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Wenzel XOrbit 87 Coordinate Measuring Machine

Wenzel XOrbit 87 Coordinate Measuring Machine


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The WENZEL XOrbit CMM features the accuracy and quality that customers have come to expect from Wenzel CMMs at is an entry level price.

The XOrbit is the ideal coordinate measuring machine, wherever the core aspects of measuring are required and where rapidity and ease of use are in demand. It can be used for checking incoming goods and throughout the production cycle until final inspection, since it fulfils all major demands. Whether for individual or serial measurements (total CNC control), XOrbit is suitable for universal applications.


  • TheY-axis guide-way is machined directly in the base plate, providing optimal long-term stability
  • Pre-stressed, encompassing air bearings in all axes
  • Passive vibration dampers
  • Compact HT 400 control panel with central, logarithmic joystick, "mouse function" and context-sensitive function buttons. Selectable joystick axis assignment
  • The Y-guide-ways feature bellow protection against contamination
  • High-speed-dynamic servo drives with position monitoring, combined friction power transmission
  • Three-axis contouring controller with intelligent"look-ahead" function for application-optimised trajectory
  • Manual temperature compensation
  • Two-stage speed selection and variable speed adjustment (override 0-100%) in all operation modes,resulting in sensitive movement via joystick or in CNC debugging

Renishaw PH10T/PH10M Plus

  • A motorised indexing head that mounts and re-orientates the probe repeatably to any one of 720 positions at 7.5° increments

Renishaw PH20

  • PH20 brings 5-axis measurement capability to touch-trigger applications on all sizes of CMM

Renishaw REVO

  • The revolutionary 5-axis probe system provides an extremely fast scanning speed solution with a high degree of measurement flexibility, and thus an extremely high throughput.

Renishaw TP20

  • Compact, module changing touch-trigger probe, which allows the use of a range of stylus configurations and extensions to access features on complex parts.

Renishaw TP200

  • Compact, module changing touch trigger probe particularly suitable for measuring tasks with tight dimensional tolerances for 3D free-form surfaces with longer styli.

Renishaw SP25

  • The most compact and versatile probe system for scanning on a global scale.

Renishaw SP80

  • Passive probe, equipped with a high-resolution digital length measuring system (0.02 μm), which ensures outstanding measuring precision even when using long stylus inserts (up to 500 mm).

Wenzel Shapetracer

  • The 3D Line Scanner changes your coordinate measuring machine into the ideal machine to record and handle point clouds. Perfect for all who need to record and work on surfaces and outlines of physical objects.


  • Unique, user-friendly UI
  • 3D CAD Import – IGES, STEP & DXF
  • Catia, SolidWorks, ProE, Parasolids & Unigraphics optional modules
  • Inspection program creation from CAD model
  • CMM and Renishaw probe simulation
  • Object based programming
  • Automatic routines
  • Many reporting options

Metrosoft Quartis

  • Intuitive UI, consistent with Microsoft Windows
  • 3D CAD Import – IGES, STEP, VDA-FS, Parasolid, ACIS & DXF
  • Inspection program creation from CAD model
  • Simulation, Verification & Optimization
  • Object based automatic measuring
  • Automatic routines
  • Support for CT and optical scanners
  • Many reporting options

Measurement Ranges, Weights

  • X-Axis Measurement Range:  800mm
  • Y-Axis Measurement Range: 1000mm, 1500mm or 2000mm (Additional Y ranges available upon request) 
  • Z-Axis Measurement Range:  700mm
  • Useable Table Surface:  1100mm x 1840mm, 1100mm x 2340mm or 1100mm x 2840mm
  • Machine Weight:  2650 kg, 3000 kg or 3800 kg
  • Permissible Part Weight:  800 kg or 1000 kg

General Requirements

  • Electric: Single-phase AC, 1 P+N+PE, 115/230 V ± 10 %, 50/60 Hz, max. 1000 VA, ace. to EN 60204/1
  • Compressed Air:  Supply pressure 6-10 bar, pre-filtered, quality according to ISO 8573-1 : Class 4 or better
  • Air Consumption: 70 NI/min 

Measuring Accuracy

  • Measurement System: Photoelectric scale system, Optical division 20 µm
  • Resolution:  0.1 µm
  • Probing Uncertainty (TP20 Head): 2.8 µm
  • Probing Uncertainty (TP200 Head): 2.4 µm
  • Probing Uncertainty (SP25 Head): 2.2 µm
  • Volumetric Length Measuring Uncertainty (TP20 Head): 2.8 µm + L/300
  • Volumetric Length Measuring Uncertainty (TP200 Head): 2.4 µm + L/300
  • Volumetric Length Measuring Uncertainty (SP25 Head): 2.2 µm + L/300
  • Volumetric Scanning Probing Uncertainty (SP25 Head): 2.7 µm
  • Total Measuring Time for THP:  72 seconds

Operating Environment

  • Operating Temperature:  15-30ºC
  • Temperature Range for MPEE: 18-22ºC
  • Relative Humidity:  40-70%


  • Joystick Operation:  0-20 mm/s (Creep Mode), 0-100 (Normal)
  • CNC-Mode Vmax:  300 mm/s (Axial), 520 mm/s (Volumetric)
  • CNC-Mode Amax: 900 mm/s2 (Axis-Related), 1500 mm/s2 (Volumetric)

Overall Dimensions

  • Width:  1565mm
  • Length:  2200mm, 2700mm or 3200mm
  • Height:  2935mm or 2885mm

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What applications are suitable for the XOrbit CMM?

Applications include any machined components including 5 axis, stampings and tooling.


What are some other Features/Benefits of the XOrbit CMM?

  • The XOrbit is available with the sensational Renishaw PH20 5 Axis Probing system.
  • Renishaw Probing Systems let you add sensor technology as your needs change and grow.
  • Powerful software tools allow you to turn your results into highly visual and dynamic reports including; rich graphical plots, CAD overlays, and SPC for process control.
  • A flexible platform for a variety of measurement needs.

All of our measuring machines are built on a foundation of granite in order to start with the most mechanically accurate base as possible.  No matter what type of coordinate measuring machine your quality processes call for – Gear Measuring, 3D Scanning, non-destructive testing, CT scanning and of course CMMs – we start with the ideal material for measuring machines – granite.