USING LINEMANS SIDE CUTTING PLIERS
The following procedure for twisting wires
is not the only use of linemans side cut-
Grasp the ends of the wires (2) firmly on the ser-
rated jaws (3) and twist the pliers (4).
Continue twisting pliers until wire has been twisted
to desired length.
Using one hand, hold wires to be twisted (1) just
above the point where the twist is to begin.
Open plier jaws and place the ends of the twisted
wires between the cutting edges (5). Trim the ends
of the wire.
CARE OF PLIERS AND TONGS
Remove dirt and grease with a clean rag and apply a
light coat of oil after each use.
Store pliers in a tool box or hang on racks when not in
Do not remove insulation on handles or oil handles
which are insulated.
Do not use pliers for prying or for removing nuts or bolts.
Replace all pliers which have broken jaws, handles, or