Klein D228-8-INS High Leverage Insulated 8″ Diagonal Cutting Pliers



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Klein D228-8-INS High Leverage Insulated 8″ Diagonal Cutting Pliers

Klein D228-8-INS High Leverage Insulated 8″ Diagonal Cutting Pliers:


  • Product no. D228-8-INS
  • Insulated Handles:
        • Individually tested
        • Meet or exceed ASTM F1505-16(2021) and IEC 60900:2018 standards for insulated tools
        • Clearly marked with the official 1000-volt rating symbol
        • Two layers of insulation provide protection against electric shock
        • Thick, exceptionally tough, high-dielectric white inner coating bonded to the tool
        • A flame retardant, impact-resistant, bright orange outer coating
  • High-leverage design:
        • With rivet closer to the cutting edge
        • Delivers 36% greater cutting power than other plier designs
  • Short jaws and beveled cutting edges permit close cutting of wire
  • Induction hardened cutting knives for long life
  • Hot-riveted joint ensures smooth action and no handle wobble
  • Curved handles provide greater tool control
  • Plastic-dipped handles for comfort and ease of identification
  • Forged in the USA with custom US-made tool steel


  • Type: Insulated Diagonal Cutting Pliers
  • Application: Cutting ACSR, Screws, Nails and Most Hardened Wire
  • Special features: Flame Retardant and Impact Resistant Handle
  • Overall length: 8.24” (20.9 cm)
  • Material: Induction Hardened Steel
  • Nose type: Tapered
  • Jaw dimensions:
        • Length: 0.781” (2 cm)
        • Width: 1.25” (3.2 cm)
        • Thickness: 0.46” (1.2 cm)
        • Capacity: 1.019” (3 cm)
  • Cutting knives: Standard
  • Cut style: Diagonal Cutting
  • Joint type: Hot-riveted
  • Handle:
        • Color: Orange
        • Finish: 2-Layer Insulation
        • Length: 6” (15.2 cm)
        • Insulated: Yes
        • Tether capable: No
  • Weight: 11.2 oz (318 g)

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