Beam Compass a Great Drafting & Woodworking Tool Draw Large Circles & Arcs

Beam Compass
Beam compass – Alvin beam compass two sets and Sabcom beam compass. Choose the correct beam compass for your application. A beam compass is used for drawing large diameter circles. The Alvin beam compass can draw a circle up to a diameter of 48 inches. The Rotape beam compass can draw a circle up to 144” in diameter. The beam compass is great for woodworking or construction where you need to create large diameter circles or ellipses. We also carry parts for the Alvin beam compass. Both the Alvin and Sabcom beam compasses are quality drafting tools. Choose from the Alvin or Sabcom beam compass. See our complete selection of Drafting Tools .


72" Beam Compass by Rotape Create up to 12 Foot Circles
Code: 21475
MFG Part #: 13MI
Regular price: $45.00
Sale price: $41.54
Beam Compass by Alvin 961X Graduated Beam Compass
Code: 20038
MFG Part #: 961X
Regular price: $58.00
Sale price: $41.43
Beam Compass by Alvin 961B Beam Compass
Code: 20053
MFG Part #: 961B
Regular price: $45.00
Sale price: $32.15

Beam Compass Options

Rotape - formally produced by Sabcom this beam compass is graduated in inches and metric. Designed similar to a tape measure it has a heavy duty steel blade that locks into position for creating circles and arcs up to 12 feet in size. 1mm grid & 2mm grid accented every cm
Alvin 961X - is a bar style beam compass graduated in inches and metric. It comes with 2 13 inch bars capable of drawing circles up to 48 inches in diameter. Add additional bars for drawing larger circles. It comes standard with pencil and inking attachments.
Alvin 961B - is a bar style beam compass with no graduations. It comes with 2 13 inch bars capable of drawing circles up to 48 inches in diameter. Add additional bars for drawing larger circles. It comes standard with pencil and inking attachments.