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  • TP8Robust kinematic probe ideal for manual CMMs
  • Large overtravel range
  • Large adjustable trigger force range
  • Shank mounted
  • External cable


TP8 dimensions
Principal applicationRobust universal DCC and manual CMMs.
Sense directions5-axis: ±X, ±Y, +Z
Unidirectional repeatability maximum (2σ μm) (at stylus tip)0.5 μm (0.00002 in)
Pre-travel variation 360° (XY plane)±1 μm (±0.00004 in)
Weight (without shank)95 g (3.36 oz)
Stylus rangeM3
Stylus force range (adjustable)0.11 N - 0.3 N
Stylus force (set by Renishaw)0.11 N - 0.13 N
Stylus overtravel (typical)

XY plane:


+Z axis:

5.5 mm (0.22 in) @ 0.11 N

2 mm (0.08 in) @ 0.3 N

Mounting methodShank
Suitable interfacePI 7-3, PI 200-3, UCC

Above data applies to test conditions as follows:

  • Stylus length 21 mm (0.83 in)
  • Stylus velocity 480 mm/min (1.57 ft/min)
  • Stylus force 0.11 N to 0.13 N
  • Ø4 mm ball

Installation and user's guides

DescriptionPart number

TP8 probe only (no shank)


TP8 probe with MS1/T


TP8 probe with MS2 shank

TP8 probe kit I/L adjustment