Press Release Summary:
Pro Series Tapes, available in 100, 200, and 300 ft, are double-sided with engineer scale decimal markings on one side and in./ft on the other. They feature 3:1 crank handle gear ratio and fiberglass blade that is double-coated to repel moisture and preserve blade graphics. Flexible tape has tensile strength of over 400 lb. End hook is protected by bumper, and molded guides reduce blade twist.
Original Press Release:
Lufkin Introduces Pro Series Fiberglass Long Tapes Line
RALEIGH, NC - OCTOBER 2003 -- Lufkin®, a Cooper Hand Tools brand, has introduced its Pro Series fiberglass long tapes line with longer-lasting heavy-duty blades and a super fast retrieval ratio.
Product line - 100', 200', and 300' heavy-duty fiberglass Pro Series long tapes. All tapes are double-sided with engineer scale decimal markings on one side and inches / feet on the
other side for use by surveyors and real estate professionals.
Features and benefits - A crank handle gear ratio of 3 to 1 for faster retrieve. The heavy duty fiberglass blade is double coated to repel moisture and preserve blade graphics. The flexible tape has a tensile strength of over 400 lbs. for twice the stretch resistance of ordinary long tapes. The end hook is protected by a bumper and molded guides reduce blade twist and extend blade life.
Available through - Industrial distribution, independent and chain hardware stores, and at specialty retail outlets including Internet retailers.
Pricing - The 100' tape is expected to retail for approximately $50, the 200' for approximately $100, and the 300' for approximately $150.
Consumer contact - Cooper Hand Tools Customer Service, Lufkin Road, P.O. Box 728, Apex, NC 27502. Phone 919/362-1670. Web site - www.cooperhandtools.com.