Rulers

A ruler, also known as a rule is a flat, straightedge measuring instrument with equally marked spacing etched or moulded along its length. The spacing forms a measuring scale and is usually in increments of inches (sometimes denoted as "), centimetres (cm) and millimetres (mm). Some rulers have measurements on both sides, the edges of the rulers are bevelled to reduce measurement errors. Rulers are used to measure the length of an object or its edge precisely and as a guide for drawing or scoring straight lines.


Who uses Rulers?


Rulers are used in schools, at home and in a wide range of occupations and fields of study including geometry, printing, technical drawing, building and engineering.


What are Rulers made from?


Rulers are made from durable materials like wood, plastic or metal. These materials are hard wearing, they are usually shatter resistant and scratch proof and are made to last a long time.


What are the different types of Ruler?


Transparent plastic rulers allow an unobstructed view of the surface underneath for precise measuring and drawing. Stainless steel rulers or an aluminium ruler is very durable and are ideal for use in a workshop. These steel rules often have a satin chrome anti-glare finish for clear visibility of the scale. Wooden rulers are ideal for use at home or in schools, the wood has a smooth surface, is clear to read and won't split. Flexible rulers or tape measures, are ideal for determining the dimensions of objects with curves and angles. They are able to bend and flex to measure an exact circumference, length, width or height. Machinist's rulers are made from steel and are usually a 6 inch ruler. The imperial machinist scale ruler is divided into increments of 1/10 inch. The metric machinist ruler is divided into millimetres or half-millimetre increments, allowing small, precise measurements to be taken with accuracy.


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RS-stocknr. 877-1797
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172,33 €
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Aantal stuks
1m Metric Steel 40mm - - - No -
RS-stocknr. 121-8207
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53,71 €
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150mm - Steel 12.5mm - UKAS Yes No -
RS-stocknr. 111-5881
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13,21 €
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150mm Imperial, Metric Steel 12.5mm - - Yes No -
RS-stocknr. 121-8203
FabrikantRS PRO
51,32 €
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Aantal stuks
150mm - Steel 12.5mm Satin Chrome UKAS Yes No -
RS-stocknr. 914-0491
FabrikantRS PRO
48,56 €
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Aantal stuks
- - Stainless Steel 19mm - UKAS - - -
RS-stocknr. 111-5877
FabrikantRS PRO
10,82 €
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Aantal stuks
150mm Imperial, Metric Steel 12.5mm Satin Chrome - Yes No -
RS-stocknr. 121-8201
FabrikantRS PRO
50,94 €
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Aantal stuks
150mm - Steel 19mm Satin Chrome UKAS - No -
RS-stocknr. 248-9225
FabrikantRS PRO
31,38 €
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6 in, 150mm Imperial, Metric Steel 12.5mm - - Yes No -
RS-stocknr. 450-1513
FabrikantRS PRO
71,88 €
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Aantal stuks
- - Steel 12.5mm - UKAS Yes No -
RS-stocknr. 248-9247
FabrikantRS PRO
53,44 €
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Aantal stuks
12 in, 300mm - Steel 12.5mm - - Yes No -
RS-stocknr. 450-1535
FabrikantRS PRO
93,94 €
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Aantal stuks
- - Steel 12.5mm - UKAS Yes No -
RS-stocknr. 111-5875
FabrikantRS PRO
10,44 €
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Aantal stuks
150mm Imperial, Metric Steel 19mm Satin Chrome - - No -
RS-stocknr. 121-8202
FabrikantRS PRO
58,53 €
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300mm - Steel 25mm Satin Chrome UKAS - No -
RS-stocknr. 180-9462
FabrikantRS PRO
299,05 €
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Aantal stuks
1.5m Metric - 50mm - - - - -
RS-stocknr. 111-5879
FabrikantRS PRO
13,87 €
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Aantal stuks
150mm - Steel 19mm - - - No -
RS-stocknr. 180-9463
FabrikantRS PRO
414,33 €
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Aantal stuks
2m Metric - 60mm - - - - -
RS-stocknr. 136-8112
FabrikantRS PRO
56,27 €
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150mm - Steel 19mm Satin Chrome UKAS - - -
RS-stocknr. 387-0098
FabrikantRS PRO
110,18 €
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Aantal stuks
- Imperial, Metric Stainless Steel 29mm Satin Chrome - - No -
RS-stocknr. 121-8212
FabrikantRS PRO
181,47 €
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Aantal stuks
900mm - Steel 32mm Satin Chrome UKAS - No -
RS-stocknr. 121-8206
FabrikantRS PRO
64,96 €
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300mm - Steel 25mm - UKAS - No -
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