Knipex Tools’ 11-in. ratcheting cable cutter cuts up to 750 MCM copper and aluminum single conductors as well as multiple stranded cables, though it is not suitable for steel wire and wire ropes. It has precision-ground, hardened blades and a two-stage ratchet drive. The 1,000V multi-component handles meet or exceed ASTM, IEC and VDE specifications. It is made of high-grade...
Klein Tools’ three-piece tool set includes everything needed to cut, strip and test cable. The 9-in. high-leverage side-cutting pliers are made from steel and have induction-hardened cutting knives. The Klein-Kurve wire stripper/cutter cuts, strips and loops 8–16 AWG solid and 10–18 AWG stranded wire. The noncontact voltage tester detects 50–1,000 voltages.
Greenlee’s Gator ESR1000LX ratcheting cable cutter is designed for one-handed operation and can cut up to a 1,000 kcmil in copper and 1,250 kcmil in aluminum. It has a forward-reverse button with safety lock. The handle is designed to reduce hand strain and has an overmolded grip. It is lightweight with a well-balanced center of gravity to optimize hand positioning.
Ridgid’s RC-40 manual cable cutter has curved, surface-grinded blades made of high-coated steel, and it uses a ratchet mechanism to make cuts. It has impact-resistant handles, a locking mechanism and an enclosed spring. A pawl release allows blades to be released any point during cutting.