Rigibore prides itself in being a world leader in the manufacture of special or multi-feature boring solutions.

Using decades of industry knowledge and experience, Rigibore designs and manufactures special boring tools for individual machining requirements that save cycle time, reduce tooling cost and improve quality of the parts produced.

Rigibore deliver an almost limitless list of special boring solutions for a wide range of applications, including:

  • Overturning tools
  • Backboring tools
  • Line Boring Bars for crankshaft applications
  • Eccentric boring bars
  • Multi-Feature boring tools

Tools are balanced on request to the optimum possible requirement. Our technical facility can balance to G2.5 where applicable. We also offer a range of standard boring bars. To view our full range of boring bars, view our catalogue.

Multi-Feature Benefits

Rigibore can design tools with multiple features on a single bar, performing multiple critical operations at the same time or in just one shot.

  • Improved part quality and reduced part scrap
  • Repeatability and reproducibility
  • Minimised cylce time machining multiple diameters simultaneously
  • Reduced cost on tooling package
  • Accelerated tool life

Engineering Solutions

Regardless of the complexity of machining requirements, Rigibore can design, manufacture and deliver tools bespoke to your application, in short lead times.

We have designed and made bespoke boring bars for many applications including but not limited to the production of:

  • Clutch housings
  • Transmission housings
  • Cylinder boring
  • Cam shaft bores
  • Crank case bores
  • Compressors
  • Pumps
  • Axles
  • Gear boxes

Flagship Product Integration

Multi-feature capabilities can also be applied to Rigibore’s innovative products. Any number of Smartbore cartridges can be manufactured on a single tool, however adjustments to this precision cartridge are made simply via a handheld digital adjuster.

Rigibore’s ActiveEdge boring tools allow micron accurate adjustments to made manually, through a remote adjuster. Subsequently, technology can be integrated with in-process measurement to adjust automatically, with no operator intervention, as part of Rigibore’s Zenith solution.

Special Tooling Features

  • In-house design capabilities (RADS) provides almost limitless tooling solutions
  • Quick quotation services within 24–46 hours
  • Special tool delivery within 4–6 weeks
  • Can be manufactured on any shank, including BT, CAT, HSK, ABS and weldon straight shanks
  • All special boring tools are designed to accept ISO standard inserts
  • Rigibore provides the perfect tool for roughing, semi-finishing and finishing operations


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