Product News: Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Long-Nose Pliers offer wire stripping function.

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March 21, 2014 - Built of forged steel with induction-hardened cutting knives, All-Purpose Pliers can strip, cut, and loop 8-16 AWG solid and 10-18 AWG stranded wire. Hot-riveted joint ensures smooth action and no handle wobble. Spring-loaded for self-opening action, tool also features screw shearing holes and dual-material Journeyman™ handles for firm, comfortable grip.

Klein Tools, Inc.

450 Bond St., Lincolnshire, IL, 60069, USA

Original Press Release

Klein® Tools Introduces the All-Purpose Pliers

Press release date: March 18, 2014

Combines the functions of a wire stripper and long-nose pliers in one tool

Lincolnshire, IL — Klein Tools (http://www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, introduces the All-Purpose Pliers, a more durable wire stripping tool that also has the functionality of a long-nose pliers.

The All-Purpose Pliers (Cat. No. J206-8C) can strip, cut, and loop 8-16 AWG solid and 10-18 AWG stranded wire, plus it has screw shearing holes.  These pliers are built of forged steel with induction-hardened cutting knives for maximum durability and long life.  The hot-riveted joint also ensures smooth action and no handle wobble.  This tool is spring-loaded for self-opening action and features Klein’s dual-material Journeyman™ handles that provide a firm grip and added comfort. 

“Multi-functional tools, like the All-Purpose Pliers, are becoming more popular among electricians,” says senior product manager Gary Lalla.  “These tools save time, save money, and save space in the tool belt.”

For more information visit our website at www.kleintools.com or contact your local distributor.

Klein is a registered trademark of Klein Tools, Inc.

Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the number one choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople. For more information, visit www.kleintools.com.

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