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INDY H3 Hinge Armature - Solid Limbed with Hinge & Standard Link Plate Assemblies

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Standing 218mm tall to the shoulders this Teenager Human Armature has solid, nickel plated, Steel Limbs, brass Hip and Shoulder Blocks and a single jointed back and a standard shoulder design. The Hip Block has a single M3 rigging point and each steel Foot has an M3 tie down point plus the ability to use magnetic hold down. The knee, hip and lower arms have brass hinged link plate assemblies allowing for more realistic skeletal movement. The ankles, back, shoulders and neck have brass standard link plates assemblies. All Link Assemblies are secured with an M3x8mm stainless steel screw. Component parts of the feet, hip and shoulder block assemblies are secured using Loctite 270 high strength thread lock. The Armature is supplied with a 75mm Rigging Stud Assembly, 2x50mm Standard Tie Down Assemblies, 2 x 12mm Tie Down Screws and an Allen Key to tension the Link Plate Assemblies.

PL 102 - INDY H3 Hinge Armature
with Brass Link Plates
£111.00
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INDY H3 Hinge Armature - Key Features
Fully Assembled
Standard Shoulder Design
Single Jointed Backbone
Hip Block - M3 Rigging Point
Lower Arm, Hip and Knee Hinge Link Plate Assemblies
Neck, Shoulders, Back and Feet Standard Link Plate Assemblies
Assembled using Loctite 270 High Strength Thread Lock
Magnetic Tie Down
M3 Tie Down Point on each Foot
1 x 75mm Rigging Stud with Nuts & Washers
2 x 50mm Standard Tie Down Assemblies
2 x M3x12mm Stainless Steel Tie Down Screws
1 x 2mm Al
len Key

Build Specification
Anodised Aluminium Shoulder and Hip Blocks
Nickel Plated Steel Limbs & Stud Ends with integrated 6mm Balls
6mm Diameter Nickel Plated Steel Socket Joint Balls
8mm wide Nickel Plated Steel Feet
6 x Brass Hinge Link Plate Assemblies
6 x Brass Standard Link Plate Assemblies
M3 Stainless Steel Link Plate Screws

Malvern Armatures - Stop Motion Animation Armature - INDY Hinge H3 Standard Shoulder Assembly

Head and Standard Shoulder Assembly

The head and shoulder assembly on the INDY Hinge H4 model comprises a brass standard shoulder block with 3 link plate assemblies secured with an M3 stainless steel screw.

The limbs and stud ends are machined, nickel plated, steel with a 6mm diameter ball.

The head and upper arms are brass standard link plate assemblies.

During assembly the standard shoulder block stud ends are secured using Loctite 270 high strength thread lock.

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Standard Back Assembly

The standard back assembly on the INDY Hinge H3 model comprises one brass standard link plate assembly with a 3mm diameter solid steel, stud end, backbone screwed into the Hip and Shoulder Blocks.

The stud ends are machined, nickel plated, steel with a 6mm diameter ball.

The link plate assembly are secured with an M3x8mm stainless steel screw.

During assembly the stud ends are secured using Loctite 270 high strength thread lock.

Malvern Armatures - Stop Motion Animation Armature - INDY Hinge H3 Hip Assembly

Hip Assembly

The hip/upper leg assembly comprises 2 brass hinge link plate assemblies, secured with an M3x8mm stainless steel screw, and an anodised aluminium hip block.

The hip block has an M3 threaded hole that can be used with our various Rigging Solutions.

During assembly the hip block stud ends are secured using Loctite 270 high strength thread lock.

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Hinge Link Plate Assemblies

The knee, hips, upper arm hinge link plate assemblies comprises an brass link plate assembly secured using an M3x8mm stainless steel screw. The hinge assembly locks the lower ball socket allowing for more realistic skeletal movement.

The elbow assembly has a machined steel, 3mm diameter, stud forearm and the design requires the manufacture of a hand assembly secured using K&S square bar and strong adhesive.

For more information about Basic Wire Hand Assemblies click here and scroll to the bottom of the page.

The limbs are machined, nickel plated, steel with a 6mm diameter ball.

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Standard Link Plate Assemblies

The foot, backbone, upper arms and neck standard link plate assemblies comprise one brass link plate assembly secured using an M3x8mm stainless steel screw.

The limbs are machined, nickel plated, steel with a 6mm diameter ball.

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Foot Assembly

A nickel plated steel foot, steel limbs with 6mm diameter balls and brass link plate assemblies secured with an M3x8mm stainless steel screw.

M3x12mm stainless steel screws, Standard Tie Down Assemblies or strong magnets can be used to tie down the armature.

During assembly the foot stud ends are secured to the steel foot using Loctite 270 high strength thread lock.

What are the differences between our Armature Ranges?

The INDY 9 Range: The INDY 9 Range of Armatures has a combination of brass Standard & Hinged link plates with 9mm/6mm steel ball joints. The joints on the Lower Knees, Hips and Arms are hinged to provide a more realistic skeletal movement. The backbone comprises a 9mm joint for extra strength. The rest of the armature is assembled using machined nickel plated solid steel limbs and stud ends with 6mm ball joints combined with brass shoulder and hip blocks eliminating the need for thread locked link/ball assemblies.
The INDY Hinge Range: The INDY Hinge Range of Armatures has a combination of brass Standard & Hinged link plates with 6mm steel ball joints. The joints on the Lower Knees, Hips and Arms are brass hinged to provide a more realistic skeletal movement. The armature is assembled using machined nickel plated solid steel limbs and stud ends with 6mm ball joints combined with brass shoulder and hip blocks eliminating the need for thread locked link/ball assemblies.
The INDY 6 Range: The INDY 6 Range of Armatures have brass Standard link plates with 6mm steel ball joints and are assembled using machined nickel plated solid steel limbs and stud ends with 6mm ball joints combined with brass shoulder and hip blocks eliminating the need for thread locked link/ball assemblies.
The BESPOKE Range: The Bespoke Range of Armatures uses a combination of components depending on the armature being built.