Absolute Arm 7-Axis

Tactile probing and non-contact scanning to deliver effortlessly-accurate measurements with ease.


The all-in-one solution for portable 3D measurement

The flagship of the Absolute Arm range, the Absolute Arm 7-Axis delivers tactile probing and non-contact scanning in a uniquely ergonomic package. It’s the clear choice for high-end portable measurement applications. With usability central to its design, this is an articulating measuring arm that can’t be beaten when it comes to ease of movement and ease of measurement. All this adds up to a far more productive and versatile arm that delivers high-accuracy measurement results more quickly and more easily than ever before.

The flagship of the Absolute Arm range

The Absolute Arm 7-Axis is the clear choice for high-end portable measurement applications.


Probing and scanning

High-accuracy touch probing performance together with high-end, high-productivity scanning from the Absolute Scanner AS1 or AS1-XL – the Absolute Arm 7-Axis is a multifunctional measurement tool that delivers clear productivity improvements through increased usability and versatility.


IP54 certification

The world’s first portable measuring arm with an IP54 rating, and guaranteed functionality in temperatures of up to 45 degrees Celsius, the Absolute Arm is the perfect partner for measurement in even the most challenging environmental conditions.


Configurable wrist

The ergonomically designed wrist of the Absolute Arm 7-Axis features an OLED measurement display screen, interchangeable grips, exchangeable probe and scanner mountings and a selection of control buttons, making complete one-handed operational efficiency easier than ever before.


Advanced materials

Built on a foundation of high-tech carbon-fibre tube construction, the Absolute Arm maintains strength and thermal stability under any environmental conditions, offering reliable accuracy whatever the environment.


ISO certification

The probing accuracy of the Absolute Arm 7-Axis is certified according to ISO 10360-12 as standard, with full scanning system accuracy certified according to ISO 10360-8 Annex D when supplied with an Absolute Scanner AS1, AS1-XL or RS5 Laser Scanner.

Absolute Arm 7-Axis Specifications

Accuracy (EUNI₁)

From 0.027mm

Arm sizes

2.0m / 2.5m / 3.0m / 3.5m / 4.0m / 4.5m


83 series – Entry level measurement accuracy​

85 series – Perfect balance between value for money and accurate measurement​

87 series – Ultimate solution for portable high-accuracy measurement

Protection class

IP 54

Operating temperature

5 to +45°C


ISO 10360-12:2016 (for probing)​

ISO 10360-8 Annex D (for scanning)


From 8.8 kg

₁ Maximum permissible longitudinal error of measurement − according to ISO 10360-12:2016​

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