Job contact probes have been designed for use on manual machines and are ideal for workpiece set-up and simple inspection.

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JCP1The JCP1, available with metric and imperial shanks, uses electrical conductivity to sense contact with a metallic workpiece. An LED is illuminated when the stylus touches the surface.

The JC30C variant provides a cable connection to digital readout counters with touch sensor inputs.

JCP specification

Sense directions±X, ±Y, +Z
Unidirectional repeatability (max 2 sigma at stylus tip)1.0 µm (0.00004 in)
Weight240 g (8.5 oz)
Stylus overtravel

XY plane: ±15 mm (±0.59 in)

+Z direction: 5 mm (0.20 in)

Stylus dimensions

JC30C / JCP1-M: 42.75 mm x ø6 mm

JCP1-I: 1.68 in x ø0.24 in


Type: 2 x LR1 1.5 V

Life: 30 hours

SealingIP 44

JC30C: ø16 mm

JCP1-M: ø20 mm

JCP1-I: ø0.75 in

User's guide

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