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968 7.5-inch Forged Wire Stripper


The CHANNELLOCK® 968 7.5" Forged Wire Stripper is designed for superior quality and greater ease of use. Forged for durability and to outlast traditional wire strippers. By incorporating CHANNELLOCK® Xtreme Leverage Technology (XLT™ ), it requires considerably less force to cut than traditional high leverage designs. The 968 is a 100% made in USA product with U.S. steel and comes equipped with robust, comfortable CHANNELLOCK BLUE® grips, a spring-loaded handle for easy, one-handed operation and a lock for safe storage. It strips 8-18 AWG solid, 10-20 AWG stranded wire, has a reaming head for up to 1" conduit and cuts 6-32 and 8-32 bolts. This wire stripper is an exceptionally strong and versatile tool that every professional will want in their toolbox.

  • XTREME LEVERAGE TECHNOLOGY (XLT™) increases performance and reduces hand fatigue
  • REAMING HEAD for up to 1 inch conduit
  • SPRING-LOADED handle for easy one-handed operation
  • CURVED SHEAR is uniquely shaped to contain material during handling
  • LOCK for safe storage
  • STRIPS 10-20 AWG solid and stranded wire
  • SCREW SHEAR 6-32 and 8-32
  • FORGED high carbon steel for maximum strength and durability is specially coated for ultimate rust prevention.
  • CHANNELLOCK BLUE® comfort grips reduce hand fatigue
  • 100% MADE IN USA

Jaw Length 2.6 in.66.04 mm
Overall Length 7.5 in.190.5 mm
Joint Thickness 0.39 in.9.91 mm
Joint Width 0.39 in.9.91 mm
Cutting Edge 0.85 in.9.91 mm
Jaw Capacity 2.13 in.53.98 mm
Handle Span 1.89 in.48.01 mm
Weight 0.46 lbs.209.79 g
968 7.5-inch Forged Wire Stripper