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Klein Tools, Inc.

450 Bond Street, Lincolnshire, IL, 60069, USA

  • 800-553-4676

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Klein Tools, Inc.

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tape Measures feature magnetic dual-end hooks.

Nov 09, 2005

Designed with double-sided blades, Power-Return Rules are available in 16, 25, and 30 ft as well as 7.5 m/25 ft. Magnetic dual-end hook allows professionals working with ferrous metals to take one-person measurements. Hook is triple-riveted with bottom blade protector to reinforce blade tip and provide maximum pull-out length. Built-in shock absorber protects blade tip, and true zero feature... Read More

Portable Tools

Insulated Screwdrivers protect user against shock.

Oct 26, 2005

Protected against up to 1,000 V energized sources, No. 33532-INS kit includes two 4 in. screwdrivers: one with round-shank keystone-tip, and one with round-shank, Profilated® Phillips-tip. Tip-Ident® identifies type of screwdriver and tip orientation, while Cushion-Grip handles enable greater torque and provide comfortable grip. Each screwdriver features white inner coating bonded to custom... Read More

Portable Tools

Trim-Out Set provides portable solution for electricians.

Jul 26, 2005

Comprised of 6 pieces, trim-out set (Cat No. 80006) enables electricians to handle daily projects. It includes heavy-duty 2000 Series® 9 in. side-cutting pliers, Klein-Kurve® wire stripper/cutter, and 4 in. round shank No. 2 Profilated® Phillips-tip screwdriver in addition to ¼ in. cabinet-tip screwdriver with 4 in. heavy-duty round shank, and 4-pocket tool pouch. Set also comes with Klein®... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Tool Set includes cable cutter and pliers.

Jun 14, 2005

Suited for confined working spaces, 2-piece competition tool set features high-leverage cable cutter and 8 in. high-leverage diagonal-cutting pliers. Cable cutter has cable-gripping shear-type jaws that permit one-handed shearing action, while diagonal-cutting pliers have beveled cutting edge and induction-hardened cutting knives. Kit also includes 1/64-scale, die-cast replica of No. 26 Klein... Read More

Portable Tools

Hole Saws stay sharp after cutting abrasive materials.

Jan 07, 2005

Great White(TM) professional hole saws cut through steel, stainless steel, plastic, wood with nails, plywood, and cast iron. Bi-metal hole saws feature cobalt construction and cut through studs in one pass. Design has variable pitch teeth for minimal vibration and multiple knock-out slots and holes for core removal. Carbide grit hole saws will not dull in abrasive materials and cut through... Read More

Portable Tools

Hole Saws cut through studs in one pass.

Jan 07, 2005

Great White(TM) professional hole saws cut through steel, stainless steel, plastic, wood with nails, drywall, cement board, plywood, and cast iron. Product line consists of 46 products and accessories that include arbors, arbor adaptors, arbor extenders, and replacement pilot drill bits. Bi-metal cobalt construction enables heavy-duty cutting and variable pitch teeth provide smooth cutting with... Read More

Portable Tools

Nut Drivers range in size from 4-11 mm.

Nov 26, 2004

Cushion-grip, hollow-shaft, Metric Nut Drivers feature 3 in. shank, color-coded handle ends for identification of hex size, and internal flanges for twist-resistant shaft anchors. Shafts are chrome-plated to prevent corrosion. Designed for driving nuts on long bolts, studs, and screws, tools are suitable for working on electrical and HVAC/R panels, as well as stacked circuit boards. They are... Read More

Portable Tools

Padded Tool Belt fits waist sizes 28-32 in.

Sep 17, 2004

PowerLine(TM) Series is constructed of double-layered Invista(TM) Cordura® Plus with reinforced bottom webbing for resistance against abrasion, punctures, and tearing. Belt is double-nylon-stitched and rivet-reinforced at stress points. Featuring tapered front and cusioned pad for stability and comfort, belt naturally forms to body and remains soft and pliable in cold climates. Web portion of... Read More

Portable Tools

Aviation Snips cut and notch sheet metal.

Aug 04, 2004

Aviation Snips are available in notch cutting model as well as offset models with right, left, and straight cutting patterns. Offset snips cut 18 gauge cold-rolled sheet metal and 22 gauge stainless sheet metal. Bulldog snips notch or trim 16 gauge cold-rolled sheet metal and 18 gauge stainless steel sheet metal. All are spring-loaded with heat-treated steel blades; contoured, color-coded plastic... Read More

Portable Tools

Folding Rules withstand rigors of worksite.

Jun 18, 2004

Made of nylon reinforced with glass fibers, 6 ft Models 910-6 and 911-6 offer resistance to weather, abrasion, and most chemicals. Washable and waterproof rules have measurements marked in black on both sides and edges, with engraved graduations to 1/16 in. Red stud center indicators are marked every 16 in. Positive locking joints and stainless steel spring hinges provide strength. Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Canvas Work Apron is suited for professional tradesmen.

