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Recommendations for an Engineering Scale

Engineering Scale

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An engineering scale is an important tool to have if you plan on looking at a hard copy of a set of land development plans that was drawn to a certain scale. A scale will allow you to take accurate measurements of distances from a plan. These measurements can then be used to calculate other important numbers such as building areas and earthwork volumes.

Most scales are very similar and which one you choose is really just based on preference.

The following are three engineering scales that I would recommend.

Alumicolor Engineering Scale

The color coding on this scale allows you to easily find the right scale edge to use for your measurements.

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Intoy Engineering Scale

This is a popular and highly-rated scale with an affordable price.

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Esprite Engineering Scale

This is a another highly-rated engineering scale that includes a convenient storage bag.

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