BS 1134:2010 - Assessment of surface texture. Guidance and general information – BSI British Standards

BS 1134:2010

Assessment of surface texture. Guidance and general information

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : December 2010



What is BS 1134:2010?

Sometimes the surface of a work piece might seem smooth to the human eye, but reveal roughness or surface defects on closer inspection. Surface texture can influence the performance, quality and service life of products, so it’s important to measure and control the surface properties – especially when it comes to machine processing. BS 1134 gives practical guidance on the measurement of surface texture using a stylus instrument. It also looks at how these surface-roughness measurements and results should be interpreted.

How does it work?

BS 1134 first defines surface profile standards, before giving clear guidelines on the relevant terminology. It also explains how to analyse the results of tests with common production methods and materials. The standard then takes an in-depth look at stylus instruments, the measurement preparation and set up of measuring instruments, as well as calibration.

Who should buy it?

  • Anyone operating machines that could be affected by surface roughness
  • Quality assessors
  • Inspectors
  • Risk assessors

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Standard NumberBS 1134:2010
TitleAssessment of surface texture. Guidance and general information
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date31 December 2010
Confirm Date15 May 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS EN ISO 11562, BS EN ISO 13565-1, BS EN ISO 5436-2, BS EN ISO 5436-1, BS EN ISO 1302, BS EN ISO 9000, BS EN ISO 13565-3, BS EN ISO 13565-2, BS EN ISO 12179, BS EN ISO 3274, BS EN ISO 4288, BS EN ISO 12085, BS EN ISO 4287
Informative References(Provided for Information)PD 6461-3
ReplacesBS 1134-1:1988, BS 1134-2:1990
Draft Superseded By10/30213632 DC
DescriptorsSurface texture, Profilometers, Error analysis, Surface defects, Profile measurement, Surface properties, Roughness (surface), Measurement characteristics, Control samples, Test specimens, Profile, Surface-roughness measurement, Test equipment, Measuring instruments, Calibration, Sampling methods, Terminology
Title in FrenchÉvaluation des états de surface. Directives et informations générales
Title in GermanBeurteilung der Oberflaechenbeschaffenheit. Leitfaden und allgemeine Hinweise
ISBN978 0 580 69913 9
File Size3.974 MB

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