Strainrite fencing Systems are a company with international prestige, a leading manufacturer of agricultural equipment with almost 50 years of experience in the field of fencing tools. The company is renowned for its innovation and the quality of the fencing products it creates. Based in New Zealand, the company has established itself as a leading provider of fencing tools that meet the countries stringent farming sector requirements. Having exceeded the expectations of New Zealand’s famously demanding quality control, the company has gone on to be internationally recommended as one of the worlds best manufacturers of fencing tools.
With a wide range of products designed for farmers, by farmers, Strainrite are constantly looking to develop, innovate, and refine their products, resulting in strainers, pullers, pliers, crimps, chisels, wire cutters and multi-purpose tools that are able to reliably do the jobs required and withstand the harshest of farming elements. With the guarantee of top quality fencing tools with the ability to handle every fence related challenge imaginable, Strainrite fence tools are a worthy addition to the toolbox of any farmer, horse owner or gardener. With the elite of the Strainrite fencing tools range available to buy online and with free UK delivery, the route to perfect fencing starts here.
StrainersAn essential tool for building and maintaining fences, fence strainers need to be strong, reliable and easy to operate.
The Strainrite Standard Chain Strainer with Spring makes light work of heavy wires. The wear-resistant SG iron jaws and innovative design result in effective grip on both aluminium and zinc fencing wire. The strainer is heavy duty and boasts impressive strength but the spring loaded claws and large, one-piece handle make it easy and comfortable to use with just one hand.
The Standard Chain Strainer with Spring is made from quality materials with a proven design and hard-wearing features, resulting in a tool that is built to last and last well. The Standards Chain Strainer with Spring comes equipped with a gold passivated standard tested chain, swivel and heavy-duty rivets, so you have everything you need to get to work on your fencing as soon as the strainer arrives.
Another high-quality Strainrite alternative is the Boundary Strainer. Featuring a snap-hook and 6-meter chain, the Boundary Strainer is ideal when working on large areas of fencing. The strainer consists of strong, treated metals and designed to be both effective and durable capable of handling loads of up to 600 kg and ensuring years of use. The tool is recommended for use with fence strainer boards or Tornado clamps.
PullersFence maintenance requires a lot of pulling. Whether it’s removing staples from posts or pulling wire tight so that it can be tied off, having the appropriate puller is essential to building and maintaining fences.
With regards to dealing with staples, the Strainrite Staple Puller is the tool for the job. The tool benefits from an innovative jaw design and two-stage high leverage system that make it easy to pull out staples using just one hand, perfect for taking down fencing in a hurry.
The Staple Puller benefits from an ergonomic, compact handle designed to provide balance and comfort when being handled. This handy tool also doubles as a wire cutter on a par with the very best and can be used to grip, strip and twist wire. The multifunctional pincer has a wire cutter with the capacity to slice through fencing wire and a multi-functional pincer that enables under-gate cable stripping, while an ingeniously places utility hole is perfect for twisting off footing wires.
Staples are one thing but pulling wire requires a different tool entirely, and the Easy Wire Puller is the one for the job. Effective on both netting and wire, the Easy Wire Puller easily tensions the wire around strainer posts. The cunning design of the Easy Wire Puller leaves the user with free hands for stapling or tieing off the wire around the strainer post, ensuring a taut, secure fence.
The tool benefits from a High Tensile Bolt and SG Iron Head, providing strength and durability, while the Gold Zinc plated handle protects against corrosion. The Multi-fit wire clamps fit multiple common fence wire sizes with ease while the wire camp’s Smooth Grip prevents any damage to the wire. The Easy Wire Puller is suitable for both left, and right-handed as it grips wire on both sides of the head.
Finally, the Ezepull 4-in-1 tool is the handiest puller you could have in your toolbox. Combining four vital fencing functions into one nifty tool, the Exepull can not only pull staples but cut and strip wire as well as being able to crimp 2.5mm sleeves. The tool is lightweight and easy to use with compact handles and comfortable rubber grips but is also incredibly strong and durable thanks to its stainless steel jaws and double action with overcentre lever. A puller that really does it all, the Ezepuller is guaranteed to come in handy.
Fencing pliers are a multifaceted fence management tool with the ability to cut and twist wire, remove staples and hammer in staples, posts and nails. Having a reliable plier in the toolbox is vital when building and maintaining fencing.
