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BMI pocket tapes

Pocket tapes manufactured by BMI are versatile with regard to their use as their users’ demands are diverse. Longitudinal, internal measuring, radii, mm/mm graduation mm/inch graduation, individual case designs and much more. There is almost no limit to your imagination. There are many design options, even for small quantities. Our main focus is of course on precise measuring, perfect handling and long service life.

What you should look for

You will recognize high-quality measuring tapes by these imprints:

  • Durability in rough work environment through rust protection of the tapes (phosphate ground coating)
  • BMI pocket tapes have a transparent coating as wearing protection, 10 times stronger than any other non-abrasive coatings!
  • Long service life of the return lock spring due to a special spring steel
  • Sophisticated interior: inserted winding coils or distance washers ensure perfectly smooth running
  • Robust high-impact ABS or polyamide case
  • Tapes with mm-graduation EEC pattern approved, suitable for calibration
  • Accuracy according to EC II
    2 m ± 0,7 mm
    3 m ± 0,9 mm
    5 m ± 1,3 mm
    8 m ± 1,9 mm

End fittings

Metal sliding tip, nickel-plated, adjustable for both end-on and hook-on measurements

Internal measuring

In the IN-OUT, VISO, X 4, TOP and TOP-M models the internal measuring can be conveniently read directly in the top sight window. For other models the case length is to be added.

Tape structure

1 Concaved, tempered spring blade steel of high stability.
2 Anticorrosive phosphate coating.
3 Synthetic resin, stoved
4 Printed graduation with red meter figures, stoved. 5 Clear varnish to protect against wear, stoved


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BMI Messzeuge

  • Bayerische Maßindustrie
  • A. Keller GmbH
  • Rosengasse 12
  • DE-91217 Hersbruck, Germany
  • Phone (national): 09151 7301-0
  • Phone (intl): +49 9151 7301-49
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