These High-Leverage InsulatedDiagonal-Cutting pliers are 1000V rated for safety on the job. Thethick, exceptionally tough white inner layercoating is bonded to the tool. Integralthumb guards prevent hand contact with conductive parts. The bright orange handles make this tool comfortable to use all day and easy to identify in the field. The durable, molded insulation meets or exceeds IEC 60900 and ASTM F1505 standards for insulated tools. Cutting knives are induction hardened for long life.