Precision Machinists Level, 18" and Case, Starrett 2427  (Discontinued)Made in United States

Precision Machinists Level, 18" and Case, Starrett
  • Starrett machinist's improved level in a wooden case
  • Starrett catalog number 98Z-18
  • Ground and graduated main vials
  • Cross test vial and plumb vial
  • 0.005" per foot (0.42 mm per meter) accuracy
Part Number: 2427  (Discontinued)
Weight: 7.70 lb

Price: $592.00

This level comes in a wooden case.

These levels have ground and graduated main vials, and a cross test vial. The 18" level also has a double plumb vial. These vials are adjustable to a positive setting and are housed in a satin chrome brass tube with a friction-fit closing cover to prevent breakage.

The base of the levels features an involute groove running the length of the base, which provides a reliable seat for round work such as pipes or shafting. With the cross test vial, it is possible to simultaneously level in both directions. This prevents inaccuracies in the main vial reading caused by canting the level sidewise on round work.

The main level vials have graduations that are approximately 80-90 seconds or .005" per foot (0.42 mm per meter). There are five, six, or seven lines on each side of the bubble, depending on the base length.

These are the finest levels available, used for precision work that is typically required in industry. They all have these features:

All level bases are made from the finest quality seasoned cast iron and are precision-machined on the reference surface. Nonmachined surfaces have an attractive, black wrinkle finish. An involute longitudinal groove between the bearing flats for accurate seating on round work. This groove has a special involute design, permitting better centering and greater capacity to handle larger rounds. Groove and bearing flats are machined together for maximum accuracy.

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