CHANNELLOCK 968 7.5 in. Forged Wire Stripper

Item No. 32164
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CHANNELLOCK 968 7.5 in. 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
  • REAM and DEBURR 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 10-18 AWG solid and 12-20 AWG stranded wire
  • SCREW SHEAR cuts and chases threads on 6-32 and 8-32 screws
  • FORGED high carbon U.S. steel for ultimate strength is specially coated for rust prevention
  • CHANNELLOCK BLUE® molded non-slip grips for ultimate control and comfort
  • 100% MADE IN USA


Jaw Length2.6 in. / 66.04 mm
Overall Length7.5 in. / 190.5 mm
Joint Thickness0.39 in. / 9.91 mm
Joint Width0.39 in. / 9.91 mm
Cutting Edge0.85 in. / 9.91 mm
Jaw Capacity2.13 in. / 53.98 mm
Handle Span1.89 in. / 48.01 mm
Weight0.46 lb. / 209.79 g