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PH20 5-Axis Touch-Trigger Probe Head

PH20 5-Axis Touch-Trigger Probe Head

Renishaw's PH20 probe head has fast, infinite positioning capability and is designed for use with the TP20 touch-trigger probe. The new PH20 head brings 5-axis inspection capability to smaller CMMs for the first time by optimizing the working volume of the measurement platform. The PH20 is available for new CMMs, as well as retrofit machines using shank or quill mounting. It can use most existing inspection programs for indexing heads without modification and requires no compressed air.

The PH20 probe head offers time savings with synchronized motion of the head and CMM between measurements. Its rapid "inferred calibration" technique determines head orientation and probe position in a single operation, allowing subsequent measurements at any head angle.

PH20 incorporates the TP20 touch-trigger probe, affording access to a range of proven probe modules and wide selection of trigger forces, directional sensing options and extensions to meet application requirements. Current users of TP20 systems can upgrade to the PH20 and utilize all existing modules, with the exception of the extended-force module.

The PH20 system uses a Renishaw UCC controller, which provides connection to existing metrology and application software through the established I++ protocol. As a retrofit package, the PH20 comes with the controller and Renishaw's MODUS metrology software for an integrated solution.

PH20 5-Axis Touch-Trigger Probe Head
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