Center for Materials Research


SPN Technologies Inc. Profilometer


This machine uses a mechanical stylus to trace a linear surface profile of your samples.


To Save Your Profilometer Files

Create a personal folder in the Phddata folder: phddata\yourname

Save file created by profilometer to: C:\phddata\yourname\filename

To Reconfigure Data

 Paste a copy of the phdcnv.exe file in your personal folder. You can find the phdcnv.exe file in the phddata folder.

Open the DOS window and change the directory to your folder location: cd\phddata\yourname.

Run the phdcnv.exe program with the execution: phdcnv.exe filename.pfl

When you re-open your personal folder, the new data file that you created will be there.

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