prō·fə′läm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument for measuring the roughness of a surface by means of a diamond-pointed tracer arm attached to a coil in an electric field; movement of the arm across the surface induces a current proportional to surface roughness.
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Measurements of the surface roughness were made with a laser profilometer (Perthometer S3P, Mahr Perten, France); surface profiles and [R.
An optical profilometer, Wyko (UK) NT3300, was used to measure the filling length of the microchannels.
In some cases, that measurement was confirmed by the use of an optical profilometer.
Tenders are invited for Stylus surface profilometer separate page enclosed in tender form
Surface roughness was measured before and after lapping using profilometer HOMMEL-TESTER Typ TR.
Most of the experimental work was carried out with an optical profilometer supplemented by contact stylus measurements but in a series of experiments the previously mentioned photometric stereo-method (OptiTopo) was evaluated with regard to its ability to simultaneously assess the topography of the surface.
Noncontact type surface profilometer (Bruker 3D Non-contact profiler) was used for surface roughness measurements.
Surface roughness measurement with the help of surface profilometer revealed that samples treated with blasting with alumina (50[micro]) blasting followed by acid etching with 2% hydrofluoric acid showed the highest mean roughness value.
The latest evolution of WITec's TrueSurface advanced optical profilometer enhances the power and user-friendliness of confocal Raman microscopes.
These studies employed equipment like SEM, profilometer, focus variation microscopy, VHN (with Vickers and Knoop indents) detection and energy-dispersive X-ray spectrophotometry (EDS).