The Knipex DoubleForce pliers offer a patented double-pivot design/
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The Knipex TwinForce High Performance Diagonal Cutter, No. 73 71 180, features a patented, double-pivot design that allows for superior two-stage cutting of hard materials. This tool is ideal for repetitive cutting work. The TwinForce easily cuts all types of wire as well as steel tape. Cuts 50 percent easier than other high-leverage diagonal cutters of the same length, according to the company, creating a low cutting impact on tendons and muscles. Perfect for both tough and very precise cutting applications, this tool has forged-in axles that provide a high-degree of stability and durability. Forged from chrome vanadium heavy duty steel; oil hardened.