Collection of pages from K&E catalogs for the 4246 Pantograph Polar Planimeters


The 4246 is a Pantograph Polar Planimeter with adjustable tracer and pole arms. Refer to page 323 of the 1927 catalog for a good description of the instrument. This instrument is unique in that it is a combination of a planimeter and a pantograph effectively having two ranges when used as a planimeter. One tracing point is idealized for large objects while the other can be used for smaller circles. Replacing one of the points with a pencil point makes the instrument a pantograph.

The following models are part of the 4246 family:


Of the catalogs available the 4246 Pantograph Polar Planimeter first appeared in the 1903 catalog.

Links to catalog pages for the 4246 planimeter: