Portable and Precise Featuring Point-and-Click Automation

Powered by Verisurf AUTOMATE software – zCAT combines a revolutionary, lightweight and portable form factor with easy-to-use software that serves as a common, mobile platform for in-process inspection or reverse engineering.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMszCAT_OldzCAT was conceived with ease-of-use, portability, and uncompromising precision as primary design objectives. With its industry-standard touch-trigger probe system and revolutionary cylindrical kinematic mechanism, zCAT allows for optimal and accurate stylus arrangement regardless of the measurement task at hand.

3D Metrology Software, Training and CMMszCAT_OldBest of all, zCAT works seamlessly with Verisurf as a single, integrated system. The combination of a lightweight footprint, battery-operated convenience, and Verisurf Automate’s unique point-and-click inspection plan builder make the zCat with Verisurf solution an easy business decision.


• Working volume X and Y 700mm diameter, Z 250mm
• Diametral Accuracy (μ) 3.0 + (D/100mm)
• Linear Accuracy (μm) 5.0 + (L/100mm)
• Fixturing accuracy requirement 5mm
• Machine speed User controlled to 150 mmps
• Machine air requirement None required
• Construction Stainless steel for all structural components
• Machine power requirements 100-240V AC+/-10%, 50-60Hz/td>
• Battery life 4 hours with normal use, 3 hours at peak
• Power consumption Peak 15 W, normal 10 W
• Manual motion control User controlled by hand movement of probe
• Controller Onboard PCB provides motion control, error mapping, I++ interface and ControlCAT metrology software
• Temperature compensation Onboard monitoring and compensation
• Probe type Renishaw T20 probe
• Machine weight 13.6kg, 30lbs
• Machine dimensions 420mm x 172mm x 620mm

Standard Accessories

• zCAT CMM - 4 axes
• ControlCAT metrology software
• Renishaw TP20 touch trigger probe
• Lithium-ion battery
• Ethernet communication
• I++ software interface
• zCAT wedge excel export software
• Training part and calibration sphere
• Quick start guide
• zCAT dust cover
• Reusable shipping containing
• Standard 1 year warranty

Optional Accessories

• 1mm ball probe module
• Vertical only 2mm probe
• Horizontal only 2mm probe
• Calibration service
• 5 year service and calibration contract
• Extended 5 year warranty
• Loc-N-Load Quick-Swap fixture systems
• Fixture No. 1
• Fixture No. 2
• Base plate only
• Work holding kit

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