SATA Pliers Hands-On Review 2020 Models | Insulated and Non-Insulated
The following are some interesting facts about SATA Pliers:
1) They have been used since the early 20th century;
2) They were first introduced in the 1930’s;
3) Their use is still popular today;
4) The model name “HANDS” was chosen because it represents the hands of a man holding them while they work.
5) There are two models of SATA Pliers; the non-insulated model and the insulated model.
The insulated version is made from high quality materials such as stainless steel, aluminum alloy, titanium or even plastic. The non-insulated version is made from cheaper materials like wood or plastics.
6) The non-insulated model is better suited for general purpose tasks and the insulated model is better suited for delicate jobs.
7) SATA Pliers are available in different sizes ranging from 1/8 inch to 3/16 inch.
For example, if you need to cut a hole in a piece of plywood, then you would choose the size corresponding to your task.
8) They are used for different functions such as cutting, bending and twisting, gripping and holding and twisting.
9) If you need to cut sheet metal of a thin wall pipe then use the 3/16th inch pliers.
This size is also good for cutting wires and small bolts. If you need to make a hole in a piece of plywood or heavy-duty wire cutting then you should use the 1/4th inch pliers.
10) Before you can use SATA Pliers, you must first acquire a Hand-Crank. This tool is used to fix the pliers in place and provide extra leverage for a heavy-duty task. The hand-crank is available in two different types: the manual version and the battery-operated version. The manual version is better suited for small tasks while the battery-operated version is better suited for heavy-duty jobs.
11) After you have acquired your Hand-Crank, you can now move on to acquiring the SATA Pliers.
12) At this point you should know the type of material you are going to be working on.
Is it a soft or hard material? Is it going to be big or small? Is the material round or flat?
You should choose the right size and type of SATA Pliers so that you can perform the job effectively.
13) Here is a list of the most common types of SATA Pliers and what they can do. The 1/4″ drive has cutting edges that are well suited for heavy-duty cutting jobs. It is best used for cutting bolts, screws, heavy-duty wires and other hard materials. The 3/8″ drive is good for bending and twisting rounded objects like nuts and bolts. This tool is good for heavy-duty tasks because it provides more grip than the smaller drive sizes.
The 5/16″ drive is handy for cutting wires and light bolts. It can also be used for twisting and bending. The 1/8″ drive is a smaller version of the 3/8″ drive. It is good for light-duty cutting and bending jobs but don’t try to over-do it. The 9/64″ drive is ideal for precision cutting and is the smallest drive size in the set.
14) Now that you’ve chosen the right size of SATA Pliers you must choose the right materials. First decide whether you need a non-insulated or an insulated model. The non-insulated one is made from wood and plastic and is best suited for light-duty tasks like cutting wires, bolts and other general purpose jobs. The insulated one is made from rubber and plastic and is used for cutting live wires, hence the name. This one is also good for light-duty tasks like cutting wires, bolts and other general purpose jobs.
15) After you’ve chosen your material, you can choose from a wide range of colors. They come in black, blue, green, orange, pink, red and yellow. You can also get them in a camouflage pattern.
16) If you are working on hard materials like metal and wood then non-insulated pliers are the best option for you. If you are working on electrical wires then the insulated kind is a better option.
17) Now that you know what size, type and material your SATA Pliers are, you can begin using them to do your job. If you’re not sure of how the tools work, go back and read the steps from section 2.
18) Congratulations! You have now acquired the necessary tools to do your job.
1) If you are a beginner, you might want to order a set of 30 collectable SATA screwdrivers.
These screwdrivers are perfect for tightening and loosening screws and they also help relax you when you’re feeling anxious or stressed out.
2) You can order additional hand tools like hammers, wrenches, pliers, wire cutters and more.
3) You can also order protective gear such as safety glasses, ear plugs and other gear to ensure your safety while you work.
4) If you are working with a team, you might want to order team banners, flags and other gear to personalize your area.
5) If you need to move heavy equipment or vehicles around your workspace, you can order a set of 4 heavy duty dollies.
They have double wheels and are perfect for moving large items.
6) If you work outdoors, you might want to order an apron, sunshades and mosquito nets to help protect you from the elements.
7) You can also personalize your toolbox with stickers, decals and paint.
If you’re feeling really creative, you can paint your entire toolbox and even add your name.
Your safety is important!
Whenever you are using power tools, it is essential to wear the correct personal protective equipment. Failure to do so can result in injury or even death.
Wear safety glasses at all times while operating power tools. Should any debris enter your eyes, it can save you from potential blindness. If you do not wear safety glasses, you risk suffering an eye injury.
Also make sure to wear earplugs at all times when using power tools. This will protect your hearing from damage due to loud noise. In addition, it is recommended that you wear a face mask to avoid inhaling dust and debris which can cause respiratory problems.
Many power tools come with a safety feature which turns them off should the cord or switch become damaged or caught on something. If you notice that your power tool has a damaged cord or switch, DO NOT operate it until you have had it repaired by a professional.
When using power tools, always remember to wear gloves to protect your hands. Even gloves made for gardening can prevent any cuts and scrapes from occurring.
If you suffer from any medical conditions such as diabetes, epilepsy or asthma, be sure to keep your medication on your person while using power tools. Any of the above conditions can cause you to pass out or have a seizure should you be injured. Having your medication on hand can keep you from getting seriously hurt.
