Tactile Measuring Tools
1-Foot Braille Rulers: English Measurement Ruler (Model 1-03070-00) & Metric-English Measurement Ruler (Model 1-03100-00)
1-Foot Braille Rulers are tactile rulers designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. There are two versions: An English Measurement Ruler, model 1-03070-00, and a Metric-English Measurement Ruler, model 1-03100-00. Both rulers are made of molded plastic. On the English Measurement Ruler, inches and fractions are indicated by raised lines. Braille figures are located at inch divisions. On the Metric-English Measurement Ruler, one-centimeter and 1/2 centimeter intervals are
12-Inch Metal Ruler (Models 23-5201-1 & 23-5301-9)
The 12-Inch Metal Ruler is a braille ruler designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The ruler is made of metal with 0.25-inch markings. The ruler is available in non-folding (23-5201-1) and folding styles (23-5301-9).
18-Inch Flexible Ruler (Model 1-03050-00)
The 18-Inch Flexible Ruler, model 1-03050-00, is a tactile, braille, and large print ruler designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This flexible plastic ruler allows tactual and visual measurement of flat or curved surfaces. It has raised lines in quarter-inch increments and numbers in braille and large print. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 47 x 4 centimeters. COLOR: Ruler is white with black lines.
30-Centimeter Flexible Ruler (Model 1-03031-00)
The 30-Centimeter Flexible Ruler, model 1-03031-00, is a tactile, braille, and large print ruler designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This flexible plastic ruler allows tactual and visual measurement of both flat and curved surfaces. Centimeters are indicated with raised black lines, and even numbered marks are labeled in both braille and large print. These rulers are sold in packages of five. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 30 x 3 centimeters.
9 Inch Protractor (Model 23-4301-0) & 23 Cm Protractor (Model 23-4401-8)
The 9-inch Protractor, model 23-4301-0, and 23 Centimeter Protractor, model 23-4401-8, are braille protractors designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The instruments are made of metal and feature a cursor and a ruler embossed in inches or centimeters. The protractors display angles from 1 to 190 degrees.
Aph Glue Down Rule (Model 1-03081-00)
The APH Glue Down Rule, model 1-03081-00, is a tactile rule designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This brass ruler has raised lines at 1/8 inch intervals. It can be bonded to sewing machines, band saws, cutting or drawing boards, etc. This ruler is sold in packs of five. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.01 x 12 x 0.5 inches.
Braille / Print Protractor (Model 1-04115-00)
The Braille/Print Protractor, model 1-04115-00, is a braille and large print protractor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 180- degree half circle protractor has bold large type numbers and braille dots to mark the degrees. Two braille dots mark ten-degree increments, while a single braille dot marks the five-degree increments. This protractor features a "wand," a long, flat piece which is pointed at one end and anchored on a pivot at the center of the protra
Click Rule & Metric Click Rule
The Click Rule and Metric Click Rule are tactile and auditory measuring devices designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. They allow for quick measurements of wood and tool setups as well as for general use. The Click Rule measures up to 12 inches and is accurate to 1/16 of an inch. It measures outside and inside dimensions as well as depths of holes 3/8 inches in diameter and larger. The Metric Click Rule measures up to 20 millimeters with accurate measurements of one millimete
Lufkin Rulers (Model 1612)
Steel rulers 3/4 inch wide by 1/32 inch thick. Steel etched for fingernail reading. No Braille. Available in 24 inch lengths.
Measuring Device For Woodworking.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Measuring device for a blind person to measure drywall, shelving or paneling. Slide measuring device made from 1/4 inch by 3 inch paneling. The longer board has a 1/ 4 inch groove in the center several inches long. The shorter board has a 1/4 inch groove running nearly its entire length. By loosening the wing nuts the ruler can be adjusted. tightening the wing nuts maintains the measurement until the board is scored for cutting. Includes picture, but i
Meterstick (Model 1-03000-00)
The Meterstick is a braille and tactile ruler designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision. This one-meter measuring aid identifies centimeters and decimeters with molded, tactile markings. Centimeters are displayed by thin raised lines, with every other increment identified in braille. Decimeters are marked by thick raised lines and in braille. The ruler is made of durable plastic, and is drilled for hanging.
Micrometer (Model 1650 & 1651)
Snap on micrometer with deeply etched markings. Standard calipers can be read only with micrometer. Models in one inch increments from 0 to 6 inches.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of ruler that will allow individuals with low vision to read smaller units of measurements such as centimeters and millimeters on the ruler. The New Rule has larger numbers on higher contrast measurement bars. A sliding pointer runs along the center of the ruler, displaying the millimeter measurement as numbers, again on a high contrast background, on a wheel inside the pointer's housing. An arm inside the slider rests against the track and