What is a Gulick tape measure?

What is a Gulick tape measure?

Product description. Engineered for accuracy, the Gulick self-locking tape measure has a flexible vinyl tape that will not stretch and a push-button release. Provides precise circumferential measurement for progressive anthropometric exams, regardless of examiner’s measurement techniques.

Which company measuring tape is best?

Stanley PowerLock
The Stanley PowerLock is the best tape measure for a number of reasons. It has a durable blade, a functional tang, a solid stand-out, a strong locking lever, and a convenient belt hook. The PowerLock is a very basic tool and its pared-down simplicity makes it very light and easy to handle.

How do you use a Gulick tape measure?

The Gulick II is easy to use… Pull an appropriate amount of tape out of the housing. Wrap the tape once around the body part to be measured. Align the tape’s “zero line” along side of the tape graduations. (Use the Metric or English units as desired by turning the tape over.)

What is the most popular tape measure?

Stanley PowerLock Tape Measure
Best Overall: Stanley PowerLock Tape Measure The Stanley PowerLock is our top pick. While 25 feet is standard, it is also available in options of 12, 16, 30, or 35 feet, and offers 10 feet of standout.

Why do you need a Gulick tape measure?

The Gulick II Tape Measure is designed to apply a constant tension to the tape when measurements are taken on the human body. Because flesh is compressible, variations in readings will occur unless the same tension is applied to the tape for all measurements.

What’s the length of fitnessmart Gulick tape measure?

The tape is 5/16 inch wide and 72 inches long. The tape is not metallic to avoid the discomfort of a cold object touching the skin and to eliminate any possibility of scratches or cuts. The self-retracting tape is kept at the desired length until the retract button is pushed.

How is the circumference of a tape measure measured?

If an ordinary tape measure (without our proprietary tension indicator device) is used, the measurement will depend on how tightly the tape is pulled. If you pull harder and harder, tissue compression will be greater and greater, and the measured circumference will become smaller and smaller.