Wiss is a premier brand of hand tools and cutting tools from the manufacturing company, Apex Tool Group. They pride themselves on providing precise, durable, and high performance cutting tools for many different industrial trades. Browse through their selection of scissors, snips, knives, sheers, and more.

What is the difference between the red, yellow, and green snips?

Snips are great hand tools for cutting metal, wires, vinyl siding, and plastic material. They come in three different hand grip colors to help distinguish between each cutting tool.

  • Red: metal snips with a red colored grip will cut left
  • Yellow: metal snips with a yellow colored grip will cut either straight, left, or right
  • Green: metal snips with a green colored grip will cut to the right

What are utility knives used for?

Utility knives are great hand tools and can be used in a variety of ways. They are especially great in the construction, electrical, and other trade industries. Here are just a few ways you can use a utility knife:

  • Cutting drywall
  • Trimming roof shingles
  • Cutting fiberglass insulation
  • Cutting vinyl flooring
  • Slicing plastic sheeting
  • Slicing through dried caulking
  • Making incisions in cable insulation
  • Prying painted baseboards
  • Scoring and measuring wood for carpentry

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