You know what a tape measures is used for, but most people have no idea what those tiny black diamonds are for. It’s one of those things that we’ve all seen, but likely wouldn’t be able to tell you what it’s used for. So listen up all guys and gals, this might come in handy the next time you break out the tools to get some renovation work done on your home. That Black Diamond On A Tape Measure Is Actually For.
On top, the larger numbers represent inches, and the smaller numbers on the bottom indicate centimeters.
The smaller the numeral, the more accurate the tape measure is. Some tapes don’t even have a guaranteed level of accuracy.
Manufacturers are required by law to print the length on the tape itself.
If you try dividing 8 feet (96 inches) into five, you get 19.2 inches.