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033700000 - DISTANCE MEASURING

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
033755000 By flexible tape 89
20090119941Apparatus for Assisting in Installation of a Fence - Disclosed is an apparatus for assisting in installation of a fence covering an area, for example, a garden. The apparatus includes a box and a sheet material housed in the box. The box further includes an opening such that the opening facilitates the sheet material to be withdrawn out of the box. The sheet material includes plurality of equidistant markings disposed along a longitudinal axis of the sheet material. The plurality of equidistant markings serves as indicators for equidistant placement of a plurality of posts of the fence, thereby assisting in correct installation of the fence. In one embodiment, the sheet material includes a biodegradable material. In another embodiment, the sheet material includes a weed-controlling agent.05-14-2009
20080282567TAPE MEASURE HAVING MARKING APERTURES - The present application relates generally to tape measures and more specifically is directed to an improved tape measure that defines one or more apertures for allowing a user to precisely mark a measured item.11-20-2008
20100139110MULTI-PURPOSE ELECTRICIAN'S MEASURING TAPE - An electrician's reference device, wherein accurate phase determinations may be simply identified therefrom, and wherein conduit bending measurement calculations may be confidently established, via a quick, consistent, easy and convenient method incorporated into a commonly used tool configuration.06-10-2010
20090172964Flat and thin tape measure - A tape measure is invented that fits in an auxiliary pocket such as a credit card pocket of a wallet. The tape measure consists of a case that fits in the auxiliary pocket, a rectangular card that fits in the case, and a tape measure ribbon with a width at most half the width of the card. When the tape measure is in the retracted mode, the ribbon is wrapped nicely around the card and the wrapped ribbon is inserted in the case. To extend the tape measure, the wrapped card is removed from the case and the ribbon is unwrapped from the card so it functions as an ordinary tape measure ribbon. In an example given in one embodiment, a tape measure is sized to fit in a credit card pocket, has a thickness of less than the thickness of three credit cards, yet extends to 40 inches.07-09-2009
033756000 Cord type 2
20090313844Measuring device with extensible cord and method - A measuring device generally comprises a base unit housing an extensible cable; the cable including a free end for placement by a user at a point being measured. The base unit, placed in line of sight of the point, includes: a base; a first carriage rotationally attached to the base about a turn axis; and a second carriage rotationally attached to the first carriage about a pitch axis. Servoed motors rotate the carriages to align them with cable path to the point. The turn angle, the pitch angle and the cable length are measured to determine the point's location. A plurality of points determines a surface. The user uses a programmed PDA with a radio to communicate with the base unit.12-24-2009
20110078914MEASURING DEVICE WITH EXTENSIBLE CORD AND METHOD - A measuring device generally comprises a base unit housing an extensible cable; the cable including a free end for placement by a user at a point being measured. The base unit, placed in line of sight of the point, includes: a base; a first carriage rotationally attached to the base about a turn axis; and a second carriage rotationally attached to the first carriage about a pitch axis. Servoed motors rotate the carriages to align them with cable path to the point. The turn angle, the pitch angle and the cable length are measured to determine the point's location. A plurality of points determines a surface. The user uses a programmed PDA with a radio to communicate with the base unit. An alternative embodiment only has a first carriage.04-07-2011
033757000 Means to keep tape straight 3
20100024234SELF-EXTENDING ELONGATE MEMBER AND USE THEREOF - A measuring device is provided that may be selectively configured between an extended condition and a collapsed condition. The device includes a first member, second member, flexible housing, and securing means. Each member has a proximal end, distal end, and convex surface. The convex surfaces are flexible such that the members may bend about a bending axis of the device and resilient such that the convex surfaces are biased toward their stable convex shape and the device is biased toward the extended condition. The first and the second members are disposed within the flexible housing to form a covered pair having a proximal end and a distal end. The apex of the convex surface of the first member is opposite the apex of the convex surface of the second member when the members are disposed within the flexible housing. The securing means secures the measuring device in the collapsed condition.02-04-2010
20110099828COMPACT TAPE MEASURE - A compact tape measure is described that includes novel and useful features that allow a spring retractable tape measure to occupy a compact space. Specifically, the tape measure of the invention configures at least one flat coil return spring to be located alongside, and not in the same plane as, a flat coiled tape measure blade, thereby permitting a reduction in the dimension of the tape measure taken along a diameter of the coiled tape blade, and at the same time expanding the width of the tape measure to provide a tape measure with more compact characteristics than tape measures that are elongate and narrow.05-05-2011
20100293801LAYERED BEAM MEASUREMENT APPARATUS - A new and improved tape rule that increases stiffness and standout length over standard tape rules is disclosed. The tape rule includes a primary rule and a secondary rule, the secondary rule providing increased strength. This invention can provide a variety of benefits, including increased blade flexibility while performing short extension related tasks, increased standout and reduced sag while performing tasks requiring longer extensions, reduced size and weight for tasks requiring the longest extensions and adds the ability to utilize alternate measurement methods or units and built in computational references.11-25-2010
033758000 With adhesive or securing means 10
20110179661TAPE RULE AND END HOOK THEREFOR - A rule assembly includes a housing, a reel rotatably mounted in the housing, and an elongated blade having an end hook member on a free end thereof. The elongated blade is arranged to be wound on the reel and to be extendable through an opening in the housing. The end hook member is formed of sheet metal to include a mounting portion and a hook portion bent at a generally right angle from an end of the mounting portion. The end hook member includes a pair of generally upwardly extending side edges, a generally laterally extending lower edge, and recessed edge portions disposed at corner portions at which the upwardly extending side edges and the laterally extending lower edge intersect.07-28-2011
20090064525Structure tape rule hook - An improved structure tape rule hook that provides a hook of the tape rule which has an attractive component. The hook is a planar component bent vertically to thereby form a hook mounting element at its upper extent, and disposed on the hook mounting element are a plurality of elongated round holes and, furthermore, the other side is bent downward vertically to form a hook measuring element. The hook measuring element has a containment recess, which is die extruded, enabling the embedding of the attractive component in order to fix it onto the hook measuring element. As such when taking measurements the attractive component of the tape rule increases user convenience, thereby enhancing the practical value of the tape rule provided by the improved structure tape rule hook of the invention herein.03-12-2009
20090288307Magnetic End Hook for Tape Measure, Manufacture Method and Application Thereof - A magnetic end hook on tape measure, comprises a magnet (11-26-2009
