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Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool

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Overall rating 4.8

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Number reviews: 46
Overal rating: 5
Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Joshua deans
14th June 2022

Expensive for what it is… but one of those tools you’re happy you have in your bag. Using croppers means I don’t struggle with most round cables, but for lsf flex and other more difficult to strip rounded cables this is worth its weight in gold. The blade on the side is extremely handy for stripping the inner insulation of SWA.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Norton Plumber
23rd February 2022

This tool is an absolute beauty the amount of time it saves of jobs is unbelievable and just neatness of each cut, I owe a lot to this tool it has certainly earned its money for me

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Bgas
22nd February 2022

What a fantastic tool, it never fails and I mean never fails, my only downside is the cost but as long as you don’t leave it anywhere it should last for years

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Neil
21st February 2022

I’d been looking at this product for a while and I eventually purchased it. I’ve mainly used it for stripping 4 core 1mm flex’s to click roses supplying a LED lighting upgrade. It’s made this task more efficient and the way it’s designed is ergonomic.
Highly recommend

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by W. Draper & Sons
16th February 2022

WOW. This is amazing. Stripping flex is so easy. I even managed a 6mm twin and earth with struggle but it sliced it so easy. Would deffo recommend this tool to any new spark/ apprentice. Great tool to have

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by C and O electrical
13th February 2022

Probably one of the best tools I have bought. If not the best. Makes stripping flex very easy. And inner swa. Love how you can strip cable neatly and close to entry when it is in a box

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by M-TECH
10th February 2022

A brilliant tool, saves so much time stripping flex etc and gives a nice clean cut round the sheath. Had mine a couple years now and still slices through sheath like its nothing

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by PeterJ
7th February 2022

A much needed tool in any electricians tool pouch, not only does it make stripping flex, FP, Sheaths, Coax ,Data etc fast and easy but also reduces accidental scoring of insulation resulting in bare copper!

Had mine for years now and still very sharp

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Ormistons
5th February 2022

Great little stripping tool. Ideal for fp200, swa inner sheath and flex, especially when stripping tight to a box. Would definitely recommend.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Hodgson Electrical
1st February 2022

I wasnt sure I would find a use for this tool but it has definitely found a spot in my tool kit,

Its very handy for flex and FP and strips them better than any other tool in my kit.

I would definitely recommend

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by TES
1st February 2022

The perfect tool if you work with flex/Fp200 all the time. But I still thought it was quite expensive for what it use, but at the end of the day you get clean cuts and it looks a lot better and is easier than using a knife

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by F H Maintenence Ltd
1st February 2022

Was not sure how this would be but was pleasantly surprised at how easy and nice this is to use. Leaves a nice clean cut.
Should have know that it would be great considering it knipex.
Make sure you get the right one for you as they do both a left and right handed version

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by JDElectrical Services
1st February 2022

Was skeptical at first, thought it was a gimmick.
When used with FP200 in back boxes, made making off easy

Brilliant for flex when making off lights

Only downfall is Im left handed and this is strange to get used to

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Csp Elec
1st February 2022

Brilliant bit of kit, tend to be using a lot of flex at the moment and this ergo stripper has been brilliant
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So much cleaner cutting. And no risk of cuts like you do with a Stanley.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by East & smith Air Conditioning
26th November 2021

I have used these strippers for a month now and I have not used them as much as I thought. At first I struggled to get to grips with them as typically I would just use cutters to strip cable.

I found that they were awkward to use, at first, and I would typically cut through further than desired. They are very sharp! After a few weeks of using them it did become easier to use however I still prefer to use typical cable cutters.

They are typical knipex quality and have not got a mark on them despite being abused as all site tools are

They claim to be able to strip 8-13mm round cable
Conductors and stands 0.2 - 4.0mm
Data cable Cat 5 - 7
Coax cable 4.8 - 7.5mm

I would still recommend everyone to have them in there tool bag as they are handy when the cable comes out a wall and your unable to get a close strip with conventional cutters.

