The Alvin Pro Steel Safety Ruler provides those in the market for durable and reliable products. Artists of any caliber can appreciate not only the work put into it but the usefulness as well. The ruler uses a yellow background to allow the black text to better pop, improving visibility while in use. It has a steel casing around it to give it better weight and handling which helps to keep mistakes at a minimum. The steel also creates a professional impression. Its usefulness doesn't stop there; artists can also use it for work around the home and general repair!