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INGCO CA-CLP-RED-DUBAI Chalk Line
INGCO CA-CLP-RED-DUBAI Chalk Line
INGCO CA-CLP-RED-DUBAI Chalk Line

INGCO CA-CLP-RED-DUBAI Chalk Line

INGCO CA-CLP-RED-DUBAI Chalk Line

INGCO CA-CLP-RED-DUBAI Chalk Line

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Brand FORMAT
Colour Black, red, grey
Age range (description) Child and adult
Material Stainless Steel

About this item

  • Chalk line roller
  • Design: lightweight, durable die-cast magnesium housing with anti-slip epoxy powder coating, zinc die cast crank and axle, gear ratio 5:1. Polyester cord with two-pronged hardened hook. The prongs are curved allowing the hook to be nailed to edges. The push system prevents the crank from turning when the axle is pressed and when pulling out the line. Large inner colour powder capacity, integrated into the body for the hook
  • n. Steel protective eyelet for line exit and belt clip made of stainless steel.
  • Further information:
  • Length: 30 m.
SKU: CA-CLP-RED-DUBAI Categories: ,

Description

INGCO CA-CLP-RED-DUBAI Chalk Line

A INGCO CA-CLP-RED-DUBAI Chalk Line, is a simple but useful tool used for marking long, straight lines on flat surfaces. It’s a common tool in construction, carpentry, and DIY projects.

Components:

  • Reel: A hollow container that houses a spool of string and a mechanism for coiling and releasing it.
  • String: Made of nylon or similar material, this thin string is the actual line that gets coated with chalk and used for marking.
  • Chalk Chamber: A small compartment that holds loose chalk.
  • Slide-out Door: This allows access to the chalk chamber for refilling.
  • Hook: Usually located on the top of the reel, it allows the user to hang the chalk line for easy access.

How it Works:

  1. Loading the Chalk: Open the slide-out door and squeeze a piece of chalk inside the chamber, crushing it slightly. Don’t overfill it, just enough to coat the string.
  2. Setting the Line: Unwind the desired length of string and hold the taut line against your starting point.
  3. Snapping the Line: Press the reel against the surface to create a slight tension, then sharply pluck or snap the string. This action causes the taut string to snap against the surface, transferring the chalk and leaving a straight line.
  4. Reeling In: After marking, simply crank the reel handle to rewind the string.

Applications:

  • Marking Cutting Lines: Carpenters and woodworkers use chalk lines to mark straight lines for cutting lumber or sheet materials.
  • Layout Lines: Builders use them to layout walls, foundations, and other construction elements.
  • Guiding Installation: Lines can be used to ensure straight placement of tiles, cabinets, or other fixtures.
  • Creating Plumb Lines: By utilizing the weight of the reel, some chalk lines can be used as a plumb bob to establish vertical lines.

Benefits:

  • Accuracy: Chalk lines help create straighter and more accurate lines compared to freehand marking.
  • Efficiency: Marking long lines is much faster with a chalk line than using a ruler or tape measure.
  • Simplicity: The tool itself is very easy to use and requires minimal maintenance.

Considerations:

  • Chalk lines work best on flat surfaces.
  • The chalk line may not be permanent, and the markings can be brushed away easily.
  • Be mindful of the color of the chalk, as it might not show up well on certain surfaces.

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