I am glad I have them and since 2 other engineers have purchased them.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by 7 Electrical
11th November 2021

Quality tool, use it to strip flex and it also works with stripping SWA as well as the individual cores. A must have tool for all tool bags.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Around To
21st October 2021

Knipex,with a hard *k* sound at the start according to the manufacturer videos, are a high quality and premium tool manufacturer.
This tool, the knipex ergo strip, is one of their best and intuitive tools to pick up and use.

It is ergonomic, literally in the name, so comfortable to use for extended periods. Will get into the deeper recesses of a box for stripping round cables in a variety of sizes, than other stripping tools.

The blades are sharp, they have been well used in the time I have had them, though an admittedly short time.

The locking mechanism is secure as you certainly would not want to accidentally blindly grab into the bag and stick your fingers into the blade.

It achieves good clean and accurate cuts, though will have a tendency to lightly score the inner cable sheath if you are over zealous with pressure when rotating.
The stripping blade I thought would penetrate too deeply and score all the way to the core when stripping long lengths but I have yet been able to make it do so.

A joy to use and I hope to get to use them a lot more in the future.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Martyn Smith
13th October 2021

I was sent these to test and review and first impressions are very good. They take a little bit of getting used tobit once you've got the hang of them they are an excellent addition to any electricians toolbox. I've only used them for flex at the minute as I don't do much coax work but they cutbtheboutter sheath easily without marking the inner cores of the flex saving plenty of time along the way compared to other methods. The holes on the side for the different size inner cores are absolutely perfect and the shape of the handle makes it easy to use. I'd recommend this product for others to use as usual with knipex you know you're buying quality.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Fitzgerald Electrical & Plumbing Solutions
6th October 2021

Been looking at one of these for a while but was a bit skeptical as it seemed too good to be true. After being sent one to review I wish I had got one ages ago. On first impressions it looks good, seems pretty robust but light weight, quite a few features, first try on the job was installing a flood light and stripping the flex was easy. Nice and clean cut, then the cores again nice and easy to strip with the multiple size options up to 4mm, and it strips coaxial cable which can be a bit of a pain to get neat, the shape and size makes it easy to handle and fit into most spaces when using. Would I recommend this YES. Cost wise it is worth shopping around as the price varies quite a lot from merchants to online

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by CR Electrical
26th June 2021

This tool is perfect for stripping round cables, even down to the cores inside, designed so you can strip long lengths of outer sheathings, had mine for around a year and stipp going strong so the build quality is brilliant.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by RP Electrical Contracting
7th June 2021

I was an early adopter of these and love them for flex, coax, CAT 5/6 etc. I'm a lefty and purchased before the left handed version came out but get on ok with them using them as a eighty. - one day I'll grab a lefty set and donate therighty to a mate

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by B.C.Electrical
3rd May 2021

I bought this to give it a try for the convenience of stripping back flexes fast.
It is brilliant doing this once you have realised not to press too hard as it will cut into the cores beneath which isn’t handy.
Otherwise it is brilliant.
Also very good for small SWA’s and FP200.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by C F Heating & Plumbing LTD
29th March 2021

I only use this to wire flex into boilers and wiring up programmers, but it’s a great little tool, must have had it nearly a year now, it’s comfortable to use and also quick and easy. Can’t say how good it would be to a sparky as I don’t use all its features, but would definitely recommend to a gas engineer like myself.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Priory Gas Services Ltd
14th March 2021

This has made my life so much easier , I can remove the sheathing with minimal effort and it works well . It's a well thought out product that saves me a little bit of time

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by DHC
7th March 2021

Great tool. Used for outer sheathing of flex cable, inner cores, SY and even inner cores of armoured cable. Be good if it had a twin and earth stripping option.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Electrical & Safety Compliance Solutions Ltd
18th February 2021

Having seen many positive reviews for these, I thought I would see what the fuss was about. I am really pleased with my purchase. I didn’t realise how much I would come to use these, particularly when competing fuseboard upgrades these have proven an invaluable tool saving considerable time preparing cables for termination while reducing the risk of ‘nicking’ the cable when stripping the outer sheath. These feel well made and I expect them to last a long time before requiring replacing.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Cavendish Electrical Services
17th February 2021

