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pliers

[′plī·ərz]
(design engineering)
A small instrument with two handles and two grasping jaws, usually long and roughened, working on a pivot; used for holding small objects and cutting, bending, and shaping wire.

pliers

A hand tool, pincer-like, with scissors action, usually with serrated jaws; used for gripping, holding, bending, and cutting.
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The company turns out a variety of crimping tools, wire and cable strippers, cable cutters, punch down tools, telephone tools, electric cable cutters, cable tie tools, terminal crimping tools, pliers (nippers) in general, cutting pliers and locking pliers in compliance with international standards and ISO 9001.
HAND OPERATED CABLE CUTTER WITH ALUMINIUM ALLOY HANDLE FOR CUTTING COPPER/ALUMINIUM CABLE.
Indeed, the so-called cable cutters and cable nevers do not worry either the MSOs or cable TV networks, since these are limited to video subscribers who are then compensated by the growth of cable broadband subscribers who, in turn (as indicated in a separate article on page 22) need the service in order to connect to the plethora of new digital offerings developed by the same cable TV networks.
The burglars prised open the gates at my house, avoided the CCTV and used cable cutters to get to the bike.
This arrangement still has some upsides for Comcast subscribers - as Variety notes, Instant TV subscribers won't need to rent additional hardware from Comcast - but it likely limits the service's viability as a standalone streaming option for general cable cutters.
Ideal Industries debuted the newest member of its PowerBlade line of professional-grade cable cutters - the Big Kahuna Power Blade.
DART's key products include: flotation systems, landing gears, interior and exterior accessories, cargo expansion, external loads, cable cutters and filters.
The complete line of GMP's 1,100+ products also includes cable reels and aerial blocks, cable cutters, RJ plug pressing tools, fiber optic cable blowing equipment, and other specially-designed tools for the data, telecommunications and power utility markets.