Battery Powered Cable Cutting Tool 20mm Dia – Klauke ES 20 ISM VDE

Klauke ES 20 ISM VDE

Klauke ES 20 ISM VDE

Insulated Battery Powered

Cable CUtting Tool

Klauke ES 20 ISM VDE | Electrical Safety Tools

Orange Tools with Insulated Protection for Cutting & Crimping Cables 

The Klauke ES 20 ISM VDE is a battery powered cutting tool that has a maximum diameter range for cable lugs and connectors of 20mm – suitable for cutting Al/St conductors (ACSR) to DIN EN 50182, solid Al/Cu cables to DIN EN 60228, Class 1 and laminated copper bus bars.

The Klauke ES 20 ISM VDE can be used in confined spaces thanks to slim cutting head and is extremely robust and lightweight in design.

The ES 20 is part of the Klauke Orange Tool range insulated and VDE certified to 1000 V for increased safety when working on potentially voltage-carrying electrical equipment or crimping conductors to facilitate the installation of joints and terminations.

The orange housing of the battery powered cable crimping tool makes it easily differentiated from standard crimping tools and the built-in display allows user to view all tool data instantly.

➡ See also: Battery Operated Cable Cutting Tools & Battery Operated Cable Crimping Tools



  • Open head, rotatable
  • Simple and safe: One-button operating concept for controlling all tool functions
  • Effortless working due to balanced centre of gravity
  • LED for work area illumination
  • Simple and safe: Automatic retraction when operation is complete
  • Manual retract stop (MRS) for efficient operations
  • Always ready-to-use thanks to battery charge and service display

suitable for

  • Al/St wire (ACSR)
Klauke ES 20 ISM VDE

Klauke ES 20 ISM VDE


The following table outlines the performance specification of the Klauke ES 20 ISM VDE cutting tool:

Cable cutting rangemax. 18 mm dia. (depending on cable/wire type) mm
Cable cutting force
23 kN
Cutting time2 s to 4 s (depending on cable size)
Number of cutsapprox. 160 cuts (ACSR cable 120/20)
Battery voltage18 V
Battery capacity1.5 Ah, Li-Ion
Charging time15 min
Weight incl. battery2.1 kg
Ambient temperature-10°C to +40°C
Klauke ES 20 ISM VDE - Orange Tools

Klauke ES 20 ISM VDE – Orange Tools


Should you require technical assistance to select the correct cable crimping or cable cutting tools please contact us.

Thorne & Derrick are Specialist Distributors of cable tools to enable the preparation of all LV MV HV cables prior to the installation of Joints, Terminations & Connectors – this includes Klauke, Cembre, Alroc and Boddingtons cable jointing tools for removal of cable sheath, screen and insulation on 11/33kV (MV) and 66kV/132kV (HV) power cables.

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