20080209749In-situ shear wall nailing template - A non-structural shear wall nailing template bears a pattern of shear wall nailing pattern markings. The template is made of an inexpensive sheeting material that will not interfere with the further construction of the building if the template remains in-situ after construction of the shear wall. In one example, the template is a strip. The strip bears lettering that indicates the type of nailing pattern to which the nailing pattern markings conform. After fixing the template to one or more sheathing panels such that the template is aligned in a predefined way with respect to framing members behind the panel(s), nails are driven at the locations of the markings on the template. By driving a nail at the location of each template marking, the shear wall is constructed with proper nail spacing. A set of templates is provided to facilitate nailing in different shear wall nailing patterns.09-04-2008
20090031576STRUCTURE FOR END PIECE OF A TAPE RULE - The present invention relates to an improvement of tape rule, in particular to end portion of the measuring tape which includes measuring tape connecting portion and hook hanging portion, both parts are made in same material as whole body. The surface of measuring tape connecting portion is formed with rivets. The hook hanging portion of measuring tape has at least 1 mm thickness, its surface contains holes with enough depth to enclose a magnetic object, the magnets thickness does not exceed the depth of the holes; the surface of hook hanging portion is wrapped with a holding element covering its front surface, rear surface, and the magnetic object enclosed.02-05-2009
20110179662TAPE MEASURE ANCHORING ACCESSORY - The present invention relates to a measuring tool having a substantially puck-shaped body having a top surface and a bottom surface. The tool also includes an elongated slot formed in the top surface and a fastener adjacent the bottom surface. The elongated slot is adapted to receive a portion of a tape measure. The fastener is operable to secure the measuring tool to the underlying work piece. Optionally, the fastener is a magnet.07-28-2011
20120260513Tape Measure Carrier - A tape measure holder device is provided, having the ability to be positioned on a belt of a user for easy access or replacement thereof. The device comprises a base plate, a horizontal attachment shelf, two guide mounts and a belt attachment means. The belt attachment means comprises two vertical clips, or alternatively a loop adapted to fit a user belt therethrough comprising a rigid loop or a larger, flexible loop for use with a carpenter's belt. A tape measure is secured using its attachment clip, which slides over the horizontal attachment shelf between the two opposing guide mounts, securing the clip between the shelf and the base plate. To remove the tape measure, a user slides the tape measure vertically from the horizontal shelf. An offset is provided by the attachment shelf that facilitates easy removal and replacement of the tape measure during operation.10-18-2012
20080201975Framing layout tape - The Layout Framing Tape provides a quick, actuate, cost effective means of laying out standard and non standard construction framing projects not previously incorporated in prior art. The user can utilize symbols, text, shapes, and a standard/metric ruler to locate these members. The Layout Framing Tape provides a simplified, modified and improved method for locating these building members.08-28-2008
20080196265Tape Measure with Moving Tape Exit Port - A tape measure includes a housing that includes a frame and a mouthpiece body moveable mounted to the frame. The mouthpiece body includes a tape exit port that is moveable, advantageously rotatably, and may include an external recess aligned with the exit port. A measuring tape is supported by the housing and selectively deployable from the housing via the exit port. The movable exit port may allow the tape to enter the housing along a line that is tangent to the coil of tape rotatably supported by the housing. This tangency is advantageously maintained as the size of the coil changes due to the amount of tape therein. Other aspects and methods are also disclosed.08-21-2008
20080196264Tape Measure with Interchangeable End Fittings - A tape measure includes a housing; a measuring tape deployable with respect to the housing between a fully retracted position and a deployed position; the tape having an anchored end and a free end; a first coupling portion secured to the tape free end; a plurality of measuring end fittings, each of the end fittings comprising a second coupling portion; the first and second coupling portions interockingly engageable to selectively couple the corresponding end fitting to the tape free end; wherein the first and second coupling portions are interlockingly engageable, and advantageously also disengageable, when the measuring tape free end is in the fully retracted position. Advantageously, each of the end fittings have a measuring abutment surface disposed aligned with a zero point of the tape's measuring scale when the corresponding end fitting is coupled to the measuring tape.08-21-2008
033759000 Specified use 13
20110192046GAME FISH MEASURING DEVICE AND METHODS - A fish measuring device preferably substantially contains or surrounds a fish, and thus calms the fish, and provides a relatively quick measurement of the fish's length. An elongate tube preferably contains a capped end with a visual inspection portion proximate the capped end. A cut out distal from the capped end preferably includes a primary length indicator. When a fish is measured, the user places the fish in the tube, preferably under water, with the tube partially filled with water, or with the tube previously wetted. The user visually confirms the nose of the fish touches the capped end and reaches through the cut out distal from the capped end to squeeze the tail fins of the fish together. The user compares the position of the squeezed tail fins against the primary length indicator, preferably to determine whether the fish is shorter than, or at least meets, a legal length limit.08-11-2011
20100269363WAIST BELT WITH SIZE RULER INDICIA - A measuring device and a method for measuring exercise progress wherein a belt/measuring device with size ruler indicia for a user to measure the circumference of his/her waist, arm or thigh, and can be used to determine the progress of an exercise routine.10-28-2010
20090193675SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COLLECTING BODY MEASUREMENTS, VIRTUALLY SIMULATING MODELS OF ACTUAL AND TARGET BODY SHAPES, ASCERTAINING GARMENT SIZE FITTING, AND PROCESSING GARMENT ORDERS - Methods and systems are provided for obtaining coordinated body measurements of an individual using a measuring device having a belt with a first scale of measurement indicia and a strip with a second scale of measurement indicia. Also provided are a method and system of virtually rendering a simulated model of an actual body shape and a target body shape of an individual. Methods and systems of size fitting garments and processing garment orders are also provided.08-06-2009
20100088915Measuring device and keepsake for recording pregnancy measurements and pregnancy experiences - A device and method for: accurately measuring a pregnant abdomen, recording and storing all pregnancy measurements, recording and storing pregnancy milestones and experiences, comparing one or more pregnancies, and creating a pregnancy keepsake. The invention includes a 1st side and 2nd side both comprising: a pliable strip; a measuring scale; a week's pregnant scale; a marking surface; a start clasp; and an end clasp. The invention permits an accurate measurement of both fundal height and pregnant abdominal circumference. The invention also accepts written documentation for marking all pregnancy measurements and pregnancy experiences. Additionally, a plurality of labels and pregnancy themed markers are provided for attachment to the invention in order to mark the current pregnancy measurements and pregnancy experiences.04-15-2010
