Plier Sets

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.

Pliers Sets usually the most common types of pliers used:

  • 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
  • Long nose 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 work 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 is used to install and remove internal circlips from a range of appliances
  • Pliers are commonly used by professionals like electricians, plumbers, carpenters, gas engineers, car mechanics and DIY enthusiasts.


    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 Number of Pieces Set Contents ESD Safe Material
    RS Stock No. 834-8013
    Mfr. Part No.3-970
    4 125mm Mini Side Cutters, 125mm Side Cutters, 130mm Flat Nose Pliers, 140 Long Nose Pliers Yes Chrome Vanadium Steel
    RS Stock No. 396-4452
    Mfr. Part No.3-680
    1 Set
    4 120 mm Mini Side Cutter; 130 mm End Cutter; 130 mm Flat Nose Plier; 130 mm Snip Nose Plier - Steel