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. 418-6243
BrandRS PRO
$43.57
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41mm - Alloy Steel 178 mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 418-6265
BrandRS PRO
$51.02
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48mm - Alloy Steel 250 mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 847-3746
BrandRS PRO
$23.78
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- - Chrome Molybdenum Steel 178 mm - -
RS Stock No. 847-3759
BrandRS PRO
$13.84
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- - Chrome Vanadium Steel 254 mm - -
RS Stock No. 847-3743
BrandRS PRO
$23.39
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- - Chrome Molybdenum Steel 254 mm - -
RS Stock No. 847-3740
BrandRS PRO
$18.19
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- - Chrome Vanadium Steel 178 mm - -
RS Stock No. 878-3214
Mfr. Part No.SCMT70452
BrandSidchrome
$58.11
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- - Stainless Steel - - -
RS Stock No. 878-3211
Mfr. Part No.SCMT70481
BrandSidchrome
$97.12
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- - Stainless Steel - - -
RS Stock No. 878-3217
Mfr. Part No.SCMT70480
BrandSidchrome
$100.32
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- - Stainless Steel - - -
RS Stock No. 665-8576
Mfr. Part No.0-84-809
BrandStanley
$48.49
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- - Chrome Plated Steel 225 mm - -
RS Stock No. 537-234
Mfr. Part No.C9NV
BrandCrescent
$47.37
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- - - 229 mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 537-183
Mfr. Part No.C6NVN
BrandCrescent
$45.08
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- - - 152 mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 145-7918
Mfr. Part No.T19EL4
BrandIrwin
$89.33
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102mm - - 275 mm - -
RS Stock No. 879-3072
Mfr. Part No.T05T
BrandIrwin
$45.18
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48mm - Alloy Steel 250 mm Yes -
RS Stock No. 124-6115
Mfr. Part No.TAH2958-250
BrandBahco
$52.17
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63mm - - 250 mm - Yes
RS Stock No. 136-7417
Mfr. Part No.42 44 280
BrandKnipex
$106.14
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20 (Square)mm - Vanadium Steel 280 mm - -
RS Stock No. 876-5193
Mfr. Part No.500APB
BrandFacom
$89.86
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40 (Square) mm, 50 (Hexagonal) mm, 50 (Round) mm - Chrome Molybdenum Steel 225 mm - -
RS Stock No. 847-8094
Mfr. Part No.6406620
BrandGedore
$47.80
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25mm - Vanadium Steel 185 mm - -
RS Stock No. 910-3221
Mfr. Part No.500ASLS
BrandFacom
$108.93
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- - Chrome 235 mm - Yes
RS Stock No. 125-2028
Mfr. Part No.FMHT0-74892
BrandStanley
$82.96
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89mm - Steel 304.8 mm - -
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