Aviation Snip features deep serrated blades.

Press Release Summary:

Designed with hot drop-forged blades, long-cut Power Cutter(TM) Model P6716AS cuts fully from pinch to point, even on difficult-to-cut materials such as sheet metal and heavy weight, industrial-grade rubber and hose. Power ratio of 8:1 facilitates cutting by minimizing hand pressure needed, while soft grips comfort users hand. Snip is suited for cutting vinyl, rubber, screen, carpet, and metal ducting.

Original Press Release:

Midwest Snips® Introduces New Power Cutter(TM) Serrated Long Cut Aviation Snip

Sturgis, Michigan, August 1, 2006 -- Midwest Tool and Cutlery Company, a manufacturer of Made in USA aviation snips, tinner snips, specialty tools and HVAC/R sheet metal hand tools, has introduced a new serrated blade long cut aviation snip (Model # P6716AS). The Power Cutter(TM) snip features deep serrated blades that better hold the material being cut. The snip is ideal for home, shop and yard use for cutting of a wide variety of materials including: vinyl, rubber hose, screen, carpet and metal ducting.

The Power Cutter(TM) serrated long cut snip significantly outperforms competitive model long cut snips. Hot drop-forged blades, a feature of all Midwest Snips® aviation snips, cut fully from pinch to point even on difficult to cut materials such as sheet metal and heavy weight industrial grade rubber and hose. Competitive long cut snips, such as those with stamped steel blades, typically spread or open when used on hard to cut materials, thus "rolling" the material instead of cutting it cleanly. The Power Cutter(TM) is also easy to use, featuring a 8:1 power ratio which makes cutting easy by reducing hand pressure needed to cut, and soft grips that comfort the users hand.

About Midwest Tool & Cutlery
Midwest Tool and Cutlery Company produces the Made in the USA Midwest Snips® brand of aviation snips at manufacturing operations in Sturgis and Kalkaska, Michigan. The company also produces a full line of tinner snips, folding tools, cable cutters and other specialty tools for the HVAC/R, construction, siding, roofing and sheet metal industries. The Midwest Snips® line is the only full line of Made in USA aviation and tinner snips on the market. Midwest Snips® are available at HVAC/R and industrial wholesale distributors in North America and worldwide and at selected retail outlets.

Visit www.midwestsnips.com for more information.

Midwest Snips® aviation snips and associated specialty tools are widely used
in the following trades/applications:
- Heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC/R) and refrigeration installation and repair
- Exterior remodeling industry (roofing, siding, gutter and down spout installation and repair)
- Floor covering installation
- Metal building construction and maintenance
- RV/Motor home/trailer manufacturing
- General construction, maintenance and repair
- Auto body repair
- General sheet metal cutting
- Industrial /MRO applications

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