Oshkosh Tool Company, has introduced a new
line of Non-Conductive handled tools that addresses the risk of workers being electrocuted due to the tools coming in contact
with buried or overhead power lines.
The new “safety yellow” handles are made with VHME (very high modulus extrusion) utilizing
Celestran® long fiber materials of to achieve a high strength core.
The material gives the handle extra stiffness and outstanding impact resistance.
In addition to the non-conductivity
aspect, the handles have excellent UV resistance, good heat deflection and improved performance at sub-zero temperatures.
The new handles have the same dimension as Oshkosh’s
traditional wood handled tools and can be produced in custom lengths.