Analysis of Surface Finish of Polished Optics

The surface finish levels of polished or diamond-turned optics are as low as 1-2nm RMS. Assessment of these levels of 2D surface finish measurement are offered by the Form Talysurf PGI Aspherics Measurement System.

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Taylor Hobson 3D Profilometer

The Talysurf CCI ultra-high resolution Non-Contact 3D Profilometer from Taylor Hobson offers surface finish measurement capability at sub-Angstrom levels for superfinished surfaces. TalyMap 3D Analysis Software gives strong insights into surface topography for both production and research users, as explained below.

Surface Finish Analysis Software

The Ultra 2D Surface Finish Analysis Software features a full suite of ISO parameters and filters for analysis of surface roughness. It also has powerful programming and reporting capabilities.

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3D Analysis Software

TalyMap 3D Analysis Software has been specifically developed for the metrology industry and features a variety of operations such as levelling by least squares line removal, zoom, filtering, rotations, symmetries, threshold setting and cylindrical, spherical or polynomial form removal and more.

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Taylor Hobson

Taylor Hobson is an ultra-precision technology company operating at the highest levels of accuracy within the field of surface and form metrology. They provide contact and non-contact measurement solutions to the most demanding applications on a global basis, with a worldwide infrastructure to support our clients, wherever they may be.

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