Klein Tools Increases Cutting Power with New 9” Heavy Duty Diagonal Cutting Pliers

Oct. 19, 2017 (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools (www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, introduces the 9” Journeyman™ Heavy Duty Diagonal Cutting Pliers with extra-long cutting blades. The thicker forging ensures increased durability while the extra-long cutting blades provide 57 percent more cutting surface* for greater cutting ability and more efficiency on the job.
9” Journeyman™ Heavy-Duty Diagonal-Cutting Pliers (Cat. No. J2000-59)

  • High-leverage design has 46 percent more cutting power*
  • Induction-hardened cutting knives for longer life
  • Heavy-duty cutting knives cut ACSR, screws, nails and most hardened wire
  • Angled blade design for easier access to cut screws and bolts
  • Hot-riveted joint for smooth action and no handle wobble
  • Exclusive handle tempering absorbs the “snap” when cutting wire
  • Dual-material Journeyman™ handles provide better grip and added comfort

“At Klein Tools, we are dedicated to innovation and quality, which means continually re-imagining our existing products,” says Austin Minor, associate product manager at Klein Tools. “We listened to our customers and have designed these all-new Heavy-Duty Diagonal-Cutting Pliers to last longer and perform more cuts over time than standard diagonal-cutters.”

For more information, visit www.kleintools.com or contact your local distributor.

*Percentages based on comparison with Klein Tools’ 8” diagonal-cutting pliers.

About Klein Tools

Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the No. 1 choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople. For more information, visit www.kleintools.com.

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So I recently received these new 9” Klein heavy duty diagonal pliers as part of there #kleincrusaders program. They asked me to demo them and write an honest review so here we go. The pliers are 9” and the ones I used to use were there 8” journeyman series dykes. The new ones have way more cutting power and can blast through way more than the 8” could what I used to use 2 hands for on the 8” I can now use one hand on the 9”. They do weigh in a bit heavier and the angle of the… Read more »

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James M

Klein Tools has provided me with free product and additional incentives to provide an honest review of this product. Review of Klein Tools 9″ Journeyman Heavy-Duty Diagonal-Cutting Pliers (Model J2000-59) I’ve been an Electrician for about 12 years now and I’m always looking for tools to make my job easier. Klein Tools is the preferred hand tool brand among professionals in the Electrical and Cabling Industries (and for good reason), so when they come out with a new tool I tend to pay attention. Let me just say, these cutters filled a hole in my tool bag that I never… Read more »