These diagonal cutters are made to exacting standards. Wiha’s DynamicJoint ensures up to 40% less force is required for cutting. Easy to use, the cutting edges are additionally induction hardening to approx HRC 62. This is an excellent example of a cutting plier, with strong finely ground jaws. Use for cutting both hard up to 2mm and soft wires up to 4mm. Individually tested protective insulation 1,000V AC, VDE and GS tested. DIN ISO 5743, manufactured according to IEC 60900:2004. Length 160mm(6.1/4").
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.