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SlimLine Vs. Standard Insulation – Which is Better for You?

Can’t decide between a standard insulation tool or something from the SlimLine family? All of these tools bear the trusted Wiha brand name and are individually tested at 10,000 V AC to ensure they’re VDE certified. However, it’s all about how the insulated tool performs in the palm of your hand. So which one should […]

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The Complete Guide to Insulated Electrical Tool Sets

Are you stuck trying to figure out what the best electrician’s tools are for you?  Wiha Tools USA prides itself on having an extensive selection of insulated VDE, 1000 volt rated tools and providing nothing but high quality and professional-grade electrician’s tools. So no matter where you are in your career or what your specialty is, we have an insulated electrical tool […]

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Wiha – The Authority on VDE Certified Hand Tools

Are you new to the world of VDE Certified insulated hand tools?  There are many different brands to choose from. Some contain certifications from the American Society for Testing and Materials or the International Electrotechnical Commission. However, the three letters you really want to see on the insulated tools you purchase are VDE.  Verband der Elektrotechnik is a globally recognized institute that’s responsible for […]

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Everything You Need to Know About VDE Certified Tools

Have you ever wondered what the letters VDE stand for on your insulated tools?  If you didn’t know, VDE is an acronym for Verband der Elektrotechnik. It’s the organization that’s responsible for testing and certifying tools and appliances. The VDE Testing and Certification Institute is renowned around the world for its assessment of electrical engineering devices, components, and systems.  But what testing does the VDE […]

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September-October BIG DEAL From Wiha Tools

The latest additions to the BIG DEAL from Wiha Tools for September and October feature our complete socket sets in 1/4, 3/8, 1/2″ drives, and as well as a set of extra heavy-duty screwdrivers. SHOP THE BIG DEAL HERE 49-Piece 1/4” Drive MM and SAE Socket Set – 33399 11 – SAE 1/4” Standard Sockets: […]

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Terminator Bits That Will Have You Coming Back For More

Wiha Terminator Impact Bits are our longest lasting bits. Also known as MaxxTor bits, these are created to withstand the high torque that is produced by modern impact drivers. The secret is in the bi-material torsion zone. This allows for maximum flex when exposed to the high torque produced by impact environments. The material make-up […]

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NEC 110.14 (D) – Torquing Your Way To Compliance

The 2017 changes to the NEC 110.14 (D) states: NEC 110.14 (D) Installation. Where a tightening torque is indicated as a numeric value on equipment or in installation instructions provided by the manufacturer, a calibrated torque tool shall be used to achieve the indicated torque value, unless the equipment manufacturer has provided installation instructions for […]