Platinum Tools Launches 5-in-1 Fiber Optic Stripper, Kevlar Scissors Platinum Tools has launched the 5-in-1 Fiber Optic Stripper and Fiber Optic Kevlar Scissors.By RS Staff Published: March 27, 2017 ⋅ Updated: April 15, 2019 Platinum Tools has launched the 5-in-1 Fiber Optic Stripper and Fiber Optic Kevlar Scissors. The stripper (p/n15061C) and scissors (p/n10529C), which will ship in April, will be featured during ISC West 2017, held in Las Vegas from April 5-7 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, booth 6035. “Our professional quality 5-in-1 Fiber Optic Stripper and Kevlar Scissors are designed to be versatile and economical without compromising the expectations of the professional installer,” said Sean Rothermel, Platinum Tools, product manager. “These tools are manufactured from high carbon tool steel, precision ground and hardened for durability and long life.” With an MSRP of $21.95, additional 5-in-1 Fiber Optic Stripper features and specifications include a five-cavity design, which allows for use with a multitude of fiber optic cables, preset design ensures all cavities are precision set and no adjustments are required, cushioned grip handles provide positive non-slip, comfortable operation, and it is factory set and calibrated. It comes in a red/black body, it is 7 inches (177.8mm) long, weighs 4.59 ounces (130g), and strips 2.8–3.0mm outside jacket, 2.0–3.0mm loose tube fiber, 2.0–2.4mm outside jacket, 900 micron buffer, 250 micron acrylate coating. The Kevlar Fiber Optic Scissors are $18.95 MSRP, with additional features and specifications including ergonomic handles, easily cuts Kevlar, full serrated bottom blade for non-slip cutting, and easily re-sharpens and holds cutting edge. In red, it is only 5.75 inches (146.05mm) long, weighs only 2.12 ounces (60g), and is best utilized for Kevlar material, Aramid yarn, soft cables, and electrical tape. SubscribeFor more stories like this, and to keep up to date with all our market leading news, features and analysis, sign up to our newsletter here.