RS PRO 180 mm Steel Combination Pliers

  • RS Stock No. 161-243
  • Manufacturer RS PRO
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Product Details

RS PRO VDE Standard Pliers

The RS PRO range of insulated VDE pliers are designed to protect you from up to 1000 V. These handheld pliers have an ergonomic grip which gives you better comfort and control for when cutting different materials. VDE pliers and cutters are an excellent choice for both electrical and industrial applications. You can be assured that the VDE standard pliers have been through rigorous testing as set by the VDE Testing and Certification Association to ensure that they are safe to use when working with electricity. These high quality pliers from our own RS PRO brand are a handy addition to any electrician's toolbox.

RS PRO have a great range of hand tools including pliers and cutters of various sizes an styles to suit all your requirements, with also the choice of ESD safe versions. Our insulated VDE pliers and cutters are designed to protect you from up to 1000 V and are an excellent choice for many applications.

Options include:
161-237 - VDE Long Nose Pliers 200 mm
161-215 - VDE Long Nose Pliers 160 mm
496-993 - VDE Flat Nose Pliers 200 mm
161-192 - VDE Combination Pliers 160 mm
161-243 - VDE Combination Pliers 180mm
161-164 - VDE Combination Pliers 200 mm
496-997 - VDE Long Nose Pliers 160 mm
161-041 - VDE Water Pump Pliers 240 mm
496-987 - VDE Water Pump Pliers 200 mm

Features and Benefits:

Constructed from high grade steel with mirror polish and slip guard
Two component handle for ease of use - ensures a comfortable grip over long periods of use
VDE tested and confirms to IEC 900 1000 V
Made in Germany

Typical Applications:

Pliers are an essential hand tool designed to cut various materials and are used in all manner of applications both domestic and industrial. Pliers are commonly used by professionals like electricians, plumbers, carpenters, gas engineers, car mechanics and DIY enthusiasts.

What are Water Pump Pliers?
Water Pump Pliers (also known as a pipe wrench), are extendable and adjustable, which means they can adapt to fit almost any irregular shape due to their wide jaw, making them a versatile tool to have.

Who uses Water Pump Pliers?
Although water pump pliers get their name from being used to tighten the packed glands in water pumps in cars and vans, they can be used for gripping nuts and bolts with a large round or square diameters and other irregular shaped objects. As such, they are suitable for many applications wherever a tight grip and leverage are required. They are sometimes known as water pump pipe wrenches, and they are often used by;

Maintenance engineers

RS PRO is our own brand range and brings you a wide range of high-quality, great value products offering you more choice. Trusted by engineers all over the world, every part of every RS PRO product has been rigorously tested against demanding industry standards; they’re only given the RS PRO seal of approval if we’re confident of their exceptional quality, which means you can be confident too.

Attribute Value
Cutting Capacity 2.5 mm
Plier Type Combination Pliers
Tip Style Straight
Material Cutting Capability Medium Hard Wire
Overall Length 180 mm
Material Steel
VDE/1000V Approved Yes
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