May 18, 2004

Klein® canvas work apron offers protection from messy work site projects. It features 100% cotton canvas with front pocket large enough for tools and other items necessary at jobsite. Neck-strap adjusts for universal sizing, and black Klein logo decorates chest of apron. Product is designed for professional tradesmen and do-it-yourselfers, and can even be worn in front of barbeque grills. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Canvas Tool Bags have multiple pockets and shoulder strap.

Apr 23, 2004

Constructed of No. 8 natural canvas, 5002 and 5003 Series canvas tool bags come in 16, 18, or 20 in. lengths with leather or vinyl bottom and 6-stud bottom reinforcement. Models with leather bottom are available with mounts that accommodate padded, adjustable, 2 in. wide shoulder strap made with non-marking, anti-slip material. All bags feature steel frame mouth with hinge, while 20 in. bags have... Read More

Portable Tools

Nut Drivers have rare-earth magnetic tip.

Apr 07, 2004

Hollow-shaft nut drivers utilize magnetic tip to hold fasteners in place, allowing for single-handed turning. Available in 8 models, products include Cushion-Grip color-coded handles, chrome-plated shafts, and internal flanges for solid, twist-resistant shaft anchors. Nut drivers are available in 1/4 and 5/16 in. hex sizes, and in 4 shaft lengths from 1½ to 18 in. Dual-piece sets are available... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Tool Carrier provides tool belt alternative.

Mar 11, 2004

Tool Tote(TM), constructed of double-layered, 600 x 300 denier polyester, has oval-shaped tool bucket that measures 15.5 x 7.5 x 10 in. With 7 exterior pockets, 5 interior pockets, and interior compartment, product accommodates mobile phone, hand tools, power tools, and supplies. Features include drain holes to prevent water retention; contoured, padded, slip-resistant shoulder strap; and 900... Read More

Portable Tools

Pocket Knives lock in open position.

Feb 19, 2004

Lockback Pocket Knives are AUS8 stainless steel, hardened to 58-89 Rc. Drop point models come in blade lengths of 2¼, 2½, 2 3/8, and 2¾ in. Sheepfoot models are offered in blade lengths of 2 3/8 and 2 5/8 in. The 2¼ and 2½ in. drop point knives feature brushed aluminum handle, while 2 3/8 and 2¾ in. drop-point knives and 2 sheepfoot knives have impact-resistant nylon-resin handle with... Read More

Portable Tools

Screwdrivers have square-recess tips and cushioned handle.

Jan 21, 2004

Available with No. 1 or No. 2 square-recess tips, Rapi-Driv® screwdrivers employ crank-action handle and design that permits one-handed operation. Made of heat-treated tempered steel, both models feature Cushion-Grip® handle; soft, black sleeve interlocks permanently with slotted plastic handle. Deep-ribbed design and cushioning provide turning power and comfort. Handle ends are color-coded for... Read More

Portable Tools

Skinning Knife removes cable jackets and shielding.

Nov 26, 2003

Cable/Lineman's Skinning Knife No. 1560-3 features 3 in., hardened-steel, serrated blade for saw-action cutting and wire stripping. Blade withstands frequent cable scoring of thick, multi-sheathed cables. Scraping notch on top of blade removes wire insulation and contaminants such as cable-pulling compounds and dirt. Textured black handle has finger grooves and guard for positive grip. Stainless... Read More

Portable Tools

Utility Knife has 10-blade storage compartment in handle.

Nov 06, 2003

Klein-Kurve® heavy-duty retractable utility knife measures 7 in. long and comes with plastic holster. Retractable blade locks in 3 positions. Any standard utility-knife blade fits knife, and no tools are required for quick-change blades. Curved handle provides user with comfortable, non-slip grip. Accessories include leather or black Cordura® nylon knife holder and utility-knife blade dispenser... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Tape Measure Pouch resists punctures and tearing.

Oct 08, 2003

PowerLine(TM) Series Tape Measure Pouch holds most 35 ft tape measures, fasteners, nails, or wire nuts. Two inside elastic loops fit screwdrivers, pencils, markers, or other necessary items for job site. Pouch is made of double-layered 1,000 denier Cordura® Plus with double nylon-stitched seams. Tunnel loop allows it to be positioned anywhere along belt. Read More

Portable Tools

Tape Measures feature numbers on both sides of blade.

Sep 12, 2003

Double-Sided, Power-Return Tape Measures are offered in 16, 25, and 30 ft, plus metric size of 7.5 mm. Impact-absorbing, non-slip rubber jacket protects case and provides sure, comfortable grip. Hardened steel, 1 in. wide blade is nylon-coated for abrasion resistance and has oversized, bold black numbers on first 11 in. for easy reading. Triple-riveted end hook with bottom blade protector... Read More