What is a Klein Cutting Tool?
Klein's selection of cutting tools includes knives, scissors, and snips.
What is a knife?
A knife is a tool with a cutting blade that can either be used as tools or weapons.
What are the styles of Klein knives?
Pocket knife: a folding knife with one or more blades that fit inside the handle that can still fit in a pocket. Pocket-knives are used for common applications like opening an envelope, cutting twine, slicing a piece of fruit or even as a means of self-defense.
Lockback knife: a lockback knife is a folding knife that has a stop pin acting on the top or behind the blade that prevents it from rotating clockwise.
Utility knife: a knife used for general or utility purposes. They feature small folding or retractable-blade knives that are used in the modern workplace or in the construction industry.
Special-purpose knife: a knife used for cable-sheath splitting or skinning.
What are scissors?
Scissors are hand-operated shearing tools. They are made up of a pair of metal blades that are pivoted so that the sharpened edges slide against each other when the handles are closed. Scissors are used for cutting various thin materials like paper, cloth, rope, and wire.
What are the styles of Klein scissors?
Electrician's scissors: scissors with steel blades designed for telecom and electrical applications and heavy-duty use.
Industrial high-leverage shears: scissors with broad, short jaws that are used to cut light wire, fabric, cable, cordage, rubber, light metal, wire metal screens, cordage, plastics and ropes.
What are snips?
Snips are hand tools used to cut sheet metal, foil, metal, paper, textile, plastic film, and wire.
What are the types of snips?
Tinner's snips: these snips are recognizable by their long handles and short blades. They usually have extra wide jaws and are made of drop forged carbon steel.
Compound-action snips: these snips are used to cut aluminum up to 18 gauge, mild steel upt o 24 gauge, and stainless steel up to 26 gauge.
What are the cutting styles of snips?
Straight cutting: cuts in a straight line and wide curves
Left cutting: cuts straight and in a tight curve to the left
Right cutting: cuts straight and in a tight curve to the right