News | June 12, 2012

Xuron Industrial Scissors Designed For Cutting Kevlar®

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Saco, ME--(Marketwire) - Xuron Corp. is offering ergonomically designed, precision industrial scissors that are manufactured especially for cutting the Kevlar® fiber strength component of fiber optic cables. They are ideal for assembly, production, and field installation use.

The Xuron® Model 9180 Kevlar® Shears are designed with tapered tips that can reach into tight spaces and have one serrated edge for gripping the Kevlar® fibers and a sharp edge for cutting them. Eliminating cumbersome finger loops, these precision scissors feature cushioned rubber handles and a convenient return spring.

Comfortable to hold in either hand because of the design, construction and elimination of conventional finger loops, the Xuron® Model 9180 Kevlar® Shears are an ergonomic alternative for shift workers. The cutting edges are heat treated to Rc 58-60 to provide exceptional cutting and long-life.

The Xuron® Model 9180 Kevlar® Shears are priced at $24.50 (list) and are manufactured in the U.S.A. A complete catalog of precision shears, pliers, and assembly tools is available upon request.

About Xuron Corp.

Xuron Corp. is one of the world's leading manufacturers of ergonomic electronics-grade hand tools for the electronics, aerospace, plastic molding, hobbies, craft, floral and fishing industries. The company holds numerous domestic and international patents, including an inventor's patent for the original Micro-Shear® flush cutter and its unique cutting action which creates smooth, clean cuts without compression. Xuron tools are manufactured in Saco, Maine, where quality, an outstanding work ethic, and flawless craftsmanship are a long-time tradition. They are available at hundreds of distributors worldwide who offer more than 100 different types of Xuron quality-crafted hand tools and associated products.

SOURCE: Xuron Corp.

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