from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A device designed to measure the profile, and hence the roughness, of a surface
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A craniometrical device for determining profiles. It has sliding rods which are adjustable to the contour of the head, and thus enable a tracing of the profile to be made.
A 6-cyl high performance BMW cylinder head being resurfaced on the Sunnen HBS-1300 to correct a warp condition and surface finish measurement with a profilometer by John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine, (949) 631-6376 www. engine-machining.com
With this advancement, the company said the profilometer can now integrate into quality control environments.
Nanovea has announced that its 3D non-contact profilometer will now have optional online capability for automated inspection and report generation.
On the outside it may look like a non-descript industrial box, but Panasonic's new ultra-accurate 3D profilometer has some pretty impressive technology to boast about on the inside.
a warp condition and surface finish measurement with a profilometer by John Edwards @ Costa