Whether using cable ties in the home or on a site for a professional job, the process of applying them can be fiddly to say the least. Using the odd cable tie in an area with good accessibility is no arduous task, but when fixing a number of them, or in a less easy to reach space, achieving consistency that prevents a messy job can become an issue.
Especially in situations that require numerous ties, a common occurrence on building sites, fixing an awning to a scaffold construction for instance, the strain placed on labourers’ hands and fingers can be excessive. Even if just in the home carrying out a spot of DIY that involves tidying wiring, the intricate nature of the job can be complicated by a combination of tired hands, confined spaces and dust-covered areas that can impact on accuracy.
There are hand tools that can help, though. A cable tie gun makes fixing multiple ties a much easier and neater task. It is an uncomplicated instrument used to complete what is essentially an uncomplicated task, but nonetheless helps to achieve accuracy and consistency.
It allows the user to easily set the necessary tension so that there is uniformity across numerous fixings, something not easily done with tired hands. They’re designed for a clean, neat cut to be performed once the tie is set to the desired tension, producing a tidy finish with no added hassle.
These cable tie hand tools are generally made to two specifications, some for use with standard plastic ties while other, heavier duty tools can be used with metal ties. By reducing the direct strain on hands it allows for less of compromise on dexterity over the course of the task so that it can be completed easily and without fuss, allowing more focus to fall on the bigger tasks in hand.