Tougher case. Tougher blade coating. Tougher hook connection. Our Extended Performance (XP) Tape Measure is our toughest ever. It is built around our Dual-Core™ Technology—a patented spring system that uses two retracting springs in an impact-resistant, heavy-duty case.
The built-in lanyard slot offers an additional security option. Our toughest blade coating protects the paint and prevents rust longer2. Integrated lock protection guards the lock button when dropped. Guaranteed tough, the DEWALT® XP™ Tape Measure features 9" of heavy-duty thermoplastic coating at the end of the blade to reduce blade breakage near the hook. Our toughest blade coating protects the paint and prevents rust longer2. The high-carbon steel blade provides 13' of straighter blade standout for increased reach and efficiency3. The DEWALT® XP™ Tape Measure features our toughest hook connection4 - reinforced to reduce blade breakage. The extra large end hook grabs construction material from all four sides making grabbing objects while taking measurements easy. The redesigned screw-free belt clip holds tight and is easy to use.