The NCPCB (non-contact tool setter for PCB drilling machines) is part of the Renishaw family of tool setting probe systems.

It offers run-out checking, tool setting and tool breakage detection in one simple compact unit.

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The NCPCB is an affordable, simple to install system that will:

  • Reduce your non-value downtime
  • Reduce your component scrap counts
  • Increase your machine efficiency
  • Increase your process capability

Feature and benefits

  • Compact; it measures just 80 mm (long) x 25 mm (wide) x 27 mm (tall)
  • It has an integral in-built air blast capability for optics/tool cleaning
  • Allows diameter measurement of tools as small as 0.1 mm
  • Use on multiple spindle machines capable of 250,000 rpm
  • Excellent response times which allows repeatability of 0.5 µm

Further information

For product specifications or a full parts list see the Installation guide below.

Marketing literature

  • Flyer: NCPCB Flyer: NCPCB

    NCPCB - non-contact tool setter for PCB drilling machines


Data sheet

  • Data sheet: NCPCB tool setting device Data sheet: NCPCB tool setting device

    The NCPCB tool setting device is used for rapid tool setting, tool wear monitoring, runout checking, and tool breakage detection on PCB drilling machines



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