What a great tool for stripping the outer sheath of a flex cable! I’ve been using a colleague’s one today and I want one too, but the price is a little on the high side of things! I guess you have to weigh it up against time saved.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by MT Electrical
5th February 2021

Brilliant bit of kit, does what it says on the tin expensive for a bit of plastic but worth every penny perfect cuts every time no catching the cores

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Dodd Group
5th December 2020

After seeing one of these at the trade show I decided to get one there not that bad for stripping flex and its a handy little tool. However once the novelty wore off I carried on using my cutters again so it just sits in my bag now

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by M. Cox Electrical
10th October 2020

It does it’s job but I’ve seen a lot cheaper ones that also do the job just as well.

You must be careful when using as it can quite easily cut through to the core

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by M J J Stannard Electrical
30th September 2020

I bought one of these after hearing a friend raving about his one. I was a little skeptical at first and didn’t think I’d use it much. I’m stripping cables everyday, sometimes some flexes and inner SWA sheaths can be really stubborn to strip, I have found the Ergostrip tackles them much easier with the slicing function. Also, it’s great when preparing FP200 ends in awkward conduit/back boxes, as you can get the tool right in due to its small size, same goes for Cat 5/6/7 etc and control cables. All in all, I’m pleasantly surprised with just how useful the Ergostrip is and would definitely recommend one to others!

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Cubeko Electrical
28th September 2020

Bought this at the trade show last year! Wow so impressive for the cash. Use it for all flex cable and also stripping the inner close core of swa. Makes light work for FP200 also leaving a really clean cut without damaging any cores.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by PSF Electrics
27th September 2020

This product is easy to use and is worth the money, there are some fake ones out there but this is the real deal.
Works perfect and also great for SWA cable (stripping the inner core).

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Looks Lovely Limited
26th September 2020

If you only have one tool in your toolbox this is the one. Put off buying originally due to price but it’s more than paid for itself in time and wasted cable. It’s best feature is that it sets the depth automatically so you only cut the outer core, very useful on Cat6 cable.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Redpath Installs
24th September 2020

This is a tool you must not be without. I remember I bought one when they first got released and showing people how easy it was to strip flex, I’d do it so quick and neatly they thought it was a trick. Don’t be put off by it’s price, it’s worth every penny

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by CED Electrical
2nd April 2020

Get one. That's all that needs saying really! You'll instantly wonder why you never got one sooner! For tails it's perfect, for coax it's perfect, for CAT it's perfect, for flex it's perfect, it's just perfect!

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by C Brookes Plumbing & Heating
7th February 2020

A brilliant product i couldn't be without, how on earth it took me so long to find out about this tool is beyond me. I would recommend this to anyone who does electrical work.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Keynston Services
4th February 2020

I saw one in use online and was impressed with its versatility. I carry it now and use it on most jobs. European design so really meant for round cable or flex, not best tool for flat twin & earth but great for neat, measured cable stripping.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Atmosphere Renewables Ltd
8th August 2019

The ergo strip cable stripper I have is great build quality and is used almost daily on electrical install, reply useful for flex outer sheath or single cores

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Gordon Herd Plumbing & Heating Services
14th June 2019

Just got mines the other day and used it for the first time today.
Be good if they added a cutting blade but it’s great for what it is.defo be a tool that I’ll use a lot.x

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Lee Key Plumbers
12th June 2019

I purchased one of these at the installer show 2018, it’s like the Swiss Army knife of electrical cutter and in an ergonomic shape that actually does what it’s supposed to do

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Eastheat Plumbing & Heating
26th May 2019

I purchased one of these a couple of weeks ago at Installer 2019 used it a couple of times and was very surprised at the ease of use, time will tell if I lasts not sure it will take any sort abuse on a site and the cost is quite steep for what it is really.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by D.R. Plumbing & Heating
13th December 2018

I have always struggled to strip a cable.
I first saw this cable stripper being demonstrated in a tool show and I was amazed.
I bought one instantly and I now really look forward to wiring up Heating systems.

Make sure you buy the correct hand as they do left and right hand tools.

