Laser Levels

Laser Level

 

Johnson understands some people are intimidated by laser levels initially while others just don't know how to use a laser level. Once we show you how laser levels work and give you a few ideas of how laser levels can be used, your entire world will change. In "How Laser Levels Work" you will find descriptions for the most common laser levels used in construction today.

Lasers 101: 27 Question Laser Level Quiz

QuestionsQ1: What are the three most common laser level types?(a) Rotary Laser; (b) Line Laser; (c) Power Laser; (d) Dot Laser; (e) Cordless LaserQ2: True or FalseRotary laser levels project a beam of light 360° allowing the user to establish a horizontal or vertical plane?Q3: True or FalseRotar...

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Story Poles

Story Pole A story pole, is the simplest type of leveling rod. Story poles are constructed as needed on job sites and simply consist of only the measurements that are needed for the job. Story poles should be constructed of a sturdy material such as lumber and construction netting; they should also...

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Q&A on Laser Levels

Q: Where can I get my Johnson laser level serviced when it is out of warranty?A: Please click the link for Service Centers under Support in the main menu for a complete list of Authorized Non-Warranty Repair Centers. Q: Does the Johnson Level & Tool limited warranty apply to items purchased on o...

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Magnetic Pulley (Sheave) Alignment Lasers

Magnetic Pulley (Sheave) Alignment Defined All Johnson pulley (sheave) alignment systems are accurate enough to exceed belt manufactures' recommendations for drive belt alignment. This includes Standard V, Synchronous, Polyflex® and Micro-V® belts that should be aligned within ¼°...

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Glossary of Laser Level Terms

ACCURACY The tolerance of the laser beam at a certain distance from the tool (i.e. ± ¼" per 100'). This indicates how far the beam may deviate from 'perfect' measurement. APERTURE The location from which laser light is emitted from the laser tool. AUTO-LEVELING A method where...

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What is a Tripod? How do Tripods for Laser Levels Work?

Tripod Components How to Set Up a Tripod How to Use a Laser Level with a Tripod How to Use a Laser Level Detector Shop tripods, detectors and laser accessories from Johnson Level. A tripod is a three-legged stand, important in providing the foundation for laser levels and other leveli...

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Grade Rods: All About Grade Rods

Grade Rod How to Read a Grade Rod How to Read an Engineer's Grade Rod How to Read a Builder's/Architect Grade Rod How to Read a Direct Elevation Grade Rod Shop all grade rods for sale from Johnson Level. A Grade Rod or leveling rod, is a graduated rod used to determine differences in eleva...

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Transit Levels: All About Transit Levels

Transit Level How To's How to Read a Transit Level How to Set Up a Transit Level How to Use a Transit Level How to Focus a Transit Level How to Choose a Transit Level Tripod Parts of a Transit Level: Anatomy of the Transit Level Shop all optical levels from Johnson Level. What ar...

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All About Theodolites

Theodolite vs TransitHow to Use a TheodoliteHow a Theodolite Works Types of Theodolites There are two different kinds of theodolites: digital and non digital. Non digital theodolites are rarely used anymore. Digital theodolites consist of a telescope that is mounted on a base, as well as an elec...

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Laser Levels: An All-About/How-to Compendium

Laser Level How To's How to Choose a Laser Level How to Use a Laser Level How to Use a Laser Level Outdoors How to Use a Laser Level to Hang Pictures How to Use a Laser Level to Level Ground How to Set Grade with a Laser Level Shop all Laser Levels from Johnson Level. Laser Levels from ...

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Rotary Laser Levels

How to Calibrate a Rotary Laser Level How to Use a Rotary Laser Level Shop all rotary laser levels from Johnson Level. Check out our how-to guide to choose a rotary laser level. Rotary laser levels are used for construction projects indoors to shoot a 360-degree horizontal or vert...

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Automatic Levels: All About Automatic Laser Levels

Automatic laser levels, or self-leveling levels, have become a much more common optical instrument on construction sites. These levels are replacing alternatives, such as builder's levels, because they are easier to use and quicker to set up. Automatic laser levels remain level and accurate no matte...

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Dot Laser Levels / Plumb Laser Levels

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 the technical specifications of Dot Laser Levels. Dot Laser Level Output Dot Laser Levels project two, three or f...

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Line Laser Levels

How to Use a Line Laser Level How to Use a Self Leveling Laser Level Shop all line laser levels from Johnson Level. Today, the three most common types of laser levels are Rotary Laser Levels, Laser Line Levels (or Line Generators) and Dot Laser Levels (or Multi-Point Lasers) This article focu...

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What is a Builder's Level? How do Builder's Levels Work?

How to Use a Builder's Level How to Check a Builder's Level How to Calibrate a Builder's Level Shop all optical levels from Johnson Level. A builder's level is used in the construction field to set up level points and to check elevations. It is an optical instrument used mainly in surveying ...

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