Pliers

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

ESD Safe Hand Tools Ideal for Electronics Assembly

June 8, 2017

A full line of precision ergonomic hand tools that include a broad range of specialty cutters and pliers which feature ESD safe handles is available from Xuron Corporation of Saco, Maine.

Xuron® ESD-Safe Cutters & Pliers feature static dissipative hand grips and include Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters which produce clean, square cuts and come in a wide range of models with special features... Read More

Portable Tools

Stealth Pliers come with sand blasted finishing.

March 20, 2017

Used in forming, building and precision assembly applications, Stealth Pliers are designed with non-slip and ESD safe hand grips. Featuring dual leaf springs for easy opening and closing, unit’s screw joint construction provides precise tip alignment. Available in seven models, pliers are made of high grade stainless steel alloy.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Side-Cutting Pliers also incorporate wire stripper/crimper.

March 30, 2016

In addition to cutting and stripping 10–12 AWG solid and 12–14 AWG stranded wire, 9 in. Journeyman™ (Cat No. J2139NECRN) crimps non-insulated connectors, lugs, and terminals. High-leverage design with crimping die positioned behind hinge promotes cutting and gripping power, and cross-hatched knurled jaws are optimized for gripping. Along with induction-hardened cutting knives, features... Read More

Portable Tools

Lineman's Pliers are designed for ergonomics and efficacy.

March 7, 2016

Sized to fit in tool belt or box, 6 in. (p/n 12206C) and 8.5 in. (p/n 12201C) Lineman's Pliers facilitate gripping, twisting, bending, and cutting of wire and cable. Both feature 2-tone (TPR) molded comfort grip handle as well as 6140CrV drop forged carbon alloy steel body with hardness level of 45 ±3 and blade hardness of 58-61. While both models also feature polished finish, 6... Read More

Portable Tools

Chainmaille Pliers Kit optimizes user comfort and control.

February 18, 2016

Used for creating and repairing chainmaille, Xuron® TK3700 Chainmaille Plier Kit combines Model 486 plier with 90° bent nose that lets user pick up jump rings without twisting wrists, Model 475 short nose plier for opening and closing jump rings, and Model 485FN flat nose plier for heavy wire and steel jump rings. Made from high carbon steel which is blackened to prevent glare, tools have... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Lineman's Pliers feature comfort grip handle.

February 1, 2016

Available in 6 and 8.5 in. models, Lineman's Pliers feature 6140CrV drop forged carbon alloy steel body with hardness level of 45 ±3 and blade hardness of 58–61 to ensure clean cut for years. Two-tone TPR molded comfort grip handle facilitates gripping, twisting, bending, and cutting of wire and cable. Read More

Portable Tools

KNIPEX Tools Hose Clamp Pliers Wins Multiple Industry Awards

December 8, 2015

Hose clamp pliers honored for innovative, versatile features ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - The KNIPEX Tools LP-patented hose clamp pliers won both the Pro Tool Product Innovation Award and PTEN Innovation Award. The hose clamp pliers (85 51 250 A SBA), a part of KNIPEX’s Cobra® QuickSet line, is made specifically for opening hose clamps quickly and efficiently. The hose clamp pliers have the... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

All-Purpose Pliers include crimper.

October 20, 2015

Combining functions of wire stripper, long-nose pliers, and crimper in one tool, All-Purpose Pliers with Crimper (Cat. No. J207-8CR) can cut and strip 10–18 AWG solid and 12–20 AWG stranded wire. Tool can also grab and loop wire as well as crimp non-insulated connectors, lugs, and terminals. Made of forged steel for durability, pliers have induction-hardened cutting knives, hot-riveted... Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Klein® Tools Wins Four Pro Tool Innovation Awards

October 16, 2015

Tools are recognized for their multi-use functions saving time, money and space Lincolnshire, IL – Klein Tools (http://www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, was presented with four Pro Tool Innovation Awards for products launched this past year. The winning tools include Adjustable Length Screwdriver (Cat. No. 32751), Non-Contact Voltage... Read More

Portable Tools

Multipurpose Pliers integrate 3 additional tools in lower handle.

October 16, 2015

Constructed of heat-treated alloy steel, IRWIN® VISE-GRIP® Locking Multi-Pliers features stainless steel serrated fold-out knife blade and fold-out screwdriver. Latter includes ¼ in. bit holder with No. 2 Phillips® and 6–8 slotted bits. Curved jaw (5CR™) securely grips and torques multiple surface shapes; 5WR® jaw has built-in wire cutter and puts pressure on 4 points... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

EC&M Magazine Announces Klein® Tools Wins 2015 Product of the Year

August 27, 2015

Klein Tools’ All-Purpose Pliers Receives Accolades for Multi-Functional Design Lincolnshire, IL – Klein Tools (http://www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, was awarded the 2015 Product of the Year award for its All-Purpose Pliers (Cat. No. J206-8C) by Electrical, Construction Maintenance Magazine. This product combines the functions of a... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Hand Tools suit 3D printing applications.

