About Heavy Duty Tape Measures
Tape measures, heavy duty tape measures in particular are a superior quality. 5m/16ft tradesman tape measure built to stand up to the toughest demands of a busy building site. Yet another great value tape, the Heavy Duty is a high quality, rugged and durable 5 metre tape built to stand up to the knocks and scrapes that come with working on a building site. However much you try to look after your tools, it’s inevitable that your tape will take a tumble now and again. This particular tape measure has been specifically built with that in mind. The case is made from impact-resistant ABS plastic with a heavy duty rubber outer for strength and durability. The 5m/16ft (metric and imperial) blade is manufactured from steel that’s 10% thicker than most tape manufacturers use, which allows for excellent standout (up to 3m) and strength. The blade is 25mm wide making its super-clear black and red markings easy to read even in adverse conditions.