Color Coded Aviation Snips Handles – Use the Right Snips
The term “color coded” refers to how these tools are labeled. There are two ways of labeling them: (1) The tool is colored with a specific color or pattern; and (2) The tool is marked with a letter designating its purpose. For example, if you were using one of these tools to cut through wood, it would have a red handle and be labeled as such.
If you were using it to cut through metal, it would have a silver handle and be labeled as such.
There are several different types of aviation snips, but they all share some common features. They are either sharpened steel blades or razor blade knives with a rounded tip made from stainless steel. These tools work by cutting through material at the point where the edge meets the material’s surface.
These tools are designed to be used by experienced knife users only. They cannot be used by beginners. Even though they look like scissors, they do not perform the same function.
When you use one of these tools, it will cause damage to your hands and arms if you don’t take proper precautions. You must always wear gloves when handling any type of blade. Never touch the blade directly with bare skin!
These tools can be used to cut through thin pieces of metal, wood, fiberglass sheeting and other similar materials. They come in a variety of different sizes and styles. The size, as well as the shape, style and color of the handle varies with each one.
When you buy these tools, you should have a good idea of what types of material you’ll be using them on. Most aviation snips are designed for either light or heavy duty use. Ask your local tool dealer to help you choose the style and size that is best for you.
When you use aviation snips, always use safety glasses. These tools are designed to cut through metal, wood and fiberglass and will throw these materials back at you if they can. If you do get hit by one of these pieces of debris, it could cause an injury to your face or your eyes.
You may also want to wear earplugs when using these tools. They make a lot of noise and can damage your hearing over time. If you do not wear earplugs or headphones, you will not be able to hear anything else while you are working with these tools.
This could be a potential safety hazard if someone tries to talk to you or if a similar emergency should occur.
Sources & references used in this article:
- Coded Aviation Snips (JT Novak, P Weremchuk – US Patent App. 11/969,858, 2009 – Google Patents)
- Multi-directional cutting tool (A Graca – US Patent 6,813,836, 2004 – Google Patents)
- Hand cutting tool (CS Hoppe, SW Hyma, K Reeder… – US Patent App. 15 …, 2017 – Google Patents)
- Method of indentifying instruments as belonging to a set (RS Hamas – US Patent 4,671,916, 1987 – Google Patents)
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