Visiting or in-house service and maintenance engineers are essential to the continuous safe running of a food production line. Down time is expensive and downtime that later results inan emergency recall can be even more expensive. The 5m/16ft tape measure is enclosed in a resilient plastic case that is both Metal and X-Ray Detectable. The slide and stop buttons to pause and fix the tape extension are also made from detectable plastics. These new products join Detectamet's growing range of maintenance and service equipment that protects the integrity of a food processing work place.