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tools:pliers [2018/11/27 08:24]
jeremy [Wire strippers]
tools:pliers [2018/12/04 16:33] (current)
jeremy [Cutting pliers]
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 ===== Cutting pliers ===== ===== Cutting pliers =====
-After trying some cheap chinese cutters I ended up with a [[http://​www.piergiacomi.com/​piergiacomi/​en/​products/​hand-tools/​285-taglio-raso-dettaglio.html#​TRE03NB|Piergiacomi TRE-03-NB]] flush cutter I found at Baco. For thicker wire I use some cheap cutting pliers.+After trying some cheap chinese cutters I ended up with a [[http://​www.piergiacomi.com/​piergiacomi/​en/​products/​hand-tools/​285-taglio-raso-dettaglio.html#​TRE03NB|Piergiacomi TRE-03-NB]] flush cutter I found at Baco. For thicker wire I use some cheap cutting pliers. A flush cutter is a cutter where one side of the cutters is flattened. This works better than standard cutters for cutting off the leads of components you soldered on a PCB, the result is cleaner and you have more control.
  
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