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Electrical tools: Safer, faster way to handle a wider range of electrical wires

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Electrical tools: Nonconductive Tool Company (NTC) continues to revolutionize the tool industry with the introduction of the Voltclaw Multi-Gauge electrician's tool. Designed to bring added productivity to the jobsite, the new tool provides electricians with a safer, faster way to manage 6-16 gauge wires inside of junction boxes, switch boxes and service panels, than any solution they've had up until now.

The Voltclaw Multi-Gauge is non-conductive to 1000V making it a far safer alternative to metal screwdrivers or wire strippers for the grabbing, pulling, pushing and bending of electrical wires. It delivers peace-of-mind, even when navigating around wires in the most crowded electrical boxes. With no metal parts, the new tool will not cut or scrap the insulation off of electrical wires which can create a potential electrocution or fire hazard. And because of its lightweight, compact design it is exceptionally convenient to carry therefore encouraging electricians to use it whenever a wire needs to be moved, rather than endanger themselves with a metal tool or their hands.

The new tool delivers unmatched versatility with a sliding wire gripper optimized for a secure grip on almost any wire used in commercial and residential installations. The user simply inserts a wire into the front hook and slides the thumb slide forward to grip it. Now the wire can be pushed, pulled or bent precisely into place. It also features two pull hooks, one on the front and one on the back, to handle both small or larger wires., along with a V-groove for pushing wires back into junction boxes. Deep finger grips ensure a safe grasp with greasy or gloved hands.

TREAT EVERY WIRE LIKE ITS LIVE
Industry best practices call for electricians to always remove power before beginning work; however, they should continue to treat every wire as though it were still live. Circuit breakers can be turned back on accidentally while the electrician is working, especially if proper lockout/tagout procedures are not in place. The Voltclaw Multi-Gauge is an essential tool for helping electricians achieve these best practice goals.

The Voltclaw Multi-Gauge builds on the success of the widely popular Voltclaw-12. It is immediately available for $19.97 (USD) through electrical distribution and at leading home improvement stores including Home Depot.

About Nonconductive Tool Company, LLC
Headquartered in Torrance, California, the Nonconductive Tool Company, LLC, is committed to creating and manufacturing tools that help keep electricians safe and able to perform their functions to the highest level of their abilities. It's American made tools include the award-winning VoltClaw™, a groundbreaking new way for electricians to work safely around wiring. The Voltclaw was invented by the company's founder, Warren Tarbell, an electrician and contractor.

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