Designed for electrician's, the new Smart-Grip line of hand tools from Ideal Industries includes two side-cutting linesman pliers, two diagonal pliers, two needle-nose pliers, two tongue-and-groove pliers, a cable cutter, and a multi-crimp tool. The tools feature a textured, dual-durometer Santoprene handle that provides a cushioned, non-slip grip and is resistant to sweat, oil, water, and common chemicals. The tools' FastFinder color-coded identification system makes it easier to select the right tool quickly.
Cost: $27 to $45. 800-435-0705. www.idealindustries.com.