KNIPEX 87 01 400 US Cobra XL Pipe Wrench and Water Pump Pliers

KNIPEX 87 01 400 US Cobra XL Pipe Wrench and Water Pump Pliers

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  • Plastic Coated Non-Slip Handles
  • Box-Joint Design is Highly Stable Because of a Double Guide
  • Fast Adjustment Directly on the Work Piece, Just Position the Upper Jaw to the Work Piece , Push Button and Move Close the Lower Jaw
  • Guard Prevents Fingers Being Pinched
  • Gripping Surfaces with Special Hardened Teeth, Teeth Hardness Approximately 61 HRC Provides Low Wear and a Secure Grip
The KNIPEX Cobra® Xl and XXL offer the power and comfort of water pump pliers while being lighter in weight and having a greater gripping capacity than comparable pipe wrenches. The Cobra® XL can e.g. grip a 3 1/2" pipe wrenches and weighs 50 % less than 2"- pipe wrenches, which have a much lower gripping capacity. With its compact length of 16" (400 mm), the Cobra® Xl can fit into a plumber's tool kit also. The Cobra® XXL with its capacity of up to 4 1/2" only weighs as much as 2" pipe wrenches. It's 22" size makes it the biggest pliers around!

KNIPEX 87 01 400 US Cobra XL Pipe Wrench and Water Pump Pliers

With Knipex's Cobra pliers you can enjoy effortless push-button adjustment up to 30 different positions (depending on model) allowing you to use one tool for more jobs

Self-locking pliers lock onto the object being gripped – strong enough to stand on (in testing situation only) and the jaw can grip any shape of object without slipping

Available in standard grip or dual-component comfort grip for less stress on hands and pinch guard for protection

Thin profile allows for use in tight and confined spaces

General Information
Part Number
87 01 400 US
Product Type
Pipe Wrench and Water Pump Pliers
Country of Origin
California Residents
Proposition 65 Warning
Physical Characteristics
16" / 400mm
1.21 kg
2.67 lb
Red / Black
Grey Atramentized
Chrome Vanadium Electric Steel
Pipes: 3 1/2" / 90mm
Nuts - 3 3/4" / 95mm
Tip Style
Grip Type
Plastic Coated
Pliers Type
Water Pump Pliers
greater gripping capacity but much lower weight than comparable pipe-gripping wrenches
fast pushbutton adjustment directly on the workpiece, no unintentional slipping of the joint
fine adjustment for optimum adaptation to different size work pieces and a comfortable gripping position
self-locking on pipes and nuts: no slipping on the workpiece and low handforce required
gripping surfaces with special hardened teeth, teeth hardness approx. 61 HRC: low wear and reliable gripping
box-joint design: high stability because of double guide
pinch guard prevents operators´ fingers being pinched
Chrome vanadium electric steel, forged, multi stage oil-hardened
Why would you use this tool for ?
About manufacturer

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.