VDE stands for Verband der Elektrotechnik, who is responsible for testing and certifying tools and appliances. The VDE Testing and Certification Institute is a nationally and internationally accredited institution in the field of testing and certification of electrical engineering devices, components, and systems.
In order to become a Wiha tool, we put them to the tests. All of our Insulated VDE rated tools, no batch testing, no random testing, every single one of them, go through the following testing:
Why Should I Use Wiha VDE Certified Tools?
All VDE Certified Tools are rigorously tested to ensure the
quality, construction, safety and even the ergonomics meet with the protective
requirements of the applicable European Union Directive. Using these tools adds
peace of mind and safety to your work.
Although we go the extra mile to ensure safety when working in environments where electrical current may be present, we still encourage the highest of safety practices.
Always turn off the power to the locations that you are working in