What are pliers made of?
Pliers are made of steel. There are plastic pliers for children too.
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.
This is a tool name that has different meaning in different counties. In Britain side cutting pliers are just that - flat jaw pliers that have a wire cutter on one side. -I have 2 different pairs of them. -These used to be made in USA, but apparently are not any more. American usage appears to call a simple wire cutter, side cutting pliers.