Knipex 13 81 8 Installation Pliers is a multi-functional pair of pliers that features 6 different functions. They are perfect for gripping, bending, deburring, cutting cable, stripping, and crimping end sleeves (ferrules). These pliers have been designed with slim dimensions to allow for easy access in tight spaces. They feature a bolted joint for precise, zero-backlash operation and are forged from high-grade special tool steel.
6 functions in one pair of pliers
Smooth surfaces near the tips grip single conductors without damaging them; serrated gripping surfaces and pipe grip for gripping flat and round material
Clear-cut outside edge on the jaw for working on flush-mounted junction boxes and deburring feed-through holes
Stripping holes for 12 + 14 AWG Solid / 14 + 16 AWG Stranded (0.75 – 1.5 mm² and 2.5 mm²)
Crimp die for wire end sleeves 12 - 20 AWG (0.5 - 2.5 mm²)
Cable shears with (induction-hardened) precision cutting edges for copper and aluminium cables up to 19/32" dia. (5 x 2.5 mm² / dia. 5 mm)
Slim design allows for easy access into confined areas
Bolted joint: precise, zero backlash operation of pliers
High-grade special tool steel, forged, multi stage oil-hardened
Knipex Tools was started in 1882 by Carl Gustav Putsch who set up a shop in the family home specializing in making pliers. To this day, Knipex still specializes in making high quality pliers and in addition to that, they have created some really cool and innovative pliers designs. Knipex specialty pliers include the pliers wrench, the Alligator and Cobra pliers and the Cobolt bolt cutters – each with their own specialties and features that set them apart from common brands. Knipex’s workmanship is also among the best, their tools are made of some of the strongest tool steel available and it’s a difference you can feel. Knipex Tools help you get a grip on whatever job you need to do, so if you need pliers or gripping tools, Knipex is it.