Circlip Pliers

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Circlip Pliers

Synonyms: snap ring pliers, retaining ring pliers;
DE: Sicherungsringzangen, "Sprengringzangen",
Type: hand tool
Material: circlips
Location: metal workshop
Access Requirements: read this page

If you need to install or remove circlips, you should use matching circlip pliers as the rings may go flying when you try to grab them with other tools.

We have a pair of relatively large external circlip pliers (Spreizzange) in the metal workshop.

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