Safe-T 43062 Flat Flexible Ruler

Description
This flexible clear plastic ruler has an 18" scale divided to 1/16" on one edge and a 45.7 cm scale divided to millimeters on the other edge. The rule is marked: VIEW-THRU TM SAFE-T Ruler® 43062 SAFE-T PLASTIC® China. The donor noted that this instrument was useful for measuring on overhead projectors and around corners.
Safe-T Products, Inc., of La Grange, Ill., was established in 1992. In 2006, the company became a subsidiary of A. Daigger & Company and its name changed to Classroom Products Warehouse. For company history, see 2000.0160.04. This object sold for $1.50 in 2000.
References: Safe-T/Basics by Extra Measures, Inc., about 2000; accession file.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
rule
scale rule
date made
2000
distributor
Extra Measures, Inc.
maker
Safe-T Products, Inc.
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .1 cm x 46.4 cm x 3 cm; 1/32 in x 18 9/32 in x 1 3/16 in
place made
China
associated place
United States: Illinois, Bensenville
ID Number
2000.0160.11
accession number
2000.0160
catalog number
2000.0160.11
subject
Scale Rules
Science & Mathematics
Mathematics
Rule, Measuring
Education
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Scale Rules
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Extra Measures, Inc.

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