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New multifunctional tool aids in damage-free installation and easy adjustment

IRWIN® announces that the new VISE-GRIP® Pliers Wrench is now available. With more than 97 years of product innovation in the pliers’ market, the new VISE-GRIP® Pliers Wrench features smooth jaws that provide damage-free installation and IRWIN®’s new patented GrooveLock™ ratcheting up mechanism for easy adjustment in confined spaces.

IRWIN VISE-GRIP Pliers Wrench, Pliers Wrench, plumbing tools, tools, pliers, wrenchIdeal for plumbing applications, the smooth, anti-marring jaws minimize harm to chrome and plated fixtures during installation. While traditional adjustable wrenches are difficult to access/adjust in confined spaces, the GrooveLock™ ratcheting up mechanism allows for fast and easy adjustment in tight working areas. The IRWIN VISE-GRIP Pliers Wrench also replaces metric and imperial spanners up to 1-1/2” (38mm) with one convenient tool, eliminating excess equipment on the jobsite, in addition to offering anti-pinching, bi-material ergonomic handles that help provide comfort and control.

Primary users for the IRWIN® VISE-GRIP® Pliers Wrench include plumbers and HVAC professionals. The tool is available now in 10 in. (IRHT82636) and 8 in. (IRHT82635) models.

“IRWIN listened to customer feedback about limitations of traditional adjustable wrenches and implemented several innovations to improve the user experience,” commented Matthew Grella, Product Manager. “We believe the modifications in the VISE-GRIP Pliers Wrench will allow plumbers and other tradesmen to work more efficiently and comfortably, while mitigating damage to work pieces being serviced.”