Ideal Industries’ 400 MCM ratcheting cable cutter features a rounded blade design that minimizes cable distortion during cutting. The quick-release mechanism simplifies blade back out, and the locking mechanism keeps handles closed for storage. It has ratcheting jaws with a maximum opening of 1.375 in.
Greenlee’s 45208G ratchet cable cutter is designed for soft metal applications and working in tight spaces. The blades can be opened midcycle. The open jaw design enables single-handed operation, and the precision ratcheting mechanism holds cable tight and allows for advance cuts.
Southwire’s CCP350 16-in. utility cable cutter with crimper works in two ways: curved jaws grab and hold cable, while shear cutting blades make clean cuts on up to 350 kcmil copper. The cushion grips reduce hand fatigue. The high leverage pivot joint enables smooth action and no handle wobble.
Cementex’s CC-24 double-insulated 1,000V-rated cable cutters feature drop-forged, precision-ground alloy tool steel jaws with shear-cut blades. They cut 500 MCM copper power cable, 750 MCM aluminum power cable and 1 3/8-in. communications cable. They are 24 in. long and weigh 5 lbs.
Ridgid’s ratcheting cable cutters feature a special curved and surface-ground blades made of high-coated steel for extended durability and blade lifetime. The enclosed spring is protected from debris and loss during use. The lock/unlock mechanism secures the tool when not in use.
Klein Tools’ Journeyman high-leverage cable cutter can cut 4/0 aluminum, 2/0 soft copper and 100-pair 24 AWG communications cable. The dual-material handles provide a grip without sacrificing tool strength or durability. The hot-riveted joint ensures smooth action and no handle wobble. It can work in confined spaces.