The Knipex 03 06 Series Traditional Combination Pliers with multi-component grips, VDE tested up to 10,000V and safe for work up to 1,000V. They conform to DIN EN / IEC 60900. Made from a top quality special tool steel, forged and oil-hardened to approximately 60 HRC for added strength and durability. Chrome plated finish. The jaws have longer cutting edges for thicker cables and gripping zones for flat and round materials.