Surface Roughness/Finish

Cutting Through Surface Noise: Easy Cylinder Head Inspection

This high-intensity, multidirectional lighting camera technology makes easy imaging of challenging part features on machined heads to provide a clear advantage for this automotive supplier.
Surface Roughness/Finish: Articles

Prerequisites for High Surface Quality

The flawless surfaces required in mold making demand large cutting volumes during the roughing sequence, but a perfectly finished surface at the end. This analysis from Heidenhain examines how, along with high quality machine tool mechanics and control performance, the optimal milling result necessary to do this depends heavily on the measuring technology.


Surface Roughness/Finish: Industry News

Mahr Federal Changes Name to Mahr Inc.

The objective is to provide more consistency and better gage and brand recognition across all of their markets.

Organizational Changes at Mitutoyo America

Matt Dye has been appointed company president and Doug Adkins is their new executive vice president.

NextSense Appoints New Director

Harald Hopfgartner is their new sales and marketing director.


Surface Roughness/Finish: Products

Surface Roughness Testing Equipment

The SR160 Surface Roughness Tester from Starrett is tough, shock tested, and capable of withstanding the demands of a shop environment.

Measuring Surface Finish

Here are some of the latest advances in surface measurement work that show the newest capabilities and innovations in metrology for the shop floor.  

Probe Option Allows for Fully-Integrated Inspection

Renishaw's SFP1 probe is a fully integrated option for the REVO 5-axis measurement system.

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