Top Five Cutting-Tweezer Styles

by Julie S. on July 1, 2015

Top Five Cutting-Tweezer StylesYou can thank a Swiss watchmaker for your precision cutting tweezers. He designed the tweezers for cutting hairsprings in wind-up watches in the early 1900s.His invention then led to the cutting style of tweezers commonly used in the electronics industry today. A cut above? Perhaps. Nowadays, cutting tweezers serve multiple industries with greater functionality for diverse applications.

So, how do you know which one works best for your application? Let’s take a look at today’s top five cutting-tweezer styles:

  1. 15A-GW

Most popular—Cuts at the tips; features angulated head and flat cutting blades

  1. 14A-N

Fine round tips with extra-long cutting blades

  1. 15A-RW

Relieved face with a rounded tip; ESD-safe epoxy coating

  1. 15A-C

Shorter blades than the 15A-GW

  1. 15A-ST-PE

Angulated head and 32 AWG stripper

Today’s cutting tweezers have come a long way since wind-up watches. From angulated heads to relieved faces, optimized cutting performance—regardless of application—is right at your fingertips.

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