Construction Tool Uses and Applications

Did you ever look at a project or a job and think to yourself, "what tool would I use to get that done?"  For the professional, the "Uses and Applications" learning provided here will hopefully begin to get your mind spinning around opportunites to use new tools but for everyone else, you will get a good enough understanding to get you off your feet to tackle your next project.

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    If you already know how tools work, "Uses and Applications" will put your knowledge to work.  Starting with applications "By Product", we hope you will begin to get an understanding of where your tool can be used.  But keep in mind, the opportunities for use are endless and are only limited by your ability to recognize yet another use for our levels and laser levels.  When learning what project a tool can be used for, you can also start your learning "By User/Project" and "By Video."

    Line Laser Levels Product Applications

    Today, the three most common types of laser levels are Rotary Laser Levels, Line Laser Levels (or Line Generators) and Dot Laser Levels (or Multi-Point Lasers). This article focuses on Line Laser Levels and practical applications of use indoors and outdoors. Interior Applications An easy example t...

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    Dot Laser Levels Product Applications

    Today, the three most common types of laser levels are Rotary Laser Levels, Line Laser Levels (or Line Generators) and Dot Laser Levels (or Plumb or Multi-Point Laser Levels). This article focuses on Dot Laser Levels, indoor and outdoor leveling applications on the construction job site or in the ho...

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    Spirit Level Product Applications in the Medical Field

    Spirit (bubble) levels have applications in just about every field where something is built or constructed, including the medical field. Below is a look inside of an x-ray computed tomography scanner (a ‘CT scanner’). Specifically, the machine’s level is being tested with a Johnson...

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    Rotary Laser Levels Product Applications in Construction

    How to Set Up a Rotary Laser Level How to Calibrate a Rotary Laser Level How to Use a Rotary Laser Level Today, the three most common types of laser levels are Rotary Laser Levels, Line Laser Levels (or Line Generators) and Dot Laser Levels (or Multi-Point Lasers). This article focuses on Rot...

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    Measure-Up Privacy Policy: Android & iOS

    Updated May 15, 2017Johnson Level & Tool Mfg. Co., Inc. does not collect, store, or maintain any personal data from its Measure-Up app users. Only general data is collected for purposes of improving the app, such as information related to application crashes or bugs. Policy Summary This apps f...

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    Discontinued Manuals

    40-6001 English V1                40-6670 English40-6001 English V2                40-6670 Spanish40-6001 Spanish                    40-6670 French 40-6005 English ...

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    If you already know how tools work, "Uses and Applications" will put your knowledge to work.  Starting with applications "By Product", we hope you will begin to get an understanding of where your tool can be used.  But keep in mind, the opportunities for use are endless and are only limited by your ability to recognize yet another use for our levels and laser levels.  When learning what project a tool can be used for, you can also start your learning "By User/Project" and "By Video."

    Project/User: Pre-Construction Contractors

    Pre-Construction Contractors See how contractors who do site preparation and pre-construction work for a new building or home use rotary laser levels, line laser levels, dot laser levels, torpedo laser levels and optical levels. Application Rotary Laser Levels Line Laser Levels ...

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    Project/User: Construction & Building Contractors

    Construction & Building Contractors See how contractors buidling homes and offices use rotary laser levels, line laser levels, dot laser levels, torpedo laser levels and optical levels. Application Rotary Laser Levels Line Laser Levels Dot Laser Levels Torpedo Laser...

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    Project/User: Electricians

    Electricians See how electricians can use rotary laser levels, line laser levels, dot laser levels and torpedo laser levels for electrical jobs.  Since optical levels are used to level over long distances, generally, they will not be used by an electrician, indoors. Application R...

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    Project/User: Homeowners & Decorators

    Homeowners & Decorators See how homeowners and decorators use rotary laser levels, line laser levels, dot laser levels and torpedo laser levels.  Since optical levels are mainly used in leveling over longer distances, optical levels are not commonly used by homeowners indoors. App...

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    Project/User: Finish Carpenters

    Finish Carpenters See how finish carpenters use rotary laser levels, line laser levels, dot laser levels and torpedo laser levels.  Since optical levels are used for leveling over longer distances, finish carpenters will not find a need for them indoors. Application Rotary Laser ...

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    Project/User: Deck Builders

    Deck Builders See how contractors who build decks use rotary laser levels, line laser levels, dot laser levels and torpedo laser levels. Application Rotary Laser Levels Line Laser Levels Dot Laser Levels Torpedo Laser Levels Optical Laser Levels Level Floo...

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    Project/User: Others

    Other End-Users The number of end-users and possible projects are really too many to mention.  Below are some examples of other professionals, such as road builders, masons and farmers who use rotary laser levels, line laser levels, dot laser levels, torpedo laser levels and optical levels. ...

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    If you already know how tools work, "Uses and Applications" will put your knowledge to work.  Starting with applications "By Product", we hope you will begin to get an understanding of where your tool can be used.  But keep in mind, the opportunities for use are endless and are only limited by your ability to recognize yet another use for our levels and laser levels.  When learning what project a tool can be used for, you can also start your learning "By User/Project" and "By Video."

    Video: How to Use a Rotary Laser Level to Frame a Window

    This video is an outdoor application of the 40-6522 electronic self-leveling horizontal rotary laser level on a construction jobsite for establishing a horizontal and vertical plane to frame in a window.  The 40-6522 laser level can also be used indoors with similar applications for interior fr...

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    Video: How to Install and Align a Rail System with a 26X Automatic Level

    Using a 26X Automatic Level Model #40-6926 (optical instrument / transit level) to install and align a rail system for a movable, high-tech steel cutting tool. The project includes the use of a grade rod to sight the rail system's height and a heavy duty tripod to hold the transit at a steady an...

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    Video: Ask Gus: Spring Deck Cleaning and Deck Repair

    Learn how to repair and clean your deck and replace deck posts with Fox 6 Milwaukee's Ask Gus. Gus uses Johnson Level's 60-275 Deck-Mate Professional Board Spacing Tool to demonstrate how to replace deck boards, and Johnson Level's 175-M Post Level to demonstrate checking plumb and level...

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    Video: Using a Laser Level for Grading a Construction Job Site

    Rotary Laser Level Assists in Grading and Leveling Ground Here, Johnson Level demonstrates using a rotary laser level on a construction jobsite for establishing a grade from either a known point of elevation or the height of the instrument. Finding elevations is important to grading, excavatio...

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    Video: How to Find Level Using Automatic Level and Grade Rod

    Setting Rails to Level for a Plasma Cutter Johnson Level demonstrates using the 40-6926 26X automatic level on a construction jobsite to set rails for a movable plasma cutting table for high precision steel cuts at Wausau Steel.    VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Hello,...

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