SPARKS, MD--(Marketwired - Jul 29, 2015) - H.K. Porter®, a leading hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, known for professional cutting tools that deliver maximum performance and long life, today announced the introduction of its new versatile Powerlink™ Bolt Cutters.

Developed using advanced computer-aided design, the new bolt cutters feature a double compound action system that requires 30 percent less effort than traditional bolt cutters. High-performance steel handles provide extra strength and power for each cut, while specially engineered center cut blades deliver industry leading blade durability.

"H.K. Porter raises the bar with these new Powerlink Bolt Cutters," said Jason Wirth, product manager for H.K. Porter. "End users can rely on this tool to make powerful cuts with less effort than before, allowing them to complete tough jobs quickly and efficiently."

The precision-ground, induction-hardened cutting blades make the Powerlink Bolt Cutters easy to use on various materials, such as bolts and screws, chain, strapping steel, tire chains, wrought iron, and more.

The dual Powerlinks are forged for superior strength and reliability, making this the ideal tool for production facilities, maintenance and repair operations, utilities, oil and gas operations, and construction sites. Powerlink Bolt Cutters are available in the following handle lengths:

  • SKU 0090MCD: 18-inch (cuts up to 9/32" HRC 48 materials)
  • SKU 0190MCD: 24-inch (cuts up to 5/16" HRC 48 materials)

To learn more about the new Powerlink Bolt Cutters, please visit

About H.K. Porter
H.K. Porter® is a market-leading brand of industrial cutting products from Apex Tool Group, one of the largest hand tool manufacturers in the world. The extensive H. K. Porter line of products includes manual cutters, hydraulic cutters, pneumatic cutters, and accessories. Since 1880, H. K. Porter has built an unsurpassed reputation for quality, strength, and durability. Additional information about H. K. Porter products is available online at

About Apex Tool Group
Apex Tool Group, LLC, based in Sparks, Md., is one of the largest worldwide producers of hand and power tools, tool storage, drill chucks, chain and electronic soldering products. Directly and through its subsidiaries, Apex serves a multitude of global markets, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy, hardware, industrial and consumer retail. Apex markets its portfolio of diverse products under its own brand names in addition to being the principal manufacturer for several key private label products for certain retailers for many years.

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