USING LINEMAN'S SIDE CUTTING PLIERS
The following procedure for twisting
wires is not the only use of lineman's
side cutting pliers.
Using one hand, hold wires to be twisted (1) just
above the point where the twist is to begin.
Grasp the ends of the wires (2) firmly on the
serrated jaws (3) and twist the pliers (4)
Continue twisting pliers until wire has been
twisted to desired length.
Open piler 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