Roughness Tester

When determining whether a surface is adequate for a certain purpose, roughness is a crucial element to consider. Rough surfaces usually wear out faster than smoother surfaces. Rougher surfaces are more prone to corrosion and cracking, although they can also improve adhesion. A surface roughness measurement instrument is used to determine a material's surface texture or roughness fast and precisely. The detected roughness depth (Rz) and mean roughness value (Ra) are shown on a roughness tester in micrometers or microns (m). A roughness filter is used to determine the roughness of a surface. The usage of various roughness filters is recommended by several international standards and surface texture or surface finish criteria. For example, in ISO standards, a Gaussian filter is frequently suggested.

 
Roughness Tester PCE-RT 10

Roughness Tester PCE-RT 10

Order ID: PCE-RT 10

The Roughness Tester PCE-RT 10 is a tiny, light instrument with simple navigation. Despite the fact that the gadget operates on a highly complicated and elaborate level, measurement results may be obtained fast and accurately. With a motorized diamond sensor, the operation is quite straightforward.

 

  • Measures Ra in Metric (µm) and Imperial (µinch)

  • Ra 0.05 to 10um / 2 µinch ... 400 µinch measurement range

  • Rz 0.1 to 50um / 3.93 µinch ... 1968.50 µinch measurement range

  • Induction method with Diamond sensor

  • Accuracy < ± 10% and Repeatability < 6%

  • With threshold function

  • Uses 4 AA Batteries (Included)

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Roughness Tester PCE-RT 11

Roughness Tester PCE-RT 11

Order ID: PCE-RT 11

The PCE-RT-11 Roughness Tester is a portable measuring equipment that determines surface roughness according to Ra, Rz, Rq, and Rt in a single device. The compact roughness tester is specifically intended for quick roughness measurement.

 

  • Measures Ra, Rz, Rq, and Rt in both Metric (µm) and Imperial (µinch)

  • Ra, Rq: 0.05 µm … 10 µm / 0.002 µinch … 394 µinch measurement range

  • Rz, Rt: 0.1 µm … 50 µm / 0.004 µinch …1968 µinch measurement range

  • Robust Piezoelectric sensor

  • Accuracy: ± 15% and Repeatability < 12%

  • Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery

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Handheld Surface Roughness Tester PCE-RT 1200

Handheld Surface Roughness Tester PCE-RT 1200

Order ID: PCE-RT 1200

Surface roughness is measured with the Handheld Roughness Tester. The small surface roughness tester is a portable handheld instrument. It may be utilized directly on-site due to the power source provided by a strong battery. The portable roughness tester is utilized in laboratories, manufacturing, and anywhere the roughness of surfaces has to be assessed.

 

  • Measures Ra, Rz, Rq, and Rt in Metric (µm) and Imperial (µinch)

  • Ra, Rq: 0.005 ... 16.00 μm / 0.197µinch... 629.921 µinch measurement range

  • Rz, Rt: 0.002 ... 200.0 μm / 0.079µinch... 7874.016 µinch measurement range

  • Induction method with Diamond sensor

  • "SWISS MADE" measurement mechanism 

  • Accuracy <± 10% and Repeatability <6%

  • Saves up to 20 Data points

  • Micro-USB interface

  • Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery

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Handheld Surface Roughness Tester PCE-RT 1200

Handheld Surface - Roughness Tester PCE-RT 1200BT

Order ID: PCE-RT 1200BT

Surface roughness is measured using a Bluetooth portable surface-roughness tester. The small roughness tester is a portable handheld instrument. It may be utilized directly on-site due to the power source provided by a strong battery. The roughness tester is utilized in laboratories, manufacturing, and anywhere the roughness of surfaces has to be assessed.

 

  • Measures Ra, Rz, Rq, and Rt in Metric (µm) and Imperial (µinch)

  • Ra, Rq: 0.005 ... 16.00 μm / 0.197 µinch... 629.921 µinch measurement range

  • Rz, Rt: 0.002 ... 200.0 μm / 0.079 µinch... 7874.016 µinch measurement range

  • Induction method with Diamond sensor

  • Large OLED display

  • Display the position of the probe

  • Micro-USB interface

  • Bluetooth

  • Download the app for free from the Google Play Store

Make: PCE Instruments

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Roughness Tester PCE-RT 2200

Roughness Tester PCE-RT 2200

Order ID: PCE-RT 2200

The compact, user-friendly roughness tester with an OLED display is ideal for rapid and precise tests in the workshop or laboratory. For control and data processing at fast speed and low energy consumption, the roughness tester employs a DSP chip.

 

  • 21 measurement parameters:
      Ra, Rq, Rsm, Rsk, Rz, Rt, Rp, Rv, Rc,
      Rmax, Ry (JIS), Rz (JIS), RP (ASME), Rpm (ASME),
      Rv (ASME), R3z, R3zmax, Rz1max, Rmr (c), Rdc, Rmr

  • Large graphic OLED display

  • Memory: 20 measurement histories with all parameters

  • USB interface

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Roughness Tester PCE-RT 2300

Roughness Tester PCE-RT 2300

Order ID: PCE-RT 2300

Surface roughness is measured with the PCE-RT 2300 roughness tester. The removable motorized sensor on the PCE-RT 2300 roughness tester allows the material tester to assess surface roughness even on tiny or narrow profiles. Download free software for remote test control and data saving to a Windows PC, as well as memory for 100 records of internal data.

  • Large measuring range:  Rz: 0.02 μm ... 320 μm; Ra, Rq: 0.005 μm ... 32 μm

  • Accuracy of ± 10% and repeat accuracy of ± 6%

  • Touchscreen configuration and Android/printer Bluetooth connectivity 

  • The sensor has a diamond test head with a 90-degree cone angle

  • Optional sensors and extension rods for small holes and curved surfaces 

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Roughness Tester PCE-RT 2200

Roughness Tester PCE-RT 2000

Order ID: PCE-RT 2000

The PCE-RT 2000 roughness tester is used to accurately evaluate surface roughness. The roughness tester is applicable to all surfaces. The roughness is properly assessed using the roughness measurement instrument and the piezo probe.

 

  • Measuring ranges Ra, Rq, Rc: 0.005 µm ... 16 µm / 0.197 µinch ... 629.9 µinch

  • Measurement accuracy: <± 10%

  • Micro USB interface

  • 3 different cut-off wavelengths

  • PC software

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How to Buy a Roughness Tester

 

The basic form of a surface or body, as well as its waviness and roughness, determine the exterior shape of a surface or body. Waviness and roughness define the surface's relatively minor deviations from the prescribed ideal boundary lines of the corresponding form. Roughness affects not only the aesthetic of the surfaces but also the use of the items. Rough surfaces are advantageous for some uses, such as preventing slipping. As a result, when it is ice or snowing, sand is placed on the sidewalks, and floor coverings with a rough surface are utilized in locations where sliding is likely.