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Channellock, Inc. launched its new line of Insulated Pliers designed for electricians and other professionals who need high quality OSHA-compliant pliers for safety on the job. “Our new Insulated Pliers feature precision-machined knife-and-anvil style cutting edges to ensure perfect mating and superior cutting edge life. The cutting edges are also laser heat-treated to last longer,” says Ryan DeArment, vice president with Channellock. “These new Insulated Pliers are made with high carbon U.S. steel for superior performance on the job, and an ultimate rust-preventive coating.” The new Insulated Plier line includes four tools:
The insulation is impact resistant and flame retardant, and the entire product line complies with IEC 60900-2012, ASTM F1505-16 and NFPA 70E standards. They are tested to 10,000 VAC and rated for 1,000 VAC when working on live parts.