profilometer


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pro·fi·lom·e·ter

(prō'fi-lom'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for measuring the roughness of a surface, for example, of teeth.

pro·fi·lom·e·ter

(prō'fi-lom'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument for measuring surface roughness (e.g., teeth).

profilometer

a device for measuring the shape of a facial profile and expressing the results mathematically. Such an instrument was used extensively at one time as a means of detecting the heterozygotes for inherited achondroplastic dwarfism.
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The provision of an Optical Profilometer to include installation, commissioning and on-site training followed by four years of additional support as detailed within the Schedule of Requirements.
Even though the measurements are not as accurate as the laser profilometer, the images can be used to study the appearance of the surfaces of the samples.
10, the images with and without cooling are almost identical (also verified by the profilometer scanning data to be presented).
1] from sample B8, but the result produced is considering invalid in term of profilometer depth measurements.
Geometry was measured using a CMM, surface roughness using a stylus profilometer, and fine features using an optical microscope.
To quantify the actual available area, three samples were analyzed with a non-contact profilometer (details of the profilometer can be found in Yao et al.
Surface profiles were measured using a DekTak 150 profilometer with a 12.
Once the surface profile is obtained by any profilometer, filtering is applied to remove form errors and separate the waviness and roughness profiles.
One of the traditional instruments used to measure surface roughness is the profilometer.
The surface characteristics of gear teeth profile before and after the process were observed using optical profilometer and scanning electron microscope.