ZEISS REACH CFX Carbon Fiber Extensions
ZEISS REACH CFX Small Part. Big Accuracy Impact.

ZEISS REACH CFX is a portfolio of carbon fiber extensions that are customized for the varying accuracy requirements of different CMMs - to always keep their accuracy to the highest possible level.

How you benefit:

  • Reliable results
  • Increased productivity
  • Qualified for all measuring environments
  • 3 performance levels for varying requirements

ZEISS REACH CFX Portfolio

Three accuracy levels to match your CMM

ZEISS REACH CFX 1

ZEISS REACH CFX 1 offers a cost-effective introduction to carbon fiber technology. Their performance in thermal stability and stiffness make them an obvious upgrade to titanium and aluminum.

Recommended for:
ZEISS SPECTRUM plus
ZEISS CONTURA
and comparable CMMs.

Available lengths:
DG 11: 40 – 250 mm
DG 20: 40 – 400 mm
 

ZEISS REACH CFX 3

ThermoFit is now ZEISS REACH CFX 3. New name - same performance. The renowned extensions allow you to reduce your measurement time without compromising the reliability of your results.

Recommended for:
ZEISS PRISMO
ZEISS PRISMO fortis
ZEISS ACCURA
and comparable CMMs.

Available lengths:
DG 11: 40 – 250 mm
DG 20: 40 – 400 mm
Custom lengths possible
 

ZEISS REACH CFX 5

ZEISS REACH CFX 5 are the stylus extensions for the most precise measuring demands. Their state-of-the-art carbon fiber and unique winding enables maximum stiffness when even the last µ counts.

Recommended for:
ZEISS PRISMO verity
ZEISS PRISMO ultra
ZEISS MICURA 
ZEISS XENOS
and comparable CMMs.

Available lengths:
DG 11: 40 – 250 mm
DG 20: 40 – 400 mm
 

Don't let the extension downgrade your CMM!

Stylus Extensions made of Carbon Fiber

ZEISS REACH CFX

No more downgrading

To distinguish good parts from rejects, reliable measuring results are a necessity. This can only be achieved when minimizing the measuring uncertainty. Using the wrong extensions has a direct negative influence on the overall measuring uncertainty and therefore reduces the accuracy your CMM could achieve. The overall influence of the extension on the measuring uncertainty is mainly determined by three factors: weight, thermal expansion and static stiffness.

Light weight

All ZEISS REACH CFX extensions are made from carbon fiber – a material known to be very lightweight. This allows the assembly of more complex stylus systems, also on probes with strict weight limits, which reduces the number of changes of styli systems.

Thermally stable

Due to their thermal stability, ZEISS REACH CFX extensions maintain their constant length in the event of temperature changes. Be it in the measuring lab or in a production area – they are thermally more stable than aluminum or titanium extensions and can therefore be used in various environments.

Statically stiff

All extension in the portfolio are statically stiff with hardly any deflection compared to extensions made of titanium or aluminum - even at a scanning speed of up to 12 mm/s. This allows you to scan your workpiece faster and thus increase your productivity.

ZEISS REACH CFX 1
ZEISS REACH CFX 1
ZEISS REACH CFX 3
ZEISS REACH CFX 3
ZEISS REACH CFX 5
ZEISS REACH CFX 5

Three performance levels

Within the portfolio there are three different stiffness levels: CFX 1, CFX 3 and CFX 5. The three levels are resulting from different carbon fiber qualities and windings. This way we ensure optimal performance for the varying accuracy requirements of different CMMs.

Technical Comparison

Material

Weight

Expansion

Deflection

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ZEISS REACH CFX 1

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Aluminium

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