Posted June 19, 2023

Three offset aviation snips for sheet metal cutting

Klein Tools has launched three new Offset Aviation Snips, with forged and heat-treaded steel blades for strength and durability.

Klein Tools offset aviation snipsHighlights of the Offset Aviation Snips: (Cat. Nos. 2400L, 2401R, 2402S)

  • Offset blades keep user’s hand above material being cut and flow material away from the blades
  • Forged and heat-treated steel blades for strength and durability
  • Cuts up to 18-gauge cold-rolled sheet metal and 22-gauge stainless steel sheet metal
  • Spring-loaded for self-opening action
  • Safety clasp keeps jaws closed when not in use
  • Hardened handles for extra strength
  • Contoured plastic handles with thumb guards are comfortable and color-coded by cutting pattern
  • Hang-hole on handle for easy storage

“Klein Tools' new Offset Aviation Snips are the perfect tool for HVAC technicians or any other professional that needs to cut sheet metal,” says Amy Hart, senior product manager at Klein Tools. “Available in three different cutting patterns, the offset blades on these snips keeps user’s hands above the material being cut, and flow material away from the blades, making the whole process safer. The forged and heat-treated blades can cut a variety of sheet metal thickness levels, and feature both a spring for self-opening action and a safety clasp to keep the jaws closed when not in use."