CHANNELLOCK 458 8 in. XLT High-Leverage Center Cutting Plier

Item No. 32165
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CHANNELLOCK 458 8 in. XLT High-Leverage Center Cutting Plier has 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 Length0.88 in. / 22.35 mm
Overall Length8.31 in. / 211.07 mm
Joint Thickness0.47 in. / 11.94 mm
Cutting Edge0.88 in. / 11.94 mm
Handle Span1.95 in. / 49.53 mm
Weight0.66 lb. / 299.37 g