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Professional Range of Human Armatures

5 x Human Armatures with Stainless Steel Limbs and Standard Link Assemblies
The Professional Range of Armatures use Standard Link Plate Assemblies and are assembled using precision machined 6mm nickel plated steel balls in the link assembly with M3 stainless steel limbs that are secured during assembly using Loctite 270 high strength thread lock. All armatures are available with Anodised Aluminium or Stainless Steel Link Plate Assemblies.

What's in the Box
When you purchase one of our armatures it comes fully assembled and is ready to go straight from the box. The armature is supplied with an Allen Key for adjusting the tension of the joints, two M3x12mm tie down screws, two 50mm Standard Tie Down Assemblies and a 75mm length of studding with lock nuts and washers for rigging your armature.

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The Professional Range of Armatures uses a 6mm, nickel plated, steel ball that has an internal M3 thread. During assembly the ball is thread locked directly to the M3 stainless steel studding that is used to make the limbs. There are 5 human armature models in our "Professional" product range that are all designed for use by Animation Studios but can also be used by University Students, Colleges and Home Animators:

Model Pro-H1: (More Details) Standing 230mm tall to the shoulders this adult human has a double jointed back with complex shoulder design allowing for more realistic movement. The hip block is supplied with a double M3 rigging point, set at right angles, and each foot has an M3 tie down point plus the provision of magnetic hold down.

Model Pro-H2: (More Details) Standing 214mm tall to the shoulders this teenager has a single jointed back with complex shoulder design allowing for more realistic movement. The hip block is supplied with a double M3 rigging point, set at right angles, and each foot has an M3 tie down point plus the provision of magnetic hold down.

Model Pro-H3: (More Details) Standing 210mm tall to the shoulders this teenager has a single jointed back with standard shoulder design, the hip block is supplied with a double M3 rigging point, set at right angles, and each foot has an M3 tie down point plus the provision of magnetic hold down.

Model Pro-H4: (More Details) Standing 150mm tall to the shoulders this 10-12 year old has a single jointed back with standard shoulder design, the hip block is supplied with a double M3 rigging point, set at right angles, and each foot has an M3 tie down point plus the provision of magnetic hold down.

Model Pro-H5: (More Details) Standing 128mm tall to the shoulders this 6-8 year old has a single jointed back with standard shoulder design, the hip block is supplied with a double M3 rigging point, set at right angles, and each foot has an M3 tie down point plus the provision of magnetic hold down.

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A wave from the Professional "H4 - H2 - H1 - H3 - H5" Armatures

What are the differences between our Armature Ranges?

The INDY Hinge Range: The INDY Hinge Range of Armatures have a combination of Standard & Hinged Link Plate Assemblies. The joints on the Lower Knees, Hips and Arms are 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 anodised aluminium shoulder and hip blocks eliminating the need for thread locked link/ball assemblies.
The INDY 6 Range: The INDY 6 Range of Armatures uses Standard Link Plate Assemblies and is assembled using machined nickel plated solid steel limbs and stud ends with 6mm ball joints combined with anodised aluminium shoulder and hip blocks eliminating the need for thread locked link/ball assemblies.
The INDY 9 Range: The INDY 9 Range of Armatures have a combination of Standard & Hinged Link Plate Assemblies. The joints on the Lower Knees, Hips and Arms are HINGED to provide a more realistic skeletal movement. The backbone comprises a 9mm brass & steel joint and 4mm diameter upper and lower back components for extra strength. The rest of the armature is assembled using 3mm 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 PROFESSIONAL Range: The Professional Range of Armatures use Standard Link Plate Assemblies and is assembled using precision machined 6mm nickel plated steel balls in the link assembly with M3 stainless steel limbs that are secured during assembly using Loctite 270 high strength thread lock.
The BESPOKE Range: The Bespoke Range of Armatures uses a combination of INDY or Professional components depending on the armature being built.

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