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Blade start.

Long tape measures.

1. Type A start. The scale starts 100 mm in from the outer edge of the end hook. Used primarily on long tape measures that can measure longer distances and normally require two people to operate. Available on PL, PC and TR tape models.

Tape starts for long and short tape measures.

2. Type B start. The scale starts where the hook attaches to the tape. Ideally suited for solo measurement applications. Available on CC, CC F and SY models.

3. Type C start. The scale starts at the outer edge of the end hook. Ideally suited for solo measurement applications. Available on model PL, YL and PC tapes.

Short tape measures.

4. The scale starts immediately at the end fitting. Ideally suited for both internal and external measurement. Available on model BT, PR and SL tapes.

EU REQUIREMENTS

The majority of our measuring tapes are graduated using inkjet technology. By doing so, we achieve a high level of precision and achieve EU Class I, the most exact tolerance class, on both our short and long measuring tapes.