We’re pleased to announce the launch of two high-quality new VDE tools, both designed with the professional electrician in mind.
The 9 Piece Ergo Plus® VDE Approved Fully Insulated Plier & Screwdriver Set is the first of the new additions. Manufactured to DIN Standard and individually certified to EN 60900, this set is part of the Draper Expert range of tools, so it’s made to withstand frequent trade use.
Each plier in the set is manufactured from special tool steel with the cutting edges additionally induction hardened for longevity. The screwdrivers are manufactured from hardened and tempered CRV steel with a chemically blacked finish. For maximum comfort fully insulated ergonomic soft grip handles are fitted to both the pliers and screwdrivers.
Tested to 10kV, this set is suitable for working on live circuits of 1kV AC and 1.5kV DC. To safely store each screwdriver and plier, the set is comes packed in a convenient vinyl wallet.
Also new to the Draper Tools range is the Knipex VDE 160mm Electricians Dismantling Pliers. These are ideal for dismantling and stripping round sheathed and damp-proof installation cables.
Thanks to their circular cutting edge they enable easier access into deep mounted junction boxes, easily stripping cables without damage.
Universally useful, the precision 1.5 and 2.5 mm² wire stripping holes and diagonal cutters can be used for conductors, wires, small screws and nails. All the cutting edges are additionally induction hardened for a longer life.
Manufactured from oil-hardened chrome vanadium steel, these pliers are Professional Quality, tested to 10,000V and insulated to 1000V AC and 1500V DC for live line working.
These two new VDE essentials are just part of Draper Tools’ wide range of tools for electricians, click here to browse the full range.