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Questions on Renishaw non-contact tool setters

Below is the list of frequently asked questions for Renishaw's non-contact tool setting probes.

Q: How do I align the laser beam?

A: See NC4 or TRS2 laser align movies. 

Q:  What are the largest and smallest tools that can be detected?

A: NC4 is Ø0.03 mm or larger depending on the separation and set-up. TRS2 is Ø0.05 mm (0.0012 in) or larger depending on the separation and set-up. 

Q:  How do I change approach and measuring Feed rate?

A: You need to amend the macro software – Contact Renishaw's technical support for more details. 

Q:  How waterproof is my system?

A: The sealing rating is IPX8.

Q:  What types of tools can be measured?

A: All types of tools can be measured form Ø0.03 mm (0.0012 in) or larger depending on the separation and set-up.

Q:  What is the repeatability for tool diameter measurement?

A: Typical repeatability is ±0.1µm 2σ dependent on system, separation and mounting.

If your question hasn't been answered, please contact Renishaw's technical support team.