as the industry standard
for many years,
The Harpenden Skinfold Caliper
is a precision instrument designed for use in the performance of Skinfold
thickness measurements (from which estimates of body fat are derived).
The use of this instrument has been well established and documented over
the past 40 years.
Designed in 1958 in collaboration
with D. J. M. Tanner, a prominent force in the use of Skinfold measurements
in the derivation of body fat measurement,
The Harpenden Skinfold
Caliper has been used all over the world on projects of international
importance and is the most prestigious Caliper available.
It is the only Caliper
CE marked under the Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC for a Class 1
Device with Measuring Function and is calibrated using masters traceable
to National Standards.
Dial Graduation: 0,20
Measuring Range: 0 mm to
Measuring Pressure: 10
gms/mm2 (constant over range)