Confocal sensor optoNCDT 2401 are applied in the measuring machine KF-30 of Certiga in order to create surface topographies of different objects. The focus was on a precise and non-contact method. The machine is for example applied in dental research for the measurement of the chewing surface of dental implants in order to analyse abrasions. In this machines up to 8 partitions can be pre-defined being scanned at a later point of time. Besides for dental components, the system is used for paper, rubber, fleece, glass or metal.