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June 18, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Manufacturer: Knipex

Knipex Tools Insulated Screwdrivers

Knipex Releases 13 Insulated Screwdrivers with Helpful Features Knipex Tools has released the 98 series of insulated screwdrivers. Now with 13 models in total, these insulated screwdrivers come in slotted, Phillips, and square tips and protect up to 1000V. Knipex also designed the 98 series screwdrivers with the sort of helpful features that make us […]

Knipex Pipe and Connector Pliers

Knipex Pipe and Connector Pliers 81 11 250

Knipex Pipe and Connector Pliers Feature Plastic Inserts For Gentler Loosening Knipex Tools has introduced some pretty fancy-looking inserts for the Pipe and Connector Pliers series. However, it’s not all about the eye-catching looks. These inserts feature a soft blue outer layer and a firm red inner layer that apply a firm yet gentle pressure […]

Knipex Pipe Cutters for Plastic and Pneumatic Hoses

Knipex Pipe Cutters Cut Clean and Easy in a Broader Range of Materials Just this month, Knipex Tools has introduced two Pipe Cutters that cover a range of materials. The 90 25 185 model tackles your plastic composite pipes while the 90 10 185 pipe cutter works with multilayer and pneumatic hoses. Knipex Pipe Cutters […]

Knipex Forged Wire Strippers

Knipex Forged Wire Strippers with Locating Ridges

Wire Stripping Redefined How many different ways can we really reinvent the wire stripper, really? If the Knipex Forged Wire Strippers are any indication…at least one more time. However, in this case, the classic electrician’s hand tool might not need to go through any more refinement. We really like the choices Knipex made with this […]

KNIPEX StepCut Cable Shears

KNIPEX StepCut Cable Shears

Knipex Design Avoids Cable Crushing Cuts One of the things that can happen when cutting larger cables is you begin to deform or “crimp” the ends with the blades of your cutters. The Knipex StepCut Cable Shears address this when cutting solid, multi-core stranded copper, and aluminum cables up to 1/0 AWG. With its design, […]

Knipex Pliers Wrench

Knipex 12-inch Pliers Wrench with Expanded Jaws

New and Improved Knipex Pliers Wrench Comes in Two Finishes Knipex now has a couple of new additions to their 12-inch pliers wrench lineup. We love these tools as they adjust easily and provide excellent leverage. If you’ve lived on the moon the past few years, these tools combine the functions of pliers and wrench […]

Knipex Tubix Pipe Cutter

Knipex TubiX Pipe Cutter with Deburring Tool

Clean Cuts in Seconds The Knipex Tubix Pipe Cutter caught our attention this week and looks like a fresh take on an old idea. The lightweight magnesium tool lets you make clean, one-handed cuts in 1/4″ to 1-3/8″ copper, brass, and stainless steel pipe. It also gives you a built-in tool for deburring fresh cuts […]

Knipex Cobra XS | World’s Smallest Water Pump Pliers

“Compact” is an Understatement with the Knipex Cobra XS Pliers Knipex Tools has now added the smallest water pump pliers in existence to the popular Cobra Series. The Knipex Cobra XS pliers measure in at just under 4 inches, making it easy to keep on hand at all times. Honey, Knipex Shrunk the Pliers When […]

Knipex Electronics Pliers

Knipex Electronics Pliers Get an Update

Knipex Electronics Pliers Receive Durability, Dexterity, and Service Life Upgrades So far as I’ve can tell from the r/tools subreddit, Knipex has a very loyal following. This is for good reason seeing how they make a nice line of pliers. There’s even more cause for rejoicing for you Knipex fans out there because they’ve gone […]

2014 Pro Tool Innovation Awards

2014 Pro Tool Innovation Awards – Hand Tools

Hand tools were likely the very first tools you got in your, well, hands. That’s because the nature of their design is basic – metal forged or cast into a shape. Along came improvements in the understanding of the chemistry leading to heat treatment and grips that were more comfortable and insulated against electricity. There’s […]