KNIPEX 12 62 180 SB - Automatic Insulation Stripper

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Automatic Insulation Stripper. Compact standard tool at a favourable price for all current cable cross-sections and insulating materials. For single, multiple and fine stranded cables of 0.2 up...
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12 62 180 EAN: 4003773054573

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Automatic Insulation Stripper.
Compact standard tool at a favourable price for all current cable cross-sections and insulating materials.
For single, multiple and fine stranded cables of 0.2 up to 6 mm² with standard insulation.
Adapts automatically to the respective cable cross-section.
Prevents damage to the conductor.
Handy shape and low weight provide high operation comfort.
Narrow head style for use in confined areas.
With wire cutter for copper and aluminium wires up to 2.5 mm².
With adjustable length stop from 6.0 - 18.0 mm for cutting the same stripping lengths during repetitive work.
Body: plastic, fibreglass-reinforced.
Blades: special tool steel, oil-hardened, interchangeable.

Knipex 12 62 180 automatic wire strippers.
Are light in the hand, and simple to use.
The lightweight with tangible benefits
The Knipex 12 62 180 is a good choice if you occasionally need to strip cable, e.g. when installing lighting, during model making, work on a camper van or when installing new sockets.
It greatly reduces strain, both for DIY enthusiasts and for professional users.
Firstly, there is no need to adjust to different cable cross-sections because the pliers do this automatically.
Secondly, thanks to the slim head shape, it is also possible to strip the wire in poorly accessible areas, such as in junction boxes.
It has a wire cutter for shortening cables and cutting Cu and Al conductors up to 2.5 mm², so users need one less tool.
The cable to be stripped is inserted in the pliers from the front and pushed up to the individually adjustable length stop.
After this, the user only needs to press the handle.
The wire stripping process takes place automatically.
The insulation is only cut as deeply as needed for removal of the insulation layer.
When the Knipex 12 62 180 is used correctly, it protects solid, multicore and finely stranded conductors from damage.
Convenient wire stripping of single layer standard insulation.
Anyone looking for a convenient substitute for simple manual standard wire strippers or for the makeshift wire stripping diagonal cutters famous in electrician circles is well-served by the There is no need to adapt manual force to the insulation thickness or strip the insulation by hand.
With these pliers, wire can be stripped conveniently, quickly and above all safely.
Due to the automatic conductor protection, you are able to produce VDE-compliant wire stripping with just two hand movements: insert cable, press the wire strippers.
Saves time and effort - increases safety.
Wire strippers from Knipex: built for high benefits and long service life.
No damage to the conductor.
Wire stripping in confined spaces.
Accurate wire stripping of 0.2 - 6.0 mm².
Knipex has a wide range of special products for the electronics and electrical industries.
During wire stripping, wire strippers from Knipex protect the conductor in the cable and offer utmost comfort for the user.
The great benefits of the tools and safe, comfortable use in everyday work are the results of decades of experience building tools, constant product development and the commitment by Knipex towards high quality standards.
Pliers from Knipex are built for many years of use in a professional environment.


  • AWG: 24 - 10
  • height: 21 mm
  • length: 180 mm
  • RoHs: No
  • Stripping Capacities mm2: 0.2 - 6 mm²
  • Weight: 182 g
  • width: 75 mm


Why choose the Knipex 12 62 180 Automatic Insulation Stripper?

In the world of electrical work, precision and efficiency are paramount. Gone are the days of manual wire stripping, fraught with the risk of damaging delicate conductors. With the Knipex 12 62 180 Automatic Insulation Stripper, you're stepping into a new era of convenience, where technology meets craftsmanship to make your electrical projects smoother, faster, and safer.

Imagine having a single tool that adapts effortlessly to every cable cross-section and type of insulating material. The 12 62 180 is that versatile solution, designed to accommodate single, multiple, and fine-stranded cables ranging from 0.2 to 6 mm² with standard insulation. Say goodbye to the hassle of adjusting your tool manually; this automatic stripper does it all for you.

One of the biggest concerns in wire stripping is damaging the conductor. With the 12 62 180 Knipex, that concern becomes a thing of the past. Thanks to its automatic adjustment feature, it strips the insulation only as deeply as necessary, safeguarding your solid, multicore, or finely stranded conductors from harm. Whether you're a DIY enthusiast or a professional electrician, this tool guarantees precision without compromise.

Comfort and ease of use are crucial when working on electrical projects, and this highly innovative wire stripper delivers on both fronts. Its lightweight, ergonomic design ensures minimal strain on your hand, making it an ideal choice for both occasional users and professionals. The slim head shape allows you to access even the most challenging areas, such as junction boxes, with ease.

What’s more: the 12 62 180 is not just an insulation stripper; it's a multi-functional tool. Equipped with a wire cutter, it can shorten cables or cut copper and aluminum conductors up to 2.5 mm², eliminating the need for an additional tool. Its adjustable length stop (ranging from 6.0 to 18.0 mm) ensures consistent stripping lengths for repetitive tasks, streamlining your workflow.

When you invest in this brand’s tools, you're investing in quality that stands the test of time. These wire strippers are engineered for durability, with a body made of plastic reinforced with fiberglass and blades crafted from special tool steel. They're built to last, even in the demanding environment of professional use.

If you're in the electronics and electrical industries, you'll appreciate the brand’s commitment to producing high-quality tools. These wire strippers are no exception, designed to meet industry standards and ensure VDE-compliant wire stripping. Safety, precision, and efficiency – all in one package.

In conclusion, the Knipex 12 62 180 automatic wire stripper is your trusted companion for all your wiring needs. Whether you're working on household projects like installing lighting or tackling more complex electrical tasks, this tool ensures that your work is done with the utmost precision and efficiency. Say goodbye to manual adjustments and hello to a new era of wire stripping convenience with Knipex.

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