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Platinum Tools launches 2016 lineman’s pliers (12206C and 12201C)


March 24, 2016
By Renée Francoeur


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March 24, 2016 – Platinum Tools has new lineman’s pliers! The 6-in. (12206C) and 8.5-in. (12201C) are already shipping for prices of $18.95 and $20.95 US.

These are “a fresh take on a classic design,” said Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools president. “Designed for gripping, twisting, bending and cutting wire and cable, the two-tone (TPR) moulded comfort grip handle helps make any job a breeze.”

Both sizes feature a 6140CrV drop forged carbon alloy steel body with a hardness level of 45 ±3 and a blade hardness of 58-61.