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High-precision Compact Touch Probe [RC-K3E]

Uninterrupted by NOISE!

Metrol’s Touch probe is resistant to radio wave interference compared to conventional infrared-ray communication and not affected by obstacles and coolant.
Achieving 1μm repeatability with four-point support mechanical system.

Reasons to choose Metrol’s High-precision Compact Touch Probe

Uninterrupted by noise,
New radio transmission system!

Selects the optimal channel automatically by searching the radio wave frequency band at all times. Metrol’s Touch probe is resistant to radio wave interference compared to conventional infrared-ray communication and not affected by obstacles and coolant.

1μm Repeatability!

Four-point support, mechanical structure. No correction of software “roving”.
Achieves 1μm repeatability.

Also suitable for Large turnmill centers and 5-Axis Machines for precise measurement.

Energy saving!
180 hours without a battery change.

50% more energy saving compared to conventional battery-operated system.
No deterioration of accuracy with decreasing battery life.


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Product list

Product No. Download
RC-K3E
Catalog (PDF)

Options & Spec sheet (PDF)

Manual (PDF)

Optional accessories

《Shank BT30 / BT40》

Various options of shanks are available on request.

《Stylus》

More options of styli are available on request.

Specifications

Primary application Measuring workpieces and centering
Single direction repeatability 1.0μm (transmission speed : 150 mm / min)
Signal transmission format FSK(DSSS)wireless transmission format
No. of channels / Wireless frequency 37 / 2400MHz – 2481MHz
Power ON / OFF signal M code (wireless signal)
Signal transmission range Max.15m
Within range of 15m, radio wave channels of communication are uninterrupted by any obstacles in between the transmitter and receiver.
Sensing directions 5 directions ± X, ± Y, + Z
Contact force* XY:0.5N
+Z:5N
Overtravel* XY:±7°
+Z :3mm
Protective structure IP67

** When using standard finger

Metrol VS Competitor

Metrol’s Touch Probes Conventional Touch Probes
Communication system Radio communication Infra-red optical communication
Repeatability
1μm
(No correction of software “roving” is needed)

1μm
(Correction of software “roving” is necessary)
Interruption by obstacles and coolant
Not interrupted


Interrupted



Price
(Please request for a quote)

(High-priced)

Applications

Zero seek for robots and Measuring of workpiece dimensions

Measuring complicated workpieces in high accuracy has been realized without being interrupted by obstacles.

Installation reference for FANUC Robo-drill

The receiver can be installed outside the machine and the visibility has been improved.
The cleaning maintenance due to the coolant and cutting chips is not required.

Technical Catalog Download

Want to know more about Metrol Touch Probes?
Our catalog provides you with detailed technical data such as specification, size and circuit diagram.
Download and get your free catalog now!!

FREE DOWNLOAD!

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