Heavy Duty Metrology Tripods

Heavy Duty Metrology Stands

Manchester Metrology are official resellers of Metrology Base equipment, Offering a wide range of portable Heavy Duty Metrology Tripods for Portable CMMs and Laser Trackers.

Using these Portable Heavy Duty Tripods improve your flexibility at measurement area. These tripods are designed for functionality, portability and repeatable measurement. Portable Heavy Duty Tripods are available in a number of standard configurations.

METROLOGYBASE Portable Heavy Duty Tripods have been designed for Portable CMMs. Portable Heavy Duty Tripods are ideal where portability and high stiffness is of primary importance for precision metrology equipment.

​Designed for

  • Extraordinary sturdiness and rigidity

  • Rugged construction

  • Ideal indoor and outdoor use

  • Adjustable pads on each leg

  • Point type stainless steel feet are also available for outdoor use


All parts are 100% CNC MACHINED from solid block materials (No casting). Made from high strength 6061 T6 series aircraft grade aluminum and corrosion resistant stainless steel.


Heavy Duty Portable Metrology Tripods can be used with any product having an internal 3½”-8 thread.

Easy Lock

Heavy Duty Portable Metrology Tripods have easy column lock. After adjusting leg angles, you can easily fix your tripod with this lock.

Spirit Level

Heavy Duty Metrology Tripods comes with spirit level. You can make horizontal leveling of your tripod easily with spirit level.

Short or Tall

Heavy Duty Tripods are available in a short or tall version. The double upper leg section and the adjustable instrument column of the tall version are longer.

Fixed or Adjustable

Fixed tripod’s adapter is mounted directly to the top of the stand. Adjustable model has hand wheel driven worm gear column for up and down adjustment of the equipment. It enables vertical adjustment of instrument easily.

Aluminum or Carbon Fibre

Double upper legs can be aluminum or carbon fiber. Carbon fiber legs option have lower  weight and give thermal stability advantage.

Interchangeable Feet

Pad feet are standard on heavy duty portable metrology tripods. They have thin rubber pad on bottom and work well on smooth surfaces. *Point type stainless steel feet are also available for uneven surfaces. They are easily interchangeable. (*Accessory)


*Wheels can be mounted to the lower legs of the heavy duty portable metrology tripods. They enable easy transportation of tripod and insturument on smooth surfaces.(*Accessory)

Horizontal Leveling

You can easily make horizontal fine leveling up to 10º with *3 Way Leveling Head. It allows correcting horizontal plan without acting on the legs height and without compromise for torsional rigidity. (*Accessory)

Technical Specifications

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