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88 01 400
KNIPEX Alligator® XL
Pipe Wrench and Water Pump Pliers

  • The classic model, now also in 400 mm length
  • Robust construction, insensitive to dirt; particularly suitable for outdoor work
  • Good access to the workpiece due to slim size of head and joint area
  • Pinch guard prevents operators' fingers being pinched
  • Gripping surfaces with special hardened teeth, teeth hardness approx. 61 HRC: high wear resistance and stable gripping
  • Self-locking on pipes and nuts: no slipping on the workpiece and low handforce required
  • Box-joint design for high stability due to double guide
  • Robust adjustment mechanism, insensitive to dirt, easy to clean; particularly suitable for outdoor work
  • 11-notch adjustment positioning with a gripping capacity up to 3 1/2", optimised adjustment to the workpiece and user-friendly handle position
Technical attributes
Article No.
88 01 400
black atramentized
with non-slip plastic coating
1,175 g
400 x 75 x 20 mm
DIN ISO 8976
REACH compliant
does not contain SVHC  
RoHS compliant
not applicable  
Adjustment positions
Capacity for pipes, inches (diameter)
Ø 3 1/2 Inch
Capacities for nuts
95 mm
Capacities for pipes (diameter)
Ø 90 mm
Brief overview

Energy-saving XL water pump pliers for a secure grip

Self-locking effect on pipes and nuts thanks to special jaw geometry

Large grip width (up to 3 ½ inches / 90 mm and wrench opening 95 mm) with comparatively low weight (1190 g)

Gripping teeth induction hardened to approx. 61 HRC for a permanent, secure hold

High stability thanks to the box joint design

Protection from pinching due to forged closing limiter

Made from forged chrome vanadium electric steel

Black phosphate-treated

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