74 05 160High Leverage Diagonal Cutter
- For very tough, continuous use
- High cutting performance with minimum effort due to optimum coordination of the cutting edge angle and transmission ratio
- Precision cutting edges additionally induction-hardened (cutting edge hardness approx. 64 HRC), for all sorts of wire including piano wire
- Chrome vanadium heavy-duty steel, forged, multi stage oil-hardened
High leverage diagonal cutters for hard constant use
Reliable helpers for professional users: tough and strong
Thanks to their high cutting capacity and indestructible strength, the Knipex 74 05 160 high leverage diagonal cutters are highly valued especially by craftsmen, and therefore in great demand. These high leverage diagonal cutters are also often used in the motor trade, on the building site and in industry.
They are also ideal as constant companion in mobile applications, because despite their compact size, they are still able to cut hard materials effortlessly. The chrome plating also contributes to durability because it is an effective rust protection, e.g. when the tool is used outside or is kept permanently in a service vehicle where condensation on the tool may occur due to temperature changes.
Low weight, optimum ergonomics and geometry: a 20 % energy saving
Compared to conventional diagonal cutters of the same size, the Knipex 74 05 160 offers a much better ratio between the force required and cutting capacity. The geometry of the cutting edges, joint and the handles has been designed for efficiency. During hard, constant use, e.g. during assembly work, this tool is also the first choice because its ergonomic design really conserves the strength of the user.
Thanks to the hand-friendly shape of the handle, the benefits of using these high leverage diagonal cutters are plain to feel and see. The multi-component grips ensure added comfort. These high leverage diagonal cutters are extremely stable due to their robust design with forged joint axle, yet also very light, weighing just 209 g.
Compact high leverage diagonal cutters with forged joint axle
Precise cutting of medium-hard and hard wire as well as piano wire
One can see how good diagonal cutters are by the cut. Knipex high leverage diagonal cutters deliver best performance. In addition to the quality forged metal parts made of high performance chrome vanadium tool steel, the most important quality criteria at Knipex include their precise machining. The sharpness and angle of the cutting edges on the Knipex 74 05 160 are designed for top performance. The excellent machining of these high leverage diagonal cutters makes sure that the material to be cut is always cut cleanly. The high quality of the tool steel produced in Germany, the hardness of the cutting edges and the forged joint axle guarantee exceptional stability and a long service life.
The 160 mm long high leverage diagonal cutters cut NYM cable up to a diameter of 3.4 mm.