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This is the Engineer NS-04 - ESD safe professional-grade compact side cutters/snips, and quite simply the best side-cutters we've ever used! Lightweight with a sharp full-flush cutting edge and sprung action these are an essential tool for any electronics project.
When we first got a sample of these we were blown away at how precise and well-engineered they feel. The action is super smooth with a great spring balance and the cutting edge is brilliantly sharp.
- Compact sized - ideal for precise PCB & electronics work, hobbyists, craftwork etc.
- Outstanding sharp cutting jaws (heat-treated carbon steel) for excellent cutting performance & durability
- Full-flush cutting edge designed for precise cutting of electronic components, copper wire, and soft component lead wires
- Spring-loaded grips for easy operation (strap holes at end of handles)
- Jaw opening gap 'adjuster' (this restricts how far jaws open up when grips are released) -enhances productivity & less hand fatigue for repetitive cutting work
- Oil resistant comfort-cushioned grips (made from environmentally friendly elastomer)
- ESD compliant grips - safe for use on sensitive electronics, components, PBC work etc.
- Cutting capacity: solid copper wire 1.2mm, stranded copper wire 2.0mm
- Material: S58C Carbon Steel (Hardness: HRC 58±4)
- Made in Japan (ROHS compliant)
- Material: S58C (carbon steel)
- Hardness: HRC 58±4
- Cutting capacity solid wire: ?1.4mm
- Cutting capacity stranded wire: ?2.0mm
- 125mm long x 54mm wide
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