20110167660Flat lay-out tape - A flat lay-out tape for roofers that eliminates errors and saves time in striking chalk lines for aligning rows of shingles. The flat design allows the tape to lay flush against the roof surface, which facilitates accurate measuring and striking. The lay-out tape prevents errors by providing simple, easy to follow row indicators on the tape. In the preferred embodiment, row indicators for architectural shingles are provided. In operation, a nose hook at the end of a lay-out tape is hooked over the drip edge of a roof and the tape is extended over the apex of the roof. The nose hook has a shape that is complementary to that of the drip edge and the hook resists becoming unattached from the edge even when pulled straight up. The same operation is done with a second lay-out tape, near the opposite side edge of the roof. A chalk line is then stretched across the two tapes, and chalk lines are struck between corresponding indicators of the two lay-out tapes. The present invention eliminates the need for manually markings on the roof, and prevents the tape from becoming prematurely unattached to the edge of the roof.07-14-2011
20080216337Tape rule having identifying pattern and mark dimensions - A tape rule having identifying pattern and mark dimensions in which graduated measuring marks are printed on the front surface of the ruler blade. Furthermore, a hook is disposed on the end of the ruler blade to provide for pulling out the ruler blade when length measurements are taken by the user. The back surface of the ruler blade has identifying patterns, graduated lines, measurement unit numerals, and written explanation areas printed at a quantity of specific relative positions. The measurement positions of the graduated lines and the graduated measuring marks on the front surface are aligned and also respectively collocated with matching identifying patterns and written explanation areas, in which are printed simple character-based explanations. As such, the present invention is a tape rule structure that provides for rapid and accurate pattern indication and measurement position.09-11-2008
20080307666Measuring Band - A measuring band for marking of centre to centre (C/C) distances, especially in connection with building frameworks, the measuring band at least on one side being provided with information, a number of lines (12-18-2008
20110179663Stature measuring device and stature measuring method - Disclosed herein are a stature measuring method and a stature measuring device using the method. The method includes securing an anchoring unit, coupled to a main body via a tape, to a building wall, moving the main body to a bottom in a state in which the anchoring unit is secured to the building wall, inputting a reference point setting signal in a state in which the main body comes into contact with the bottom, and moving the main body from the bottom to a position above an examinee's head, and measuring a distance from a point where the reference point setting signal is input to a point where the main body is moved above the examinee's head, thus determining the examinee's stature.07-28-2011
20120079734ROOFING MEASURING DEVICE - The present invention is a retractable measuring tape with a distal end and a pair of edges and a front clip disposed on the distal end of and a plurality of conspicuous measurement indicia that includes a pair of arrows pointing outward on the edges of the retractable measuring tape to indicate where to place and produce a chalk line utilized by a roofing professional. The device also includes a metal square-shaped casing with a front portion that houses the retractable measuring tape and a retraction spring that retracts the retractable measuring tape and a lock button that is disposed on the front portion of the casing that is integral to the retraction spring. The arrows are an alternating pair of solid arrows and a pair of duel arrows and can also be black or red to provide additional conspicuousness.04-05-2012
20120324751FISH MEASUREMENT DEVICE - A fish measurement device is disclosed formed as an elongated rectangular substrate with ruler type markings for measuring the length of a fish. An important aspect of the invention is that the substrate is formed from a flexible resilient material that allows the device to folded or rolled up into a relatively compact volume. Another important aspect of the invention is that it includes one or more bumps that project upwardly from the plane of the elongated substrate that enable the user to hold the fish head firmly against, yet do not prevent the fish measurement device from being rolled or folded. The ability to hold a fish against a bump enables relatively accurate measurements to be taken.12-27-2012
20130014400Measurement Device - The subject matter of the invention relates to a measuring device for determining the bend length of a rod or pipe based on the actual desired length of the rod or pipe without the need to perform a calculation.01-17-2013
20080235973Measuring Tape Indicating Standard Building Dimensions - According to the innovation there is provided a measuring device of use in building of timber frame buildings comprising: A flexible tape marked with scale markings on at least one face of the tape said scale markings comprising at least one measuring scale; A casing adapted for storage of the tape in spirally wound manner and for permitting external exposure of an unwound portion of the tape; and Retracting means for withdrawing the tape into the casing; Where in the tape is marked on at least one face with bands that—(a) extend substantially across the width of the tape between opposing edges thereof; (b) are of a colour that contrasts with a colour of the said face of the tape away from said bands; and (c) are regularly spaced along at least a part of the length of the tape at a centre-to-centre spacing of 450 mm. ‘Scale markings’ here are intended to be taken as comprising both marks placed at spaced intervals and numerals indicating length from an end of (or other point along) the tape.10-02-2008
20090265951REFERENCE CHART APPARATUS - A reference chart apparatus for determining cutting angles of molding strips provides a tape housing containing a pair of tape coils. The top and bottom surfaces of the tape coils are imprinted with cutting guide charts providing miter angle and blade tilt cutting data for corner angles between zero and at least 180°. In addition, the housing defines three angled cutouts measuring 52°, 45°, and 38° respectively, for determining the slope angle of a given piece of molding. Each one of the cutouts is preferably colored with a unique reference color corresponding to an appropriate cutting guide chart sharing the same reference color. A housing clamp is also provided for removably engaging the housing, allowing the housing to be stored and used in a readily accessible area, such as on a miter saw.10-29-2009
033760000 Combined 12
20120198717WORK PIECE CUTTING GUIDE - In one embodiment, a cutting guide has a base with a flat lower surface for resting the cutting guide on an upper surface of a work piece. Extending down from the front of the base is an abutment member that aligns the base with a front surface of the work piece. A fence is installed on the upper surface of one side of the base to guide a cutting instrument across the work piece. A kick-up preventer extends from the top of the fence away from the base to prevent the cutting instrument from kicking-up during operation. On the other side of the base, a tape measure is mounted on the upper surface such that the tape extends away from the fence, and a measurement-securing assembly is mounted in front of the tape measure to secure the tape measure at a desired measurement.08-09-2012
20080256816MULTI-TOOL UNIT - A multi-use tool designed to be easily handled and transported. The two main compartments include a utility knife and a tape measure. Numerous other tools can be included in this device including hammer, level, screwdriver, saw, file and wrench.10-23-2008
