Pliers are handheld tools that most professionals and DIYers use regularly, this is because of the variety of jobs they can be used for. Various types of pliers are used for all manner of manipulation tasks including gripping, pulling, shearing and clipping. Pliers can be used across a number of industries, due to the variety of options with insulated pliers for electricians to stay safe and long ...
There are many different types of plier sets including a number of pliers types within our range at RS Components from the leading brands. Common plier types include:
Most pairs of pliers are typically used for applying torque and/or shearing forces to components, fasteners and cables while providing a much firmer and more reliable grip than would be possible with just your hands.