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A higher level

What is a spirit level's sensitivity?

The higher the sensitivity the more precise the spirit level is. This means that the bubble of a more precise spirit level reacts more when one end of the spirit level is lifted.

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Level up with HV and PV!

For professional craftsmen a great spirit level is a vital tool for a job well done. A workhorse you need to rely on to make sure you deliver high quality work.

Hultafors HV and PV are two series of spirit levels for professional use. Both excellent choices that might look similar at first glance in their black powder coating.

Precision tools for professional use

Multi-functional Libella 2000

Spirit levels can be too long or too short or too un-precise. Then there is Hultafors Libella 2000 – a spirit leveling system, expandable from 310 mm to 3100 mm, five times as sensitive as standard spirit levels.

Let’s extend all short minded ideas of what a spirit level can be.

Expand your idea of spirit leveling

MST has the most sensitive vials available

It still has the most sensitive vials available, ISO 9001-certified mounting for unique low tolerance and a solid profile that indicates strength and sturdiness.

The king regins on.

What is a spirit level's tolerance?

Manufacturing tolerance is the sum of all possible minor and microscopically small errors during production. Tolerance is thus the divergence from sensitivity, and the smaller the value the better.

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A higher level Get the facts straight on spirit levels

  • Buying guide - choose right

    Too many spirit levels to choose from? Here’s a guide to make your choice easier.

  • Vials - the vital component

    The fluid-filled containers that give you a level reading are called vials. The liquid in the vials is usually oil or alcohol so that the air bubble inside can move freely.

  • What is tolerance?

    Manufacturing tolerance is the sum of all possible minor and microscopically small errors during production. Tolerance is thus the divergence from sensitivity, and the smaller the value the better.

  • What is sensitivity?

    The higher the sensitivity the more precise the spirit level is. This means that the bubble of a more precise spirit level reacts more when one end of the spirit level is lifted.

  • Profile and end caps

    The strength of the spirit level is determined by the shape and thickness of the profile, as well as the holes for the vials.

  • How it all began

    No one knows how old spirit levels really are. However, it is known that the Romans used water filled tanks as primitive spirit levels when building their famous aqueducts.