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by David Hainey & Co
5th October 2018

The Knipex wire strippers are only designed for flex and coaxial cable. As I only use flex for heating wiring they have paid for them selves over and over again they are very quick at stripping the outer and single cores

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by J W Heating & Plumbing Solutions Limited
19th April 2018

Not bad but way overpriced and not enough functionality, great for flex and alarm cable but for the price there are much better products hence only 3 stars from me

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Review for Knipex ErgoStrip® Universal Stripping Tool by Darren Spencer Electrical
15th February 2018

Brilliant bit of kit, best feature is stripping flex, really neat cut and you can get really close inside a junction box, price is only down side, but I suppose you pay for what you get.
Also surprised to find out that it’s really good at stripping 25mm tails.

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29th March 2022

Hi, it's Dan from Hodgson Electrical. Today, I'm reviewing the Knipex ErgoStrip Tool. On first impressions, the tool seems well built and is made in Germany. This is first time using the tool. And like most men, the instructions went straight in the bin. So let's see how easy it is to use.

To strip the outer sheath, you place the cable in the tool, squeeze, twist, then pull, and the outer sheath comes off very easily. Next to strip back the inner cords, you select your cable size on the blades to the side and repeat the above process.

The best feature I have found is the blade to strip long sections of cable. This is very easily done by placing the cable in the side of the tool with a blade. Apply pressure and draw along the cable, and it will score the outer sheath without damaging the inner cores. This would be particularly useful when making off a long length of FP cable.

Overall, I found this tool to be very handy for flex and FP and will definitely be part of my toolkit from now on. Thanks for watching and I hope you have enjoyed my review. Cheers, Dan from Hodgson Electrical.


29th March 2022

Hi, my name's Neil Gargaro from Routley & Lemon Electrical Contractors, and we're going to be taking a look today at the KNIPEX ErgoStrip.

So this the ErgoStrip, it comes left or right-handed. It's very similar in style to the conduit cutter that they do. It's a little catch on the side there, opens up. Same 3-D printed clam-style casing. You can lay the cable inside there and strip using there for the larger ones, and obviously you've got your smaller stripping, 4mm, 2.5, 1.5, 0.8, 0.3, 0.2. 0.2 is the smallest one you can go down to, and then you've got your smaller cable to lay through that one, with a nice little slot on the side there so you can slide the cable straight into.

This could do a variety of different cables. It could do coaxial, so it'll cut the outer sheathing and the inner sheathing without damaging the internals. It could do multicore cable up to about 13mm. Cat5, cat6, and cat7, without destroying any of the internal conductors. Also, it could do solid cable up to about 4mm and multicore cable... Multi-strand cable, should I say, up to about 4mm. So if you've got the cable in the back of the backbox, you slide it around the cable, push it in as far as it'll go, rotate, twist, and pull, and you've pulled the cable straight all the way to the back of the backbox, and so you're only leaving a small amount of insulation in there. I think it frees up a bit more room.

It's a brilliant little tool. I've had it in the tool bag for a couple of weeks now, and the last job that I was just doing, with loads of LED tape, I couldn't do without it. The smaller stranded cable, I was literally pulling and it was pulling the end off and giving a nice clean cut without damaging the inner cores.

So let's take a little look at this in action. So I've got some 4mm Earth. That'll go straight in, fold the clamp, give it a little twist, pull back a little bit on the cable, off. Nice and easy.

Let's do it the other end. Twist, move back a little bit, and off. Is it going to replace your wire strippers in your tool bag? I don't think so, but this is a great addition to have.

So let's take a look at cat7 cable. With this, you open up the clam, slide the cable in, little press, rotate, open up, pull back a little bit, and slide off.

So we've got a slightly smaller piece of flex here off a light fitting. Slide it in the little casing. So you could do really long lengths with this as well. So you rotate slightly, give it little mark, take it off, flip the tool around, and you've got a little stripping tool at the end there. Lay it in, pull, and then you can open up the cable nice and easily and strip without damaging the cable. And the internal conductors in the little clam, bang, bang, bang. Nice and easy.

