GGG-P-471 Revision E, April 6, 1976
Includes all amendments and changes through Cancellation Notice 1, May 28, 1998
Additional Comments: CNCL NO S/S
This specification covers pliers used for gripping operations in assembly and repair work. Some of the pliers are also used for cutting operations.
Federal specifications do not cover all varieties of the commodity indicated by the titles of the specifications, or which are commercially available, but include only those generally used by the Federal Government.
Pliers shall be of the following types, classes, and styles as specified (see 6.1).
Type I - Battery (without cutter). Type II - Slip joint. Class 1 - Angle nose, without cutter. Style A - Multiple tongue and grooves. Class 2 - Straight nose, combination jaw, with cutter. Style A - Regular. Style B - Thin. Class 3 - Bent nose, combination, with cutter. Style A - Regular. Style B - Thin. Type III - Combination jaw, lap joint, flat nose (with cutters). Type IV - (see 6.2). Type V - Flat nose. Class 1 - Narrow nose, without cutter. Class 2 - Medium nose, without cutter. Class 3 - Wide nose. Style A - Without cutter. Style B - With cutter. Type VI - Gas, without cutter. Type VII - Glass. Type IX - Lineman's. Class 1 - With side cutter. Style A - Plain handles. Style B - Insulated handles. Class 2 - With side cutter and wire skinner. Type X - Round nose, round jaw (without cutter). Type XI - Round nose (chain). Class 1 - Long nose. Style A - With cutter. Style B - Without cutter.
Class 2 - Short nose. Style A - With cutter. Style B - Without cutter. Type XII - Round nose (needle). Class 1 - Curved nose (without cutter). Class 2 - Straight nose. Style A - Without cutter. Style B - With cutter. Type XIII - (See 6.2). Type XIV - Parallel-action jaw. Class 1 - With side cutter. Class 2 - Without cutter. Type XV - Duckbill, without cutter. Class 1 - Long nose. Class 2 - Short nose. Type XVI - Fence, single head. Type XVII - (see 6.2). Type XVIII - Heat-coil.