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Model #500.72

72 in. Aluminum I-Beam Level

  • Accurate within 0.0005 in./in in all working positions
  • High contrast vial surrounds provide superior vial visibility
  • Durable aluminum frame guarantees long-life accuracy
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Product Overview

The Empire 72 in. Aluminum I-Beam Level offers users superior performance in all key areas of functionality and needs. The level has high-contrast vial surrounds that make viewing easier and feature impact resistant acrylic mono vials for reliable durability. The all-metal frame offers users superior durability and protects long-life accuracy to within 0.0005 in. all working positions. Each level is equipped with impact-resistant end caps to withstand the harshest jobsite conditions. This 500 Series levels feature top-read window for clear overhead viewing and has built-in molded grip zones for enhanced portability. The I-Beam level is backed by a limited lifetime warranty.
  • 0.0005 in. per in. accuracy in all working positions
  • Impact resistant acrylic mono vials offer superior durability
  • All metal I-beam frame offers superior durability and protects long-life accuracy
  • High contrast vial surrounds improve vial visibility
  • Top read window provides clear overhead viewing
  • Ergonomic, grip zones enhance comfort and portability
  • Impact resistant endcaps protect frame and vials
  • Hang hole for ease of storage
  • Limited lifetime warranty on frame and vials
  • Includes: one 500.72 72 in. I-beam level

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Level Length (in.)72727296
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Assembled Depth (in.)72.00 in1.125 in1.125 in1.125 in
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MaterialAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum
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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
72.00 in
Assembled Height (in.)
2.25 in
Assembled Width (in.)
1.00 in
Level Length (in.)
72

Details

Accuracy
.0005 in
Condition
New
Features
No Additional Features
Hand Tool Type
Standard Level
Level Type
I-Beam
Material
Aluminum
Number of Vials
3
Package Quantity
1
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Hand Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited lifetime warranty on frame and vials.

Questions & Answers

1Questions4Answers

What is the Weight of the level??

Asked by Ta October 27, 2020
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Answers

about 8 ounces

Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
    out of 211 reviews
  • 100% recommend this product
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It does exactly what you need it to do. I had to mount my TV on the wall and it was so easy with ...
It does exactly what you need it to do. I had to mount my TV on the wall and it was so easy with this item to make sure everything was straight.
by level
1 person found this helpful
Durable and works as you would expect.
Durable and works as you would expect.
by ElChriso27
2 people found this helpful
This 48" level has an aluminum frame with impact-resistant end caps for durability when working i...
This 48" level has an aluminum frame with impact-resistant end caps for durability when working in any environment or job conditions. This has 3 bubble vials for working in any position and the center bubble vial has a top-read window cut through the aluminum frame for times when you are above it instead of in front of it. One great thing about this Empire level is that it is made in the good old USA!!!
by HomeDepotCustomer
1 person found this helpful
This 24" level has an all aluminum frame with impact-resistant end caps for durability when worki...
This 24" level has an all aluminum frame with impact-resistant end caps for durability when working in any environment or job conditions. This has 3 bubble vials for working in any position and the center bubble vial has a top-read window cut through the aluminum frame for times when you are above it instead of in front of it. One great thing about this Empire level is that it is made in the good old USA!!!
by HomeDepotCustomer
This 24" Empire aluminum level is lightweight, yet the aluminum is thick and strong. The bubble l...
This 24" Empire aluminum level is lightweight, yet the aluminum is thick and strong. The bubble levels are not adjustable but I found them to be very accurate when comparing readings. I especially like the hand hole near the middle of the level. This 24" level only includes level and plumb bubbles; no 45 degree bubble level is included. The level does not include a magnetic strip either.
by 9acresofwoods
I like this level. It is very light and seems durable. The bubbles are large enough that my aging...
I like this level. It is very light and seems durable. The bubbles are large enough that my aging eyes can glance and see if all is true from an arms length if needed. The bubbles are well protected to keep from accidental breakage. I have other Empire tools and levels and find them to be my go to tools. They are also Made in America which is important to me. I only rated this a 4 because I would have liked a bubble at a 45' angle. The three bubbles are only horizontal and perpendicular to the level length.
by Jreb
2 people found this helpful
Very sturdy and well built level. The aluminum has a nice weight to it. Aesthetically pleasing to...
Very sturdy and well built level. The aluminum has a nice weight to it. Aesthetically pleasing to look at and hold. The end caps act as bumpers in case of rough handling or accidental drops. I like that the level has three positions so you can maneuver it without contorting your arms or hands. It comes with a built in handle and hanger port for storage and travel. Just a really nice level. You can use it to hang anything from pictures to TVs and lots more in between.
by MichaelA
This is a simple, no-frills level of an I-beam style. Reasonable priced, it also lacks some of t...
This is a simple, no-frills level of an I-beam style. Reasonable priced, it also lacks some of the features found in a higher-priced type level. For example, the ends are simple hard plastic, not rubber, for protection against banging or dropping. There is no protective glass over the bubble vials, so damage could occur with extended usage. The vials are mounted in plastic and the grip is also plastic (probably PVC), so could experience problems being more brittle in very cold weather, or expansion and distortion in very hot conditions. A couple of the aluminum edges are a bit sharp, which could scratch finished wood surfaces. There is no engraved or printed ruler on the edge This level has a couple benefits however: It is made in USA, and it professes to be slightly more accurate than other brands, and it has a “Limited Lifetime Warranty” however, I’m not sure what that really means. This should be a good workable level for homeowners, but you may find ones that you like better for the same price.
by SnowyMontana
2 people found this helpful
This Empire 24" Aluminum I-Beam Level is a very useful size.  I only had 9" and 48" levels before and so many times, one was too short and the other too long.   Now that I have this 24" Empire level, I find that most times it is the one I use because its size works for most of my projects.   Not only that, but it is well-made with a heavy-duty metal aluminum frame and has impact - resistant caps on the ends to protect it and keep it accurate.  The see-through windows are large enough to see the vials clearly and very easy to read.  There is even a window on the top so the vial can be viewed from overhead.   There is a cutout to carry it securely and a hole for hanging for storage - both very convenient features!    This is a high-quality, durable, reasonably priced and useful sized level AND it is made in the USA !
by Maddy
1 person found this helpful
The 24 in. Aluminum I-Beam Level was the right size of level for my smaller DIY projects. I have...
The 24 in. Aluminum I-Beam Level was the right size of level for my smaller DIY projects. I have already used it to build a level set of timber and paver steps, to level an entry mirror and recheck the level of our washer and dryer. It is easy to use for horizontal and vertical leveling and even comes with a top read window for easy viewing. It has an all metal frame that makes it a very durable product. I have had it for almost two weeks and certainly met my expectations.
by Frank
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