20090038172COMBINATION TAPE MEASURE AND HAMMER - A combination tape measure and hammer includes a tape measure having an extendible tape for measuring distances, and a hammer attached to the tape measure. The tape measure includes a housing with an outer surface and the hammer conforms to the outer surface of the housing. The outer surface of the housing is curved and an underside of the hammer is curved for conforming to the curved outer surface of the housing. The hammer includes a head and a claw extending rearwardly from the head. The outer surface of the housing has a depression formed therein that is aligned with the claw. The claw is a forked claw including a first tine and a second tine spaced from the first tine. The depression formed in the outer surface of the housing is aligned with the first and second tines.02-12-2009
20090307920TAPE MEASURE - There is a tape measure configured for one-hand operation. The tape measure includes a protective casing and a coiled measuring tape. The tape measure includes an audio recorder and a speaker module coupled to the protective casing, wherein the speaker module is configured to audibly broadcast recorded audio information. The tape measure also includes a locking mechanism and a light module; wherein the light module is configured to activate when the locking mechanism is actuated, thereby disposing light over a portion of the measuring tape. The tape measure includes a control module in communication with each of the audio recorder, speaker module, light module, and magnetic locking mechanism, configured to provide controls thereto for each. The control module is disposed substantially above the magnetic locking mechanism on the protective housing and operable with a single digit of a hand, while the hand is grasping the protective casing.12-17-2009
20130055578TAPE MEASURE TOOL WITH LANYARD - A retractable tape measuring device comprising a single housing in which are two spools. A first spool is utilized for a flexible, retractable tape measure. A second spool is utilized for a retractable safety lanyard. The opening for the safety lanyard is on the narrow face of the device opposite the opening for the tape measure. The lanyard may be used to secure the device to clothing, other tools and devices, or to fixed structures.03-07-2013
20090056159INSTRUMENT FOR DUPLICATING COMPLEX SHAPES - A device is provided for measuring and marking shapes to be duplicated. Such shapes can include electrical outlets, window cutouts, stair step cutouts and such features on drywall or similar panels. The device has a base, a linear measure rotatably attached to the base about a point of rotation, the linear measure being capable of measuring a distance to corners of an outline of a feature to be copied and capable of rotating from a designated point through at least an angle defined by the outline of the feature to be copied. A distance indicator operatively associated with the linear measure indicates the distance from the point of rotation to each corner of the feature to be copied, and an angle indicator operatively associated with the linear measure indicates each angle to which the linear measure has been rotated when each distance measurement was taken. The device can also include means for recording the linear and angular measurement for each corner of the feature to be copied so that the feature can be duplicated on another object such as a replacement piece of drywall. Both mechanical and electronic embodiments are provided.03-05-2009
20120285030ILLUMINATED TAPE MEASURE - A tape measure includes a housing having an opening and a measuring tape retractably carried within the housing and extendable via the opening. A locking mechanism is provided for maintaining the measuring tape in an extended position relative to the housing and the locking mechanism includes a lock actuator that is mounted to the housing. An illumination device is incorporated into the lock actuator. The illumination device includes a light emitting diode (LED) wherein the light emitting diode may be arranged on the locking mechanism to illuminate the measuring tape in an area adjacent to the opening and a user activatable switch for causing power to be selectively provided to the LED wherein the user activatable switch is mounted to an exterior surface of the lock actuator.11-15-2012
20080235975Measuring tape device with illumination function - A measuring tape device with illumination function comprises a casing; a measuring tape received in the casing; an illuminator having a switch and an illuminating unit; the switch serving for actuating the illuminating unit; the illuminating unit being installed at a lateral side of the casing and near the measuring tape and hook; a cover covering upon the illuminating unit; the cover being reflective and deflective so that light is incident into the measuring tape for viewing the scales on the measuring tape. The casing has at least one battery. The illuminating unit is one of a bulb or light emitting diodes. The cover has a cross section of a right triangular. One side of the cover faces toward an exterior of the casing and another side of the cover faces toward the measuring tape.10-02-2008
20090249636Cutting tape measure apparatus - A precision measurement and cutting tool for cutting a material, the precision measurement and cutting tool comprising: a measurement tape, a housing for containing a measurement tape having an opening for the measurement tape on a first side, and a first cartridge mounted at an end of the measurement tape and containing a retractable first cutting blade. In another embodiment, a precision measurement and cutting tool for cutting a material, the precision measurement and cutting tool comprising: a measurement tape having a top side and a bottom side and measuring indicia on the top side, a housing for containing a measurement tape having a first side opposite a second side and a top side opposite a bottom side and having an opening for the measurement tape on a first side that is opposite a second side, a first cartridge mounted at an end of the measurement tape and containing a retractable first cutting blade and including a bias member for biasing the cartridge to a position wherein the first cutting blade is covered and retracted, an engagement portion on the first cartridge mechanically coupled to the retractable first cutting blade such that moving the engagement portion moves the retractable cutting blade to one of a retracted and an un-retracted position.10-08-2009
20100199509COMBINATION TAPE MEASURE AND HAMMER - A combination tape measure and hammer includes a tape measure having an extendible tape for measuring distances, and a hammer attached to the tape measure. The tape measure includes a housing with an outer surface and the hammer conforms to the outer surface of the housing. The outer surface of the housing is curved and an underside of the hammer is curved for conforming to the curved outer surface of the housing. The hammer includes a head and a claw extending rearwardly from the head. The outer surface of the housing has a depression formed therein that is aligned with the claw. The claw is a forked claw including a first tine and a second tine spaced from the first tine. The depression formed in the outer surface of the housing is aligned with the first and second tines.08-12-2010
20120036727LASER-TRANSPARENT TAPE MEASURE - A tape measure having an integral pencil sharpener specifically for square contractor pencils, and a retractable tape formed with opposing indexed metal edges flanking a central elongate transparent or translucent window for allowing a laser beam to shine centrally through.02-16-2012
20080235974Measuring tape device with function of music player - A measuring tape device with a function of a music player comprises a measure tape casing having a power supply therein; a digital player installed in the casing; the digital player including a control panel, a digital processor, an earphone slot, a USB slot and a memory card slot. The digital processor is installed on the control panel for storing and processing speech data; the control panel serves to control the digital processor; the control panel has buttons for playing, stopping, pausing, volume-adjusting, song-editing; and the earphone slot and USB slot are installed at an upper surface of the casing; the memory card slot is installed at a side of the measure tape device opposite to the side installing the measure tape.10-02-2008
