The Faithfull VDE Plier Set is suitable for use by professional electricians. It contains the 3 most commonly used pliers in the electrical trade: combination pliers, long nose pliers and diagonal cutters. Both pliers and diagonal cutters are high quality chrome-vanadium steel. The precision ground cutting edges, hardened to 55-65 HRC, offer superior gripping and cutting performance. The insulated slip-guard safety handles undergo stringent individual high voltage tests in accordance with IEC 60900:2004 and are VDE rated. They are safe to use when working on live electrical wires at voltages of up to 1,000V AC.