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KNIPEX 25 01 160 Flachrundzange mit Schneide (Radiozange)
KNIPEX 25 01 160 Flachrundzange mit Schneide (Radiozange)
KNIPEX 25 01 160 Flachrundzange mit Schneide (Radiozange)
KNIPEX 25 01 160 Flachrundzange mit Schneide (Radiozange)
KNIPEX 25 01 160 Flachrundzange mit Schneide (Radiozange)
KNIPEX 25 01 160 Flachrundzange mit Schneide (Radiozange)

25 01 160
Snipe Nose Side Cutting Pliers
(Radio Pliers)

  • Suitable for finer gripping and cutting work
  • Half-round, long, tapered jaws
  • Knurled gripping surfaces
  • With cutting edges for soft, medium-hard and hard wire
  • Cutting edges additionally induction-hardened, cutting edge hardness approx. 61 HRC
  • Straight jaws
  • Vanadium electric steel, forged, multi stage oil-hardened
Technical attributes
Article No.
25 01 160
black atramentized
plastic coated
115 g
160 x 53 x 12 mm
DIN ISO 5745
REACH compliant
does not contain SVHC  
RoHS compliant
not applicable  
Cutting capacities medium hard wire (diameter)
Ø 2.5 mm
Cutting capacities hard wire (diameter)
Ø 1.6 mm
Jaw thickness (joint) (T1)
9.0 mm
Tips width (W4)
3.0 mm
Tips thickness (T2)
2.5 mm
Jaw length (L3)
50.0 mm
Head width (W3)
16.5 mm

Needle nose pliers with extra cutting edge for electricians and fitters

Pliers for gripping, positioning and cutting

The slim jaws of the Knipex 25 01 160 are tapered at the front. With this design, these needle nose pliers are suitable for different tasks: for fine, well metered gripping and holding of components and for the efficient cutting of cables and wires. The shape of the cutting edge on the Knipex 25 01 160 results in an efficient bite type cut – as with diagonal cutters.

Thanks to the additional induction hardening of the blades (cutting edge hardness approx. 61 HRC), it powerfully cuts cable, soft and medium-hard wire (cutting capacity Ø 2.5 mm) and hard wire (cutting capacity Ø 1.6 mm).

Stable needle nose pliers, also also when twisting and during powerful cutting

The precision tips of the Knipex 25 01 160 are elastic and therefore stable when twisted. This pays off when securely holding larger components, but also when holding and guiding smaller parts. The user can always measure the manual force deployed carefully. Comparatively little effort is required when cutting because the cutting edges are in a favourable position near the joint of the pliers. Manual force is ideally transmitted to the material to be cut.

Good working even in confined spaces thanks to slim design

These needle nose pliers have been specially developed for work in confined spaces. With the jaws that are pointed at the front, the user can grip and hold components and wire firmly. These pliers are therefore valued as a particularly useful tool during repairs, maintenance work and installations.

Brief overview

Needle nose pliers (radio pliers) for finer gripping and cutting work

Knipex quality – the needle nose pliers or radio pliers

These needle nose pliers are a quality tool for professional users who, for example, want freedom of movement during maintenance and repair work. Those who work with tools every day expect a quality that permits simple and safe work and which lasts for many years of hard use.

We therefore forge our tools from quality materials, machine them with great precision on up-to-date tool machinery, and harden them carefully using repeated heat treatment.

Every pair of Knipex pliers represents more than 130 years of specialist know-how.

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