Cutting Plier Features Leverage Technology, Requiring Less Force to Cut

The E458 8-inch High Leverage Center Cutting Plier features a center-cut design that maximizes its cutting power.

The E458 8-inch High Leverage Center Cutting Plier features a center-cut design that maximizes its cutting power.

Channellock Inc. has introduced the E458 8-inch High Leverage Center Cutting Plier to tool distributors.

Like all CHANNELLOCK pliers, the E458 is 100 percent made in the U.S. It features XLT Xtreme Leverage Technology, enabling cutting with less force required than traditional high-leverage plier designs. A precision-machined center-cut design maximizes the cutting power of this plier. It is made with high-carbon alloy steel, and the its cutting edges are heat-treated for performance.

Channellock Inc., a five-generation family-owned and operated plier and hand tool manufacturer located in Pennsylvania, also has featured several other made in the U.S. products:

  • LITTLE CHAMP Precision Pliers: LITTLE CHAMPS have a balanced design. The LITTLE CHAMP line of pliers includes 4-inch side cutting, 4-inch end-cutting, 6-inch snipe nose, 5-inch long nose with side cutter, and 4.5-inch slip joint with shear. They are made from high-carbon steel with CHANNELLOCK BLUE comfort grips.
  • Professional Snips: Professional Snips are made from drop-forged molybdenum alloy steel and feature an 8:1 compound action to deliver cutting power with minimum effort. An 8-pivot bolt joins the custom heat-treated blades that are precision machined, and a double overwind spring and grips are designed for durability and comfort. Models include standard, offset, left upright and right upright snips.
  • E SERIES End Cutters: The end cutter series includes 6.25-, 7.5- and 8-inch sizes for automotive repair needs. The end cutters are include CHANNELLOCK BLUE comfort grips. They are made from high-carbon steel for performance on the job and have a rust-preventive coating. Each cutting plier integrates the XLT Xtreme Leverage Technology.

CHANNELLOCK products are available at major hardware retailers in the U.S. and Canada, including The Home Depot; Lowe’s; ACE; Sears; Menards; Do It Best; Fastenal; Grainger; True Value; Princess Auto; Canadian Tire and more. Pricing and availability vary by retailer.

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