In the jewelry world Xuron® tools are known for their orange handles. There are two tools in particular, the 410 Micro-Shear Flush Cutter® and the 2175 Maxi-Shear™ Flush Cutter. These two have been in the jewelers tool box for sometime now and are highly regarded.
If you are a fisherman, saltwater or fresh, you have used split rings to join lures to a hook. Pretty simple concept, however opening the rings can be a challenge. Xuron’s Model 496 Split Ring Pliers offer a fast and convenient option (as opposed to using your fingernail or a thin knife).
You know the old saying, “anything that can go wrong will go wrong”? Well, it’s just as true in the jewelry studio as anywhere else. If you’re nodding your head in recognition, you aren’t alone. But, there are some things you can do to minimize mistakes at the jeweler’s bench.
Xuron Corporation’s legacy tool series, the Model 170-II Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters, have been used in industry for over 40 years. When first introduced, these cutters were used primarily for trimming component lead wires for through-hole printed circuit board manufacturing. Times and technology have changed since the days of through-hole PCBs but rather than facing shrinking demand, the market for these Cutters has expanded to include:
In 2014 we introduced our Model 441 Thread & Cord Scissors. The concept for this tool came from being at trade events and interacting with bead weavers and jewelry makers who wanted a small (hand-friendly) scissors that would hold up to Fireline® and other high strength (and hard to cut) threads used for bead weaving.