Wire Stripping Pliers (12 pcs)

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Wire stripping pliers, also known simply as wire strippers, are hand tools designed for the purpose of removing insulation or outer covering from electrical wires. These pliers typically feature a set of jaws with specially designed edges or blades that can cut through the insulation without damaging the underlying wire. The primary function of wire stripping pliers is to expose the bare conductor for making electrical connections, such as splicing or terminating wires. These tools often include adjustable settings to accommodate different wire sizes, ensuring precise and efficient stripping without causing damage to the conductor.

Size: 6″/160mm
Polish and anti-rust oil
Two color handle
Packed by sliding card

KSh 7,940.00 KSh 8,440.00


Wire stripping pliers uses 

  1. Electrical Installations:
    • Stripping insulation from wires during the installation of electrical systems in buildings, homes, or industrial settings.
  2. Wire Termination:
    • Preparing wires for termination by exposing the bare conductors, allowing for connections to outlets, switches, or other electrical components.
  3. Cable Repair:
    • Repairing damaged electrical cables by removing the damaged section and stripping the insulation to expose the intact conductors for splicing or reconnecting.
  4. Electronics Repair:
    • Stripping insulation from small-gauge wires in electronic devices during repair or maintenance work.
  5. Automotive Wiring:
    • Stripping insulation from wires in automotive applications, such as installing new electrical components, repairing wiring harnesses, or customizing electrical systems.
  6. Networking and Telecommunications:
    • Stripping insulation from Ethernet cables and other network cables for proper termination in networking and telecommunications installations.
  7. Appliance Repair:
    • Repairing or replacing wiring in household appliances by stripping the insulation to expose the conductors.
  8. DIY Projects:
    • Various do-it-yourself (DIY) projects that involve electrical work, such as building circuits or assembling electronic devices.
  9. Wire Recycling:
    • Stripping insulation from wires before recycling to separate the metal conductors from the insulation material.
  10. Industrial Wiring:
    • Wiring and maintenance work in industrial settings, where wire stripping pliers are essential for preparing and connecting electrical cables.
  11. Low-Voltage Systems:
    • Stripping insulation from low-voltage wiring used in security systems, audiovisual installations, and other low-power applications.
SKU: AHS63117 Categories: ,



Safety measures and precautions

  1. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
    • Wear appropriate PPE, such as safety glasses or goggles, to protect your eyes from any flying debris or metal shards during the stripping process.
  2. Inspection of Pliers:
    • Before use, inspect the wire stripping pliers for any damage, wear, or defects. Ensure that the blades are sharp and in good condition to prevent accidents.
  3. Appropriate Tool for the Job:
    • Select wire stripping pliers that are specifically designed for the wire size and type you are working with. Using the wrong tool can lead to damage or injury.
  4. Proper Handling:
    • Handle the wire stripping pliers with care. Avoid excessive force, and use them only for their intended purpose.
  5. Secure Work Area:
    • Work in a clean and well-lit area to minimize the risk of accidents. Ensure that the work surface is stable and that wires are properly secured to prevent unexpected movements.
  6. Disconnect Power:
    • When working on live electrical circuits, turn off the power and ensure that the circuits are de-energized before using wire stripping pliers.
  7. Firm Grip:
    • Maintain a firm grip on the wire stripping pliers while using them. A secure grip helps control the tool and reduces the risk of slips or mishandling.
  8. Correct Stripping Technique:
    • Follow proper stripping techniques recommended for the type of wire and insulation material. Avoid excessive force or over stripping, which could damage the wire.
  9. Mindful of Surroundings:
    • Be aware of your surroundings and the presence of others, especially when working in shared or busy spaces. Communicate with colleagues to avoid accidental collisions.
  10. First Aid Kit:
    • Have a basic first aid kit readily available in case of minor injuries. Know the location of emergency exits and equipment, especially if working in a commercial or industrial setting.
  11. Training and Experience:
    • Ensure that individuals using wire stripping pliers have received proper training and have the necessary experience. Novices should seek guidance from experienced professionals.
  12. Safe Disposal of Stripped Materials:
    • Dispose of stripped insulation and waste materials properly. Follow any relevant guidelines for recycling or disposal to minimize environmental impact.

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