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The measurement of surface texture using stylus instruments.

Author(s):

Leach, R K

Source:
Measurement Good Practice Guide No. 37, February 2014
ISSN:
1368-6550
ISBN:
NPL Doc. Ref:
PDB: 2768
Document Type:
Guide
DOI:

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Abstract:

This guide covers the measurement of surface texture using a stylus instrument. It describes the current international standards, introduces the terminology associated with surface texture measurement, and describes how to make measurements and how to interpret the results. The guide also covers the calibration of surface texture measuring instruments and informs the user of such instruments how to calculate measurement uncertainties.

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