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David White is known for manufacturing quality survey equipment that are made for professionals. And at Engineer Supply, you can find a variety of tools — from the David White transit level to other types of David White instruments. Feel free to look at what we have in stock, so you can find a tool that will meet your specific needs.

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THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN A TOTAL STATION AND A THEODOLITE


Surveyors today have access to both ancient and modern equipment, so they have a variety of choices with which they can complete their work. A total station combines the functionality of a theodolite with that of an auto level and electronic distance meter, and it’s more accurate over longer distances. Data is gathered electronically and can be imported into a computer for analysis. A total station can also be operated by one person. However, it’s more expensive compared to other types of survey equipment, and it requires more skill to operate. A theodolite can give you accurate measurements at an affordable price, and it has centuries of proven operation. It can also give you what you need without any extra training for the surveyor. You will, however, need a second person to gather data, and it’s less accurate over longer distances.


THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN AN AUTO-LEVEL AND A THEODOLITE


An auto-level is an optical instrument that can establish and verify points on the same horizontal plane, and it has an internal mechanism that removes variation and inaccuracy from measurements. A theodolite is an instrument that’s used to measure both horizontal and vertical angles, and it has a mounted telescope that can move in both directions. When the telescope is pointed toward an area you want to measure, you can determine the angles of the horizontal and vertical axes with a great deal of precision.


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RUGGED DAVID WHITE INSTRUMENTS THAT ARE BUILT FOR PROFESSIONALS

Whether you’re looking for a David White laser level or any number of this company’s spectacular line of surveying tools, you can find what you need at Engineer Supply. We’re proud to be a Factory Authorized Dealer of David White instruments, because we know this company has a reputation for manufacturing quality tools that go back for over a hundred years. Feel free to look at what we have in stock, so you can find the right type of David White transit or any other type of leveling tool that’s made by this company.


A VARIETY OF SURVEYING AND LEVELING TOOLS TO MEET A VARIETY OF NEEDS

At Engineer Supply, we have a variety of David white instruments that can be used to meet a variety of needs. And all of them are made of the highest quality. Whether you need a David White laser level or any of their surveying tools, you can find it at our store. We want to provide the best to our customers, which is why we’re proud to carry the David White brand in our store. Feel free to look at what we have in our inventory. We’re sure you’ll be able to find a product that’s right for you!


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What is a David White transit level?

The David White transit level is an optical instrument with a telescope and a built-in spirit level that’s mounted on a tripod. It’s mainly used for surveying and building, but it can also determine the relative position of lines and objects. A transit level is very precise. It can be used to establish a reference line, but it can also be used to get readings of angles in precise measurements.

What is the best David White transit level?

David White makes a variety of tools, which not only includes transit levels but also includes laser levels and tripods. So, you should think about your specific needs. Be sure to look at what we have at Engineer Supply, so you can find a product that’s right for you!

How do I calculate grade with a David White transit level?

Here are the steps on how you can calculate grade with a David White transit level:
  • Place the tripod on the ground, and tighten the knob that connects the legs to the transit body.
  • Find the hanging level underneath the transit, and adjust the position of the tripod with attached knobs until the instrument is level.
  • Tell your partner to adjust the position of the marker on the grading rod, while you adjust the device’s position.
  • Point the transit to the grade rod, and look through the view piece.
  • Place the grading rod on the direct center of the vertical line on the transit.
  • Tell your partner to stop adjusting the grade rod’s position when the marker is in the direct center of the horizontal and vertical transit lines.
  • Measure and record the height at the front, middle, and back of the area and along the left, right, and center of each section.
  • Examine the height so you can see where the ground is inconsistent.
Be sure to look at what we have at Engineer Supply, so you can find a set of David White instruments that will meet your specific needs.

What is the best David White theodolite?

David White has a reputation for making quality surveying instruments that go back for over a hundred years, and they make a variety of tools that are built for the working professional. Feel free to look at the broad selection of David White instruments we have at Engineer Supply, so you can find a tool that will meet your specific needs.

What's included in the David White Meridian Leveling Kit?

The David White Meridian Leveling Kit is meant for light construction work, as well as for leveling and turning angles. It includes a level, case, tripod, leveling rod, and plumb bob. It also has a built-in sunshade for clearer sightings and a leveling vial that’s top-mounted for easy viewing. If you’re looking for a David White Meridian Leveling Kit or any other type of leveling tool that’s made by this company, be sure to look at what we have at Engineer Supply.

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