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Knipex VDE Certified Diagonal Cutting Pliers


  • The Knipex 70 06 traditional range of diagonal cutting pliers are made from a top quality vanadium electric special tool steel, forged and oil-hardened to approximately 62 HRc for added strength and durability and come in two sizes - 160mm and 180mm.
  • The cutting edges are ideal for hard and soft wire.
  • They are oil hardened and tempered, and then separately induction-hardened.
  • These Knipex 70 06 diagonal cutting pliers have chrome-plated heads for smooth operation and handles with heavy-duty insulation for a softer and more positive grip.
  • These pliers have been VDE tested up to 1,000v and are suitable for versatile use on almost any job application.


  • Length: 140mm (5 1/2 in).
  • Soft wire 4.0mm.
  • Medium / Hard wire 2.5mm.
  • Hard wire 1.8mm.


  • Length: 160mm (7 in).
  • Soft wire 4.0 mm.
  • Medium / Hard wire 2.8 mm.
  • Hard wire 2.0 mm.


  • Length: 180mm (7 in).
  • Soft wire 4.0 mm.
  • Medium / Hard wire 3.0 mm.
  • Piano wire 2.5 mm.

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AB37 & AB38, AB41-AB56, FK19-FK21, IV1-IV40, IV52-IV54, IV63, JE1-JE5, KW1-KW14, PA21-PA40, PH15-PH41, PH49, PH50, HS, IV41-IV51, IV55 & IV56, KA27, KA28, PA20, PA41-PA78, PH42-PH44 and ZE, This also includes Northern Ireland. Certain products within our range are subject to a delivery surcharge when delivered to additional areas in Scotland than those already listed.

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Part Number Description Price
ID 178787
Diagonal Cutting Pliers VDE Certified Grip 140mm

(£29.47) RRP (Ex VAT)

£22.10 (Ex VAT)

£26.52 (Inc VAT)

ID 178788
Diagonal Cutting Pliers VDE Certified Grip 160mm

(£31.54) RRP (Ex VAT)

£23.65 (Ex VAT)

£28.38 (Inc VAT)

ID 178789
Diagonal Cutting Pliers VDE Certified Grip 180mm

(£33.80) RRP (Ex VAT)

£25.35 (Ex VAT)

£30.42 (Inc VAT)

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