USING SLIP-JOINT PLIERS - Continued
Adjust pliers (4) to obtain a wide jaw opening.
Too much pressure could break the cotter
pin or spring the plier jaws.
Place plier jaws (5) around both bent ends of the
cotter pin and apply pressure on the handles,
bending cotter pin ends flush.
USING DIAGONAL CUTTING PLIERS
WEAR EYE PROTECTION. KEEP
FINGERS AWAY FROM JAWS AND
Diagonal cutting pliers are to be used only
The following procedure for the removal of
a cotter pin is not the only use of diagonal
Position cutters so the rounded end (1) of the cotter
pin is between the cutting jaws.
Close the cutting jaws by applying pressure to the
handles (2). This will shear off the end of the cotter