BM 40 pocket tape

Extreme robustness combined with optimum readability


As a professional tradesman you can't go wrong with the BM 40 with its double-sided scale for optimum readability. This is a solid heavy-duty tape measure with a hard-wearing blade surface to prolong its working life. The STABILA spikes hook can securely hold without slipping on building materials. And with the choice of various blade lenghts, up to 10 metres, you can find the right version for your measuring needs.

Product advantages

  • Shatter-proof plastic casing with shock-absorbent STABILA soft grip casing and yellow, curved steel blade.
  • Double-sided scale for optimum readability.
  • High-quality polyester coating provides the scale with optimum protection against wear.
  • Hook with STABILA spikes coating to help prevent slipping.
  • Powerful blade retraction mechanism – dynamic blade retraction.
  • Special blade return brake – cushioned blade stop.
  • Adjustable hook at the beginning of the blade for accurate measurements.
  • Additional strengthening of the start of the blade with a metal plate.
  • Effective brake for stopping and locking the blade.
  • Perfect handling and secure hold thanks to the ergonomic housing design.
  • Red tens for quick orientation and reading.
  • Metal clip for easy attachment to your belt – always close at hand.
  • Complies with the European MID Directive.
  • With CE and metrology marking and EC Type Examination Certificate.
  • Accuracy class II.

Technical data

Type of scale
Accuracy class
EC Class II
Design approval
Spike hook

Product versions

Blade lengthScalingBlade widthStart of measurementGTIN-13 codeItem No.
3 mmm/mm 16 mm 400506917736217736
3 minch/mm 16 mm 400506917737917737
5 mmm/mm 19 mm 400506917740917740
5 minch/mm 19 mm 400506917741617741
5 mmm/mm 25 mm 400506917744717744
8 mmm/mm 25 mm 400506917745417745
8 minch/mm 25 mm 400506917746117746
10 mmm/mm 27 mm 400506917747817747
10 minch/mm 27 mm 400506917748517748