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Curved Jaw Locking Pliers 10”

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Curved jaw locking pliers, commonly known as curved jaw locking pliers or curved jaw Vise-Grips (a popular brand name), are versatile hand tools designed for gripping, clamping, and holding objects securely. These pliers feature a unique curved jaw mechanism that provides a strong and adjustable locking grip on various materials.

1. Drop forged from carbon steel #45

2. Clamping force≤9000N

3. Heat treated and nickel plated

KSh 10,340.00 KSh 10,840.00

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Curved Jaw Locking Pliers Uses

  1. Gripping and Holding Objects: The primary function of curved jaw locking pliers is to securely grip and hold objects. The adjustable locking mechanism allows users to set the jaw size to match the dimensions of the material being held.
  2. Clamping: These pliers can be used as improvised clamps to secure materials together. This is particularly useful in woodworking, metalworking, and other crafts where a temporary but strong grip is needed.
  3. Turning and Twisting: Curved jaw locking pliers can be used as a substitute for a wrench in some situations. The adjustable jaws can grip onto nuts, bolts, and other fasteners, allowing for turning and twisting with additional leverage.
  4. Pipe Wrench: They can function as a makeshift pipe wrench, providing a strong grip on pipes and fittings. This makes them useful in plumbing tasks where a conventional pipe wrench may not fit.
  5. Wire Cutter: Some models of curved jaw locking pliers come with built-in wire cutters in the jaws. This adds versatility, allowing users to cut wires and other thin materials.
  6. Clamping for Welding: In metalworking and welding applications, curved jaw locking pliers can be used to hold metal pieces together securely during the welding process.
  7. Emergency Repairs: These pliers are handy for on-the-spot repairs where a quick and strong grip is required. They can be used to hold or secure items temporarily until a more permanent solution can be implemented.
  8. Automotive Repairs: Curved jaw locking pliers find applications in automotive maintenance and repairs, such as holding components in place or providing a strong grip on nuts and bolts.
SKU: AHS82614 Category:

Size

10″

Safety Precautions

  1. Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
    • Always wear appropriate PPE, including safety glasses or goggles, especially when working with materials that may produce flying debris or sparks.
  2. Inspect the Tool:
    • Before use, inspect the curved jaw locking pliers for any signs of damage, wear, or malfunction. Ensure that the locking mechanism is functioning correctly, and the jaws are in good condition.
  3. Choose the Right Tool for the Job:
    • Select the appropriate size and type of curved jaw locking pliers for the task at hand. Using the right tool ensures better performance and reduces the risk of accidents.
  4. Use the Tool for its Intended Purpose:
    • Avoid using the pliers for tasks beyond their intended purpose. Misusing the tool may lead to damage or failure, increasing the risk of injury.
  5. Secure Workpiece Properly:
    • Ensure that the workpiece is securely clamped or held in place before applying force with the curved jaw locking pliers. This helps prevent unexpected movement or slipping.
  6. Avoid Excessive Force:
    • Do not apply excessive force when using the pliers. If a significant amount of force is required, consider using a larger tool or a tool designed for that specific task.
  7. Mind Hand Placement:
    • Keep your hands and fingers away from the jaws during use to prevent pinching or crushing injuries. Be mindful of the position of your hands, especially when adjusting the tool.
  8. Use Two Hands if Necessary:
    • For tasks requiring significant force, use both hands to operate the pliers. This provides better control and reduces the risk of losing grip or balance.
  9. Be Aware of Surroundings:
    • Pay attention to your surroundings, especially when working in tight spaces. Be cautious of nearby objects and people to avoid accidental contact.
  10. Release the Locking Mechanism Carefully:
    • When releasing the locking mechanism, do so carefully to prevent sudden release and potential injury. Keep your hands and body clear of the path where the jaws might move.
  11. Store the Pliers Safely:
    • When not in use, store the curved jaw locking pliers in a safe and designated location. This prevents accidental contact and damage, and it keeps the tool easily accessible when needed.

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  1. Amalia

    Exceeded my expectations for the price.

    Amalia