PLC Tool Monitors

Contact Tool Setting Probe -- TS27R
from Renishaw

TS27R is mounted on the machine table. It enables the user to set tool length and diameter of rotating tools, and to carry out broken tool detection. As with all Renishaw hard-wired probe systems, TS27R requires the MI 8 interface to convert probe signals into an acceptable form for the CNC machine... [See More]

  • Communications: Programmable Logic Controller
  • Technology: Tool Contact Probe
  • Monitoring Capability: Tool Setting
  • Machine Tool Type: Machine Center
High Precision Tool Setting Arms For Lathes And Grinding Machines -- HPMA
from Renishaw

HPMA. High precision motorised arm. An electrically powered arm. Rapid actuation allows in-process tool setting and broken tool detection without the need for operator intervention. HP arm kits comprise: Tool setting arm. RP3 probe. Rear exit base and stand. TSI2 or TSI3 interface. User's guide. [See More]

  • Communications: Programmable Logic Controller
  • Technology: Tool Contact Probe
  • Monitoring Capability: Tool Setting
  • Machine Tool Type: Machine Center; Lathe
Non-Contact Laser Tool Setter -- NC4
from Renishaw

A range of non-contact tool setting and broken tool detection systems for machining centres. Available in separate (modular) and fixed (compact) formats to suit a range of machine configurations. The NC4 allows fast, non-contact tool setting and tool breakage detection on a variety of machining... [See More]

  • Communications: Programmable Logic Controller
  • Technology: Noncontact / Laser
  • Monitoring Capability: Broken Tool; Tool Setting
  • Machine Tool Type: Machine Center
Tool Setting Arm -- RP3
from Renishaw

RP3 tool setting probe for HPRA, HPPA and HPMA arms. The RP3 is also suitable for OEM installation into purpose-built holders. 1 µm repeatability. Compatible with the full range of Renishaw M4 styli. Standard fit HP series toolsetting arm (HPRA, HPPA and HPMA). Flexibility - OEM kit available... [See More]

  • Communications: Programmable Logic Controller
  • Technology: Tool Contact Probe
  • Monitoring Capability: Tool Setting
  • Machine Tool Type: Lathe
VibeAlarm -- SDC002
from PCB Piezotronics, Inc.

VibeAlarm. Excess Machinery Vibration Limit Switch. The SDC002 VibeAlarm ™ is a DIN rail mountable monitoring unit designed to warn against excessive machinery vibration levels and provide a current loop control signal. An accelerometer signal is conditioned, filtered, and checked against user... [See More]

  • Communications: RS 232; Programmable Logic Controller
  • Technology: Accelerometer Monitoring
  • Monitoring Capability: Crash Avoidance
  • Features: Adaptive Controls; Time Delay Trip
BK Mikro® -- BK Mikro 7
from Techna-Tool Inc.

Designed for small confined areas, radial moved scanning wand [See More]

  • Communications: Hard I/O; Programmable Logic Controller
  • Technology: Tool Contact Probe
  • Monitoring Capability: Broken Tool; Misplaced Work; Tool Presence; Crash Avoidance
  • Number of Tools: 2