Taperader®

Micro-Kalotest with Taperader® for quick, mobile abrasion measurement (non-visible damage)

Surface

The outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary

Soiling affinity

The tendency that the soil is transferred and adheres onto the surface of the product

Scratch quantification

Counting and measuring the scratches on the surface that maps human observations and illustrate with a set of numbers

Metal fatigue

Deformation mechanism occurring primarily in ductile metals

Macrostructure

The gross structure of an object as made visible to the naked eye

Limpness

Losing stiffness or firmness, as of substance, fiber, structure, or bodily frame

Height sectional cut

Analysis of a 3D Topography Cutting the surface according to different heights into various planes

Hardness

Determination of the surface’s or coating’s resistance against an applied deforming force For this, a sharp or blunt stylus is usually facilitated, depending on the inspected material