KNIPEX X-Cut® Compact diagonal cutter

KNIPEX X-Cut® Diagonal cutter with insulated handle for precise cutting

Less force required due to Optimum
co-ordination of the cutting egde angle

Article number Article designation Soft wire mm Medium hard wire mm Hard wire mm Pianowire mm Cable diameter mm Weight (kg) Length (mm)
KNIPEX X-Cut® Compact diagonal cutter
62120521 X-Cut® Compact diagonal cutter SXSI 16 4.8 3.8 2.7 2.2 12 0.175 160


  • High ergonomics thanks to multi-component handles
  • Insulated handels allow working under voltage up to 1000V

Application range

  • For both thicker cables as well as for fine copper wires

Product features

  • Precision ground, hardened blades

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


  • Vanadium steel, forged, multi stage oil-hardened

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