Knipex X-Cut Compact Diagonal Cutters VDE Certified Grip 160mm
• Compact and light
• Excellent precision
• Large jaw opening for multi-stranded cables
• Zero backlash movement
• Slim head for easy access
• Soft wire: 4.8mm, medium hard wire: 3.8mm, hard wire: 2.7mm, piano wire: 2.2mm, multi-stranded wire: 12mm
• Weight: 175gThe Knipex 73 06 160 X-Cut is a multi-talented all-rounder cutting plier with insulated multi-component grips, VDE tested handles, it has a box joint design and is compact, light and simultaneously powerful and highly precise. With its wide range of cutting abilities, it offers versatility in industry, trades and crafts.
The VDE version of this plier is individually tested at 10,000V to ensure safe working at up to 1,000V and passes EN60900. A specially engraved jaw prevents the wire slipping away from the pivot point, ensuring an easy, clean cut every time. The X-Cut cuts through the finest strands with great precision, has the force required for easy cutting hard piano wire, and features a large jaw opening for multi-stranded cables.
When cutting a medium-hard wire, the X-Cut requires about 20% less force than a conventional diagonal cutter of the same size. Further user-friendly advantages are provided by the box joint design with easy, zero-backlash movement and a slim head shape for easy access even when working in confined areas.
This KNIPEX innovation provides professionals from industry, trades and crafts with a general-purpose diagonal cutter to meet the most varied cutting requirements in a metalworking shop or an electrical workshop. The X-Cut is compact and light but nevertheless heavy-duty and sturdy it is the new all-rounder among the diagonal cutters.
KNIPEX specialises in the development and production of high-quality pliers and is the leading manufacturer in this area in Europe. It all started back in 1882 when C. Gustav Putsch set up his own business in Wuppertal (Germany). They concentrated their knowledge and expertise on pliers. This was the only way to meet their claim to be the best supplier in terms of quality, innovation and efficiency.
KNIPEX offers a complete range of pliers to meet the highest demands in very many different applications. The breadth and depth of their range ensures that the best tool can always be found for every application. KNIPEX pliers fulfil the highest expectations in terms of performance, ergonomics and service life. Their products are designed to meet the requirements of professional users, who must be able to rely on their tools in day-to-day work. KNIPEX innovations offer future oriented solutions and set standards for easy, effective and reliable work. In their development work they rely on intensive sharing of experience with users and also on modern design technology and efficient testing and experimental equipment. KNIPEX pliers are in great demand throughout the world and they export over 60% of their production. An international network of distribution branches, agencies and importers connect them to their customers in over one hundred countries.
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