Midwest Forged Seamer Tongs come in 3-inch wide straight blade and offset blade versions. Used to bend sheet metal and other pliable sheet materials, the MWT-S1 and MWT-S2 feature a 1-1/4" throat depth with 1/4" increments marked on the blades for ease of use. The handles are coated for a comfortable non-slip grip.
Midwest Tool and Cutlery Company (Midwest) began manufacturing metal cutting snips and related hand tools in Sturgis, Michigan in 1945. Today, Midwest is a privately held Michigan corporation that operates manufacturing facilities in Sturgis, MI; Kalkaska, MI; and Caledonia, OH. In the beginning, Midwest operated as the highest quality private label manufacturer of edge hand tools for many leading professional quality brands. Today, the company’s Midwest Snips® national brand has become a leading tradesman brand both domestically and in many regions globally. All models of the company’s Midwest Snips aviation and tinner snips are manufactured by Midwest in its USA facilities.
As a leading innovator and manufacturer of metal cutting snips and specialty hand tools. Midwest has developed and owns numerous product design and utility patents that enhance Midwest product performance.