KNIPEX Alligator® XL Pipe Wrench and Water Pump Pliers
DIN ISO 8976

88 01 400 (online-normal)
88 01 400 zoom
black atramentised pliers, polished head, handles with non-slip plastic coating

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  • The classic model, now also in 400 mm length
  • robust construction; particularly suitable for outdoor work
  • good access to the workpiece due to slim size in the head and joint area
  • pinch guard prevents operators´ fingers being pinched
  • gripping surfaces with special hardened teeth, teeth hardness approx. 61 HRC: low wear and reliable gripping
  • self-locking on pipes and nuts: no slipping on the workpiece and low handforce required
  • box-joint design: high stability because of double guide
  • robust adjustment mechanism, insensitive to dirt, easy to clean; particularly suitable for outdoor work
  • 11-notch adjustment positioning with a gripping capacity up to 3 1/2", optimised adjustment to the workpiece and user-friendly handle position
  • Chrome vanadium electric steel, forged, multi stage oil-hardened
The KNIPEX Alligator® XL offers the performance and comfort of a water pump pliers while being 50 % lighter in weight and having a greater gripping capacity (3 ½“) than comparable pipe wrenches. With their handy length of 400 mm, there is a place for KNIPEX Alligator® XL in every tool box.


Product Number
Capacity for pipes, inches (diameter)
Ø Inch
Capacities for pipes
Ø Inch / Ø mm
Capacities for nuts
Inch / mm
adjustment positions
Inch / mm
Net weight
88 01 4003 1/2
3 1/2
3 3/4
technical change and errors excepted