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The Best Sellers Of Pipe Wrenches – Guide

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The Best Sellers Of Pipe Wrenches – Guide

Pipe wrenches are suitable for fastening sockets and bolts to pipes where high stability must be ensured. They can also be used for other nuts and should therefore not be missing as an all-purpose weapon in any workshop.

What types of pipe wrenches are available and more information can be found in our checklist. We have summarized a selection of different pipe wrenches for you in our product recommendations.

The Best Sellers Of Pipe Wrenches

In this bestseller list we have compiled the most popular pipe wrenches for you.

Checklist For Pipe Wrenches

Checklist For Pipe Wrenches

Water Pump Pliers
  • The water pump pliers are the classic pipe wrench. You can adjust these pliers in four to six steps, depending on the manufacturer and model. With water pump pliers you can grip and turn pipes and fittings with a diameter of about 1.5 to 2 inches (about 50 mm).
  • Water pump pliers were originally designed for screwing glands onto car water pumps. This is where the name of these pliers comes from. Most water pump pliers have a length of about 25 cm.
Corner Pipe Wrenches
  • Corner pipe pliers are heavy-duty pliers that come in different sizes. The jaws of these pliers are S-shaped in design and are usually at an angle of about 45° to the handles.
  • Typical sizes for the pipe wrenches, also known as Swedish corner pliers or Swedish pliers for short, are lengths of 215 mm and 280 mm. Large specimens have a length of up to 900 mm.
  • Depending on the size, you can use these pliers to screw pipes and sockets with a diameter of 1 to 4 inches (about 100 mm). The jaws of the Swedish pliers are self-clamping. Once applied, you can use these pliers with one hand.
One-Handed Pliers
  • A one-handed pliers is a special pipe wrench. Unlike the Swedish pliers, they have only one lever. These pliers are especially suitable for large-sized pipes and fittings.
  • They can be used as a substitute for a large wrench. One-handed pliers usually have a length of 75 to 90 cm and weigh about 3 to 4 kg.
Fitting Pliers
  • Fitting pliers are also a special type of pipe wrench. Due to their flat and smooth jaws, they do not scratch the delicate surfaces of faucets.
  • Depending on the manufacturer, they can be equipped with so-called protective jaws, which additionally protect surfaces from damage.
  • High quality pipe wrenches are made of chrome vanadium steel, abbreviated CV. This type of steel is very tough and resistant. Because of the high chromium content, CV steels do not rust. Forged pipe wrenches are particularly robust and durable, but also expensive.
WORKPRO Wide Mouth Adjustable Wrench and Pipe Wrench 2-in-1, 42mm Extra Large Jaw Capacity, with Bi-Material Soft Grip
  • Wide Jaw Opening-This wide mouth adjustable spanner features with large Jaw capacity up to 42mm. The hardened and milled jaws are ideal for effective work
  • 2-in-1 Multifunctional Design-Reversible jaw with serrated edge makes it possible for round screws and pipe. It can be used as an adjustable wrench, also as a pipe wrench
  • High quality material-Made from chrome vanadium for durability and rust resistance
  • Non-slip handles-Ergonomically shaped and soft-grip handle for comfortable use, and Bi-material material for skid resistance
  • Wide Applications-This 2-in-1 wrench can be used on all types of bolts, nuts, and pipes, ideal for general maintenance in house, garage, and workshop. Must have tool for mechanics, plumbers, and DIY enthusiast
KNIPEX Tools 87 02 250 Water Pump Pliers "Cobra" 9,84" with soft handle
  • Gripping surfaces with special Hardened teeth, teeth hardness Approx. 61 HRC
  • Self-locking on pipes and nuts: no slipping on the workpiece and low handforce required
  • Push the button for adjustment on the workpiece
  • Package Weight: 0.36 kilograms
BGS 525 | Gaspipe Pliers | 1" | 3-Point Grip
  • Material: Chrome Vanadium Steel
  • Aperture: max. 36 mm (1")
  • Special advantage: 3-point grip prevents slipping off
Rolson 18590 900mm Heavy Duty Pipe Wrench
  • Drop forged
  • Heat treated jaw and nut
  • Heavy duty
  • Length 900 mm
KNIPEX Cobra XL Pipe Wrench and Water Pump Pliers (400 mm) 87 01 400
  • Greater gripping capacity but much lower weight than comparable pipe wrenches
  • Fast push-button adjustment directly on the workpiece, no unintentional slipping of the joint
  • Fine adjustment for optimum adaptation to different sizes of workpieces and a comfortable handle width
  • Self-locking on pipes and nuts: no slipping on the workpiece and low handforce required
  • Gripping surfaces with special hardened teeth, teeth hardness approx. 61 HRC: high wear resistance and stable gripping
  • English (Publication Language)

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Current Offers Of Pipe Wrenches

Here you will find a collection of the current offers of pipe wrenches.

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FAQ About Pipe Wrenches

What do you do with a pipe wrench?

A pipe wrench, corner pipe wrench or Swedish wrench is a pair of pliers for working on pipes as well as the fastening elements used in pipe installation (sockets, union nuts, etc.).

How to use a pipe wrench?

The pipe wrench is used to grip the valve or nut to be loosened or tightened. The distance between the jaws can be fixed so that you can concentrate fully on the turning movement.

What to do if you do not have a pipe wrench?

If no pipe wrench is available, other pliers can also help. However, this varies from situation to situation.

Which pipe wrench is the best?

Which pipe wrench is the best depends on the intended use. We have listed what the various pliers are best suited for in our checklist.

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