So we've got a bit of FP. This one's got a hard shell on it. It's quite hard, normally. Use your ringing tool, or you can give it a little knife score on the end. Your ErgoStrip, lay it inside, close the clam, little rotate, and if you want to, you can strip using the little stripping tool, pull all the way down, and bang. Pulls it off nice and easy.

Again, you got the internal conductors. One, Two. Nope, I used the wrong size. Two, three, there we go. Nice and quick. So we've got a piece of 3185 with the heat protected insulation. This one's a multicore cable. Fold it over, rotate a couple of times, pull, done. 1, 2, 3, 4. Sometimes you'll find that the insulation gets stuck on there. Five. Nice and easy.

This one's probably a bit big for this, but it barely fits in the casing. Let's give it a go anyway. So you've got to twist it slightly... There we go, that does it. There's no damage to them. No damage. I don't think it's really designed for this cable, but it's doing it, and that's a bit bigger than 4mm. And it's rubber. Perfect.

So guys, that's a KNIPEX ErgoStrip. Go and get yourself one, great tool to have. And don't forget, if you like these reviews, don't forget to like and subscribe for more Tool Talk videos. Thanks very much for watching.


4th November 2021

Hi guys, Expert Trades have sent out another handy wee tool, this time it's a KNIPEX ErgoStrip. Now this is a great wee tool, opens up and cable goes in. I'm going to show you how in a wee second, and does any round cable, strips the end of it, even does your cat cable, and this, like a lot of tools,

which I also find handy, this is right handed. There's also a left handed version. I would normally show you the packet where it says right hand on it, but my dear wife decided it was untidy and threw it out.

But you can get the left handed version, to match your left handed hammer. And your left handed chisel. Left handed brush. Left handed screwdriver. And left handed pen. But for now, lets show you how the right handed version works.

First of all, no not that one. I'm going to start with some standard 1.5 flex. Open it up, stick it in, turn it round. Twist it and break it. Hey, presto.

Look at that as if by magic, stripped. And if you want to, get your right cable size. We can see the markings on the side here which you may actually struggle to see in the camera, but there really is markings on there, I promise you. And we've got 1.5.

So we go to 1.5 and then we strip it. It's that easy. You don't want to use flex, that's fine. A bit of FP. Same thing, put it on, twist it round and strip it. Done, easy. Bit of five core. one mil five core I think. Easy. A bit of four core.

Same again, twist it, strip it, pull it off. nice. Here we've got another piece of small cable, it looks like 1.5 single. Same thing, put it on, twist it, strip it, pull it off.

So if you want to, you can go in, find your size you want to, then pull it off. What else can I do? See what else we can do. What else can we do, lets try some big boy cables.

This time here we're going to strip some high tough. High tough is a little bit different than ordinary cable. As you can see it fits in the stripper quite nicely. So we'll do wee cut here, and then what you'll find inside is a little knife.

So you put it in where you want to start, and pull along and then if you're on a few longer lengths you want to snap it as you go. That will actually cut along the line for you. Easier again. If you want to use it on armoured, go right ahead.

If you want use it for single of course, it works fine. I want to go on to the big boy cables again this time here, one of your tails. Put it on, cut it. Break it off and hey presto.

I know that some boys really hate this. Cut and strip it, nice and easy it will go inside your board. Tails are a bit more awkward to strip as you can see. But that's where the little knife comes in.

And then we just pull off. Oh, get in there. My fingers are a little fiddly today. See, it comes off nice and easy, ready to go in to your main switch.

This has got two ends to it. One which locks in place and the other is spring loaded. This is for the likes of coax cable, which is great. So we do the same thing again, twist it round.

You snap. It helps if it's not really cheap coax, but it does work. Lets use the stripper again as that's what it's used for. Find the knife, cut it and strip it. I've used this before and it worked perfectly the first time with no issues whatsoever.

There we go. I hate coax cable, this is cheap rubbish I'll be honest with you. As you can see it actually strips quite well. It's all quite neat, and if you wanted to strip that too you can.

