The Insulated Diagonal-Cutting Pliers are constructed of drop-forged, high-carbon steel, made to withstand the toughest of applications. They are suitable for cutting wire, bolts and ACSR. The high-leverage design provides 40% more cutting power. These pliers feature a convenient angled head for hard-to-reach areas and rocking out nails, and the knife-to-anvil blades never need resharpening! The Insulate Diagonal-Cutting Pliers meet ASTM F1505-01, IEC 60 900 standards and OSHA requirements for insulated tools (29 CFR 1910). Cutter is UL listed and 1000 Volt certified (1000V AC, 1500V DC).