Polycrystalline materials develop texture as a result of various manufacturing processes. In this paper the effect of texture of material on wear resistance and friction coefficient of AISI304 stainless steel samples was studied. Three different types of surface textures were produced from the same stainless steel raw material. Texture measurements were performed to obtain information from the specimen surface. Friction tests were performed using a Micro Scratch tester with the capability of monitoring acoustic emission and frictional force during scratch tests.