KNIPEX Ratchet cutter

KNIPEX ratchet shears for conductors with an outer diameter of up to 60 mm, ergonomic design, made in Germany

Less power required due to very high transmission ratio

Article number Article designation Cable diameter mm Weight (kg) Length (mm)
62120524 Ratchet shear KSRI 525 32 0.652 250
62120525 Ratchet shear KSRI 628 52 0.835 280


  • One-hand operation through ratchet principle
  • High ergonomics thanks to multi-component handles
  • Insulated handels allow working under voltage up to 1000V

Application range

  • Cuts copper and aluminium cables
  • Not suitable for steel wire and wire ropes

Product features

  • Precision ground, hardened blades
  • Swivel knife can be unlocked in any cutting position with a press of the thumb

Classification ETIM 5

  • ETIM 5.0 Class-ID: EC000142
  • ETIM 5.0 Class-Description: Cable shears

Classification ETIM 6

  • ETIM 6.0 Class-ID: EC000142
  • ETIM 6.0 Class-Description: Cable shears


  • Insulated according to IEC 60900, applicable up to 1000V AC / 1500V DC
  • VDE-tested


  • High-grade special tool steel, forged, oil-hardened

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