As a first responder, your job requires tools that are reliable and versatile. The CHANNELLOCK® Rescue Tool pries open windows and doors, cuts wires and cables easily, shuts off gas safety valves and loosens hose couplings. The new design of the 86 incorporates our innovative XLT™ JOINT, which requires considerably less force to cut than traditional high leverage designs, as well as the spring and lock feature allowing for easy one-hand operation in high-stress situations. U.S. Patent No. 8,065,939. Made in the USA.