033761000 Specified reel housing feature 28
20130047455TAPE MEASURE - A tape measure includes a housing assembly defining a cavity and a tape port. A measuring tape is selectively extendable and retractable from the tape port. The measuring tape includes a spool portion disposed within the cavity and an end portion. A top surface extends from the end portion to the spool portion, and a bottom surface extends from the end portion to the spool portion opposite the top surface. A hook member is fixedly coupled to a end portion of the measuring tape. A first measurement scale is defined on the top surface and includes indicia having a first orientation relative to a longitudinal tape axis. The bottom surface includes a second measurement scale with indicia having a second orientation relative to the longitudinal tape axis. The second orientation is substantially opposite the first orientation.02-28-2013
20130067759TAPE RULE BLADE WITH VARIABLE THICKNESS COATING - A tape rule assembly includes a housing; a reel rotatably mounted in the housing; an elongated blade wound on the reel and extendable through an opening in the housing, the blade having a distal end; a hook connected to the blade at the distal end; and a coil spring within the housing and configured to rotate the reel in the housing in a direction to wind up the blade. The elongated blade has a coating provided on at least one side thereof. The coating has a first thickness at a first portion proximate the distal end, a second thickness at a second portion of the blade that is rearward to the first portion and a third thickness at a third portion of the blade that is rearward of the second portion. The second thickness is less than the first thickness and the third thickness is less than the second thickness.03-21-2013
20090090015CONSTRUCTION FOR LOOSING PREVENTION AND POSITION FIXING OF RULE TAPE OF TAPE RULER - A construction for loosing prevention and position fixing of rule tape of tape ruler comprises a main housing having a handle formed at its upper end, and a wound rule tape for measurement is installed in the main housing. The free end of said rule tape is attached with a buckle ring and there is installed with a magnetic element adjacent to said buckle, so as to absorb said buckle ring be located at a fix position and prevent the generation of pulling force due to the weight of buckle ring, the rule tape then would not be loosen; in addition, there is a fixing element installed in the main housing, in measuring the distance between two objects, the fixing element is taken apart off main housing in advance, and then the fixing element is stickled into a position to be measured, afterwards, the buckle ring at the free end of rule tape is mounted onto the fixing element to fix the end of rule tape at a designated position. Thus the measurement can be achieved by only one people.04-09-2009
20090217541Tape Measures - A tape measure having a winding drum or reel rotatably mounted on a support structure, and a measuring tape attached to the drum so as to be coilable thereon. The support structure comprises a handle that extends radially beyond an upper half of the coiled tape and a bottom edge portion that extends radially beyond a lower half of the coiled tape, the bottom edge portion comprising a hand grip.09-03-2009
20100212175Tape measure with speed control - A tape measure is disclosed which includes speed control device which allows the user to control the speed at which the extended tape is retracted into the housing. The housing defines a chamber and has a peripheral wall with a slot-shaped opening. A coiled tape blade within the housing is attached at it's interior end to a spring which allows automatic retraction of the tape into the housing. The speed control device is attached to the outside of the housing above the slot shaped opening. Another opening in the housing exposes the tape so that a roller controlled by pressure from the speed control device will make contact with the tape in the event the user exerts pressure on the device. Said device is unaffected by various environmental conditions such as saw dust, particulate contamination or moisture. A handle is attached to the rear end of the housing, opposite to the speed control device, to facilitate manipulation and use of the tape measure.08-26-2010
20110258870TAPE MEASURE WITH SELF-REGULATING SPEED CONTROL MECHANISM - Disclosed herein is a tape measure with a self-regulating speed control mechanism. In the present invention, when a bobbin rotates, a rubber roller rotatably provided on a movable mounting plate alternately comes into contact with an inner surface of a support ring and a rubber acceleration prevention member provided on the inner surface of the support ring, so that the speed of the bobbin can be smoothly and reliably reduced.10-27-2011
20120055038Tape measure carrier - A tape measure carrier for use in taking internal measurements includes a side wall and a base extending from the sidewall. The sidewall is of sufficient thickness so a tape measure chip will snugly slide down over the top of the sidewall to seat the tape measure on or close to the base. A base shelf is formed at the forward end of the base. A clear window piece is mounted to the base or sidewall so as to extend spaced over and parallel to the base shelf to form a channel therebetween. The channel is located and sized to allow free horizontal passage of the tape measure tape through the channel. A cross hair on the window piece is positioned to provide a known pre-determined distance between the cross hair and the rearmost end of the carrier.03-08-2012
033762000 With meter 1
20090271999Multi-function tape measure - A compact, easy-to-carry multi-function tape measure to perform a variety of different jobs at home or in the field and ideally suited for use by carpenters, contractors, do-it-yourselfers, and the like. The tape measure includes a housing in which the usual pull-out measuring tape is carried. A retaining lip projects outwardly from the top of the housing. The housing has a graduated straight edge that is aligned perpendicular with the retaining lip. In use, the housing is laid on its side such that the outwardly projecting retaining lip overhangs and moves into interlocking engagement with a work surface to be cut. At the same time, the straight edge of the housing lies against the work surface to create a guide along which a marking instrument is moved for marking a cutting line on the work surface. The housing may also include the additional features of a graduated straight edge extension pivotally coupled to the straight edge, a recess for receiving a stack of peel-off note sheets on which messages are written, a finger grip, a removable scribe for marking the work surface with the cutting line, a slide-out protractor attached to and movable with the straight edge, a digital display, and a level.11-05-2009
033767000 Including brake or lock 10
20080263886Tape measure with a self-regulating speed control mechanism - Disclosed herein is a tape measure with a self-regulating speed control mechanism. The tape measure is capable of self-regulating its speed so that the retraction speed of a blade is not too fast or slow, and does not introduce any noise to the working environment in the case where the speed of the blade is not reduced. According to the present invention, a rotary brake part is elastically biased by a second elastic member, and is brought into contact with a stationary brake part only when the rotating speed of a bobbin is very fast.10-30-2008
