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This week’s EYE ON NPI (video) is a cut above: it’s the Scotch Precision Scissors from 3M – a collection of a dozen or so different scissor models all stocked and available from Digi-Key.

Normally we tend to cover electronics tools and parts on EYE ON NPI – chips, modules, antennas, components…so why are we talking about scissors? Because nothing ruins your day like BAD SCISSORS! You know what we’re talking about, not sharp enough so that stuff has a raggedy edge. Or easily nicked so cutting isn’t smooth and you get that annoying clicking effect as you’re trying to get an elegant curve going?

The solution is easy! Add a pair or two of Scotch Precision Scissors to your cart so next time you check out you get a gift for yourself, a fancy new pair that will bring joy.

We use our nice pair of scissors all the time to cut open Digi-Key sealed bags, trim foam tape, cut conductive copper sheets and labels. And if you have a partner who has their own fancy pair for cutting fabric you will no longer end up making them sad when you borrow their pair – or if you did already muss up their favorite set, you can now bribe them back into your good favor with a scissor-based peacekeeping gift.

There’s about 10 different types available, from kid’s crafting scissors to multi-purpose to precision types so be sure to peek through all the versions. 3M Scotch Precision Scissors are in stock right now for immediate shipment from Digi-Key – order today and you’ll have them literally in your hands by tomorrow morning.

While you’re waiting for that package to arrive, check out 3M’s cool ‘science at home’ series. They’re a great set of easy-to-build projects that use common crafting materials that you can do together with kids to pique their STEM curiosity.


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