When working around live wires you are always at risk of being electrocuted which could cause serious Injury. That’s why most elections tent to use “VDE tools” when working around live or dead circuits.
VDE is a standard to ensure screwdrivers and other hand tools are safe to use when working with electricity. VDE takes its acronym from the German company Verband der Elektrotechnik, who are responsible for testing and certifying tools and appliances.
VDE hand tools usually have red and yellow insulated handles for complete safety, Easy recognition and comfort, All VDE tools are fully tested and conform to very strict DIN standards and European and International IEC and VDE standards for use on all types of common electrical work.
VDE hand tools are fully tested up to 10,000 Volts DC and guaranteed to 1,000 Volts AC. These are industrial/professional tools however it advised you always use VDE when working on electrical circuits even at home.
Damar International Ltd, offer a vast range of VDE tool and equipment that are all fully certified and tested. For more information about VDE tools and equipment please feel free to contact us.