In Focus: KNIPEX Precision Electronics Super Knips XL

The Precision Electronics Super Knips XL are designed for flush cutting the finest wires and zip ties.

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The KNIPEX Tools Precision Electronics Super Knips XL, Nos. 78 03 140 and 78 61 140, cutting pliers feature an extra 1/2" for greater stability and cutting performance. Other features include precision ground cutting edges without bevel for flush cutting even the finest wires in electronics and fine mechanics applications. The Precision Electronics Super Knips XL are ideal for flush cutting cable ties and include an external opening spring and opening limiter for a more user-friendly handle width.

Application

The Precision Electronics Super Knips XL are designed for flush cutting the finest wires and zip ties. With these pliers, technicians can cut zip ties flush without cutting their hands when reaching under the dash or under a seat.

Features and Benefits

  • Opening spring for easy repetitive work.
  • Shear cut blade design for precise cutting.
  • Grooves for non-slip grip when applying light pressure.
  • Limiter prevents handles from opening too far.
  • Multi-component handles for comfortable grip.

Selling Points

  • Precision ground edges without bevel for accurate flush cutting of fine wires and zip ties.
  • Cuts soft wire from 1/16” to 1/8”.

Origin

KNIPEX Tools developed these pliers when a need for cutting thicker, wider zip ties became apparent. The added 1/2” length enhances the tool for greater stability and cutting performance.  

Manufacturing/Engineering Specifications

The pliers are made in Germany. The No. 78 03 140 pliers are made of INOX surgical steel with cutting edge hardness approximately 54 HRC (No. 78 03 140) and the No. 78 61 140 pliers are made of special tool steel with cutting edge induction hardened approximately 64 HRC.

Storage and Display

The pliers are shipped one at a time. KNIPEX suggests hanging the pliers up top by the other pliers.

Demonstration

To watch a video demonstration of this product, visit: VehicleServicePros.com/21095370

Suggested Retail Price

No. 78 03 140 $48.16

No. 78 61 140 $50.16

For More Information

Peter Grable

KNIPEX Product Manager

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