Files have comfortable handle for increased productivity.

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Snap-On Files are available for filing, sharpening, deburring, edging, rough filing, and material removal. Handles improve control while reducing muscle tension, fatigue, and risk of injury. They completely cover file tang and shoulder to keep hand from slipping onto blade. Thermoplastic elastomer covering provides comfortable grip. Files can be used with high alloy steel, unhardened steel, cast iron, brass, bronze, aluminum, wood, and hard plastic.

Original Press Release:

New BAHCO Brand by Snap-on Ergo-Handled Files Improved comfort enhances performance and productivity

SCRANTON, Pa., May 7, 2002- BAHCO North America, Inc. formerly Sandvik Saws and Tools, has introduced a new family of BAHCO brand by Snap-on metal and wood rasps and files with more comfortable handles to increase control and productivity. The new line of files represents the latest innovation in the company's 100-year tradition of file making.

BAHCO's Ergo handles improve control while reducing muscle tension, fatigue and risk of injury. The handles feature a thermoplastic elastomer covering to provide a comfortable grip, with contours that naturally fit the hand. To keep the hand from slipping onto the blade, the handle completely covers the file tang and shoulder.

Asymmetric design lets the user know which way the file is turned by touch. BAHCO files represent the company's renowned dedication to designing tools with high-quality workmanship. Toothing patterns on the files are specially designed to provide the precise finish for filing specific materials. Durable alloys maintain tooth edges to better extend productive file life. The new family of Ergo-handled files are available for a range of tasks - fine filing, sharpening, deburring, edging, rough filing and material removal. The files can be used with high alloy steel, unhardened steel, cast iron, brass, bronze, aluminum, wood and hard plastic. Trades people can easily find the appropriate BAHCO file for a full range of applications by using the "Saw, File and Power Tool Accessory Selection Guide." The guide features easy-to-read charts that recommend specific BAHCO files by filing task and material being filed. Further information about the selection guide and the full family of BAHCO files can be found at The BAHCO brand by Snap-on consists of premium professional tools for electricians, plumbers, HVAC technicians, maintenance workers, ironworkers and manufacturing and construction contractors. BAHCO tools are all designed and manufactured to the levels of quality, innovation and comfort that tool users worldwide have come to expect from the BAHCO and Snap-on brands. Further information on BAHCO brand by Snap-on products can be found at BAHCO 312-397-6060

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