|Pro Xtra Ergonomic Lens Axis Aligning Plier Model No. 2880 assists in rotating a lens to achieve the correct axis without scratching the lens surface.|
|With one jaw that is flat and one that is rounded, Pro Xtra Ergonomic Flat/Round Metal Plier Model No. 2886 won’t leave marks on frames.|
Stormin’ Norman’s Pro Xtra Ergonomic pliers offer precision and comfort.
Tired of dropping those old slippery, beat-up pliers? The tools of your trade should be designed with comfort and maximum adjustability in mind. Stormin’ Norman’s Optical Supplies answers the call in a big way with its Pro Xtra Ergonomic line.
Stormin’ Norman’s Pro Xtra Ergonomic stainless steel pliers are specially designed with a non-slip grip, helping to keep the plier precisely positioned in your hand while performing intricate eyewear adjustments. Each plier provides smooth spring action, eliminating fumbling when trying to reopen the jaws after each minor move. The grip is cushioned for comfort and conforms to any hand due to its exacting design. Pliers that are comfortable and stay in place allow for superb leverage during important eyewear adjustments.
Pro Xtra Ergonomic Nylon Gripping Plier Model No. 2884 uses a combination of a tapered metal jaw and a nylon jaw for making tough adjustments. With one jaw that is flat and one that is rounded, Pro Xtra Ergonomic Flat/Round Metal Plier Model No. 2886 will not leave marks on frames when used properly. It also provides increased leverage.
ECPs can help shape an eyewire to match the curve of a plus- or minus-powered lens easily with Pro Xtra Ergonomic Eyewire Shaping Plier Model No. 2897.
Boasting an angled head and slim nose, Pro Xtra Ergonomic Bent Snipe Nose Plier Model No. 2891 enables fine adjustments in tight areas. Pro Xtra Ergonomic Narrow Double Nylon Plier Model No. 2888 eliminates the worry of scratches while gripping temple end piece areas. Long handles and tapered jaws of Pro Xtra Ergonomic Slim Pad Arm Adjusting Plier Model No. 2887 assist in getting into such tight areas as adjusting nosepad arms. Pro Xtra Ergonomic Eyewire Shaping Plier Model No. 2897 helps shape an eyewire to match the curve of a plus- or minus-powered lens easily with its nylon concave and convex jaws.
|THE MORE, THE MERRIER Do you know someone entering the field who needs a good set of tools? Want to give your aligning bench a breath of fresh air? Stormin’ Norman’s Optical Supplies offers seven ergo pliers from its Pro Xtra line (Model Nos. 2880, 2887, 2884, 2886, 2888, 2890, and 2897) in its Pro-Comfort Tool Kit in Case. The kit is housed in a protective leatherette zipper case and the set of pliers costs less than if all of the pieces were ordered separately.|
Symmetrically designed handles in Pro Xtra Ergonomic Chapel Cutter Plier Model No. 2885 allow for use with either hand. This flexibility makes cutting a snap and will cut titanium, stainless steel, and nickel easily. Pro Xtra Ergonomic Side Cutter Plier Model No. 2889 was created with a very unique handle designed for superior leverage during cutting.
A super handy tool, Pro Xtra Ergonomic Lens Sizing Plier Model No. 2882 allows the fabricator to squeeze the hinge block of an eyewire to determine if a lens being cut is the correct size. Pro Xtra Ergonomic Lens Axis Aligning Plier Model No. 2880 and Pro Xtra Ergonomic Small Lens Axis Aligning Plier Model No. 2879 assist in rotating a lens to achieve the correct axis without scratching the lens surface.
Fabrication and/or adjusting eyewear is an essential part of every optical dispenser’s day. Without proper tools, hands tire, lenses get scratched, and marks can be left on expensive frames. Having the proper tools is the answer.
Debra R. White is a former opticianry professor. She is currently an optical consultant, lecturer, and writer.
WHERE TO FIND IT:
Stormin’ Norman’s Optical Supplies
800-905-2240 ext. 1065 | storminnormans.com