BK Mikro LIN Linear Scanner- A Revolutionary Tool from Techna Tool

Techna Tool’s BK Mikro LIN linear scanner is one of the most important tools used in the applications, which involve monitoring geometries. As the name suggests, this tool is used for linear or longitudinal scanning purpose. If you want to scan bore holes, cavities, or critical coolant pressure, and if rotary scanning is not possible or inappropriate due to limited space arrangements, then in such case, this linear scanner is of great help. The many benefits of this tool has made it popular in several applications.

Let us have a look at some beneficial features of the BK Mikro LIN linear scanner tool.

The Striking Features of BK Mikro Linear Scanner That Make it Popular

Here are some most striking beneficial features of the linear scanner tool from Techna Tool:

1. The linear scanner tool allows you to effectively monitor the scanning position. The precise scanning position is entered by “Teach-in” feature.
2. With BK Mikro linear scanner, it is possible for you to carry out the tool check prior to every working cycle (tool monitoring). Depending on the controller you use it can save up to 512 scanning positions.
3. The tip of the probe is available in many variants. So, depending on the project, you can choose the tip or make your own customer tip.
4. You can program your checking tolerance as tight a 0.05mm in the controller software for the “O.K.” message.
5. The scanning result is indicated by the two LEDs for “O.K” and “K.O” at the control unit.

Understanding the Technical Aspects of this Revolutionary Tool

Apart from the beneficial features explained above, the following technical aspects of this scanner tool make them suitable in many applications:
• The scanner features an anodized aluminum housing, and has the protection of type IP64. This makes the tool extremely durable and capable of withstanding harsh application conditions.
• The scanning tip of the tool has a thread M3x6, and is exchangeable.
• The tool has small circular connector M12x1, 8 pin.
• The ambient temperature is 0 °C bis +80 °C.
• The storage temperature is -25 °C bis +80 °C.
• Scanning cycles > 5 million at minimum scanning intensity.

Some Technical Data for the Control Unit

The following is some technical information about the BKM93 control unit for the BK Mikro LIN linear scanner provided by Techna Tool:
• The control unit of this tool requires a power supply voltage of 24 VDC.
• The dimensions of the control unit are 22.6 mm x 108mm x 128.45 mm (W x H x D).
• It has a sectional rail, 35 mm, to DIN EN 50022 case mountings.
• The ambient temperature is 0 °C bis +50 °C.
• The storage temperature is -25 °C bis +80 °C.

All the features and technical data explained in the post above, collectively are the reasons behind the increasing popularity of this linear scanner in a number of applications. For more information on this tool, click here.


Techna-Tool to Attend Expomaq 2018

Techna-Tool, Inc., specializing in the distribution of tool and monitoring systems, has announced its participation in EXPOMAQ 2018. This manufacturing event will take place at Poliforum León, León, Mexico, from April 17-20, 2018. Techna-Tool will welcome visitors, prospects, and clients at its booth number 2015. Continue reading


Techna-Tool to Attend the NSSF SHOT Show 2018

Techna Tool, the market leader in industrial tool and process systems, will be making its presence felt at NSSF SHOT Show 2018. Being part of the Supplier Showcase, the Techna-Tool team will be exhibiting at the booth number S2125 in Palazzo Ballroom, 5th floor, Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas. The SHOT Show will take place from January 23-26, 2018. However, supplier showcase will be on January 22 and 23, 2018. Continue reading


Techna-Tool to Exhibit at SOUTH-TEC 2017

Techna-Tool, a tool monitoring systems specialist, is exhibiting at SOUTH-TEC. The manufacturing expo will be held in Greenville, South Carolina, from October 24-26, 2017. Techna-Tool is exhibiting at booth number # 2431.

A Brief Introduction to SOUTH-TEC 2017

SOUTH-TEC is a major manufacturing expo that attracts distributors, suppliers, and equipment builders from various regions of North America, as well as around the world. The expo helps manufacturing companies improve their manufacturing capabilities, strengthen their workforce, as well as promote their innovative products. Attendees get a chance to compare a wide range of similar products, discover various integrated equipment, learn about industry trends and upcoming manufacturing technologies, and more. SOUTH-TEC is the best source to explore the next-generation, and futuristic manufacturing technologies.

