Swanstrom Tools - Swanstrom Tools manufactures technically advanced electronic cutters and pliers, forged from high chromium, high carbon alloy steel - hardenable to 65 HRC. This very wear-resistant steel and our unique proprietary heat treating process with computer controlled induction edge hardening maximize tool life. Precision finishing to your requirements makes Swanstrom tools truly superior. Quality is meeting customers' requirements. Customers who invest in super ergonomic tools realize the value of operator comfort, ease of cut, low cost per cut, ergonomics, reduced cost of rework, and longer tool life through serviceability.