Ergonomic Hand Tools Reduce Hand Fatigue

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. - Phoenix Contact's new industrial-quality hand tools reduce hand and forearm strain. The comprehensive TOOL fox line includes tools for all work related to control cabinets, including cutting, stripping and crimping, as well as screwdrivers and test equipment.

The tools' ergonomic handles are made of both hard and soft plastic, which creates a slip-proof grip. Improved leverage makes working easier and requires less force. The crimping pliers, for example, require 25 percent less exertion force than traditional models. This prevents hand and forearm strain and reduces fatigue.

Available tools include:

Crimping pliers
Stripping tools for standard and special conductors Screwdrivers with standard drives Torque screwdrivers (adjustable) Hand pliers VDE tools Measuring devices/voltage testers Automatic cutting, stripping and crimping devices All products in the line feature black and teal handles to create a uniform, professional appearance. Applicable products were tested in accordance with DIN EN 60352-2 and DIN 50018.

Phoenix Contact is a world leader in electrical connection, electronic interface and industrial automation technologies. Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG, Blomberg, Germany, operates 46 international subsidiaries, including Phoenix Contact USA in Middletown, Pa. Global sales exceed more than 1 billion euro annually. Phoenix Contact's formal Integrated Management System is registered to ISO quality, environmental and safety standards (ISO 9001:2008,14001:2004 and 18001:2007).

For more information on the TOOL fox line or any Phoenix Contact product, visit, or call technical service at 800-322-3225, e-mail

Company Name: Phoenix Contact
Address 1: PO Box 4100
City: Harrisburg
State: PA
Zip: 17111
Country: USA
Phone: 717-944-1300

Contact Name: Molly McGowan
Title: PR Specialist

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