Chainman Industries, Field equipment, Forestry equipment,Thread release measuring device

By: Chainman  09-12-2011
Keywords: Uneven Terrain, Biodegradable Cotton Thread, Hip Chain,

Chainman II Hip Chain

Chainman II hip chain is a sturdy, convenient, accurate and reliable tool for measuring distance over any terrain. Dense forest cover or uneven terrain are not obstacles for Chainman II. You can choose units calibrated in metres, or feet, or yards.

How does it work?

Simply belt the unit to your waist; tie the thread to a starting stake, set the counter to zero, and walk. Your hands are free for recording observations, carrying other supplies, or clearing your path.


  • to 10km in 1/10 m increments
  • to 10,000 feet in 1 foot increments
  • to 10,000 yards in 1/10 yd increments

Chainman Survey Threads

Chainman also provides survey threads to replenish the Chainman II, or for any other application.
Strong polyester thread is available in white or red,
Biodegradable cotton thread is available in white only --
Either poly or cotton are available with paper or plastic cores in the sizes ranging from 1800m to 6000m.


Keywords: Biodegradable Cotton Thread, Hip Chain, Uneven Terrain,

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