The Stanley PowerLock Rule Blade Armor - 8m (16ft) features a 25mm wide and 8 metre long blade, suitable for all your measurement needs. It has a chrome plated plastic case for additional grip when using the tape. The blade in this tape rule is Mylar polyester film coated, which is more resistant to corrosion than normal lacquered blades, preventing the blade from breaking. This tape measure also features an end hook to latch onto the underside of any surface for ease of use when working alone. It also has a large blade lock for easy measurement and allows you to read your measurements easily. The tape can also be attached to your belt loop for easy access and convenience with its hook. This is the ideal measuring tape to use on construction sites or for DIY jobs.