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Style:Comfort Grip Product Description Ever wonder how it would feel to accomplish an electrical job with only two tools? With this new electrical installation pliers that does it all you now can experience efficiency at its best, just bring your diagonal cutter along for the ride. This newly designed installation pliers eliminates the need for other tools by featuring the basic functions of the four other tools that are essential for electrical installation: snipe nose side cutting pliers, wire strippers and crimpers for end sleeves and cable shears. With the following 6 functions: cutting cable, stripping and crimping, gripping flat and round material, bending and deburring; this electrical installation pliers is ideal for construction and industrial electricians who travel from one work site to another. These installation pliers allow you to lighten your tool pouch, save time and accomplish more. Experience the KNIPEX difference; you won’t be disappointed. Amazon.com Cuts, strips, grips, crimps, deburs, and bends. Perfect for the professional electrician, the Knipex installation pliers with multi-component comfort handle enable you to effortlessly and accurately cut various types of cable without crushing or frayingÂ âÂ both highly flexible stranded wire cable as well as solid conductor cables. The serrated pipe grip is used for transverse gripping and moving of parts, while the serrated straight area of the gripping jaws grips materials tightly and without slippage in a longitudinal direction. The head of the installation pliers has clear-cut outside edges, which can be used for piercing, deburring, and expanding openings in molded fittings. The edges of the pliers’ head can also be used for a number of scraping and cleaning operations. It cuts cables up to 19/32-inches in diameter, and it features stripping holes for 12 + 14 AWG cable, and crimp die for end sleeves (ferrules) from 12 to 20 AWG. Quality in Every Detail Sometimes we give our pliers a really hard time. We try to destroy them to find out what makes them good and long lasting. Because we don’t want to leave anything to chance, we take a long, careful look. The steel Knipex uses is precisely hardened with a maximum of 0.8 percent carbon and defined parts of chromium and vanadium, guaranteeing optimum cutting performance and service lifeÂ âÂ even though it requires special production and costs a bit more. But our high product demands require this. The rivet of our high-leverage diagonal cutter also has to stand up to a lot of stress. That’s why we literally give it backup: we forge it straight onto the pliers. This means extra effort as we have to precision mill the rivet to a few hundredth millimeters. But satisfied users are worth this effort. Knipex also looks closely at the small details. The angles, the sharpness, the hardness, the toughness of the cutting edges. The precision and smooth movement of the joint. The handle design and the finish. We keep reviewing these subjects, we research, we test, and we improve our pliers. About Knipex Headquartered in Wuppertal, Germany, Knipex is an independently owned family enterprise steeped in tradition and specializing in the manufacturing of high-quality pliers. It all started back in 1882 when C. Gustav Putsch set up his own forge shop in Cronenberg (now a suburb of Wuppertal), and the company is now run by a fourth generation of that family. The world’s leading brand in pliers today, Knipex is focused on the performance, service life, and ergonomics of its tools in order to meet the high expectations of professional users. 13 82 8 Electrical Installation Pliers At a Glance 6-function pliersÂ âÂ cutting, stripping, crimping, gripping, bending, and deburring Slim long nose design for easy access into tight places Bolted joint for precise and smooth action High-grade special tool steel; forged, oil-hardened Comfort grip handle See larger image.