In Focus: KNIPEX 7-1/4" Spring Hose Clamp Pliers

The KNIPEX 7-1/4" Spring Hose Clamp Pliers remove a variety of different types of automotive hose clamps.

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The KNIPEX Tools 7-1/4" Spring Hose Clamp Pliers feature replaceable rotating tips that make them maneuverable from different angles and easier to use in confined areas. The tips of these pliers offer a unique design that helps reduce the chance of slipping off the workpiece when opening hose clamps. The pliers feature 15 positions that ensure a precise fit to suit most clamp sizes. The pliers have a 2" working capacity and serrated gripping jaws to easily loosen tight hoses. The slim head design is suitable for tight places and has a forged, box-joint design for high stability. The pliers are made from German chrome vanadium electric steel, forged and oil hardened. 

Application

The KNIPEX 7-1/4" Spring Hose Clamp Pliers remove a variety of different types of automotive hose clamps. 

Selling points

  • Allow access into tight spaces when removing or installing hose clamps
  • Rotatable tips provide gripping in a variety of position. 
  • Tips are easily replaceable.
  • Push-button has 15 adjustment positions. 
  • Has a working capacity range of up to 2".

Features and benefits

  • Removes a variety of different types of hose clamps with just one tool.
  • Does not damage the hose clamp. 
  • Clamps can be used again. 
  • Serrated gripping jaws easily loosen tight hoses. 

Origin

KNIPEX developed these pliers in response to user requests for a smaller version of the company's 10" Hose Clamp Pliers for easier access into tight spaces. 

Manufacturing specs

This tool is forged and oil-hardened from German, chrome vanadium electric steel. The tool weighs 0.385 lbs. 

Storage and display

The pliers are shipped in a box of one or on a plastic card for easy retail display. KNIPEX suggests placing the tool close to the counter so technicians can easily see it and appreciate the compact size.

Suggested retail price

$103.06

For more information

Beverly Richards

beverly.richards@knipex-tools.com

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