20080263885TAPE CAPABLE OF AUTOMATICALLY ARRESTING - A tape capable of automatically arresting is provided which includes a casing, a gauge accommodated in the casing, arresting members, and a button movably mounted on an end of the casing. A notch is defined at an end of the casing. The gauge includes a reel shaft and a scale strip spirally enlacing the reel shaft. Each arresting member includes a rod, an abutting block on an end of the rod and corresponding to a side of the reel shaft, and a resilient portion around the rod. A button includes a pressing portion received in the notch, and a rotating shaft corresponding to the pressing portion. The rotating shaft includes a first arm and a second arm in response to the abutting blocks of the arresting members. In the event the scale strip of the gauge is pulled out, the arresting members automatically limit movement of the scale strip.10-30-2008
20110138644Tape Measure with Utensil Holder and Tape Brake - A tape measure with a utensil holding device for holding a variety of elongated utensils for cutting, scoring, marking and scribing incorporating a quick release clamping cam and a threaded adjustment means with a substantially forceful tape brake utilizing a lever and cams to securely lock the tape at a specified measurement. The utensil holding device and tape brake are so configured as to be assembled with the parts on either side of the tape measure to accommodate individual preferences; the utensil being available on one side of the tape or the other; the tape brake lever on either side of the tape measure housing.06-16-2011
20100064540AUTOMATIC LOCKING MECHANISM FOR A MEASURING TAPE DEVICE - A measuring tape device with automatic locking mechanism comprises of a casing, a bobbin that is set within the casing with a spring, a coilable tape that is contained in the casing. One end of the tape is connected to the spring and is wound around the bobbin, while the other end is extended outside through an aperture that is formed at the lower end of casing, and this other end is connected to a hook member. The device also comprises of a stopper, it consists of an end that is positioned on the linear portion of tape, and an actuator that is connected to the end portion by a linkage part. The actuator is extruded outside and is settled at the surface of the casing. The device includes a hinge joint for fixating the stopper inside the casing and for allowing the stopper to rotate, and an elastic member placed between the casing and the linkage portion. The measuring tape device of present invention will lock the tape in place after the tape is extracted out from the casing, the locking mechanism of the tape is considered effective, and it has relatively low production cost, hence it is beneficial for mass production.03-18-2010
20120240423TAPE MEASURE WITH SELF-REGULATING SPEED CONTROL MECHANISM - Disclosed herein is a tape measure with a self-regulating speed control mechanism. In the present invention, when a bobbin rotates, a rubber roller rotatably provided on a movable mounting plate alternately comes into contact with an inner surface of a support ring and a rubber acceleration prevention member provided on the inner surface of the support ring, so that the speed of the bobbin can be smoothly and reliably reduced.09-27-2012
20090300931Tape Measures - A tape measure having a support structure and an elongate spike mountable on the support structure. The elongate spike is moveable relative to the support structure for mounting in any selected one of two or more positions relative to the support structure. The two positions can include a position can include a position for use and a storage position.12-10-2009
20090064526Tape measure - A tape measure employs a generally rounded housing which receives a retractable measuring tape that is coilable within the housing and biased towards the fully coiled position. An actuator button is depressable to fix the measuring tape at a selected extended position. A clip assembly is removably attachable to the tape measure for facilitating mounting the tape measure to a belt. The end of the tape measure includes a stop member that may be configured as a hook portion defining a nail catch. The hook portion also has a rubber overmold to prevent slippage.03-12-2009
20100299947BRAKE MECHANISM FOR TAPE MEASURES - A tape measuring is disclosed comprising a winding assembly having a winding handle, a support structure, the winding assembly being rotatably mounted on the support structure, a measuring tape attached to the winding assembly so as to be coilable thereon, and a brake mechanism operable on the measuring tape and/or the winding assembly to releasably brake the measuring tape. The brake mechanism is configured such that braking of the measuring tape can be released by coiling of the measuring tape onto the winding assembly using the winding handle. A brake application button is provided for applying the braking. A brake release button is also provided as another means for releasing braking in addition to the winding handle.12-02-2010
20100325910MEASURING TAPE DEVICE WITH IMPROVED CARRIAGE APPARATUSES - A measuring tape device with improved carriage apparatuses of present invention comprises of a casing; a coiled measuring tape that is located inside the casing; one end of the measuring tape must be extended outside of the casing for taking measurement; a control mechanism that locks or releases the measuring tape is set on one end of the casing; and a side-clip component; the invention is characterized in that: the device has a protective element that is set at the front end of the casing, such protective element can prevent injury to user's finger during the retracting motion of the measuring tape, and the device may also be hanged onto a wall when it is not in use; the side-clip component is located at the top circumference surface of the casing, such that the side-clip can be assembled on either side of the casing to accommodate for both left-handed or right-handed users.12-30-2010
20120131810DISC BRAKE FOR A TAPE MEASURE - A tape measure comprises a housing having a tape reel rotatably mounted therein. A measuring tape is at least partially coiled about the tape reel. The measuring tape is movable between an extended position and a retracted position. In the extended position at least a portion of the measuring tape extends outwardly of the housing. In the retracted position the measuring tape is substantially coiled about the tape reel and disposed within the housing. A spring mechanism biases the tape reel to rotate so as move the measuring tape from the extended position to the retracted position. A disc brake mechanism applies a frictional force to the tape reel to control rotation of the tape reel.05-31-2012
033768000 Including attachment 3
20110203127Metal clip the pencil caddie - A metal clip molded into or used in conjunction with a standard recoil tape measure. The purpose of the clip is to hold a standard carpenters pencil which has six sides.08-25-2011
20100299948TAPE MEASURE - A tape measure is provided capable of controlling the retracting movement and speed of a tape with a friction force. The tape measure includes a case, a reel, a spiral spring, a tape, a pivot member, a friction member and a resilient member. The reel is rotatably retained within the case. The spiral spring resiliently urges the reel to rotate in a rewinding direction. The pivot member is pivotally mounted within the case. The friction member is operably coupled to the pivot member and makes contact with the tape wound on the outer circumference of the reel, thereby applying a friction force to the tape. The resilient member resiliently biases the pivot member to rotate in such a direction as to bring the friction member into contact with the tape.12-02-2010
20130185949TAPE MEASURE - A tape measure includes a housing assembly having a first side wall, a second side wall, and a peripheral wall extending from the first side wall to the second side wall. The housing assembly defines a cavity, and the peripheral wall defines a bottom surface and a tape port. A measuring tape is rotatably supported by the housing. At least a portion of the measuring tape forms a spool disposed within the cavity. The measuring tape extends and retracts from the cavity through the tape port. A hook member is fixedly coupled to an end portion of the measuring tape. A first lamp is coupled to the housing assembly and is oriented to illuminate a portion of the measuring tape.07-25-2013
