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Compact, Repeatable Radio Probe

Renishaw will introduce the RMP400 machine tool probe at IMTS 2018 in booth 135509. Designed for small 5-axis machine tools, this ultra-compact strain gauge probe is designed to provide a reliable and precise touch-trigger solution for part setting, feature measurement and machine performance checking.

"The RMP400 joins the RMP600, OMP400, OMP600 and MP250 as part of Renishaw's range of RENGAGE probes that combine silicon strain gauge technology with ultra-compact electronics to deliver enhanced 3-D performance and sub-micron repeatability. Excelling in the measurement of complex shapes and contours, RENGAGE probes are suited to mold and die and aerospace applications. An ultra-low trigger force, which helps to eliminate surface and form damage, makes them suitable for inspecting delicate workpieces," said a company spokesperson.

Suitable for installations where there is no line-of-sight between the spindle probe and the communication interface, the RMP400 uses radio transmission with frequency hopping spread spectrum technology (FHSS). This enables devices to avoid interference and transmission dead spots, allowing the RMP400 to perform with reliability even in high-density radio frequency environments.

For more information contact:

Renishaw, Inc.

1001 Wesemann Dr.

West Dundee, IL 60118


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