Stanley proudly announces it has been awarded its seventh United States patent for the Stanley FatMax Tape Rule, the industry's top selling tape rule. Stanley introduced the tape rule at the National Hardware Show in August of 1999.
Designed to be the longest and strongest tape in the industry, Stanley's FatMax Tape Rule incorporated several different innovative features. The FatMax Tape Rule is one of a number of innovative products introduced by Stanley over the last several years.
Stanley is the leading manufacturer of 1-1/4" tape rules. With an industry leading eleven foot standout, the FatMax Tape Rule features a rigid Mylar polyester film wrapped steel blade with a special horseshoe-shaped multi-function blade hook. The blade width is 25 percent wider than conventional tape rules and the unique hook allows professional tool users to catch the edges of objects from the top, bottom or side during measuring.
The Stanley Black & Decker is a worldwide supplier of tools, hardware, doors, fastening systems, storage systems and hydraulic attachments for professional, industrial and consumer use. The company also supplies access control solutions including automatic door and locking systems for commercial applications. Our innovative products help people utilize their skills, express their creativity and realize their visions on work sites around the globe. Brand names include Stanley, Husky, Goldblatt, Bostitch, Jensen, Mac, Proto, Best, La Bounty, Vidmar and ZAG.