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pliers

(plī′ĕrz)
1. Commonly, a scissor-action, pointed-jawed tool for bending or cutting metal wires or grasping small objects.
2. In dentistry, a variety of instruments that have been shaped or adapted for special uses such as cutting arch wires or metal clasps, shaping metal crown details, applying cotton pledgets or rolls, carrying metal foils, tying ligatures, and placing or removing matrix bands.
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The Plier Kit comes packed in a handy canvas pouch with pockets to protect the tools, each of which is made from high-carbon steel that has been blackened to prevent glare.
The study was based on null hypothesis that there is no difference between site of bond failure between these pliers and bond failure mainly occurs at bracket adhesive interference.
The Master Pliers is also currently in Patent Pending status within the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
By 1939, the line expanded to include awls, bevels, wood and metal chisels, a crowbar, drill bits and bit extensions, files, a hatchet, an ice pick, nail sets, pliers, punches, saw sets, tape measures, tin snips, vises, wrenches, zigzag folding rules and, by 1952, even a wedge vise.
31, 2012 (CENS) -- Consistently dedicated to the development of high-quality, reasonably-priced pliers and cable cutters for DIY use, Li Yao Industrial Co., Ltd., a world-caliber manufacturers of this kind with over 30 years of experience in Taiwan, is confident of further boosting its global profile this year.
CHANNELLOCK HAS BEEN A household name for three-quarters of a century, and the average consumer likely can't separate the brand name from the tongue-and-groove pliers that made the name famous.
I don't want to use any pliers or tools that will ruin or mar the knurling or finish on the magazine caps
London, March 19 (ANI): A British man has spotted an enormous pair of pliers flying over a West Bromwich residential street - on Google Street View.
Included are a Micro-Shear[R] flush cutter to make perfectly square cuts and two variations of pliers: one long needle-nose, which is precise enough to pick up a human hair and strong enough for wire forming, and a flat nose pliers that is ideally suited for holding, bending and forming.
If the eye leans to one side, come straight down on it with a small needlenosed pliers, clamp down and roll the pliers like a lever to bend the eye toward center.
Determined to create a combination of a pocket knife and pliers tool in one compact unit, the engineers at Leatherman[R] resorted back 25 years to the original design of the PST in hopes of revising the look and implementing compact functionality.