Pliers provide side and diagonal cutting.

Press Release Summary:

The 2000 Series features induction-hardened, heat-treated cutting knives, and hot-riveted joint for smooth action. NE-type side-cutting pliers are 9¼ in. long with knurled jaws and tempered handles that absorb snap when cutting wire. Diagnonal-cutting pliers are 8 in. long and have short jaws with beveled cutting edges that allow close cutting of wire. Models are offered with and without 13 deg angled head for work in confined areas.

Original Press Release:

Klein Tools 2000 Series® Side-Cutting and Diagonal-Cutting Pliers Designed for Heavy-Duty Use

CHICAGO, IL - July 2002 - Klein® 2000 Series® line of cutting pliers, that includes both side-cutting pliers and diagonal-cutting pliers, are designed for heavy-duty use in cutting ACSR, screws, nails and most hardened wire.

The innovative 2000 Series features ultra-durable, induction-hardened cutting knives that have been specially designed and heat-treated. They are built to cut a variety of tough materials
without damaging the blades. Other Klein features include custom-made U.S. tool steel; a hot-riveted joint to ensure smooth action with no handle wobble; and a combination polished and black oxide finish.

The Klein 2000 Series NE-type side-cutting pliers feature a high-leverage design for 46% greater cutting power than standard side cutters. Their knurled jaws are designed for sure gripping action, and the unique tempering of the handles helps to absorb the "snap" when cutting wire.

The Klein 2000 Series side-cutting models are available with a variety of additional features and handle options. Side-cutting feature options include fish tape pulling, sleeve connector crimping and bolt thread holding. Side-cutting handle options include blue plastic-dipped handles, heavy-duty handles and state-of-the-art Journeyman(TM) handles. All the models measure 9-1/4" in overall length.

The Klein 2000 Series diagonal-cutting pliers feature a high-leverage design for 36% greater cutting power. Their short jaws with beveled cutting edges allow close cutting of wire. Two models are available: one with and one without a 13-degree angled head for work in confined areas. Measuring 8" in overall length, both models are available with either handform-style handles that are plastic-dipped or state-of-the-art Journeyman(TM) handles.

All 2000 Series cutting pliers are professional-grade tools. Like all Klein tools, the pliers are known for their premium quality, precision design and rugged construction.

Klein Tools, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of professional hand tools and occupational protective equipment. For more information on the Klein 2000 Series side-cutting pliers and diagonal-cutting pliers, contact: Klein Tools, Chicago, IL. Phone: 800-553-4676. Fax: 847-745-4612.

Please send inquiries to: Larry Wegner, Klein Tools, P.O. Box 599033, Chicago, IL 60659-9033.

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