74 21 180 High 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
- 12° angled head offers clearance for gripping
- 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 21 180 high leverage diagonal cutters are highly valued especially by craftsmen and mechanics.
It is often used in the motor industry, on the building site or in industry. At just 180 mm long, the Knipex 74 21 180 fits in work bags and tool cases. It is also ideal as constant companion in mobile applications, because despite its compact size, it can still cut hard materials effortlessly.
The pliers head at a 12° angle offers more freedom of hand movement in confined work situations.
Low weight, optimum ergonomics and geometry: a 20 % energy saving
Compared to conventional diagonal cutters of the same size, the Knipex 74 21 180 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. This tool is also the first choice for hard constant use, e.g. assembly work, because its ergonomic design makes work much easier for 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.
These high leverage diagonal cutters are extremely stable due to their robust design with forged joint axle, yet light, weighing just 235 g.
Compact high leverage diagonal cutters with forged joint axle
Cuts piano wire (spring steel wire) up to Ø 2.2 mm
Big quality in a compact format: only 180 mm long
Low weight (235 g)
Cutting edge hardness approx. 62 HRC
Production according to higher standards for optimal work results and a long service life
Sits firmly in the hand thanks to ergonomic handle design and non-slip plastic coating on the handles
Pliers head at a 12° angle for freedom of hand movement when cutting
Chrome vanadium electric steel, forged, oil hardened in multiple stages
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 better 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 21 180 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.
12° angled head offers space for gripping.
High leverage diagonal cutters for all classes of wire in various versions of handles and surfaces.
The high leverage diagonal cutters also cut hard materials using 20 % less energy compared to diagonal cutters with the same length.
With forged joint axle for the toughest, continuous demands.