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KNIPEX unveils a bumper selection of tool innovations

KNIPEX has revealed details of its latest innovations to hit the UK market.

TubiX® S Pipe Cutter
The popular KNIPEX TubiX® pipe cutter is now also available in an ‘S’ version for pipes with a diameter of 3 to 30 millimetres. The pocket-sized tool is equipped with the QuickLock one-hand quick fastening system and even cuts stainless steel. Small but mighty, the TubiX® S is optimised for all installation work in the tightest of spaces.

The new KNIPEX TubiX® S pipe cutter (90 31 01) can be used wherever space is tight. Every detail of the new cutting tool has been optimised for cutting pipes in the tightest of spaces and for operation with one hand. Thanks to the QuickLock mechanism operated with just one hand, this practical tool holds itself securely and independently on the pipe. This smallest version of the TubiX® cuts copper and INOX pipes with a wall thickness of up to 2 millimetres from a diameter of 3 and up to 30 millimetres.

As with the larger KNIPEX TubiX® models, it is precise, easy and convenient to use: simply place the open tool on the pipe to be cut and use the QuickLock one-hand quick-fixing system to position it precisely on the pipe or simply preset the pipe diameter using the scale and clip it on firmly. This ensures that the pipe cutter remains reliably on the pipe regardless of manual force. This is particularly advantageous when working at height or in shafts. The pipe is then cut by rotating the tool.

Five high-quality needle bearings on the cutting wheel and guide rollers ensure a comfortable and fatigue-free cut. The cutting circle of the TubiX® S has been significantly minimised compared to conventional pipe cutters, so that precise work can be carried out even in the tightest of spaces. The rotary knob with structured thumb recess offers 20 per cent better power transmission and reliably prevents slipping, even in wet conditions. The cutting wheel, made from high-quality ball bearing steel, is easy to replace and is already housed in the rotary knob. This guarantees that work can continue at any time. There is also a spare cutting wheel housed in the turning knob.

StepCut XL
With the new KNIPEX StepCut XL cable shears, even large-diameter stranded cables can now be cut easily and conveniently. A front cutting edge for step-by-step cutting (nibbling) and a stepped main cutting edge enables a significant reduction in the effort required.

The successful KNIPEX StepCut is now available in an XL format (95 18 225) with an additional front cutting edge, specially developed for cables with larger cross-sections. The powerful cable shears with enormous capacity facilitate the cutting of solid copper and aluminium cables up to a cross-section of 35 mm2, stranded cables up to 70 mm2. Fine-stranded cables can be cut up to a cross-section of 120 mm2. The KNIPEX StepCut XL is not suitable for steel-reinforced cables such as ACSR.

Thanks to the power joint, long handles and optimised cutting edges, the effort required is noticeably reduced. Two cutting areas make the tool particularly convenient: a front cutting edge for cutting very large cables step by step with an ergonomic handle width and a stepped main cutting edge. The gradations of the main cutting edge in turn ensure that the cable is always held as close as possible to the joint during the cutting process and therefore less cutting force is required due to the more favourable leverage ratios.

An anti-pinch guard also prevents injuries, the screwed joint can be readjusted and makes the cable shears precise and smooth-running. The KNIPEX StepCut XL is made from special tool steel of exceptional quality, forged and oil-hardened, the cutting edges are also laser-hardened.

Stripping knife with guide shoe and ratchet function
The new stripping knife (16 50 145 SB) features a practical ratchet function that makes work faster, safer, and therefore simply more efficient. Even very hard cable sheaths are easily cut by the versatile blade, while a Guide Shoe protects the conductor insulation under the sheath.

The new stripping knife with guide shoe and ratchet function from KNIPEX (16 50 145 SB) can be used to safely and quickly cut and remove even very hard or tough plastic sheaths, for example on underground or connection cables, with a wall thickness of up to seven millimetres. The special knife is equipped with three different cutting areas: one blade segment is designed for a lengthwise cut by pushing, the other for a lengthwise cut by pulling or ratcheting. The ratchet function ensures less effort and more comfort when working. A further blade segment with an additional cutting edge enables easy penetration into the material during circumferential cutting.

The versatile, easily replaceable blade has a crescent shape, is stable and can be folded away for transport. It has four locking positions: When folded, it is safely stowed away; in the angled position, a circumferential cut can be made. In the straight position, it is suitable for both circumferential and lengthwise cutting work. The blade can be moved reliably when using the ratchet function. The new stripping knife sits comfortably in the hand thanks to its ergonomic handle shape.

A three-stage blade lock ensures optimum safety, and a tether attachment point for attaching a safety catch is also integrated. A replacement blade and safety latch can be purchased separately.

Find out more at www.knipex.com or head to stand 4H40 at InstallerSHOW.

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