To bend and cut wire at 1.6 mm length below the board. Precision pliers for very fine assembly and repair work in electronics. For bending and cutting off wire ends on components. Sturdy, zero backlash box joint. Smooth ground gripping surfaces with multi-component grips. Edges carefully deburred. Low-friction double spring for gentle and even opening .The mirror polish together with a fine film of oil offer effective rust protection - no circuit faults caused by peeling chrome from plated tools. Ball bearing chrome steel, oil hardened.