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Draper Expert 26482 185 mm Ergo Plus VDE Fully Insulated Pliers

by Draper
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
RRP: 56.64
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  • VDE pliers manufactured to DIN standards and certified to EN 60900:2004
  • Wire stripping and cutting
  • Patteress screw cutter and flush cutter
  • Terminal crimping jaw plus wire loop former
  • Ergonomic handle and head
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Draper Expert 26482 185 mm Ergo Plus VDE Fully Insulated Pliers + Draper 05048 220mm Expert Ergo Plus Fully Insulated High Leverage VDE Long Nose Pliers + Draper 05046 190mm Expert Ergo Plus Fully Insulated High Leverage VDE Combination Pliers
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Product Information

Technical Details
Part Number 26482
Item Weight290 g
Product Dimensions30.6 x 8.2 x 2.7 cm
Item model number26482
ColourRed & Yellow
Item Package Quantity1
Batteries Included?No
Batteries Required?No
Weight290 grams
Additional Information
Best Sellers Rank 35,501 in DIY & Tools (See top 100)
Shipping Weight2.5 Kg
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Date First Available1 July 2010
Warranty & Support
Warranty, Parts: Parts

Product Description

Product Description

Draper Expert 26 482 Ergo Plus VDE Pliers: 185mm Long, Fully Insulated, Multi-Functional

The 185 mm long ErgoPlus VDE pliers from Draper Tools are truly multi-functional. The revolutionary design allows the safe and user-friendly application of six different activities with a single, compact tool. No more searching in the tool box to the right tools for electrical work - this tool has all the features you need.


Wire Stripping
Wire Stripping

The Ergo Plus VDE pliers are effective insulated wire strippers, for effortless and clean stripping of wire 1.5mm and 2.5mm diameter.

Pattress Screw and Bolt Cutting
Pattress Screw and Bolt Cutting

At the head of the pliers, a pattress screw cutter is integrated for socket screws and bolts, suitable for the M3, M4 and 5 sizes. Using the Draper Expert pliers creates a clean cut and does not leave a burr.

 Cutting Wires and Cables
Cutting Wires and Cables

The pliers have a 14 mm wide cutting edge, with anvil stop, enabling it to trim cables with excellent cutting performance. It can handle medium thickness cables up to 3.5 mm, cut hard wire up to 2.5mm thickness and steel wire up to 2 mm thickness.

Crimping Terminals
Crimping Terminals

The versatile tool has a built-in feature for the easy and clean crimping of 1.5mm and 2mm terminals.

 Wire Loop Former
Wire Loop Former

At the base of the pliers head is an easy to use wire forming loop, used to shape wire into loops of 4, 5 and 6mm.

 Flush Cutting
Flush Cutting

With the tip of the pliers head cable ties can be cut off flush, without any sharp edges remaining.

Sleek, Ergonomic Design

The Ergo Plus VDE pliers benefits from an ergonomic design of the handle with finger protection built in. The head is cut and streamlined, facilitating the visibility of the work area. In addition, the head of the pliers is angled so that the handle fits comfortably in the hand and the pliers’ head is angled to fit comfortably in a natural position in the hand and follow your arm line. This design gives the user improved control over the tool.185 mm long ErgoPlus

Angled to fit comfortably in a natural position in the hand and follow your arm line.
Safety First

Thanks to fully insulated, soft grip VDE handles, the pliers are both safe to use on live circuits and comfortable even during long periods of use. Shaped thumb stops improve comfort and user safety. The pliers are manufactured in Germany according to strict industry standards, rigorously tested and are certified to EN 60900:2004. This European standard is for tools that can be connected to circuits not exceeding 1000 volts AC or 1,500 volts direct current.

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Draper Tools are manufactured to high quality standards and are subject to strict supervision of the Draper engineers for quality control. All products by Draper Tools are excellent value for money, have many practical functions and have the Draper Tools product warranty.

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  • 1 x Pair of Draper Ergo Plus VDE pliers

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    2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars Useful multi-function tool 13 Nov 2013
    By ChrisH
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    Used in combination with decent standard pliers and screwdrivers you can tackle the majority of household electrical tasks with these. Certainly better and safer than a Stanley knife which I would normally use for stripping wire. The cutting tips will reach into narrow nooks and crannies too. The tool appears well made and likely to last many years - provided you don't try cutting hardened steel wire because these would be difficult to sharpen (unlike simple side or end cutters). The crimping action is very powerful. My wife likes to tackle much of the domestic electrics (and why not?) but she said the overall size and grips were too large for her to handle comfortably. They are fine in my hands though.
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    1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Snip,Snip,and Snip again 7 Mar 2014
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    Tired of hacking my way through cables and squeezing harder than if it was a Brazil nut I blew the budget and got these - I now have the best pair of snips ever and the angle makes them more user friendly than any I have had before in the last 35 years - right on captain
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    1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars Very good 9 April 2013
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    I has reservations about getting the Draper ones however when they arrived, I was really impressed. They feel good quality, feel good in the hand, and clearly state made in Germany moulded into the head.
    I'm very pleased with this tool and happy that I bought it.
    I've since ordered the wire cutter/stripper version of this which is again top quality.
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    3.0 out of 5 stars Multi-tool hmmmmmmmmm 12 May 2014
    This is a good attempt at a multitool.

    Firstly I have been spoilt by having Bahco ergo sidecutters and pliers.

    After using these they are handy to have if you want a tool that does lots of jobs although not to the highest standard.
    I was impressed with the M3.5 & M4 bolt shear.

    The sidecutter ability is impeded as when you open the jaws to accept a cable it slides into the crimp part of the jaws and crushes the cable rather than cut it, also when you position the cable correctly more force is required than I expected to cut the cable.

    The wire striping function is good on single core cable but on multi-core you are left wanting when you realise it has cut out a number of strands. This function does work well and quickly with single core wire though.

    The Crimp function! the advert implies it is for automotive style insulated crimps. It is not it is designed for what are called bootlaces or ferrules these are sleeves put on multi-core conductors to prevent the strands being pulled out when you tighten a screw down on to the conductor. When used on the insulated automotive style crimps, the jaws severely deform the insulator to the point I query the insulators integrity.

    The cable-tie cutter it works, although it seems to require more force than expected to cut a cable-tie.

    I haven't yet used the function for bending a eye for an earthing point.

    All in all this is useful and is good to have when you don't have space or weight to carry many tools but given the choice I'd rather have my set of Bahco ergo pliers and cutters.

    "Update, I used the bolt shear on steel bolts (not patteress box screws) the bolt shear was not up to the task, it does work well on the soft top plate screws"
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    5.0 out of 5 stars SUPERB BIT OF KIT 28 Mar 2014
    By j burn
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    Chosen because i do lots of PAT testing and its so handy to carry a tool that does so many tasks.
    The Ergo Pliers are excellent at Cutting / Stripping and Crimping .
    Make sure that your Right Handed though!
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