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CNC Touch Probes for use with Centroid CNC controls or most any 3rd party CNC controls. Renishaw, Marposs Alternative
CENTROID KP-3 CNC Touch probe: Part, Vise and Fixture Probing: Automatically Set Zero points fast and accurate.
CNC Touch Probe
The CENTROID KP-3 CNC Touch probe is designed for Probing (part setup, zero location setup, and CMM type location and measurement of part geometry), component/fixture/work piece setup, inspection and 3D or 2D digitizing/surfacing. The KP-3 CNC Touch probe is made in USA with patented technology. Centroid has developed the KP-3 from its 30 years of probe building knowledge to achieve this affordable, accurate, robust design. Commonly used on Milling Machines, Machining centers, Routers and Turning centers. The KP-3 is a state of the art Kinematic touch probe and is compatible with most any CNC control that has an input for Probes. Acorn to KP-3 connection is a simple 4 wire hookup just follow the schematic. CNC software configuration is simple one button press with the pre configured preset for the KP-3 using the Acorn Setup Wizard. Also compatible with Mach3/4, WinCNC, LinuxCNC, Pathpilot and others.

more info on the KP-3 is here with videos..
Automatic Tool Height Measurement, CNC Tool setters.
An invaluable tool for a wide variety of CNC machines. Quickly, easily and accurately setup tool heights with a push of a button. Now setting up tools is a joy not a chore. No more gauge blocks, no more paper, no more repeated measurements. Save time and increase accuracy. Once you start using a tool setter you'll wonder why you waited to purchase this time saving tool. CENTROID manufactures two types of Touch Off devices, the TT-1 which is a conductive design and the TT-2 and TT-4 which are mechanical designs great for spindles with non conductive bearings (ceramic) or tooling that doesn't conduct (diamond)
TT-4 Auto Tool Setter

Choose TT-4 for the Acorn CNC controller -OR- TT-4 for OAK/Allin1DC/MPU11 system $660


More info on the TT-4 is here.
Auto Tool Setter. TT1 sets Tool heights automatically. fast and accurate.   TT-1 Conductive tool measurement. $725
Set up your tools in a quarter of the time it would normally take! If you often machine short-run parts and are always setting up and tearing down for a new job, the TT-1 Auto tool set will save you tons of time while more accurately setting your tool height offsets. With the TT-1 you can create more parts per hour since the tool setup is so much faster. You'll even save time when you have to replace a dull tool with a new one in the middle of a job. The TT-1 is completely automatic. Press "measure" and the tool will automatically touch off the TT-1 and set the tool height offset in the tool library. Requires conductive tooling and spindle.
Link to TT-1 Brochure
TT-1 auto Tool Setter (Part #10220)

cnc probe styli prices and sizes  

Probe Stylus Size and Price sheet

We stock common sized probe styli. The KP-3, DP-4 and the DP-7 use the same styli thread mount, so these styli will fit the KP-3, DP-4 and DP-7.

click here to download the Probe Tip Size and Price sheet.




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