033769000 Housing shape, structure or material 7
20130025148TAPE MEASURE - A tape measure includes a housing assembly defining a cavity and a tape port from which to extend and retract a measuring tape. The measuring tape forms a spool rotatably coupled about an axis. A hook member is fixedly coupled to an end portion of the measuring tape. A U-shaped guard member extends from the housing assembly adjacent the tape port. The guard member is configured to engage the hook member when the measuring tape is retracted into the housing assembly.01-31-2013
20130025147TAPE MEASURE - A tape measure includes a housing assembly having a first side wall, a second side wall, and a peripheral wall extending from the first side wall to the second side wall. A cavity is defined within the housing assembly, and the first side wall defines at least one aperture open to the cavity during use of the tape measure. The peripheral wall defines a tape port. A spool is rotatably supported in the cavity about an axis and includes at least a portion of a measuring tape. A hook member is fixedly coupled to an end portion of the measuring tape. The spool includes a retraction mechanism with an elongated coiled spring.01-31-2013
20090044419Tape measure housing - The invention provides a tape measure housing having resilient material located at its outersurface. The resilient material defines one or more gas-filled cavities, each of which is located on a line tangential to an outer wall of the housing between the outer wall of the housing and an outer wall of the resilient material. This provides improved shock protection.02-19-2009
20120167403Tape Measure with Sealable Cleaning Aperture - A tape measure assembly with a cleaning aperture is disclosed herein and comprises a central spool upon which a measuring tape containing linear markings is coiled and stored. A protective housing or case surrounds the central spool and allows pivotal rotation of the central spool mounted therein. A cleaning aperture is provided through the protective housing to allow access to the measuring tape and spool without disassembly of the protective housing. An easily removable plug is used to seal the cleaning aperture when not in use to preventing ingress of debris through the cleaning aperture.07-05-2012
20120260514TAPE RULE HOUSING - A tape rule includes a housing comprising a first material, a reel rotatable within the housing, an axle extending within the housing about which the reel is mounted, a measuring tape wound on the reel, and a reinforcement region comprising a portion of the housing. The reinforcement region is formed from a second material having a higher impact resistance material than the first material of the housing. The second material is disposed at least at a position at which the axle joins the housing.10-18-2012
20080301967TAPE MEASURE WITH MANUAL AND POWER TOOL ASSISTED REWIND HANDLE - The present invention provides an improved quick rewind tape measure having dual modes of manual and power tool assisted operation. A quick rewind tape measure is formed by rotatably placing in an outer case a reel for winding a tape, providing a handle oil the outer side of the case so that the reel can be rotated by the handle to rewind a measuring tape. The handle of the tape measure has dual modes of operation, both manual and power tool assisted. With the power tool assisted mode of operation, the measuring tape can be rewound in a high speed. Consequently, the tape measure has the advantage that an elongate measuring tape having a length of more than 10 m, particularly 50 m to 300 m can be rewound quickly.12-11-2008
20130232806Tape Measure - A measuring tape of the type including a housing enclosing a coil of a resilient rule tape uncoilable to a substantially straight orientation. The housing has first and second sidewalls joined by surrounding walls extending substantially parallel to the coil axis and defining a rule-egress-ingress opening with a rule-tape free end extending therefrom. The inventive measuring tape includes a spool holding the coil of the rule tape wound thereabout and secured to a spool-supporting wall portion of the housing such that the coiled rule-tape coil is entirely removable from the housing. The rule tape has first and second sides and extends for a length which includes a break region spaced from a free end of the uncoiled rule tape. The break region includes a plurality of discrete elongate depressions spaced from one another lengthwise along the rule-tape length.09-12-2013
033770000 Including attachment 16
20120159799TAPE RULE WITH REMOVABLE MAGNET ASSEMBLY - Disclosed is a rule assembly having a housing, a reel rotatably mounted in the housing, an elongated blade arranged to be wound on the reel and to be extendable through an opening in the housing, and an end hook member having a mounting portion attached to the elongated blade and a hook portion. The end hook member is capable of limited movement relative to the blade between an extended position and a retracted position. The rule assembly has a magnet assembly removably attachable to the elongated blade. The magnet assembly has a mounting portion and a magnet. The mounting portion is configured to removably fix the magnet assembly relative to the blade such that a forward surface of the magnet is removably fixed at a position that is aligned with or approximately aligned with a forward surface of the hook portion with the end hook member in its retracted position.06-28-2012
20100050456STRUCTURE OF A MEASURING TAPE DEVICE - An improvement on the structure of a measuring tape device is that a magnetic mechanism is secured at the distal end of a measuring tape. The magnetic mechanism is not placed onto the leg piece of the hook member and thus is not formed as part of the body of the hook member of the measuring tape. The front end of the magnetic mechanism is placed in alignment with the “0” cm mark on the measuring tape. During measuring process of an object of measurement and a designated point, the magnetic mechanism allows the measuring tape to be magnetically attached to the surface of the object and anchored at the exact starting point of measurement, and therefore, the measuring precision will not be skewed because of thickness of the hook member or because of the gap caused by the movable mechanics of the hook member.03-04-2010
20090090016TAPE MEASURE WITH AFFIXED WRITING SURFACE - One embodiment of a tape measure with a writing surface 04-09-2009
20090178291STRUCTURE FOR END PIECE OF A TAPE RULE - The present invention relates to an improvement of tape rule, in particular to end piece of the tape rule which includes measuring tape connecting portion and hook hanging portion, both parts are made of same material as a whole body. The hook hanging portion of measuring tape contains at least one space, inside the space, there is an absorbing member which can be easily detached from the hook plate by people without using a hand tool.07-16-2009
20110239479Tape measure - A tape measure includes a casing containing a conventional tape with a hook on its outer end and a return spring. A magnifying lens is mounted in a front end of the casing above the tape with an indicator line on the bottom of the lens extending transversely of the tape. An LED in one side of the casing illuminates the lens and the area therebeneath. A marker is slidable in the lens beside the tape and aligned with the indicator line. A slider, which can be operated with a thumb, turns on the LED and then pushes the marker against a workpiece. When the slider is released, a spring returns the marker to the rest or non-use position and the LED is turned off by the slider.10-06-2011
20090031577ADJUSTABLE CARPENTERS SQUARE WITH TAPE MEASURE - An adjustable carpenters square is presented, which aids carpenters in marking and measuring work product to be cut or formed. The adjustable square can be set at a variety of angles to enable cut marking. It also possesses an attached measuring tape and a straight edge to combine three useful features in one tool.02-05-2009
