NA 121

DIN Standards Committee Tools and Clamping Devices


Pliers and nippers - Engineer's and lineman's pliers - Dimensions and test values (ISO 5746:2021)


This document contains the main dimensions for combination pliers and cable pliers as well as the test values for the pliers to verify their functional capability according to ISO 5744. The general technical requirements are contained in ISO 5743. The International Standard ISO 5746:2021 was prepared by the Technical Committee ISO/TC 29/SC 10, "Assembly tools for screws and nuts, pliers and nippers" with the participation of German experts from the Standards Committee NA 121 "Tools and Clamping Devices" (FWS) of the Working Committee NA 121-05-11 AA "Pliers".



Planned document number

DIN ISO 5746

Project number


Responsible national committee

NA 121-05-11 AA - Pliers 

Responsible international committee

ISO/TC 29/SC 10 - Assembly tools for screws and nuts, pliers and nippers 

previous edition(s)

Pliers and nippers - Engineer's and lineman's pliers - Dimensions and test values (ISO 5746:2004)

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