Klein Tools® Offers a Complete Line of Duct and Sheet Metal Tools Perfect for HVAC Professionals

July 18, 2018 (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools (www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, introduces a complete line of duct and sheet metal tools, including the new Duct Cutter with Wire Cutter, HVAC Hand Notcher, Tin Snips, Hole Cutter and more. When equipped with these durable, reliable tools, professionals can easily complete a range of tasks involved in this season’s HVAC installations and maintenance projects.

All six products pictured above feature:

  • All-steel construction and nickel-chrome plated hardware provides long life and durability
  • Convenient self-opening latch for easy, one-handed operation
  • Contoured grips cover hardened steel handles for all-day comfort

Duct Cutter with Wire Cutter (Cat. No. 89554)

  • All-steel, double-edge blade easily cuts fiber board, fiberglass lined and flexible ducts
  • Built-in wire cutter provides added convenience
  • Compound leverage mechanism enables easy wire cutting

Straight and Offset Hand Seamers (Cat. Nos. 86522, 86524)

  • Compound-leverage mechanism easily and accurately bends, seams and flattens sheet metal
  • Three-inch jaw folds 22 gauge steel and 24 gauge stainless steel
  • Jaw notched in 1/4-inch (6mm) increments for precise bending measurements

Snap Lock Punch (Cat. No. 86528)

  • Drop-forged steel jaw easily punches 3/8-inch (10mm) wide impressions on metal edges to easily join pieces of sheet metal, duct or pipe
  • Compound-leverage mechanism for greater control and easy operation
  • For use on sheet metal and vinyl and aluminum siding

HVAC Hand Notcher (Cat. No. 86526)

  • Cuts 30-degree V shapes in sheet metal to make corners quickly and easily
  • Drop-forged, high-impact steel jaw with 13/16-inch (21mm) maximum throat depth
  • Jaw's hook design easily notches corners and take-off tabs without slippage
  • For use on up to 24 gauge steel and 26 gauge stainless steel

5-Blade Duct Crimper (Cat. No. 86520)

  • Produces factory-precision indentations in stove pipe and round duct with ease
  • Compound-leverage mechanism completes precise indentations
  • Crimps 24 gauge steel and 28 gauge stainless steel

Tin Snips (Cat. No. 89556)

  • 12 inch long tool with high-carbon steel cutting blades
  • Full 3.5-inch (89mm) blades cut both straight and wide curves
  • All steel construction for long life and durability
  • Large handles accommodate work gloves
  • Easily cuts tin, copper, aluminum, soft metals and vinyl
  • Excellent for use on 24 gauge steel and 28 gauge stainless steel
  • Replacement blades sold separately (Cat. No. 89555)

Hole Cutter (Cat. No. 89552)

  • Cuts two to 12-inch (51-305mm) holes in sheet metal
  • Measurement scales labeled in inches and centimeters provide added accuracy
  • High-quality bearings assure a long cutting life
  • Installs into standard electric drill chucks
  • Adjustable pivot point ensures accurate hole size
  • For use on up to 24 gauge steel and 26 gauge stainless steel
  • Includes replacement bit and L-Style Hex-Key for tightening
  • Additional replacement bits sold separately (Cat. No. 89551)

Folding Tools (Cat. Nos. 86530, 86532, 86534)

  • Two folding depths: 3/8-Inch (10mm) and 1-Inch (25mm)
  • Folds up to 24 and 28 gauge stainless steel
  • Handy sight gauges for accurate depth alignment
  • Made of heavy-duty 16 gauge steel for strength
  • Available in 12-inch (Cat. No. 86530), 18-inch (Cat. No. 86532) and 24-inch (Cat. No. 86534)

This expansion to the HVAC product line provides professionals with a variety of reliable, convenient tools needed to get the job done day-in and day-out,” says Sabrina Kalsi, product manager at Klein Tools. “Our goal is to make all tradespeople aware of the versatility of Klein tools. While the first pair of Klein pliers was forged together for a lineman in need, today, Klein’s family of engineers, craftsmen and workers collaborate together to expand our product offering, manufacturing tools that more professionals can benefit from.

For more information, visit www.kleintools.com/new-products or search for #NewKleins on social media.

About Klein Tools

Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the No. 1 choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople. For more information, visit www.kleintools.com.

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