The Industry Standard for
Skinfold Thickness Measurement
The Harpenden Skinfold Caliper is a precision
instrument designed for use in the performance of Skinfold thickness
measurements (from which estimates of body fat are derived). The
use of this instrument has been well established and documented
over the past 40 years.
Designed in 1958 in collaboration with D. J.
M. Tanner, a prominent force in the use of Skinfold measurements
in the derivation of body fat measurement.
The Harpenden Skinfold Caliper has been used
all over the world on projects of international importance and is
the most prestigious Caliper available.
It is the only Caliper CE marked under the Medical
Devices Directive 93/42/EEC for a Class 1 Device with Measuring
Function and is calibrated using masters traceable to National Standards.
(Included with every Caliper)
software calculate the math for
Quick, easy and printable.
Accurately Assess a subject’s
Body fat % content
Body fat % preferred level
Body mass index
Basal metabolic rate
Lean body mass
Min/Max weight guide