Let's give it a go. When you're ready, just put your coax in. Pull it off and hey presto, ready to go. Next lets go on to some network cable, this is cat 5.

Put it in, give it a twist and pull it off. There's all your cores ready to go and actually cut perfectly. Let move on to cat 6 tough, I have that much faith in this. You'll have to cut the whole length of it which is a bit risky as I don't like cutting cat cable.

Put it on, pull it which then scores it and should then break open. It should break open, it just doesn't know it yet. There we go, there's your cat 6.
Ready to go. Great little cutters. Very handy. I think that, unlike a lot of other cutters, the cable size doesn't limit it. We have got an awful lot of other cutters that we all use like the CK Strippers.

They just pull the cable apart, no good for bigger cables. Some of us used to carry knives, they don't strip the ends, also not as accurate or as quick. The only problem I have, and it's not a big one, is you have to be very careful when you're actually put on the likes of Flex.

You don't want press down too hard. Same with any other sharp blade you use, press down too hard and you start cutting in to the other cores. This, with practice is as quick as anything else I've used, if not quicker.

It's actually really comfortable to use. I would say you could use all day. If you're stripping cables all day, it's not very exciting job. But hey ho the life of an apprentice and the life of an electrician is always a good one.

But would I recommend it? Oh yes, definitely one for the tool bag. Give it a try. Where's the harm?


27th April 2018

All right guys, just a little review on a KNIPEX ErgoStrip. I find this tool very handy in the right circumstances. Everybody's seen these automated strippers, they're good, everybody knows the concept. They work, squeeze it, strips the cable. Great. They're alright with three core, but the moment you go anything bigger, like this four core, nothing just fits in. That's when I tend to find these little KNIPEX ErgoStrippers are brilliant. They have al the holes down the side for small cable, a tool for ringing cable, splitter, and then they've got a little one for Coaxial cable. All you do is, there's a little clip on the side, push it, open the spring load mechanism, put in your cable and twist it and snap it. Now, when you have a long one like this as well it's very useful, because on the side of this there is a little blade. You can just run it down the edge, close it, clamp it, apply a bit of pressure, run it down, and it just peels that cable off very, very nice for you.

There you go. Then once you've got all your cores out, you also have all your little markings down there, and you can just put the cable you want in, squeeze it, twist, and the end is off there. Also, I don't think you'll be able to make it out on the camera, but there's a little gauge in there so you can see the different lengths you're making, but all in all, this is a brilliant tool and I love it. It does come a lot of use, because I don't really work with three core cable that much, so to be honest, these, I have no use for. But brilliant tool, definitely recommend it to anybody. Great time saver and so handy, but don't leave them lying around because mine have went missing a few times. Alright guys, thanks.


Asked on 22nd March 2021 by Hatfield Boilers

This gets loads of positive reviews but they seem to be on first impressions. Has anyone had them for a while? They're not cheap so wanted to know if they last. Thanks

Answered on 22nd March 2021 by Cubeko Electrical

Still got mine 3 years later, used most days on flex and FP200

Answered on 22nd March 2021 by M J J Stannard Electrical

I’ve had mine for about 6 months, it gets a good amount of use but I mainly keep it for FP & flex etc, it’s never let me down and I even manage to rescue it from one of my customers dogs chewing it!

Answered on 27th March 2021 by Udell Electrical Services

Been using mine for nearly a year now and it’s never missed a beat. I mainly use it on flex as I terminate a lot of flexes. Really easy to use and makes a perfect cut

Answered on 2nd April 2021 by Ewelectrics

Got one in a tooltalk giveaway. The only tool that ALWAYS stays on me. Fits in your pocket so you forget about it until you need it and makes all round cable (flex, pyro, H05, coax)
Blades have stayed sharp and never failed me

Answered on 1st February 2022 by Hodgson Electrical

Yes they last well and I abuse my tools. Its stayed sharp and I havent broken it so If say they are well made

Answered on 28th June 2022 by Retail Results

Been using these frequently for 2 years no issues this far

Answered on 28th June 2022 by Ewelectrics

2/3 years later they’re still sharp on the blades and I’ve had it in my pocket every working day since I got it


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