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Renishaw styli

Renishaw offers a comprehensive range of precision engineered styli and stylus accessories for use on our CMM, machine tool, scanning probes and Equator™ gauging systems.

Renishaw styli

Your preferred source for precision styli.

What is a stylus?

A stylus is the part of the measuring system which makes contact with the component, causing the probe's mechanism to displace. The generated signal enables a measurement to be taken. The feature to be inspected dictates the type and size of stylus used. In all cases, however, maximum rigidity of the stylus and perfect sphericity of the tip are vital.

The importance of styli for precise measurements

Successful gauging depends very much on the ability of the probe's stylus to access a feature and then maintain accuracy at the point of contact. At Renishaw, we have used our expertise in probe and stylus design to develop a comprehensive range of CMM and machine tool styli to offer you the greatest possible precision.

Exacting standards

Renishaw's stylus stems are produced on CNC machine tools to exacting standards. Great care is taken to ensure that location faces give maximum stiffness whilst stylus mass is optimised to suit Renishaw's range of probes.

The performance of your probe can easily be degraded if you use a stylus with poor ball roundness, poor ball location, bad thread fit or a compromised design that allows excessive bending during measurement. To ensure the integrity of the data you gather, make certain that you specify and use a stylus from the comprehensive range of genuine Renishaw styli. 

How to order

Use our new Web shop to order online 24/7. Order online or by contacting your local sales team.

If you can't find the stylus you're looking for, visit the custom styli page and submit your request using the custom stylus request form.