These are professional quality tools made in Germany and a mixture of VDE tools and standard tools. When working on or near electrically live components, this VDE set will give the highest level of electrical safety. The multi-component thick wall handles have soft zone insulation that has been tested to 10,000V to meet strict VDE requirements and is guaranteed up to 1,000V AC. This set contains diagonal cutters with precise cutting edges, induction hardened for strength. Combination pliers, Cable cutters, VDE screwdrivers (Ph2, Pz2, SL/Pz2 plus three slotted) have insulation moulded directly to the blade to ensure maximum protection. The Top 12 also includes a pair of self adjusting water pump pliers, set of ErgoStar hex keys and a hex screwdriver bit set. Supplied in a strong zippered case.
VDE is a standard to ensure screwdrivers and other hand tools are safe to use when working with electricity. VDE takes its acronym from the German company Verband der Elektrotechnik, who are responsible for testing and certifying tools and appliances.