Insulated Heavy-Duty Diagonal Cutting Pliers

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Insulated Heavy-Duty Diagonal Cutting Pliers refer to a specialized hand tool designed for cutting wires, cables, and other materials in electrical applications. The term “insulated” indicates that the tool is equipped with insulating materials on its handles, providing protection against electric shock. “Heavy-duty” implies that the pliers are robust and capable of handling tough cutting tasks, while “diagonal cutting” specifies the angled shape of the cutting edges, allowing for precise and efficient cutting in confined spaces. These pliers are commonly used by electricians and professionals working with electrical components to ensure safety and reliability in their tasks.

 

Size:7″/180mm
Black finish and polish
Insulated handle Stand high pressure:

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Uses 

  1. Cutting Wires and Cables: The primary function of diagonal cutting pliers is to cut through wires and cables cleanly and precisely. The angled cutting edges make it easier to access and cut materials in tight spaces.
  2. Electrical Work: Electricians often use insulated diagonal cutting pliers to trim and cut electrical wires during installation or repairs. The insulated handles provide protection against electric shocks, ensuring safety while working on live circuits.
  3. Stripping Insulation: The sharp cutting edges of these pliers can also be used to strip insulation from wires. This is particularly useful when preparing wires for connections or terminations.
  4. Crimping: Some models of diagonal cutting pliers come with crimping features, allowing users to create secure connections on electrical connectors or terminals.
  5. Precision Cutting: The diagonal shape of the cutting edges allows for precise and controlled cuts, making these pliers suitable for tasks that require accuracy, such as trimming component leads on circuit boards.
  6. Mechanical Repairs: These pliers can be employed in various mechanical applications, including cutting and shaping small metal components or fasteners.
  7. Jewelry Making: In hobbyist and professional jewelry making, insulated diagonal cutting pliers can be used to cut and shape metal wires for creating jewelry pieces.
  8. Automotive Repairs: Diagonal cutting pliers are handy in automotive repairs for cutting and manipulating wires and cables in the electrical system.
  9. General DIY Tasks: These pliers can be useful in a wide range of do-it-yourself (DIY) tasks where cutting, stripping, or crimping of wires is required, especially in situations where electrical safety is a concern.
  10. Telecommunications: Insulated diagonal cutting pliers are commonly used in the telecommunications industry for cutting and terminating cables.
SKU: AHS64289 Category:

size

7”

Safety measures and precautions

  1. Inspect the Pliers:
    • Before each use, inspect the pliers for any signs of damage, wear, or defects. Ensure that the insulation on the handles is intact and free from cracks.
  2. Select the Right Tool for the Task:
    • Ensure that you are using the appropriate size and type of diagonal cutting pliers for the specific task. Using the right tool for the job enhances efficiency and safety.
  3. Check for Live Circuits:
    • Before starting any work, verify that the circuits are de-energized if possible. If you must work on live circuits, make sure you are using insulated tools, including insulated diagonal cutting pliers.
  4. Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
    • Consider wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, such as insulated gloves and safety glasses, to provide additional protection against electrical hazards and potential flying debris.
  5. Ensure Proper Insulation:
    • Confirm that the insulated handles are in good condition and free from any damage. Damaged insulation can compromise safety and increase the risk of electric shock.
  6. Maintain a Safe Distance:
    • When working on live circuits, keep a safe distance from other conductive materials or surfaces to prevent unintended contact that could lead to electric shock.
  7. Use Two Hands:
    • Use both hands to operate the pliers whenever possible, maintaining better control and stability during cutting tasks.
  8. Cut Away from the Body:
    • Always cut wires or materials away from your body to minimize the risk of injury in case the cutting tool slips.
  9. Store Properly:
    • Store the insulated diagonal cutting pliers in a designated area, away from other tools, to prevent damage to the insulated handles and maintain their integrity.
  10. Avoid Overexertion:
    • Do not use excessive force when cutting materials. Apply steady, controlled pressure to avoid strain on the tool and reduce the risk of accidents.
  11. Educate and Train:
    • Ensure that users are properly trained on the correct and safe use of insulated diagonal cutting pliers. This is especially important for individuals working in electrical or high-risk environments.
  12. Emergency Preparedness:
    • Know the location of emergency exits, first aid kits, and other safety equipment in case of an accident. Have a plan in place for responding to emergencies.

 

 

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