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Renishaw QC20-W Machine Tool Calibration Kit including Software and Zerodur Calibrator A-8014-1510

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Used: An item that has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.



Country Of Manufacture:   UNITED KINGDOM



MPN:   A-8014-1510




Item Description

Renishaw QC20 Ballbar Machine Tool Performance Evaluation Kit in Original Foam Lined Box, Software Disk, Manual Disk, VTL Adapter, Additional Toolcup & Centercup, Bluetooth interface, and Zerodur Calibrator..

Renishaw QC20 And Zerodur Calibrator with March 2020 Calibration Certificates

This is a great price for a Calibrated Renishaw QC20 Ballbar Kit with 1 Year Warranty.

Renishaws current retail price for all that include in this QC20 Ballbar Kit is $10971.00


QC20-W ballbar system

Bluetooth wireless technology, totally revised electronics and enhanced test capability makes the QC20-W ballbar system even simpler to use and more powerful than its QC10 predecessor. 

At the same time, test processes and results are compatible for QC10 users.

Review latest software and software upgrades


The QC20-W system draws on Renishaw's many years of experience with ballbar testing and offers

significant performance and operational benefits:

  • Bluetooth wireless technology ensures no wire handling issues, closed door operation and
     reduced possibility for system damage.
  • New hardware and software which allows a 'partial arc' (220°) test.
  • This gives you greater test flexibility including
    • improved Z axis testing (no custom fixturing required)
    • tests where axis travel is limited (typically Z axis on machining centres and X axis on lathes)
    • ability to test 3 planes from a single set up, using 'partial arc' tests for 2 of the tests and
    • present a 'volumetric analysis' 
  • Faster data reading for enhanced analysis on small test circle and high feed rates.
  • Enhanced software includes many new features for extended testing and greater ease of use. 

Testing capability

Using the standard QC20-W kit

QC20-W partial arc testThe standard QC20-W ballbar kit includes a 100 mm long ballbar

assembly and 50, 150 and 300 mm long extension bars. By assembling the ballbar with different

combinations of extension bars it is possible to carry out ballbar tests with 100, 150, 250, 300, 400,

450, 550 or 600 mm radii. Redesigned ball mounts (including new centre pivot and tool cup extension)

allow the QC20-W to carry out additional  220° 'partial arc' tests in planes through the centre pivot axis.

This means that you can now carry out ballbar tests in three orthogonal planes without the need to

reposition the centre pivot, so speeding up testing (if carrying out 'partial arc' tests with a radius

greater than 150 mm custom fixturing is required). The results can also be used in the new

'volumetric analysis' report function (see software section) with the assurance that all data has been

gathered around the same point.

See a complete QC20-W ballbar test animation here; including the new partial arc feature: 


Using optional accessories

QC20-W accessories

The QC20-W ballbar system can be enhanced by using

 a range of accessories

  • With additional extensions it is possible to perform tests up to 1350 mm radius.
  • The small circle kit allows 50 mm radius tests to be carried out. 
  • Testing can also be carried out on two axis machines using the VTL adaptor and on many
     lathes using the lathe accessory kit


With all these options, plus the flexibility to use various feedrates,

the QC20-W allows very flexible testing.



Your video guide to ballbar testing

Getting started with QC20-W ballbar DVD 

Every QC20-W ballbar kit includes the 'Getting started with QC20-W ballbar' DVD which

introduces the system, takes you step-by-step through the equipment, set-up, installation

and use of the system, and shows you how to carry out a test and review the results.

Kit contents

QC20-W wireless ballbar kit

The standard QC20-W kit comes in its own robust carry case which includes the

QC20-W wireless ballbar, battery, spindle and table mounts (pivots), 50 mm, 150 mm

and 300 mm ballbar extensions (to allow various test diameters) and tools.


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