Ridgid’s manual tubing cutter has a zinc body and a machined steel blade. It can cut copper, aluminum, brass and plastic from 1 / 8 to 5 / 8 in. It has grooved rollers for close-to-flare cuts, a knurled feed screw knob and an ergonomic handle design.
Klein Tools’ PVC and multilayer tubing cutter cuts 1-in. O.D. multilayer plastic tubing and up to 3 / 4 -in. schedule 40 PVC pipe. It has a PTFE-coated steel blade, a rubber grip and a handle latch to secure the tool closed. It is not intended to cut metallic pipes, cable wire or cold PVC.