What are pliers classified by?

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Pliers are generally classified by their intended use.

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What are the different kinds of pliers?

There are electricians straight pliers, wiring pliers, long nose pliers, angled long nose pliers, side cutting pliers, parallel jaw pliers, locking pliers, aircraft twist locking pliers, channel lock pliers, oil wrench pliers, water pump pliers and fencing pliers. -I have each of these and I'm sure there are many more kinds.

How are Pliers are classified by?

Pliers and cutters come in various sizes and are classified by function and the type of nose or head . Flat jaw tips are serrated for general gripping, bending, and twisting, etc . Pipe grip is serrated for gripping cylindrical objects . Joint cutters are used for shearing off steel wires . Side cutting jaws are for cutting softer wires, eg copper, etc or stripping cables .

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Is pliers a lever or pulley?

Pliers are a lever

Are pliers a lever?

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What are Howe pliers used for?

Howe pliers is used in Orthodontics as a utility pliers and can be used in wirebending and banding the molars.

What is the proper term for vise grips?

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How do you use pliers in a sentence?

"I used the pliers to cut the wire"

Are pliers a wedge and a lever?

Yes, Pliers & Wedge are levers.

What is the opposite of pliers?

The synonym of pliers is tongs, but the antonym is grape

Which pliers have a knob to clamp the handles in place?

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For what different tasks can the pliers be used?

pliers are used for electricity wires