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Tape measures and measuring tapes are tools for measuring length. What is the difference between them and what are they designed for?

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Tape Measures

Tape measures have automatic tape retraction, so the tape retracts by itself if you release the sliding lock. These tapes tend to be shorter and are commonly made in lengths of 2 m, 3 m, 5 m, 8 m and 10 m. They are suitable for measurement of shorter distances and smaller objects.

Measuring Tapes

Compared to tape measures, this type tends to be longer (10 m or more). Measuring tapes have a handy hook at the end to secure the tape during measurement. The downside is that the longer tapes are often non-automatic, so you must coil them manually by hand. They are used for land surveys and on construction sites, or in sports that require measurement of longer distances.

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Stanley Powerlock, 8m
Tape measure With belt clip, chrome imitation, ABS material, sliding fuse, tape width 25mm, lenght 8m
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Stanley Powerlock, 3m
Tape measure With clip for belt fastening, chrome imitation, ABS material, sliding fuse, tape width 19mm, lenght 3m
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£4.99 excl.VAT £4.16
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Stanley measuring range 30m
Measuring tape Length 30m, tape width 9.5mm, folding handle
The Stanley Quality Measurement Band can be used anywhere in the garden or building where you will not be able to get a classic meter....

£11.06 excl.VAT £9.22
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Stanley measuring range 20m
Measuring tape Length 20m, tape width 9.5mm, folding handle
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£10.43 excl.VAT £8.69
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Stanley measuring range 10m
Measuring tape Length 10m, tape width 9.5mm, folding handle
The Stanley Quality Measurement Band can be used anywhere in the garden or building where you will not be able to get a classic...

£8.50 excl.VAT £7.08
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Stanley Powerlock Blade Armor, 10m
Tape measure Length 10m, width 25mm
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£23.10 excl.VAT £19.25
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Stanley FatMax, 10m
Tape measure Length 10m, width 32mm
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£26.27 excl.VAT £21.89
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Stanley FatMax, 8m
Tape measure Length 8m, width 32mm
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£25.32 excl.VAT £21.10
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Stanley FatMax, 5m
Tape measure Length 5m, width 32mm
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£21.19 excl.VAT £17.66
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Stabila Tape measure BM-40, 5m / 19 mm
Tape measure 5m, rubberized surface, slide lock clasp
Perhaps every handyman will appreciate the handy tape measure from Stabila. The construction of the product is brought out of plastic and...

£13.60 excl.VAT £11.33
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Stable Measuring zone BM50W, 30m
Measuring tape Steel band, length 30m, winding loop, case
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£30.01 excl.VAT £25.01
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Stable Measuring band 42W, 50m
Measuring tape Steel band on fork, length 50m, without indented zero
The practical measuring range Stabilo 42 W will be used especially in construction, workshop and sporting events. A band of 50 meters is made of...

£58.58 excl.VAT £48.82
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Stanley Powerlock, 5m
Tape measure Length 5m, width 19mm
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£12.65 excl.VAT £10.54
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Stanley Powerlock Blade Armor, 8m
Tape measure Length 8m, width 25mm
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£19.93 excl.VAT £16.61
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Set BM-40, 3m
Tape measure Length 3 m, rubberized surface, sliding lock, buckle, double-sided scale
Perhaps every DIY will appreciate a practical tape measure from Stabila. The design of the product is made of a plastic and rubberized...

£9.16 excl.VAT £7.63
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