Rigibore Smartbore cartridges offer the customer easy adjustment with micron accuracy, this benefits to a number of organisational advantages including reduced presetting time.

These are adaptable for a single or multi-point cartridge system, and can feature any number of Smartbore cartridges per Smartbore tool.

These Smartbore cartridges are easily replaceable, if damages should occur in operation, cartridges can be replaced as opposed to the whole tool.

Smartbore cartridges achieve an adjustment of 0.001 mm on diameter.


Step 1
The Adjuster is switched on and inserted into the mating connection on the cartridge.
Step 2
The Adjuster handle is turned to move the cutting edge (micron by micron) and digital readings of the amount of adjustment being made is displayed on the LCD screen.
Step 3
When the desired compensation has been made, the Adjuster is withdrawn from the cartridge and the process is complete.

Features & Benefits

  • Cartridge adjustment down to 1 micron on diameter (0.6 mm range).
  • Digital readout allows for easy and precise adjustments to tool.
  • One Adjuster can be used to adjust any Smartbore product.
  • Available in replaceable cartridge or built-in configurations.
  • Easy to use by skilled or semi skilled operators.
  • Patented design.
  • Smartbore® cartridges fit standard UFP pockets.
  • Ideal for tight tolerance precision manufacturing.
  • Can be built into any tool with multiple cutting edges per tool.
  • Easy to use Adjuster; only one Adjuster for any number of tools.
  • Integral radio module can transmit the adjustment data to a remote display, ie. a computer screen or LCD display hardware (separately available).

Technical Information

The Smartbore cartridge contains an integral position transducer. This is activated by the Adjuster when the connection is made.

The Smartbore Adjuster contains a rechargeable power source, together with the control electronics necessary to display the adjustment reading on the LCD.

The Adjuster also supplies power to the cartridge position transducer when connected. The transducer returns position data to the Adjuster which is then interpreted and displayed on the LCD.

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