Learn all about the quality and accuracy of a STABILA tape measure

If you are a regular measuring tape user you have certainly tried many different ones and are unwilling to accept compromises. It is quite true to say that many different attributes play decisive role in determining the accuracy of measurement, suitability for daily use and the length of the working life of a quality tape measure. This is why we place a very high value on robustness, reliability, ease of use and, naturally, precision in our measuring tapes.

Casing

Casing

To afford protection and ease of use, this must be constantly robust, safe and ergonomically designed.

Tape properties

Tape properties

Important factors for pocket tape measures: steel tapes have a concave profile to ensure stability when extended. Hard-wearing coating to protect the scale against wear caused by dirt particles.

The start of the tape

Accuracy

 

The start of the tape

Pocket tapes feature a spike hook that does not slip off. It features a number of sapphires that enable it to hold its position by itself.

Useful additional features

Buffer on tape inlet
Tape brake
Belt clip
Belt clip

Extra features add value to the use of the tape, such as a buffer on the tape inlet, a tape brake and a belt clip.

  1. Recoil bumber on tape inlet
  2. Belt clip
  3. Blade Lock
  4. Scale on both sides