August 20, 2015

Made from alloyed steel with non-slip rubber grips, Xuron® 3D Printer Hand Tools are used for removing support material from 3D print, trimming filament, and servicing printer. Model 170-II Micro-Shear® Flush Cutter produces clean, square cut using shear action and has glare-eliminating black finish for optimum visibility when cleaning up prints. For holding filament and removing post... Read More

Portable Tools

Combination Tool pairs functionality of pliers and wrench.

June 2, 2015

Featuring pocket-sized, 5 in. design, KNIPEX Pliers Wrench Mini facilitates gripping, holding, pressing, and bending. All-in-one tool provides full-surface gripping capacity up to 7/8 in. and eliminates need for SAE or metric wrenches. Offering pushbutton adjustment and ratcheting action, tool stays in place for fast turns on repetitive tasks. Tool is constructed from German, chrome-vanadium... Read More

Portable Tools

Pliers (10 in.) feature fast-adjusting locking system.

May 5, 2015

Constructed from high-alloy German chrome vanadium steel with stable box-joint design and pinch guard, 10 in. Cobra® QuickSet locks in opening position until user resets position. Once pushbutton mechanism locks onto application, it stays locked in that position to facilitate for repetitive use. Hex-shaped gripping surface with hardened teeth (61 HRC) fits around any round, square,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Electrical, Construction & Maintenance Magazine Announces Klein Tools®as a Multiple Winner for Excellence in New Product Design

April 20, 2015

Three Klein Tools’ products are recognized as category leaders in “2015 Product of the Year” awards Lincolnshire, IL — Klein Tools, http://www.kleintools.com, for professionals since 1857, announces that they won three product awards in Electrical, Construction Maintenance (ECM) Magazine’s Product of the Year competition. Klein’s All-Purpose... Read More

Portable Tools

Tool Case Kits contain comprehensive blade assortment.

February 16, 2015

Available in bordeaux, grey, and petrol, PB Swiss Tools’ Zip-Up Tool Cases each include SwissGrip 215 handle for interchangeable blades; flat/slotted blade size 2, 3, and 4; Phillips blade size 1 and 2; square reaming awl blade; flat/slotted precision screwdrivers size 0 and 1; and Knipex brand slip joint and combination pliers. Interchangeable SwissGrip handle, with soft... Read More

Portable Tools

Klein® Tools Rises to the Top in Tools of the Trade 2014 Survey

January 8, 2015

Klein screwdrivers and pliers are the #1 preferred brand Lincolnshire, IL – Klein Tools (http://www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, has been named as a preferred brand in a Tools of the Trade 2014 survey of 731 tradesmen. Out of six common tools, Klein was the preferred brand for two – screwdrivers and lineman's pliers. The survey... Read More

Portable Tools

Found: Canada's Oldest Pair of Klein Tools Side-Cutting Pliers!

December 18, 2014

100+ years old pliers handed down from great grandfather now worth $2,500CAD Lincolnshire, IL – Klein Tools, (http://www.kleintools.com/) for professionals since 1857, set out to find Canada's oldest pair of Klein side-cutting pliers and ended up finding them in Winnipeg with the great grandson of an employee of The Northern Electric Company. Chris... Read More

Portable Tools

90 Degree Bent Nose Pliers pick up tiny objects without strain.

December 17, 2014

Used for working on chainmail and similar projects which require tools for picking up, holding, and forming tiny rings, wire, and clips, Xuron® Model 486 is made from carbon steel and has perfectly aligned, precision ground tips that let users pick up tiny objects without putting any strain on their wrists. Ergonomic design, which incorporates Xuro-Rubber™ hand grips and internal return... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

KNIPEX Tools Hose Clamp Pliers Wins 2014 Pro Tool Innovation Award

November 21, 2014

Single tool for hose clamps of different sizes makes work easier and provides reliable gripping ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – The KNIPEX Tools LP patented, hose clamp pliers won a Pro Tool Innovation Award. KNIPEX (Model #85 51 250A SBA) hose clamp pliers have rotatable, universal tip inserts for reliably gripping spring hose clamps in all positions up to 2 ¾ -inch diameters. With a... Read More