A classic scissor action cable cutter, for cutting of copper and aluminium cables without crushing, also suitable for stripping. These are capable of dealing with cables up to 20mm diameter or 60mm² cross section. The precision ground cutting edges are induction hardened to HRC 58 for long life. These will cut copper or aluminium cables without crushing. Individually to 1,000V AC, VDE and GS tested. DIN ISO 5743, manufactured according to IEC 60900:2012.
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.