Surface Roughness of Wood

  • Etele CsanádyEmail author
  • Endre Magoss
  • László Tolvaj


Roughness plays an important role in the surface quality evaluation. The aesthetic value of a wood product is strongly related to its surface topography. The roughness of wood surface depends on many influencing factors and it can be related to both wood anatomical properties and machining operational parameters. This chapter treats all aspects of surface roughness such as its origins and the interrelations among the roughness parameters. A fairly new topic is the effect of wetting on the surface roughness. Both 2D and 3D measurements are described and compared.


Chip Thickness Wood Species Roughness Parameter Wood Surface Height Distribution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Wood EngineeringWest Hungarian UniversitySopronHungary
  2. 2.Department of Physics and ElectrotechnicsWest Hungarian UniversitySopronHungary

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