Pliers are a kind of hand tool used for holding objects firmly. Though the use has been quite the same from the beginning, there is a significant change in the look and making compared to classical pliers. Channellock 440 12-Inch Tongue is nothing other than that. It has got the strong metal construction with 12-inch groove teeth to grip metal or any other object tightly.
Back in the Bronze age Europe the pliers were developed from tongs for handling hot metal. Today it is commonly made with stainless steel ensuring the strength of the hand tool. Groove Plier grips any object firmly that the object does not slip easily and your working becomes enjoyable. Let's have a look at how these hand tools can help you.
Whom is this product for?
The pliers are not only for professional use. It has got several uses in our day to day life. Like your wash basin is not working properly, you can fix it on your own. Here you will need pliers to grip the bolts tight and fix the wash basin. There are a lot more tasks that can be named. Almost every hardware-related jobs require a plier to make the things right. Though all type of pliers does the same thing depending on their work area and construction type, there is some variation in the name. We often get to hear some name like: needle nose pliers, linesman pliers, snap ring pliers, long nose pliers, locking pliers.
14 x 4 x 1 inches
Number of adjustments
Tongue & Groove
Item model number
Channellock 440 Explained
With the first look, you might think it's a simple tool, but it's of great use. This kind of pliers tool is never bound to one simple task. There are a lot of tasks that you can do with it. This 12-inch long tool is of great use for all of us. Grooved teeth of the tool help to grip on any object like the metal bolts or any plastic pipe according to its jaw size. The jaw length of 1.5 inches can hold a range of bolts and nuts within it. 2.25-inch jaw capacity allows the users to put objects around 2 inches in diameter and that is enough for this small tool.
7 adjustments in this channel locks tool make it more efficient. The adjustments make the hard works enjoying for the users. 1.78 lbs tool keeps it simple and straight to carry it wherever a user wants to. You will find it always comfortable for its smooth 1.81ʺ handles.
We Liked It Because
Laser heat-treated teeth grip
Undercut tongue & groove design helps to be slip resistant
PermaLock fastener to eliminate bolt failure
Patented reinforcing edge manages stress breakage
Made in the USA
High-carbon C1080 steel for ultimate rust prevention
What We Did Not Like?
Jaw capacity is limited to 2.25ʺ
Can’t have a 360˚ swing on a bolt using this plier
Common Questions and Answers
Question : What is the jaw capacity of this plier? Can you please share?
The jaw capacity is about 2.25 inches.
Question : Will I be able to fix my shower head using this tool?
It depends on the bolt size of your showerhead. You should find it comfortable to work with most of the shower head.
Question : Would this be the proper tool to remove that big nut on the bottom of a sink drain?
A wrench should do better, but you can continue the job using this plier.
After learning what pliers can do, you might regret why Channellock doesn’t come up with the pliers set to solve all the problem in one shot. Also, you don’t need all the pliers for DIY jobs. This simple tool has got the ability to help you for many of the household hard tasks. It’s made of sturdy stainless steel that remains new for years. Enjoy hard jobs with your pliers.