Designed for the lineman’s needs, this 1,000 V insulated cable knife is durably crafted out of high quality materials for long service life and excellent performance. Offering protection during live working as per ASTM F 1505 standards, Knipex 98 54 also has a plastic coating on the back of the knife blade, for avoiding short circuits. For best function, the handle has anti-slip components for better grip, as well as a slip guard to prevent user injury. The construction of this 7.25” knife ensures good transmission of force, making it a great tool for any lineman’s kit.
Knipex 98 54 lineman’s insulated electrical cable knife has the following features:
* 1,000 V insulated, via injection molded sleeves - usable for live working; in compliance with ASTM F 1505 * Prevention of operator injury with comfortable slip-guard, part of ergonomically improved handle shape * Strong grip on knife provided by slip-proof handle components * Thumb recess and “finger hook” at handle’s end guarantee good transmission of force when blade is pulled * Straight blade is solid and fixed * Protective transparent cap comes with knife * Blade is oil-hardened special tool steel for improved performance * Plastic coating on back of blade to avoid short circuits * Total length of 7.25” (180 mm), blade length of 1-31/32” (50.0 mm)