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How to Use Diagonal Pliers?

02nd. September, 2020

Diagonal Cutting Pliers

The blade of the diagonal pliers can be used to cut the rubber or plastic insulation of flexible wires. The knife-edge of the pliers can also be used to cut wires and iron wires. When cutting No. 8 galvanized iron wire, use a knife to cut back and forth around the surface a few times, and then only need to pull it lightly to break the wire. Kushiguchi can also be used to cut hard metal wires such as electric wires and steel wires. Electricians often have a variety of specifications such as 150.175.200 and 250mm. It can be purchased according to the needs of internal or external work types. The teeth of the pliers can also be used to tighten or loosen nuts. Diagonal pliers are one of the small hardware tools, also known as "diagonal pliers". It has the broadest function and is an indispensable tool in daily life and work. So what are the functions and types of diagonal pliers, and how to use them? The following slotted screwdriver manufacturer introduces the main categories and functions of diagonal pliers and their correct use to help you better understanding and knowledge of diagonal pliers.

Classification of diagonal pliers

Oblique nose pliers are also known as "oblique nose pliers" in the market, and there are many categories of oblique nose pliers. Oblique nose pliers are classified as professional electronic oblique nose pliers, German energy-saving oblique nose pliers, stainless steel electronic oblique nose pliers, VDE high pressure resistant large end oblique nose pliers, Nickel-iron Alloy European oblique nose pliers, refined American oblique nose pliers, energy-saving oblique nose pliers and so on. In addition, the size of diagonal nose pliers on the market is generally divided into:4 ", 5 ", 6 ", 7 ", 8 ".Larger than 8 "is relatively rare, and smaller than 4", commonly marketed as mini diagonal pliers, is about 125MM.Suggestions for size selection: The function of diagonal pliers is mainly to cut off wires, 2.5 MM&SUP 2; The single strand of copper wire is very hard to cut, and it is easy to cause pliers to be damaged. Therefore, it is recommended that the diagonal pliers should not cut 2.5mm&SUp 2.Above single-ply copper wire and iron wire. In the size of the choice of 5 ", 6 ", 7" mainly, ordinary electrical wiring choice of 6 ", 7" cutting ability is relatively strong, shear effortless. Circuit board installation and maintenance mainly 5 ", 6 ", easy to use flexible, long time use is not easy to fatigue.4 "is a mini plier, only suitable for small jobs. Note: Use pliers according to your strength. Do not use them to cut steel wire, steel wire, and copper wire that is too thick. Otherwise, it will easily lead to teeth collapse and damage of forceps.

Diagonal Cutting Pliers function

Diagonal cutting pliers are also called flat cutting pliers or bolt cutters. The specifications of diagonal pliers are the same as the needle-nosed pliers. 160mm flat pliers with an insulated handle are most commonly used. Some flat pliers add springs between the two grips to reduce hand fatigue and make it more convenient to use.

Use of diagonal cutting pliers

Diagonal pliers are mainly used for cutting wires, redundant leads of components, and are also commonly used to replace general scissors for cutting insulated bushing and nylon tie wire card.

The cutting edge of diagonal pliers can be used to cut rubber or plastic insulation for flexible wires. The cutting edge of pliers can also be used to cut wire and wire. When cutting no. 8 galvanized iron wire, the blade should be cut back and forth around the surface for a few times, and then the wire should be broken only with a gentle pull. Kushiro can also be used to cut wires, steel wire, and other hard metal wire. Electricians commonly use 150, 175, 200 and 250mm and other specifications. Can be based on the internal or external type of work that needs to choose and buy. The jaws of pliers can also be used to tighten or loosen nuts. The correct way to use diagonal pliers is palm down grip and palm up grip. The palm downward grip method is to use the thumb of the right hand and the other four right fingers to hold the grip of the diagonal pliers, let the blade of the diagonal pliers forward, cut the target with force. The palm-up grip applies the same force as the palm-down grip.

When using diagonal pliers, care should be taken to make the pliers face down to prevent injury caused by the cut thread. In addition, flat jaw pliers can not be used to cut thick steel wire and screws and other hard objects, in order to prevent damage to its jaws. It is strictly prohibited to cut live wires with flat mouth pliers with a damaged plastic cover to avoid electric shock and ensure personal safety.

Personnel using tools must be familiar with the performance, characteristics, use, storage, and repair and maintenance methods of tools. The use of pliers is right-handed. Turn the jaws of the pliers inward to control the cutting part of the pliers. Put your little finger between the two grips to press against the grips, and open the head of the grips to separate the grips flexibly.