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Surface Roughness

Controls: Quantity and size of periodic defects that comprise surface texture.

Related Terms: Surface Texture, ISO 10110 Part 8, Spatial Frequency

Specification Must Contain: Value(RMS or Peak), Spatial Period and Scan Length

Optimax Preferred Specification: Value(RMS) plus application relevant spatial period and scan length

Reasons: Supported by ISO, represents most likely bulk surface roughness value

Manufacturing Standards: ISO 10110-8, OEOSC 1.0110-8

surface roughness

For More Information
Optimax’s Technical Note on Surface Roughness

Optimax’s Tolerance Attributes Video