Locking Pliers

Locking pliers are a hand held tool that can be locked into position using an over-centre action. Locking pliers are also known as mole grips and vise-grip and available in many different configurations and shapes to fix metal parts for welding. They also come in many sizes.

How they work

One side of the handle includes a bolt that is used to adjust the spacing of the jaws, the other side of the handle often includes a lever to push the two sides of the handles apart to unlock the pliers.

What materials are they made from

Locking pliers are typically made from steel, available with a chrome finish and sleeved handles

Types of Locking Pliers

• Needle-nose locking pliers
• Locking clamps
• Locking Pliers with Chain

Applications
Locking pliers are typically used on metal parts during welding. They are also useful for holding a nut or bolt that has been damaged or rounded, pulling out nails or holding pipes.

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Description Price Maximum Jaw Capacity Minimum Jaw Capacity Material Overall Length Integral Wire Cutter Height Safe
RS Stock No. 847-3759
BrandRS PRO
£9.53
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- - Chrome Vanadium Steel 254 mm - -
RS Stock No. 418-6265
BrandRS PRO
£20.96
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48mm - Alloy Steel 250 mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 847-3740
BrandRS PRO
£7.69
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- - Chrome Vanadium Steel 178 mm - -
RS Stock No. 418-6243
BrandRS PRO
£18.50
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41mm - Alloy Steel 178 mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 847-3743
BrandRS PRO
£11.06
Each
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- - Chrome Molybdenum Steel 254 mm - -
RS Stock No. 847-3746
BrandRS PRO
£10.05
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- - Chrome Molybdenum Steel 178 mm - -
RS Stock No. 665-8422
Mfr. Part No.0-84-811
BrandStanley
£17.25
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- - Chrome Plated Steel 225 mm - -
RS Stock No. 176-0674
Mfr. Part No.513.10
BrandFacom
£23.29
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55mm - - 235 mm - -
RS Stock No. 537-183
Mfr. Part No.C6NVN
BrandCrescent
£16.33
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- - - 152 mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 879-3072
Mfr. Part No.T05T
BrandIrwin
£21.60
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48mm - Alloy Steel 250 mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 124-6115
Mfr. Part No.TAH2958-250
BrandBahco
£22.67
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63mm - - 250 mm - Yes
RS Stock No. 123-0240
Mfr. Part No.T1402EL4
BrandIrwin
£20.07
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51mm - Alloy Steel 150 mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 876-5196
Mfr. Part No.501AMPPB
BrandFacom
£39.65
Each
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100 (Round) mm, 50 (Square) mm, 80 (Hexagonal) mm - Chrome Molybdenum Steel 250 mm - -
RS Stock No. 123-0239
Mfr. Part No.T0902EL4
BrandIrwin
£15.85
Each
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29mm - Alloy Steel 125 mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 835-3125
Mfr. Part No.445.10R
BrandFacom
£119.67
Each
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- - Stainless Steel 360 mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 176-0668
Mfr. Part No.513A.7
BrandFacom
£19.97
Each
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35mm - - 190 mm - -
RS Stock No. 862-6473
Mfr. Part No.501APB
BrandFacom
£48.79
Each
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100mm - - 250 mm - -
RS Stock No. 537-224
Mfr. Part No.C5CV
BrandCrescent
£11.26
Each
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- - - 127 mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 123-0238
Mfr. Part No.T0102EL4
BrandIrwin
£19.65
Each
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48mm - Alloy Steel 250 mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 665-8576
Mfr. Part No.0-84-809
BrandStanley
£18.47
Each
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- - Chrome Plated Steel 225 mm - -
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