Ergonomic Pliers have comfortable handles.

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Comfort Grip Pliers Line has spatulated handles molded from flexible, non-slip material for softness, comfort, and secure grip. Spatulated handles expand contact with hand reducing pressure and strain and improving power transfer. Resistant to corrosive chemicals, gasoline, oil, brake fluid, and mineral-based oils. Available as 10 in. Multigrip Pliers, 8 in. Long Nose Pliers with side cutter, 6.3 in. Heavy-Duty Diagonal Cutter, and 10 in. Locking Multigrip Pliers.

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S-K Introduces New Line Of Facom Ergonomic Pliers

Comfort Grip Handles Molded From Flexible, Non-Slip Material for Soft, Secure Grip

CHICAGO (May 8, 2002) - S-K Hand Tool Corporation is now offering the Comfort Grip Pliers Line from Facom - Europe's No. 1 hand tool manufacturer. The result of extensive user research, this new plier line features handles molded from a flexible, non-slip material for softness, comfort, and a secure grip. Pliers incorporate spatulated handles to expand contact with the palm of the hand to reduce pressure and strain and improve power transfer.

All Comfort Grip Pliers handles are resistant to corrosive chemicals, including chlorothene, acetone, gasoline, oil, Skydrol, brake fluid, and mineral-based oils. Cutting surfaces are precision machined for optimal cutting edge geometry and extra-hardened for durability and long life. Facom hand tools are available exclusively through S-K Hand Tool and feature a lifetime warranty.

Available today is a 3-piece set (#76013) which includes 10" Multigrip Pliers (#180.TE), 8" Long Nose Pliers with side cutter (#185.TE) and 6.3" Heavy-Duty Diagonal Cutter (#192.16TE). Each is also available individually as is a 10" Locking Multigrip Pliers (#181.TE).

Founded in 1918, Facom is one of the world's leading tool manufacturers, known for its ability to combine quality and comfort with innovative tool design. The ISO9002-certified company has 13 manufacturing facilities worldwide and conducts extensive research on ergonomics and its effects on hand tool users. Facom's major product lines include wrenches, ratchets, screwdrivers, pliers and insulated tools for industrial and automotive applications. For more information about Facom, contact Anna Reynolds at S-K Hand Tool Corporation by calling 1-708-485-6658 or pointing your Web browser to

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