General use pliers for gripping and holding as well as cutting soft and hard wires. Especially for working on or near electrically live components. Hot drop forged, precision hardened and tempered high grade special tool steel. Multi-component technology softgrip ergonomic handles in striking colors. With slip guard shoulders. Additionally induction hardened, precision ground cutting edges. Flow action steel riveted joints. Durable mat chrome plated. Serrated gripping jaws. DIN / ISO 5746 Each tool individually tested in water bath at 10 000 Volts according to DIN EN 60900, IEC 900 norms.