A well machined head offers two serrated gripping options and wire cutting. The pivot point of the hinge has been designed to give increased leverage, and hence a more powerful grip. This DynamicJoint ensures the maximum transmission of your hand strength to the cutting edges. Made from high quality tool steel, the head is carefully tempered and the cutting edges additionally induction hardened to approx HRC 62. Individually tested protective insulation 1,000V AC, VDE and GS tested. DIN ISO 5743, manufactured according to IEC 60900:2004, length 180mm(7").
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.