Originally this was the “go to” tool around the dispensary and lab. As specific tools evolved for specific tasks, the chain nose plier was usurped. So, think of it this way: when you don’t have a specialized tool for a specific task, the chain nose plier will probably work for you. Flat and smooth inside, rounded outside, the jaws are tapered to a fine point. From picking up a screw, to pulling out a jammed staple, this plier is a must for every office.