The Alvin® Dual-Sided Plan Map Measure Wheel w/Inches Counter, also know as a curvimeter or opisometer, is an advanced map and plan measure that allows you to analyze maps, drawings, plans, and blueprints. It has two faces with individual wheels or dials – each designed with specific functions. One face accurately measures straight lines and curves on drawings and blueprints in inches and feet. The second face measures scaled distances from 1/8 inch to a foot on maps and plans. This device is perfect for travelers, architects, contractors, hikers, and anyone needing to analyze maps or plans.
Measure Distances on a Map and Plans
One side of the Map Measure Wheel provides an accurate method to scrutinize routes and distances on maps and plans. It has a handy pointer that tracks traced distances in inches, while the counter simultaneously registers the distance in feet. Use this feature to plan trips, verify distances between stops on the road, or create furniture layouts. It can even help you determine if there is space at a camp site for your group or certain activities. And it is ideal for planning the most efficient route to save fuel for business or personal travel.
Analyze Drawings and Blueprints
One side of this map and plan measure is engineered to analyze technical layouts. Use it to dissect blueprints and drawings. Whether you are a do-it-yourself homeowner or a professional, you will find this face to be very useful. It reads scales from 1/8 inches to 1 foot and counts the number of full pointer revolutions as you scan. This provides the flexibility to analyze almost any blueprint or drawing with accuracy.
Easy to Use
The Alvin® Dual-Sided Plan Map Measure Wheel has two large faces that are easy to read. Its multiple dials allow you to clearly see how the inches translate into feet, and long easy to grip handle that help you maneuver it as you work. This tool is made of rugged metal that can handle bumps and drops, plus it comes in an attractive leatherette case for added protection.