Dividers refer to compasses with fixed points used in architectural design and construction work to record measurements and divide lines into equal parts.

There is a simple model and a model with a micrometer screw for greater precision in the leg aperture. They are the type of compasses generally depicted in scientific iconography, together with the square and plumb level, as symbols of geometry.

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"Dividers" is in the UNSPSC Code "44122010"

Ref: 123336/2006-10-14

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