Warning and Usage Notices:


General:

  • Only use the hand tool properly. Observe the enclosed operating instructions.
  • Never change or modify tools. They are only permitted to be used in their original state. Only use original spare parts if required. Exceptions: Sharpen cutting tools properly.
  • Never work with damaged tools. Damaged tools must be replaced immediately.
  • Handles must be free of oil and grease.
  • Tasks while clamped may only be carried out by trained staff using VDE tools that are suitable for this purpose.
  • Wear safety goggles for all tasks in which chips may be formed or in which parts can flake off.
  • Protect your hands by wearing working or assembly gloves depending on the task.
  • Select a stable base to ensure safe standing. Wear safety shoes.
  • Observe the maintenance instructions. Proper use can only be guaranteed if the tools are maintained regularly. The maintenance instructions are provided at www.bessey.de.
  • Furthermore, the relevant safety precautions from the various institutions such as the regulations from the accident prevention and insurance associations, instructions from your employer and the legal regulations of the appropriate country also apply.

Clamping tools:

  • Clamping tools are not suitable for lifting, pulling or transporting.
  • Clamping tools may only be clamped manually without using any auxiliary tools.
  • Improper use can cause personal injuries or material damage.
  • Never change or modify clamping tools. Only use them in their original condition. Only use original spare parts if required.

Cutting tools:

  • Manual sheet metal snips may only be used to cut thin sheets of soft metals or steel. They are not suitable for cutting through round or rectangular section metal shapes such as wires.
  • Cutting tools may only be used manually without using any auxiliary tools.
  • Always wear safety goggles and gloves when working. Cut parts can injure workers and bystanders.
  • Improper use can cause personal injuries or material damage.
  • Disconnect the connection to the power supply when carrying out work on electrical equipment. Otherwise, you may get an electric shock.
  • Always cut away from the head when using snips and knives.
  • Always store cutting tools with the cutting edges closed and in a location where they are clearly visible. The handle must be pointing towards you.
  • Store cutting tools separately. This saves the cutting edges and your fingers.
  • Sharpen cutting tools regularly. Blunt tools increase the risk of injury and require more force for the same cutting performance.

Pliers:

  • Wear safety goggles and gloves while working. Cut parts can injure workers and bystanders.
  • Disconnect the connection to the power supply when carrying out work on electrical equipment. Otherwise, you may get an electric shock.
  • Never use pliers as a hammer.
  • Check the jaws for wear. Worn jaws cause slipping and result in accidents.
  • Grip pliers are only suitable for fixing workpieces for a short time.

General product information:

  1. BESSEY reserves the right to change the technical specifications at any time. It is possible that certain product specifications may differ from region to region, to satisfy the international market.
  2. All illustrations produced by BESSEY and that show BESSEY tools in use are only intended to provide the person viewing them with an impression of the tool´s relevant area of application. When taking the photographs, safety clothing such as gloves was sometimes not worn, in order to demonstrate the products better. However, this does not relieve the customer of their obligation to wear suitable safety clothing when working with BESSEY clamping and cutting tools.
  3. The customer takes sole responsibility for confidentiality and use of information on a product and for using or operating a product. BESSEY explicitly rejects any liability for direct, indirect, accidental or subsequent damage. Furthermore, all claims for damages, compensation for loss and other claims are limited to the purchase price of the relevant product.