What are the types of pliers? What is the role?

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Pliers are hand tools used to clamp and fix workpieces or to twist, bend, or cut metal wires. The appearance of pliers is V-shaped, usually including three parts: handle, jaw, and jaw, and there are various types of pliers, including pointed nose pliers, diagonal nose pliers, steel wire pliers, curved nose pliers, flat nose pliers, needle nose pliers, thread breaking pliers, locking pliers, pipe pliers, hole drilling pliers, and so on. What are the types of pliers? What is the role?


The role of pliers


"Steel wire pliers: A type of pliers and cutting tool. Steel wire pliers are composed of a pliers head and a pliers handle. The pliers head includes a jaw, a tooth edge, a knife edge, and a cutting edge.". The functions of each part of the pliers are:

① Teeth can be used to tighten or loosen nuts;

② The knife edge can be used to cut the rubber or plastic insulation layer of flexible wires, as well as to cut wires and iron wire pliers;

③ The cutting edge can be used to cut hard metal wires such as electric wires and steel wires;

④ The insulated plastic pipe of the pliers has a withstand voltage of more than 500V, enabling it to cut electric wires with electricity. Do not litter during use.