Measuring Tape enables one-person operation.

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MAG-TAPE(TM) 25 ft measuring tape features magnetic tip that sticks to metal surfaces, acting as second person. Thick rubber boot provides non-slip grasp while protecting case from harmful drops. Built-in stopper absorbs impact of returning tape to prevent case from being damaged. Nylon-coated steel blade is resistant to abrasion and rust and features oversized graphics for readability. Smooth retraction is assured by strong spring.

Original Press Release:

Ideal Introduces Mag-Tape(TM) Measuring Tape

SYCAMORE, IL, JANUARY 20, 2004 - A daily question facing contractors and do-it-yourselfers is how does one person use a tape measure designed for two people. IDEAL has the answer. Its new MAG-TAPE(TM) 25-foot measuring tape features a magnetic tip that sticks to metal surfaces for fast, hassle-free one-person measurements. No more "I'll hold and you measure." The MAG-Tape's tip acts as a second person, gripping tightly onto steel or iron. Further enhancing the value of the MAG-TAPE is its thick rubber boot. It provides the user with a non-slip grasp, while also protecting the case from harmful drops. In addition, a built-in stopper absorbs the impact of the returning tape to prevent the case from being damaged. The MAG-TAPE's nylon-coated steel blade maximizes the life of the tool by being resistant to abrasion and rust. The blade graphics are oversized to enhance readability. Smooth retraction is assured due to a strong spring. For more information, contact IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., Becker Place, Sycamore, Illinois 60178. Or phone 1-800-435-0705, Fax: 1-800-533-4483. On the web, IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been serving the electrical industry since 1916. IDEAL is one of the world's leading manufacturers of professional quality tools and supplies serving installation professionals in the construction, maintenance, data communications and original equipment manufacturing industries. NOTE: MAG-TAPE(TM) is a trademark of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC.

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