New Forged Wire Crimper from Klein Tools Comes with Stripper and two Cutters

Press Release Summary:

  • Capable of striping 10-18 AWG stranded wire and can crimp 10-22 AWG insulated and non-insulated terminals and connectors
  • Made from forged steel and has textured grips for enhanced dexterity and integrated hang holes
  • Features hardened wire cutter in the nose and shear cutter below for copper wire

Original Press Release:

Klein Tools® Combines Durability, Strength and Functionality with Forged Wire Crimper

September 24, 2019​ (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools (, for professionals since 1857, introduces the Forged Wire Crimper with Stripper/Cutter, combining the most commonly used wire stripping sizes with a dedicated crimper and two cutters into one convenient tool. The 2005N is manufactured from Klein Tools’ U.S.-made proprietary steel to provide tradespeople with maximum durability.

Forged Crimper with Stripper/Cutter (Cat. No. 2005N)

  • Multipurpose tool for added functionality on the job:
    • Includes a dedicated crimper with a wire stripper and two cutters
    • Strips 10-18 AWG stranded wire
    • Crimps 10-22 AWG insulated and non-insulated terminals and connectors
  • Specially hardened wire cutter in the nose
  • Shear cutter below the rivet cuts copper wire
  • Manufactured from forged steel for increased durability
  • Textured grips for enhanced dexterity and integrated hang holes

“Durability is a Klein Tools family tradition lasting over 160 years,” says Tyler Winthers, senior product manager at Klein Tools. “Our heritage, best represented by high-quality, innovative products, runs true with the new Forged Crimper with Stripper/Cutter, which is manufactured from Klein’s proprietary steel blend right here in the United States. Its added durability and functionality are sure to make it a quick favorite among all professional electricians.”

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About Klein Tools

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 No. 1 choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople. For more information, visit

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