The power tool will not cut immediately.
It takes a while for the power tool to heat up before it can cut through the material you are working with. If you apply too much pressure, this could cause the knife to snap or the blade to become chipped. Allow the power tool to do its job and cut through the material over time.
The cutting edge of the blade becomes dull over time.
As you continue to use the power tool, the blade will eventually lose its edge and become dull. When this happens, you will have to take a whetstone or file to it in order to sharpen it again. Failure to do so can cause your blade to become chipped and break. To avoid this altogether, you can order replacement blades from the hardware store.
Always wear gloves while operating a radial arm saw.
While radial arm saws can be used without the added safety of wearing gloves, we don’t recommend it. Should the arm or blade snap off while you are using it, the fast spinning blade can cause your fingers to become caught in it. In some instances, this can result in your entire hand getting stuck and having to be amputated. It is for this reason that you should always wear gloves when operating a radial arm saw.
Make sure to anchor your radial arm saw to a workbench.
Most radial arm saws do not come with a stand or base which you can mount them to, this is why it is up to you to create and make one yourself. Doing so will keep the saw from moving or shifting while you are using it, ensuring that it cuts in a straight line. If you do not mount the saw properly, it can cause the saw to kick back causing injury.
Do not use a radial arm saw to cut hard or frozen material.
While a radial arm saw can cut through hard or frozen material, it takes far too long to do so. Always ensure that the material you plan on cutting is of a manageable consistency. If you need to cut through something frozen, make sure to start with a lower temperature and only increase it once the material has begun to thaw.
If at any point while using a radial arm saw you feel that the material is becoming jammed or stuck, turn the saw off immediately! Continuing to cut through the material could cause the blade to snap off or bend, sending it flying off in an unpredictable direction.
Do not wear loose clothing or jewellery while using a radial arm saw.
This may seem like common sense to most of you, but hey, you’d be surprised at what people do while operating power tools. Even something as simple as a wristwatch can get caught on the blade and cause you to suffer a serious injury. It might be best to remove everything that could possibly get caught on the blade and remain cautious while using the tool.
Do not over-tighten the bolt that keeps the arm in place.
While it is important to keep the arm in place, you do not want to over-tighten the bolt that does so. Doing so may cause it to snap and fly off, which could result in serious injury. Only tighten it as much as you need to keep the arm from shifting or moving while in use.
Never attempt to remove jammed material while the saw is turned on.
As mentioned earlier in the guide, it is best to start with smaller pieces of wood that can easily be cut through. If you happen to cut through your material quicker than anticipated, and find that it is beginning to jam or getting stuck, turn the tool off immediately and take a look at it. If the material is just jammed in the arm, try to clear it out. If it is caught in the blade as well, turn the tool off and unplug it before clearing it out.
Don’t let the blade come in contact with any part of your body.
This tip should go without saying, but you would be surprised at how many accidents occur due to people not following this one basic rule. Even if you think the blade has stopped, do not reach into the area where it is. It might only be resting on the blade and could easily begin spinning at any moment.
If any part of your radial arm saw starts to bend or break, turn the tool off immediately and unplug it.
If you continue to use your radial arm saw even when parts of it are bent or broken, you are just asking for an accident to occur. Becoming complacent with your power tools will never lead to anything good. If you notice that your saw is in need of repair, then have it fixed right away before continuing to use it.
Don’t attempt to repair a radial arm saw while it is plugged in.
This may seem like common sense to most of you, but there have been cases where people have been killed while attempting to fix a power tool while it is still plugged in. The reason for this is that people tend to become distracted and not notice that the tool has turned on. Even if you are an experienced repairman, you are still at risk of suffering an injury if you do not remain cautious.
Keep your tools clean and free of dust and dirt to ensure their longevity.
Whether you are working with wood, metal, drywall or any other material, keeping your tools clean, dry and free of dust and dirt will not only ensure their longevity but also reduce the risk of accidents occurring while using them. Dust and dirt can get caught on a tool and cause it to drag which may bring it in contact with your body, resulting in amputation or other severe injuries.
Do not over-tighten the bolts that secure your saw’s base to the floor.
While it is very important to secure the base of your saw to the floor so that it does not tip over while in use, you do not want to over-tighten the bolts that do so. Over-tightening these bolts can result in damage to the bolts or the area around them. This damage can cause the saw’s base to fall off resulting in an injury.
Don’t wear loose clothing or jewelry when using a radial arm saw.
When using any power tool, it is always wise to ensure that you are dressed appropriately so that your clothing does not get caught in the blades of the saw. This means to make sure you are not wearing any loose-fitting clothing or jewelry.
Keep your work area well lit.
Working in the dark is just an accident waiting to happen. There is nothing more frightening than reaching for a tool that has fallen on the ground only to find that it is not there because it is too dark to see. By keeping your work area well lit, you ensure that you won’t have any problems seeing what you are doing or finding a tool that has fallen on the ground.
Use push sticks when necessary.
A push stick is a small, thin piece of wood used to push your material through the blades of your saw. Not only do they ensure your hands stay safe from the blades, but they also ensure that you don’t accidentally cut through your fingers. In fact, it is strongly recommended that you use one whenever you are cutting wider material.
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