Pliers promote longer use through comfortable operation.

Press Release Summary:

Designed with contact areas that increase comfort and minimize surface pressure on hand, Side Cutter Pliers feature 2-component handles that combine durability and secure, non-slip grip. Products use precision-machined rivet joint that supplies smooth grasping and releasing action, which helps reduce palm fatigue. Offerings include saw-tooth shaped serrated edges, additional multi-purpose serration behind rivet joint, and forged steel construction.

Original Press Release:

New BAHCO® Lineman's Side Cutter Pliers Provide Superior Grip Leverage and Comfort

SCRANTON, Pa., April 21, 2003 - BAHCO® North America, Inc has introduced the BAHCO® Lineman's Side Cutter Pliers, designed for all-day comfort and maximum productivity for a variety of gripping and holding operations.

BAHCO® Lineman's Side Cutter Pliers feature two-component handles that combine durability and a secure, non-slip grip. The grip has large contact areas to increase comfort and minimize surface pressure on the hand, especially during high-pressure use.

The pliers use a precision-machined rivet joint that acts like an industrial-strength jawbone, providing high leverage for maximize gripping force. The rivet joint also supplies smooth grasping and releasing action that helps reduce palm fatigue during repetitious and continuous use.

After materials have been clenched, the pliers grip tightly with saw-tooth shaped serrated edges. BAHCO® Linesman's Side Cutter Pliers feature an additional multi-purpose serration behind the rivet joint. This feature is useful for gripping, crimping, pushing and pulling fish tape. The pliers are made of high-quality forged steel, and finished with a transparent lacquer that protects against rust and corrosion.

BAHCO® Lineman's Side Cutter Pliers are available through local and national electrical distributors serving professional electricians, trades people and industry throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Professional electricians can request a catalog, receive more information and find out how to purchase BAHCO® products by visiting

BAHCO® brand, endorsed by Snap-on Incorporated, consists of premium professional tools, accessories and equipment for electricians, plumbers, HVAC technicians, maintenance workers, ironworkers, as well as manufacturing and construction contractors. BAHCO® products are all designed and manufactured to the highest levels of quality, innovation and comfort for tool users worldwide. Further information about BAHCO® products can be found at

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