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968 7.5” 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 10-20 AWG solid and 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.

Made in the USA

Overall Length7.5in.190.5mm
Jaw Length2.6in.66.04mm
Joint Thickness0.39in.9.91mm
Cutting Edge0.85in.21.59mm
Handle Span1.89in.48.01mm
Joint Width1.00in.25.4mm

Benefits and Features

Bolt Cutting

Cuts Bolts 6-32 and 8-32

Spring Feature

Spring loaded for easy one-handed operation

Wire Stripping Ability

Strips 10-20 AWG wire


XLT™ Xtreme Leverage Technology means considerably less force required to cut than traditional high leverage