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458 8-inch XLT™ Center Cutting Pliers


CHANNELLOCK® High Leverage Center Cutting Pliers precision-machined design maximizes cutting power. Xtreme Leverage Technology (XLT™) positions the rivet closer to the cutting edge so considerably less force is required to cut than other high leverage designs. State-of-the-art laser heat treating offers a strong and consistent pattern across the cutting edge, adding increased strength and longevity over traditional hardening practices. These pliers also offer a slimmer, lighter, and better-balanced design for maximum performance and accessibility. CHANNELLOCK® Center Cut Pliers are made in USA and forged from an improved high-alloy steel that is specially coated for ultimate rust prevention.

  • CENTER CUT design aligns cutting edges in the center of the pliers head providing additional leverage and overall performance
  • IMPROVED high alloy steel construction and a center cut design aligns force and leverage to maximize cutting power
  • XTREME LEVERAGE TECHNOLOGY (XLT™) increases performance and reduces hand fatigue
  • LASER heat-treated cutting edges perform better and last longer
  • PRECISION-machined knife and anvil style cutting edges ensure perfect mating for superior performance and longevity
  • CHANNELLOCK BLUE® grips for comfort
  • 100% MADE IN USA

Jaw Length 0.88 in.22.35 mm
Overall Length 8.31 in.211.07 mm
Joint Thickness 0.47 in.11.94 mm
Cutting Edge 0.88 in.11.94 mm
Handle Span 1.95 in.49.53 mm
Weight 0.66 lbs.299.37 g
458 8-inch XLT™ Center Cutting Pliers