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Klein Tools, Inc.

450 Bond Street, Lincolnshire, IL, 60069, USA

  • 800-553-4676

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Klein Tools, Inc.

Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products

Laptops/Tech Device Bags enable safe, portable storage.

Nov 05, 2013

For professionals who need to carry laptop or tablet, 25-pocket Tradesman Pro™ Tech Backpack (55456BPL) and 22-pocket Tradesman Pro Tech Bag (55455M) have separate compartments to keep laptops protected from other tools. Tradesman Pro™ Smartphone Holders 55460 (iPhone 4/5 size) and 55461 (Samsung Galaxy S® 3/4 size) offer magnetic flap closure and metal belt clip. Along with 2 layers of... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Ratcheting Hand Tool cuts, strips, and crimps cables.

Sep 19, 2013

As all-in-one tool for cable preparation and connection, VDV Compact Ratcheting Modular Crimper (Catalog No. VDV226-107) cuts, strips, and crimps data and voice cables. Direct lateral crimp action and heavy-duty ratchet ensure even, precise, and complete termination on every cycle, promoting dependable connections. While heavy-duty ratchet ensures complete termination by executing full... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Auto Ranging Multimeter features waterproof case.

Aug 20, 2013

Designed for verifying and troubleshooting electrical circuits, Model MM500 measures up to 750 Vac/Vdc as well as resistance and continuity. Unit features totally sealed IP67-rated dust and waterproof case, 10 ft drop protection, and CAT IV 600 V safety rating. Meter offers 3-button functionality, detects AC or DC voltage automatically, and includes both visual and audible continuity indicators.... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Portable Tools

Wire Installation Rods are designed for safety and visibility.

Apr 11, 2013

Used for installations above ceilings, in attics, through walls, in crawl spaces, as well as under carpets and raised floors, Splinter Guard Fish and Glow Rods have protective coating that keeps users' hands free of fiberglass splinters when wire pulling. Rods come in various lengths and 5/32, 3/16, and ¼ in. flexibilities. Luminescent rods have been optimized for glow duration and intensity,... Read More

Portable Tools

Pump Pliers feature curved jaw design.

Feb 22, 2013

Available in 10 and 12 in. Quick-Adjust models and 7, 10, and 12 in. Classic styles, Klein Klaw™ Pump Pliers have curved jaw that grasps with multiple points of contact compared to standard straight jaw pliers which only have 2 points of contact. Gripping surfaces of jaw have hardened teeth for positive gripping and minimized wear. Special groove at tip of jaw is designed for holding nails.... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Wire Stripper/Cutters are designed for streamlined operation.

Jan 22, 2013

Featuring tension loaded wire-grip that gently holds cable while retaining cable geometry, Katapult® Wire Stripper/Cutter (Cat. No. 11063W) strips and cuts 8–22 AWG wire. Stripping holes remove up to 1 in. of insulation in one step and without damaging wire. Self-Adjusting Wire Stripper/Cutter (Cat. No. 11061) has stripping head that adjusts to strip 10–20 AWG solid, 12–22 AWG stranded,... Read More

Portable Tools

Compact Adjustable Wrench has capacity of larger tools.

Dec 13, 2012

Extra-Wide Jaw 8 in. Adjustable Wrench (Cat No D509-8) offers full 1 ½ in. jaw capacity, same as standard 12 in. adjustable wrench, and is designed with minimally protruding jaw shank. At 8 in. long tool facilitates access to nuts and bolts in confined spaces and comes with standard and metric measurement scales. Handle width promotes user comfort, while 4-threaded knurl worm gear helps... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Distance Meter measures cable length and locates faults.

Dec 11, 2012

Helping to ensure compliance, VDV Distance Meter measures voice, data, video, doorbell, siamese, lamp-wire, and NM cables up to 1,500 ft. Unit has 6 pre-programmed nominal cable length constants for RG59, RG6, and RG11 coaxial as well as Cat3, Cat5e, and Cat6 twisted pair. User can adjust capacitance/ft constant based on cable being tested. In addition, tester identifies cable runs outside... Read More

Portable Tools

Fiberglass Fish Tape features non-conductive design.

Oct 12, 2012

Made with non-conductive tape, tip, and case, Fiberglass Fish Tape protects professional tradespeople, electrical wires, and equipment against energized circuits when wire pulling. USA-made product is available in 100 ft length with laser-etched 1 ft markings that allow accurate measure of depth of conduit runs as well as amount of tape left to pay out. Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cable Measurement Tool provides accuracy up to 1% and 3 ft.

Oct 10, 2012

Utilizing time domain reflectometry spread spectrum technology, Ranger™ TDR Kit measures voice, data, video, doorbell, siamese, lamp-wire, and NM cables up to 3,000 ft without interference. Fault finder determines if cable run is broken or damaged, while tone generator, featuring 4 tone cadences, identifies and traces cable. With single tool, professionals can confidently determine status of... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Conduit Reaming Drill Head reduces required time and effort.

