Pliers

Pliers are hand tools designed for a wide range of applications and can be used for a wide variety of tasks to grip, lock, twist, hold, bend or cut materials like wires. Some pliers feature also a locking mechanism to securely hold the material in place, without the need to re-adjust.


Pliers are generally made from chrome vanadium steel, carbon steel, or other hardened steel alloys to ensure optimum durability, allow heavy-duty use without compromising the finish and prevent corrosion.


What are the most common types of pliers?


  • Cutters - occasionally called wire cutters, they are designed for cutting through wires and cabling and are available in variants like side cutting, end cutting and diagonal cutting

  • Longnose pliers - needle-nose pliers or snipe-nosed pliers, are suitable for multi-purpose tasks like bending and crimping and can be used in anything ranging from electrical work to jewellery making.

  • Combination pliers - designed to be both a functional pair of either round- nose, long nose or flat nose pliers with a built-in cutter that works with multiple applications

  • End cutter pliers - are designed to cut through or twist materials, such as wires, springs, nails, rivets and bolts

  • Waterpump pliers - occasionally referred to 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

  • Circlip pliers - a unique type of pliers that are used to install and remove internal circlips from a range of appliances

Who uses pliers?


Pliers are commonly used by professionals like electricians, plumbers, carpenters, gas engineers, car mechanics and DIY enthusiasts.


Note: If you are working with live or energised currents, ensure your pliers are VDE approved to ensure user safety.


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Description Price Cutting Capacity Plier Type Jaw Length Non Sparking Tip Style Material Cutting Capability Overall Length Material Number of Pieces Circlip Size Range ESD Safe Jaw Depth VDE/1000V Approved Height Safe
RS Stock No. 125-2048
Mfr. Part No.STHT0-74471
BrandStanley
$29.64
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- Plier Set - - - - 180 mm Forged Steel 3 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 876-6537
Mfr. Part No.9733
BrandBahco
$733.34
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- Plier Set - - - - 250 mm Steel 8 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 663-049
BrandRS PRO
$230.78
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- Plier Set - - - - 309 mm Steel 6 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 184-7636
Mfr. Part No.2628 G-200 IP
BrandBahco
$60.55
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Iron Wire: 3 mm; Piano Wire: 2.5 mm Combination Pliers 39mm - Straight Iron Wire; Piano Wire 200 mm Steel - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 631-9114
BrandRS PRO
$354.24
1 Set
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- Plier Set - - - - 250 mm - 4 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 228-4092
Mfr. Part No.RX7891
BrandLindstrom
$143.69
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- Long Nose Pliers 32mm - Straight - 158.5 mm Steel - - Yes - - -
RS Stock No. 106-149
Mfr. Part No.20 02 160
BrandKnipex
$34.68
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- Flat Nose Pliers 30mm - Straight - 160 mm Chrome Vanadium Steel - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 158-5653
Mfr. Part No.35 22 115
BrandKnipex
$77.63
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9.5 mm Round Nose Pliers - - - - 115 mm Steel - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 418-6243
BrandRS PRO
$40.51
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- Locking Pliers - - - - 178 mm Steel - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 763-8157
Mfr. Part No.13 92 200
BrandKnipex
$99.24
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2.5 mm² Combination Pliers - - Straight - 200 mm Tool Steel - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 161-063
BrandRS PRO
$45.16
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- Flat Nose Pliers - - Straight - 120 mm Steel - - Yes - - -
RS Stock No. 106-133
Mfr. Part No.02 06 200
BrandKnipex
$75.82
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Hard wire: 2.8 mm; piano wire: 2.2 mm; standard wire: 13 mm Combination Pliers - - Straight Hard Wire; Piano Wire; Stranded Wire 200 mm Tool Steel - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 184-7692
Mfr. Part No.2430 G-160 IP
BrandBahco
$68.40
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Hard Steel Wire: 1.5 mm Long Nose Pliers 50mm - Straight - 160 mm Steel - - - 16mm - -
RS Stock No. 337-1377
Mfr. Part No.44 11 J2
BrandKnipex
$32.04
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- Circlip Pliers - - Straight - 180 mm Chrome Vanadium Steel - 19 → 60 mm - - - -
RS Stock No. 847-2999
Mfr. Part No.E6014.CRBG
BrandIdealtek
$75.68
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- Flat Nose Pliers 30mm - Straight - 145 mm Steel - - Yes 6.4mm - -
RS Stock No. 184-7664
Mfr. Part No.2430 G-140 IP
BrandBahco
$60.17
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Hard Steel Wire: 1.25 mm Long Nose Pliers 40mm - Straight - 140 mm Steel - - - 15mm - -
RS Stock No. 337-1513
Mfr. Part No.46 21 A11
BrandKnipex
$46.98
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- Circlip Pliers - - Bent - 125 mm Chrome Vanadium Steel - 10 → 25 mm - - - -
RS Stock No. 337-1361
Mfr. Part No.44 11 J1
BrandKnipex
$27.19
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- Circlip Pliers - - Straight - 140 mm Chrome Vanadium Steel - 12 → 25 mm - - - -
RS Stock No. 125-2039
Mfr. Part No.STHT0-75094
BrandStanley
$60.35
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- Plier Set - - - - 250 mm Forged Steel 3 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 187-8220
Mfr. Part No.35 42 115 SB
BrandKnipex
$66.75
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- Long Nose Pliers 22.5mm - Straight - 115 mm Tool Steel - - - - - -
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