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Contour Optical Profilers

Touch Free, High Throughput Measurements

Measuring the surface characteristics of a material can answer many pivotal questions about its functionality, quality, and process control. Bruker’s optical microscopes incorporate ten generations of patented Wyko technology which provide the high sensitivity and stability necessary for precision 3D surface measurements in applications and environments challenging for other metrology systems. With specialized instruments for advanced QA/QC and R&D precision machining and manufacturing applications within the automotive/aerospace, high-brightness LED, solar, semiconductor, and medical device markets, Bruker has a 3D optical microscopy solution that will fit your application and budget.

Why Contour?

Bruker’s optical profilometry technology gives users a high degree of precision as well as several distinct advantages over other surface microscopy techniques including…

ContourGT-K 3D Optical Microscope


The ContourGT-K 3D Optical Microscope sets a new industry standard in design and cost for surface metrology performance. With exceptional roughness and 2D/3D measurement capabilities, high-resolution imaging, and the industry’s most advanced user-friendly interface, the system offers uncompromised metrology in a simplified package with a compact footprint. The gage-capable ContourGT-K provides intuitive access to an extensive library of pre-programmed filters and analyses for LED, solar cell, thick films, semiconductor, ophthalmic, medical device, MEMS and tribology applications. Boasting unmatched Z-axis resolution and accuracy, the ContourGT-K provides all of the industry recognized advantages of Bruker’s proprietary white light interferometry without the deficiencies of conventional confocal and standard digital microscopes.

ContourGT-I 3D Optical Microscope


The ContourGT-I 3D Optical Microscope combines over three decades of surface metrology innovation and experience from industry partnerships into a single bench top system to deliver production-ready automation, measurement angle flexibility, outstanding imaging, and proven gage-capable performance. Incorporating Bruker’s proprietary tip/tilt optical head, the system is fully automated and programmable to measure surface features over a range of angles while minimizing tracking errors. Latest generation Vision64™ software and a streamlined staging design provide intuitive analysis capabilities and the ultimate operator ease of use. The ContourGT-I has everything needed to immediately measure on demand. Never before have so many advanced metrology features been available in one bench top system.

ContourGT-X 3D Optical Microscope


The fully automated, large-sample ContourGT-X 3D Optical Microscope combines unmatched measurement capabilities with highest vertical resolution over the industry’s largest field of view. Designed from the ground up for the most demanding R&D, quality assurance, and process quality control needs, this flagship of the ContourGT® product line offers the ultimate gage-capable 3D optical microscopy solution. Only the ContourGT-X incorporates Bruker’s patented tip/tilt head a patented self-calibrating laser reference, integrated pattern recognition, and a host of other proprietary interferometry innovations. No other metrology system provides the non-contact accuracy, throughput, and operator convenience for such a vast range of production metrology and imaging applications.