Strainers MK2 Fencing Pliers are the creme de la creme of pliers made from quality materials and adept at completing a full range of fence building and maintenance tasks. Made from top quality chrome vanadium steel, the MK2 Fencing Plowers are able to twist or cut through wire with ease but are also capable of crimping or tensioning the wire. The strong single tooth jaws and steel spike are ideal for pulling and lifting out staples while the solid steel flat edge is perfect for hammering in everything from staples to posts. The pliers are fully insulated, making them both durable and easy to handle. As the only specialised plier in the Strainrite range, the MK2 Fencing Pliers encapsulate the very best of Strainrite design and quality. With the capacity to undertake multiple fence related tasks, the MK2 Fencing Pliers are a critical part of any fencing kit.
A number of Strainrite tools have crimping abilities, such as the Ezepull 4-in-1 tool, there are two specific crimping tools. The Ezecrimp 3-in-1 tool and the Ultracrimp 5-in-1 tool. The Ezecrimp is primarily a crimping tool with the ability to crimp 4mm, 2.5mm 3.15mm, barbed and electric wire crimps. In addition to crimping the full range of Strainrite crimping sleeves, the Ezecrimp also features strong steel jaws with the ability to cut wires, pull out staples and strip underground cables.
The Ultracrimp 5 in 1 tool has an even broader range of abilities. Perfect for crimping the full range of Strainrite wire crimp sleeves and suitable on a variety of different types of fencing, benefitting from stainless steel jaws and an innovative double action leverage that ensures superior crimping greater than the tensile strength of the wire.
The Ultracrimp can also pull staples with ease, slice through wires and strip underground cable insulation.
Having chosen to use a Strainrite crimping tool, it is important that you also use the Strainrite Wire Crimps crimping sleeves. Strainrite crimp sleeves excel as easy wire joins, exceeding the breaking strain of the wiring system, waterproof and suitable for use in all weather conditions.
The crimps come in 5 different sizes, from Electric Fencing Crimp sleeves to 4.00mm crimp sleeves, in order to fit differed types of wire and ensure that there is a Strainrite wire crimping sleeve to meet everyone’s needs. All Strainrite crimping tools are compatible with all Strainrite crimping sleeves but to use sleeves by another manufacturer would void the warranty of the tool.
A critical tool for anyone working with wood, a quality chisel is essential when it comes to building and maintaining a fence. If not properly made from quality materials, chisels can quickly become ineffective so choosing a strong, durable, and well-designed chisel is vital.
Forged from a solid high-carbon steel, then precision hardened and tempered for a quality blade; the Ezecut chisel is specifically designed as a tool for fence construction. The chisel is exemplary in terms of strength and cutting performance, the strong steel blade and ergonomic PVC hand grip making it easy to use and highly effective.
The 37mm Head, which has been surface ground and whetstone sharpened, can tackle everything from delicately paring thin shavings away from a post for a tight fit to cleaning up big chunks of waste wood. With strength, sharpness, and reliability ensured, the Strainrite Ezecut Chisel is the perfect choice when selecting this toolbox essential.
While many of the Strainrite fencing tools have wire cutting capabilities, there are also specific wire cutting tools that are specifically designed for the purpose of slicing through different types of fencing wire.
The Strainrite Knipex Wire Cutter is incredibly versatile and strong. The specialised lever action mechanism delivers a mechanical advantage which, combined with the induction hardened precision cutting edges, delivers a superior cutting performance. The Strainrite Knipex Wire Cutter can cut through everything from bolts to nails to rivets, as well as easily slicing through any and all types of wire. Both straight and scalloped jaws are available on the Knipex Cutter, allowing you to tailor the tool to your needs and desired performance. The cutter’s smart design and quality material mean cutting through even the thickest of wires requires minimum effort, and the tool will remain sharp and effective for years to come.
Another of Strainrites top cutting tools is the HT Wire Cutter. Designed with a scalloped jaw for precision cutting the HT Wire Cutter can easily slice through hard wire of up to 4mm in diameter thickness. The ergonomic handles ensure ease and comfort of use while the induction-hardened blades will retain their sharpness and cutting ability through years of work.
Despite heralding from New Zealand, Strainrite have established themselves as UK market leaders in the fencing tools. Their popularity in the UK stems from their long history in the industry, the reliability of their tools, and the constant ingenuity of their designs. From simple chisels to ingenious multi-purpose tools, Strainrite are constantly developing and refining their products to make building and maintaining a fencing easier and safer.
Strainrite’s fencing tools are seeing booming popularity in the UK with excellent reviews from all types of fence builder whether a large scale farmer or a small scale gardener. Whether you build a fencing kit from specialised tools like or condense them into a few multi-purpose gems like the Ezepull 4 in 1 tool, Strainrite’s fencing equipment will last for years and consistently perform in terms of precision, strength and ease of use.
With a huge variety of Strainrite’s top-rated tools available to buy online today and free UK delivery, it’s the perfect time to stock up your toolbox with Strainrite.