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Coax Cable Cutter cuts copper-clad steel cable.

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July 30, 2014 - Featuring specialized notched blade, Model CCS can cut steel-core coaxial cable without damaging knives or deforming cable. Shears can also cleanly cut and snip solid and stranded copper, aluminum, and UTP/STP twisted pair wires and cables. Made of through-hardened tool steel with hot-riveted joint, tool features high-leverage handles for one-handed operation. Cutter is suited for electricians, voice/data/video technicians, and security installers that work with variety of cables and wires.

Klein Tools, Inc.

450 Bond Street, Lincolnshire, IL, 60069, USA

Original Press Release

Klein® Tools Introduces Its Coax Cable Cutter Engineered to Cut Copper-Clad Steel Cable

Press release date: July 24, 2014

Multi-functional tool includes shears to cut common wires and cables

(Lincolnshire, IL) – Klein Tools (http://www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, evolves its Voice/Data/Video (VDV) product line by offering the new Coax Cable Cutter - CCS. The “made in the USA” forged Coax Cable Cutter-CCS is a multi-functional cutter that is optimized to cut copper-clad steel (CCS) coaxial cable in addition to other steel, aluminum and copper wires and cables. It is designed to withstand cutting steel-core coaxial cable without damaging the knives or deforming the cable while the shears cleanly cut and snip other wires or cables.

This single tool provides a critical solution for electricians, voice/data/video technicians and security installers that work with a variety of cables and wires on the job.

The Coax Cable Cutter – CCS (Cat. No. VDV600-096) features include:
• Specialized notched blade designed to withstand cutting steel cable including copper clad steel (CCS) coaxial cable such as RG-59, RG6/6Q, RG-7 and RG11
• Blade geometry ensures copper-clad steel (CCS) coaxial cable retains form when cut to facilitate easy insertion into connectors
• Shears designed to cleanly cut and snip solid and stranded copper, aluminum, UTP/STP twisted pair wires and cables
• Through-hardened custom US-made tool steel
• Hot-riveted joint for durability
• High-leverage handles for genuine one-handed operation
• Plastic-coated for maximum comfort and grip

“The number of tools that a typical journeyman requires on the job can be considerable let alone expensive. For example, if the correct wire cutting tool is not at hand, a substitute may be used as a quick fix causing early blade degradation of the tool and safety concerns for the user,” states Sean O’Flaherty, senior product manager at Klein Tools. “The Klein Coax Cable Cutter – CCS, first and foremost, cuts copper-clad steel coaxial cable without blade degradation or cable deformation but, it is also equally proficient when cutting other data and communication cables such as twisted pair thus delivering on multi-functionality and convenience at a lower cost.”

For more details visit www.kleintools.com or your nearest distributor.

Klein is a registered trademark of Klein Tools, Inc.
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 number one choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople. For more information, visit www.kleintools.com.

Media Contact:
Klein Tools
Tina Bush
tbush@kleintools.com
1-847-821-3318

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