20090090017Tape measure apparatus - The tape measure apparatus has a rule blade that is retractably stored in the tape measure apparatus and protrudes when extended during use. For measurements, the rule blade has graduated indicia markings along the rule blade. An end-piece attached to the rule blade has an aperture for receiving a marking instrument to mark and scribe on a work piece and a blade slot for receiving and supporting a blade. There is also a protective shield guide that protects the fingers from slivers and cuts. It has a pivot attachment between the protective shield and the guide. The pivot moves the protective shield into a stored position generally parallel to the rule blade, and in a working position generally perpendicular the rule blade. The guide is slidable along the rule blade. The entire protective shield guide slidably moves into the housing. Thus, the entire protective shield guide disappears and is protected from any outside force by being inside the housing when not in use.04-09-2009
20110179664TAPE RULE AND END HOOK THEREFOR - A rule assembly includes a housing, a reel rotatably mounted in the housing, and an elongated blade having an end hook member on a free end thereof. The end hook member includes a mounting portion having a length dimension and a top surface area and a hook portion having a width dimension and a front surface area, where a ratio of the width dimension of the hook portion to the length dimension of the mounting portion is greater than or equal to 1, a ratio of the front surface area of the hook portion to the top surface area of the mounting portion is greater than or equal to 1.1, and at least two-thirds of the mass of the hook portion lies outside a center section that includes one third of the hook portion's width.07-28-2011
20120073156Tape measuring device with magnetic end hook - A tape measuring device with magnetic end hook is provided, the tape measuring device comprises: a housing; an extendable and retractable tape blade having opposing ends, one end of the tape blade is attached to and situated within said housing; an end hook having opposing front and rear portions, the second end of the tape blade is attached to the end hook, the rear portion of the end hook is generally perpendicular to the front portion of the end hook, the front portion of the end hook has a frontal surface and at least one cavity, and the cavity forms a protrusion on a rear surface of the front portion of the end hook, and the front portion of the end hook comprises at least two opposing side arms, the side arms are offset so that the side arms are generally parallel to the protrusion on the rear surface of the front portion of the end hook to thereby allow for accurate measurements; and at least one magnet glued within the cavity of the end hook.03-29-2012
20120073155REMOVABLE HOLDING TOOL FOR MEASURING DEVICES - A removable and attachable tool for attachment to a measuring tape. The tool may have a body defining a cavity which is configured to receive the measuring tape. A cap may be hingedly attached to the body to secure the measuring tape in the cavity. The tool may have a mount, such as a tacky outer surface, for example, for temporarily affixing the tool to a workpiece. The tool may have a cavity for receiving a rigid member. The tool permits unassisted measuring using a measuring tape.03-29-2012
20100236086Structural improvement of an anti-slip hook piece of a measuring tape device - A measuring tape device has a hook piece. The hook piece is used for preventing the tape from slipping off from an object of measure. The hook piece consists of a hook body and an anti-slip piece; the hook body consists of a pulling part and a connecting part; the pulling part is a flat surface, the connecting part extends out from one side of the pulling part in the direction that is perpendicular to the pulling part; the anti-slip piece is adhered onto the inside surface of the pulling part; and magnetic pieces are attached to the outside surface of the pulling part. Therefore, during the measuring process, both the anti-slip piece and the magnetic pieces may help keeping the hook plate of the measuring tape attaching to the object of measure and hence the tape does not slip off from the object of measure easily.09-23-2010
20130019489LENGTH MEASURING DEVICE - A length measuring device for measuring a position in a measuring direction of a first object and a second object displaceable relative to one another. The device includes a hollow profile, a scale and a fastening element. The fastening element includes a first portion designed to fix the scale in stationary fashion in a measuring direction and to fix the first portion in stationary fashion in the measuring direction on the first object to be measured. The fastening element also includes a second portion with which the fastening element is fastened on the hollow profile. The length measuring device further includes a length compensation element provided between the first portion and the second portion of the fastening element, wherein the length compensation element is embodied for enabling motion of the first portion relative to the second portion in the measuring direction.01-24-2013
20080250664TAPE MEASURE - A tape measure includes a housing and a tape retractably coupled to the housing. The tape has an upper surface, a lower surface, and a free end onto which an end clip is moveably coupled. The end clip includes a first attachment portion and a first flange extending therefrom. In addition, an intermediate clip is fixedly coupled to the tape. The intermediate clip includes a second attachment portion and a second flange extending from second attachment portion. The second flange includes a flange face located one measurement unit from the free end of the tape. The end clip cooperates with a set of first measurement markings applied to the tape to provide linear measurements. Whereas, the intermediate clip cooperates with a set of second measurement markings applied to the tape. The set of second measurements markings commence at one measurement unit from the free end of the tape. In addition, the tape measure may include reverse marking applied to the back side of the tape. The reverse measurement markings cooperate with the intermediate clip and can be used in specialty trades.10-16-2008
20130133216TAPE MEASURE APPARATUS WITH A ROTATING AND SLIDING CATCH - An improved tape measure apparatus which includes a catch that is both slidable and rotatable relative to the rule blade in a plane which is perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the rule blade when the rule blade is extended from the tape casing.05-30-2013
20130145637BLADE AND HOOK ASSEMBLY FOR TAPE RULE - Disclosed is a rule assembly having a housing, a reel rotatably mounted in the housing, an elongated blade arranged to be wound on the reel and to be extendable through an opening in the housing, and an end hook member having a mounting portion attached to the elongated blade and a hook portion. The end hook member is capable of limited movement relative to the blade between an extended position and a retracted position. The rule assembly has a magnet assembly removably attachable to the elongated blade. The magnet assembly has a mounting portion and a magnet. The mounting portion is configured to removably fix the magnet assembly relative to the blade such that a forward surface of the magnet is removably fixed at a position that is aligned with or approximately aligned with a forward surface of the hook portion with the end hook member in its retracted position.06-13-2013
20100175273Tape measure with magnetic tip - Disclosed herein is a tape measure with a magnetic tip. The tape measure is constructed so that a first magnet is provided in an end hook of the tape measure in a more convenient manner using insert molding, and the removal of the magnet from the end hook is more reliably prevented using a first coupling part.07-15-2010
033771000 Specified tape material 1
20100031525Measuring Tape With Thermal Deployment and Deployable Structure Comprising Said Measuring Tape - The invention relates to a measuring tape (02-11-2010

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