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TP8 touch-trigger probe

Robust kinematic probe ideal for manual CMMs

  • TP8Large overtravel range
  • Large adjustable trigger force range
  • Shank mounted
  • External cable


TP8 - dimensions

NOTE: Dimensions in mm (in).


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

Part number
TP8 probe only (no shank)
TP8 probe with MS1/T
TP8 probe with MS2 shank
TP8 probe kit I/L adjustmentA-1311-0151