Technical Information - Cutting Pliers

Cutting edge bevels
The different bevels determine cutting pressure and shape of the material to be cut. The smaller and finer the bevel, the smoother the cut, with however a greater sensitivity of the cutting edges. Generally you have the choice of 3 different bevels – depending on the version of the cutter and the job to be done.

1. “With bevel”
With a distinct angle of intersection, for hard and soft wires, or universal use, robust and long lasting.

2. “Fine bevel”
With a fine angle of intersection, almost flush cutting. For soft steel and copper wires in general, but in some Front- and Oblique cutters also for hard steel.

3. “Without bevel”
No angle of intersection, full flush cutting. For copper wire. Reducing unwanted pressure on sensitive components and shock absorbing.

Cutting Edge Quality

The performance of a cutter not only depends on the material chosen and
its hardness but also on the care and precision with which its cutting edges
are dressed. For this reason we developed a special milling process providing very smooth, even and clean surfaces, reducing frictional resistance to a minimum. The intersection angles are ground with utmost care before experienced & qualified staff are testing each cutter carefully on special test wires, giving them their final and approved special “schmitz”- touch.