How to use pliers

Date:Jun 06, 2020

The pliers are operated with the right hand. With the jaws facing inward, it is convenient to control the cutting position of the jaws. Use your little finger to stretch the middle of the two jaws against the jaws and open the jaws so that the jaws can be separated flexibly.

Wire cutters commonly used by electricians are available in 150, 175, 200, and 250 mm specifications. It can be purchased according to the needs of internal or external lines. The teeth of the pliers can also be used to tighten or loosen nuts.

The blade of the pliers can be used to cut the rubber or plastic insulation of the flexible wire.

The edge of the pliers can also be used to cut electric wires and iron wires. When cutting the No. 8 galvanized iron wire, use the blade to cut back and forth a few times around the surface, and then only need to gently pull the wire, the wire will break.

The guillotine can also be used to cut hard wires such as electric wires and steel wires.

The insulated plastic tube of the pliers can withstand voltage above 500V. With it, the wire can be cut live. Do not throw it away during use to avoid damage to the insulated plastic tube.

Never use pliers as a hammer.

Do not use pliers to cut the double-stranded live wire, which will short-circuit.

When winding the hoop with pliers to fix the wire, the teeth of the pliers clamp the wire and wind it in a clockwise direction.

Pliers, commonly known as needle-nose pliers, are also commonly used by electricians, especially internal electricians. It is mainly used to cut single-strand and multi-strand wires with thinner wire diameter, bend the joints of single-strand conductors, and strip plastic insulation.

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