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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snips '''Tinsnips'''] or '''Shears''' are used to cut thin sheet metal. Smaller versions are called '''Jewellers' Snips'''. Both are available with straight blades and also curved blades for cutting round concave shapes.
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snips '''Tinsnips'''] or '''Shears''' are used to cut thin sheet metal. Smaller versions are called '''Jewellers' Snips'''. Both are available with straight blades and also curved blades for cutting round concave shapes.
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'''Aviation Snips''' have a compound action to increase leverage. They can be used for straight cuts and also cut round a curve.
 
'''Aviation Snips''' have a compound action to increase leverage. They can be used for straight cuts and also cut round a curve.
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Latest revision as of 18:16, 28 May 2017

Tinsnips


Description

Tinsnips or Shears are used to cut thin sheet metal. Smaller versions are called Jewellers' Snips. Both are available with straight blades and also curved blades for cutting round concave shapes.


Features and Applications

Aviation Snips have a compound action to increase leverage. They can be used for straight cuts and also cut round a curve.


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