Chain -Traditional and most popular pliers, used to make bends, loops and similar forming operations.
Flat - For gripping and holding flat or square objects securely and for making angular bends.
Round - For making bends, loops, circles, coils from wire or sheet metal.
Cutters - For cutting a variety of wire. The shape of the edges determines how the ends of the cut wires will appear. Flush and semi-flush edges will not perform properly on hard wires.