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Knipex 8801180 Alligator 7-1/4" Water Pump Pliers


After it is pressed, the Knipex Alligator No. 88 01 180 holds onto pipes and nuts by itself. This self-locking effect is possible thanks to the special jaw geometry developed by Knipex. The user does not need to press the handles together, but can convert all energy directly into torque. This property pays off in particular when loosening bolted connections that have become stuck.


  • 8801180 7-1/4" Water Pump Pliers


  • Handles: Plastic Coated
  • Dimensions: 180 x 38 x 12 mm
  • Adjustment Positions: 9
  • Capacity for Nuts: 36 mm
  • Capacity for Pipes: 42 mm
  • Weight: 0.180 kg


  • Good access to the workpiece due to slim size of head and joint area
  • More output and comfort compared to conventional water pump pliers of the same length: 9-notch adjustment positioning for 30 % more gripping capacity
  • Self-locking on pipes and nuts: no slipping on the workpiece and low handforce required
  • Gripping surfaces with special hardened teeth, teeth hardness approx. 61 HRC: high wear resistance and stable gripping
  • Box-joint design for high stability due to double guide
  • Robust construction, insensitive to dirt; particularly suitable for outdoor work
  • Pinch guard prevents operators' fingers being pinched
  • Chrome vanadium electric steel, forged, multi stage oil-hardened

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