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Klein Tools 12098-INS Side Cutting Pliers Crimping Insulated

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Be protected from up to 1,000 volts of electric current when working on live wires with the Klein Tools 8-7/8 in. Insulated Universal Side-Cut Crimp Pliers. These pliers offer flame-retardant handles, a toothed pipe grip and a high-leverage crimping die.


  • Individually tested to exceed the IEC 60900 and ASTM F1505 standards, for insulated tools, and clearly marked with the official 1000-volt rating symbol
  • Two layers of insulation provide protection against electric shock
  • Thick, exceptionally tough, high-dielectric white inner coating is bonded to the tool
  • A flame retardant, impact-resistant, bright orange outer coating
  • Crimping die behind hinge for superior leverage crimping non-insulated connectors, lugs and terminals
  • Toothed pipe-grip for greater power
  • Integral guards help prevent hand contact with conductive parts


  • Type: High-Leverage Pliers
  • Application: ACSR, Screws, Nails and Most Hardened Wires
  • Special Features: Integral Guards Help Prevent Hand Contact With Conductive Parts
  • Material: Induction Hardened Steel
  • Nose Type: Universal
  • Jaw Length: 1-25/32" (45.2 mm)
  • Jaw Width: 1-1/32" (26.2 mm)
  • Jaw Thickness: 1-25/32" (45.2 mm)
  • Knife Length: 3/4" (19.1 mm)
  • Cut Style: Side-Cutting
  • Joint Type: Hot-Riveted
  • Handle Color: Orange
  • Handle Finish: 2-Layer
  • Insulated: Yes
  • Standard: IEC 60900 and ASTM F1505
  • Overall Length: 8-7/8" (225.4 mm)
  • Weight: 1.0 lb (0.5 kg)

Package Contents

Pliers, Insul., Side Cut/Crimp

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