These diagonal cutters are made to exacting standards. Wiha’s DynamicJoint ensures up to 40% less force is required for cutting. This low wear lap joint is riveted and able to withstand high loads. These cutters have a lightweight action; clean cutting is achieved by specially milled precision cutting edges. Easy to use, the cutting edges are additionally induction hardening to approx HRC 64. This is an excellent example of a cutting plier, with strong finely ground jaws. Use for cutting both hard wires up to 2mm and soft wires up to 4mm. Individually tested protective insulation 1,000V AC, VDE and GS tested. DIN ISO 5749, manufactured according to IEC 60900:20124.
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.