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Discuss Why are most insulated grips red / yellow or orange in colour ? in the Electrical Forum area at ElectriciansForums.net

Dustydazzler

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CK
Wiha
Wera
Draper
Stanley

all mostly red and yellow

Bahco
Irazola
Klein

all mostly a funny orange colour

why not grey , green or blue or even black ??
 

ipf

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Bleedin' 'ell!…...why not fit 'em with a tracking device and beeper?
 

Pete999

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I am actually quite surprised nobody has made a set of vde tools in say dayglo yellow , much easier to spot if you drop in a void or under floor boards....
Not sure if they are VDE but Klein Tools do a glow in the dark range of hand tools, I have the f;ash light that has a glow in the dark bezel
 
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Andy78

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CK do some glowing vde drivers I think.

Does vde certification have any specifications regarding colour ?
 

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