Wire Stripper/Cutter

Cutting, Looping and Stripping Wire is Cleaner and Easier than Ever!


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What's special about this Klein Tools item?

  • Wider, cushioned handles increase comfort and reduce fatigue
  • Narrow nose fits easily into tight spaces
  • Made of hardened steel
  • Stripping holes are precision-ground for easy insulation removal
  • Easy-read wire gauge markings on both sides
  • Black-oxide finish resists corrosion
  • Features holes for looping and bending wire
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Part # Handle Color Overall Length Strips and Cuts Approx. Weight Price
KT-11045 Yellow  6-1/4" (159)  10 - 18 AWG solid
(4.0 - .75 mm sqd.) 
KT-11046 Red  6-1/4" (159)  16 - 26 AWG solid
(1.0 - .14 mm sqd.) 
  • Spring-loaded handles automatically return to open position
  • Narrow nose fits into tight places.
  • Hardened steel with precision ground stripping holes.
  • Do not use for cutting steel wire or bolts.
  • Spring-loaded action for self-opening.
  • Precision-ground stripping holes for easy removal of insulation.
  • Easy-to-read wire gauge markings on both sides for stripping in either direction.
  • Black-oxide finish resists corrosion.
  • Color-coded handles: red indicates stranded wire, yellow indicates solid wire.
  • Textured handles provide a firm, comfortable grip.
  • Wire looping and bending holes.
Part # KT-11045 KT-11046
Material Hardened Steel Hardened Steel
Finish Black-oxide Black-oxide
Handle Color Yellow Red
Strips and Cuts 10 - 18 AWG solid
(4.0 - .75 mm sqd.) 
16 - 26 AWG solid
(1.0 - .14 mm sqd.)
Overall Length 6-1/4" 6-1/4"
Approx. Weight 0.27 lbs 0.27 lbs

Always wear approved eye protection.
NOT insulated. Plastic-dipped or slip-on plastic handles are NOT intended for protection against electrical shock.

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