MountainsMap® Example Applications

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Motor cylinder lubrication – evaluation of honing & pitting processes

3D scanning profilometer + MountainsMap® Scanning Topography software

Input Data

  • Scan (x, y, z) of surface with honing grooves and pits
  • Results

  • Separation of surface with pits only from original surface with honing grooves and pits.
  • Calculation of parameters for evaluating the respective contributions of the honing and pitting processes to lubrication.
  • Mountains® tools used

  • Advanced filters.
  • Graphical study of ISO 25178 functional volume parameters in 3D Advanced Surface Texture module.
  • Motifs analysis in Grains & Particles module.

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    Surface Newsletter April 2014

    List of applications in gallery

    3D Optical

    3D Optical Profilers

    3D Scanning

    3D Scanning Profilometers


    AFM (atomic force microscope)


    SEM (scanning electron microscope)


    Hyperspectal microscopes


    2D Profilometers

    Correlative Studies

    3D Optical Profiler + SEM (scanning electron microscope)

    AFM-IR (atomic force microscope with tunable pulsed infrared source)

    STM (scanning tunneling microscope) + SEM (scanning electron microscope)

    AFM (atomic force microscope) + SEM (scanning electron microscope)

    AFM (atomic force microscope) + fluorescence microscope

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