Tool Shop Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How long will my tool last?
  2. Why use a center cutter as opposed to a side cutter?
  3. Will these tools cut my material?
  4. How fast will I get my tools?

1. How long will my tool last?

We have some users that have been using our hand cutters over two years and they are still going strong. Tool life is very dependent on the user and a few things you want to avoid are:

2. Why use a center cutter as opposed to a side cutter?

A center cutter has the cutting blades exactly in the middle of the cutting head which gives the best and strongest support, so if you can use a center cutter that is the best option. However, if you need to cut close to an object leaving a minimum piece sticking out, then a side cutter is best.

3. Will these tools cut my material?

All of the tools in this tool shop are selected for their ability to be used in extreme service. They are all rated to cut spring wire so if you select a tool for the size material you're cutting the tool will do the job.

4. How fast will I get my tools?

Most of these tools are kept in stock here and can be shipped the day you enter your order. If for some reason we are short on any item we'll advise you. Even items we must import can normally be shipped to you within 10 days after you place your order.

If you have other questions about our tools or using our on-line Tool Shop, please call us at (630) 584-1900 or send an email to info@bwdarrah.com.

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