These heavy duty snap ring pliers by Knipex are precise and durable. The bolted joint has zero backlash for consistent and continuous operation. Manufactured from chrome vanadium steel with spring steel wire tips and plastic coated handles. Installation with these snap ring pliers is easy and reliable. The design of the tips reduce stress and strain and help prevent snap rings from flying off. The Knipex snap ring pliers combines the advantages of the stable, hot forged pliers with the endurance of the cold-drawn, highly condensed spring steel tips. Available for internal or external snap rings in the most popular sizes.