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23 Jun 15

Ergodyne Adds Tape Measure And Power Tool Traps To Their Objects At Heights Collection



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St. Paul, Minn. (June 23, 2015) – Ergodyne announced today the addition of two new solutions within their Objects at Heights Collection: the Squids® 3780S/3780L Power Tool Trap and Squids® 3770 Tape Measure Trap. Both solutions give popular but difficult to tether objects, like cordless power tools and tape measures, a convenient and secure attachment point for tethering at height.

“Objects that are always on the jobsite like tape measures and cordless power tools absolutely need to be tethered,” said Nate Bohmbach, senior product manager and DROPS members at Ergodyne. “Our mission is to make tethering these kind of tools easier and convenient so the worker won’t skip it when loading up before a climb.”

The Squids® 3780 Power Tool Trap (available in both small and large sizes) securely wraps around the battery portion of drills, impact drivers, and other cordless power tools while boasting a fully cast D-ring connection point to safely and easily attach a lanyard. Unlike other retrofit connection points on the market, the 3780 utilizes an additional slot on the side of the trap to accommodate the belt hook on any power tool allowing the worker to utilize if desired.

The Squids® 3770 Tape Measure Trap securely wraps around most standard tape measures and also boasts a fully cast D-ring connection point to safely and easily attach a lanyard. Uniquely designed to fit almost any size tape measure, the adjustable hook and loop straps accommodate 16ft. (4.9m), 25ft (7.6m), 30ft (9.1m), and even 35ft (10.7m) tape measures.

“We’re leaders in the emerging risk category of Objects at Heights,” said Tom Votel, president and CEO, Ergodyne. “Our line is constantly growing as we continue to innovate the best possible solutions for folks working sky high.”

Ideal for those working at heights or where FME (Foreign Material Exclusion) or FOD (Foreign Object Damage/Debris) are a concern, the Squids® 3780S/3780L Power Tool Trap and Squids® 3770 Tape Measure Trap are available now at all authorized Ergodyne distributors. For more information on where to buy, visit https://stage.ergodyne.com, email tenaciousnation@ergodyne.com or call 800-225-8238 // (651) 642-9889.

Key Features

Squids® 3780S // 3780L Power Tool Trap

  • 1000D nylon oxford with PU backing
  • Two hook and loop straps secure trap to power tool battery for safe and easy tethering
  • Nickel-plated iron D-Ring
  • Prevents power tool from becoming a dropped object
  • Maximum safe working capacity: 6 lbs. (2.7 kg)
  • Third-party tested using a 2:1 safety factor

Squids® 3770 Tape Measure Trap

  • 1200D and 600D polyester main material
  • Hook and loop straps secure tape measure inside trap for safe and easy tethering
  • Zinc-plated alloy D-ring
  • Prevents tape measure from becoming a dropped object
  • Maximum safe working capacity: 2 lbs. (0.9 kg)
  • Third-party tested using a 2:1 safety factor


About Ergodyne

Since 1983, Ergodyne has pioneered the development of products that Make The Workplace A Betterplace. What started with just one product has grown into a line of top flight, battle-tested, Tenacious Work Gear®; all precision crafted to manage the elements, improve productivity and provide protection for workers on jobsites the world over. The current lineup is extensive and constantly growing: ProFlex® Hand Protection, ProFlex® Knee Pads, ProFlex® Supports, Skullerz® Head Protection, Skullerz® Eye Protection, Trex™ Footwear Accessories, Chill-Its® Cooling Products, N-Ferno® Warming Products, GloWear® Hi-Vis Apparel, Squids® Lanyards, Arsenal® Equipment Storage Systems, and CORE Performance Work Wear® and SHAX® Portable Work Shelters.