Motion Pictures Scale Tube

These carbon fiber tubes are CNC engraved to produce measuring scales that fit to state of the art motion picture camera equipment. 

Fine Cut's engraving team twice engrave these black carbon fiber tubes using our computer engraving system, they are engraved with deep notches and a measuring scale. Once engraved the indentations are in-filled with white.

The tubes are produced for a motion control company who supply for film and television production to the likes of Universal Studios and Paramount. The tubes are fitted to the camera housing and used to measure height and distance of the camera angle and position when filming. 

These parts have been used for a precise and portable motion control head used in huge blockbuster films such as Harry Potter, Bond, Gladiator etc


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Client Testimonials

“Fine Cut really stepped up to the challenge we proposed, no one else could have turned around the parts in the small timeframe we had on this project. The parts were exactly what we were after and worked as intended, thanks!”

- Sam , Designer - Royal College of Art