Why is Techna-Tool Attending SOUTH-TEC 2017?

Techna-Tool Team is looking forward to the expo due to the following reasons:

  • The team wishes to help manufacturers understand how innovative tool monitoring systems can become an asset to their manufacturing facility.
  • The event attracts people at all management levels for three reasons: learn, buy, and shop. SOUTH-TEC attendees come from diverse industries such as commercial machinery, aerospace, and automotive. There will be ample of chances to interact with decision makers of big manufacturing companies attending the expo. Also, the team can meet manufacturing start-ups, who might be considering tool monitoring systems.
  • There is so much about manufacturing tools and technologies that one can learn from videos, brochures, websites, or other marketing materials. However, the best way to understand the technologies or products is to see, touch, and discuss them. There will be abundant opportunities to see and understand new machine tools and manufacturing technologies, and speak directly with people who build it.
  • The experts will get a chance to attend keynote presentations, and see innovations in various sectors, and participate in networking reception, where they can interact with other industry leaders, collaborate with them on projects, meet other exhibitors, as well as mingle with the speakers.

With the expo date nearing, the team is involved in last minute preparations, and is looking forward to meeting attendees at booth number # 2431.

Details of SOUTH-TEC 2017

  • Dates: October 24-26, 2017
  • Venue: TD Convention Center, 1 Exposition Drive, Greenville, South Carolina – 29607
  • Hours:
    • Tuesday, October 24, 2017: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday, October 25, 2017: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • Thursday, October 26, 2017: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m

Techna-Tool to Attend 2017 Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology Show

The manufacturing industry is one of the most competitive sectors, since it is driven by innovations. Thus, manufacturers are keen to exploit all those opportunities, which allow them to showcase their innovative products, meet industry leaders, and mingle with potential clients. Attending trade-shows is one of the easiest ways to achieve all these. This is why Techna-Tool will be making its presence felt at Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology Show (WIMTS) 2017 in Milwaukee Wisconsin, from October 3- October 5, 2017. The expo will be held at Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis, WI. Techna-Tool is exhibiting at booth #1255.

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Techna Tool invites you to GosigerFest 2017

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CNC Machining is a vital part of the global manufacturing industry. Precision machining is the key term that specifies this industry, because machining is done by computer controlled devices. Although, these machines have eased the tasks for machinists, still they have to deal with tolerances, material limitations, and various other issues. But who says they cannot have some fun after a hard day? This is exactly the essence of GosigerFest 2017. This biennial event celebrates CNC machining and CNC machines.

Being a key partner, Techna Tool is pleased to invite you to join us at GosigerFest 2017. This event will be held September 20 & 21, 2017 at Gosiger’s headquarters in Dayton, Ohio. At the event, you’ll get to see a large variety of advanced CNC machines, learn about the latest CNC manufacturing technology trends, and find solutions for your specific production problems. In addition to that, the event offers you lots of networking opportunities with over 40+ Gosiger partners.

The good news is you can bond with your peers, prospective clients, and business leaders over a mug of quaff German draft beer, and accompaniment of the Polka Music by the world-famous Sauerkraut German Band. You can relish the fine German food throughout the day. There will be lots of surprises in the form of door prizes and raffles.

You must RSVP to attend GosigerFest 2017. Register today to book your spot at http://www.gosiger.com/gosigerfest-2017.

Event Details

  • When
    • Wednesday, September 20 / 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
    • Thursday, September 21 / 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Where
    • Gosiger, Inc. World Headquarters108 McDonough St.Dayton OH 45402
  • Meals
    • Lunch: Wednesday & Thursday / 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
    • Dinner: Wednesday / 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Music
    • The Sauerkraut German Band performs on Wednesday / 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

BK Mikro Tool Accessories

BK Mikro Tool Accessories

BK Mikro is a prestigious name in tool manufacturing and process monitoring equipment. BK Mikro system consists of two main components, namely: scanner, and control unit. The accessories provided by BK Mikro allow the system to get accustomed to a variety of monitoring tasks. This post will discuss different accessories of a BK Micro tool.
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Go Smart with MiJET

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Effectively cleaning a production CNC machining facility can be a daunting task, especially with the rising importance of eco-friendly cleaning requirements. While there are a few wash down equipment providers in the industry, what sets MiJET apart from the competition?

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