Curved pump pliers
The Klaw Pump Pliers are available in two styles and use a curved jaw that is designed to grasp multiple points of contact for better gripping power and torque.
The Klaw Pump Pliers are available in two styles: Quick-Adjust and Classic. The Quick-Adjust has a push button, quick ratchet feature that allows the user to easily adjust the plier to any position. Both styles of Klaw Pump Pliers are compact and narrow for better access in small or hard to reach spaces. The gripping surfaces of the jaw also have specially hardened teeth for positive gripping and reduced wear. In addition, a special groove at the tip of the jaw is designed for holding nails. The curved jaw is designed to grasp with multiple points of contact, which provide better gripping power and torque.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey