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Compact Cable Cutter combines ergonomics and capacity.

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July 9, 2014 - Designed for single-handed operation, ratcheted 500 MCM Cable Cutter (p/n 10569) cuts stranded, flexible copper, and aluminum cable up to 500 MCM (240mm²). Ergonomic, non-slip comfort grip handles facilitate cutting of larger cables, while precision ground fixed and moving cutting blades promote performance. Able to work in tight spaces, tool features locking latch for safe storage, quick blade release system in any position, and heat treated, high carbon tool steel cutting blades.

Platinum Tools

806 Calle Plano, Camarillo, CA, 93012, USA

Original Press Release

Platinum Tools® Launches New 500 MCM Cable Cutter

Press release date: July 3, 2014

CAMARILLO, Calif. – Platinum Tools® (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce the launch of the new 500 MCM Cable Cutter (p/n 10569). The 500 MCM Cable Cutter is now shipping with an MSRP of $139.95.

“The compact ratcheted 500 MCM Cable Cutter is designed for simple one hand operation,” said John Phillips, Platinum Tools product manager. “It works well in tight spaces and tackles cutting larger cables with ease with ergonomic, non-slip comfort grip handles.”

The new Platinum Tools 500 MCM Cable Cutter cuts stranded, flexible copper and aluminum cable up to 500 MCM (240mm2). It also features precision ground fixed and moving cutting blades for improved performance.

Additional specifications include:
• locking latch for safe, easy storage
• quick blade release system in any position
• cutting blades manufactured from high carbon tool steel
• heat treated blades for added durability and extended life
• rust resistant black oxide finish
• Platinum Tools cable jacket slitters are perfect companion tools (p/ns 10005C and 10007C)

For additional pricing and more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit www.platinumtools.com, call (800) 749-5783, or email info@platinumtools.com.

About Platinum Tools
Platinum Tools, founded in 1997, was created based upon two very simple objectives. First, develop the absolute best possible solutions for the preparation, installation, and hand termination of wire and cable. Second, implement an operational infrastructure that can deliver these products in an efficient, timely, and high quality manner.

All of our products must absolutely satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…utility of function; quality of function; and economic value. Our people are our company. They, too, must be focused on and work to satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…customer satisfaction; product knowledge and expertise; and willingness to learn and adapt.

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