Aug 15, 2012

Conduit reaming drill head (Cat No. 85091) reduces time required for commercial electricians to ream and install conduit runs. Fitting into power drill chucks and quick release adapters, precision engineered replaceable blade reams ½, ¾, and 1 in. conduit using standard power tool. This U.S. manufactured tool, designed to minimize wrist strain experienced during extended conduit runs, includes... Read More

Portable Tools

Fiberglass Fish Tapes feature laser etched markings.

Aug 09, 2012

With permanent laser-etched measurements marked in descending 1 ft increments, Fiberglass Fish Tapes enable electricians and cable installers to instantly measure length of conduit runs while fishing by reading amount of tape left to pay out. Non-conductive units have flexible 7 in. leader that pushes through crowded conduit. Available in 50, 100, and 200 ft models, tapes resist harsh elements... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Coax Radial Stripper strips 2 levels in one step.

Jul 30, 2012

Designed for both standard and utility size cables, VDV Coax Combination Radial Stripper features sliding depth gauge that pre-measures cable for accurate and repeatable strips. High-carbon steel cutting blades automatically adjust to different cable diameters, while finger loop facilitates controlled rotation. Suited for audio/visual coax applications, stripper eliminates need for installer to... Read More

Portable Tools

Multi-Bit Screwdriver/Nut Driver has square recess bit.

Jun 27, 2012

Designed for access to confined places, Stubby features 1 ¼ in. shaft and cushion-grip handle. Driver shaft holds 4 universal tips and converts to 2 nut driver sizes. Driver is made of tempered steel with torque-proof anchor in handle, and tips are manufactured with square edges to fit screw opening securely. Tips resist slippage and provide positive turning action, while nut driver function... Read More

Portable Tools

Demolition Screwdrivers withstand jobsite abuse.

Jun 27, 2012

Available in 4 and 7 in. blade lengths, with ¼ and 5/16 in. tip sizes, Demolition Screwdrivers transfer impact force directly to work surface. Slotted drivers feature plated metal strike cap that protects handle from hammer blows. Manufactured and tested for prying and chiseling, screwdrivers can be used by electricians to bang out knockouts in junction box or for tightening locknuts. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Measuring Tape has offset and saddle reference markings.

Aug 12, 2008

Enabling electrical contractors to create majority of three-bend saddle and offset bends without complicated calculations, Offset Tape Stop(TM) Power-Return Rule has non-slip rubber grip that protects against impact, and dual end hook that attaches to conduits. Front of rule displays saddle bend calculations, while back of rule shows offset calculations, allowing users to determine angle bends.... Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Hard Hats and Caps meet/exceed ANSI and CSA specifications.

Jul 25, 2008

Offered in cap and full-brim hat styles, V-Gard® Type 1 helmet has polyethylene shell and 4-point Fas-Trac® ratcheting suspension. Advance® cap Type 1 helmet comes in vented style with Glaregard(TM). Suited for applications involving elevated temperatures, Type 1 Skullgard® cap and hat feature heavy-duty construction and resin shell with 4-point Fas-Trac ratcheting suspension. Featuring wide... Read More

Portable Tools

Screwdrivers feature hard steel blade.

May 20, 2008

Comprising of 7 screwdrivers and 5- or 7-piece set (Cat. Nos. JSDS01 and JSDS02), Journeyman(TM) line of screwdrivers have hard steel blade machined with precision ground tip for exact fit into fastener. They feature tri-lobe handle for generating maximum amount of turning power. Tools come in various tip styles including 3/16 in. cabinet (Cat. Nos. JSD4C06 and JSD6C06), ¼ and 5/16 in. keystone... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Reciprocating Saw Blades feature bi-metal design.

Apr 07, 2008

Designed with ½ in. universal shank to fit all common reciprocating saw tools, Great White® premium and standard reciprocating saw blades can cut through variety of wood, wood with nails, and thin or thick gauge metal. Premium reciprocating blades are 1 in. wide and come in blade lengths of 6, 9, and 12 in., while ¾ and 7/8 in. wide standard blades are available in lengths of 6, 8, 9, and 12... Read More

Portable Tools

Magnetic Screwdriver comes with 32-piece tamperproof bit set.

Mar 17, 2008

Designed for professional tradesmen, magnetic screwdriver (Cat. No. 32510) comes with bit and screw holding magnet that allows screws to fit firmly in place for secure fastening and cushion-grip handle. Tamperproof bit set (Cat. No. 32525) holds 9 TORX®, 6 fraction hex, 5 metric hex, 4 spanner, 4 Tri-Wing®, and 3 TORQ-SET® bits, and contains ¼ in. square to ¼ in. hex adapter to drive... Read More