Demystifying the Working of the BK Mikro

BK Mikro is an exceptional broken tool detection system engineered by Techna-Tool. Although the primary function is to look for any damaged tools in a CNC machine, it can also be used to look for any defects in a part, to inspect objects, and for position recognition.

How Does the BK Mikro Work?

(Applies to all BK Mikro models)

Techna-Tool’s BK Mikro systems consist of a scanner (also called a sensing head or probe) and a controller. This scanner is used to check the position of the tool being used in the machinery by means of a rotating wand that touches the tool. A servomotor and encoder help in this process. The BK Mikro ‘learns’ the position of each tool/object and stores them in the controller’s memory.
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