Product News: Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems
Ratcheting Cable Cutter features front loading jaws.
Press Release Summary:
November 7, 2013 - With high-leverage ratchet mechanism, Open Jaw Cable Cutter allows for single handed cutting of 600 MCM copper and 750 MCM aluminum without leaving burrs or sharp edges. Tool can also cut 1 1/8 in. communication cable. Front loading jaws wrap around cable in confined spaces, while spring release lever quickly resets blades between cuts. For comfort and firm grip, tool has plastic covered handles and hand guards.
Original Press Release
Klein® Tools Introduces an Open Jaw Cable Cutter
Press release date: October 29, 2013
Front loading jaws are designed to work in tight spaces
(Lincolnshire, IL) – Klein Tools, (http://www.kleintools.com) for professionals since 1857, introduces the Open Jaw Cable Cutter, a ratcheting cable cutter with front loading jaws that easily wrap around cable in confined spaces.
The Open Jaw Cable Cutter (Cat. No. 63711) with a high-leverage ratchet mechanism allows for single handed cutting of 600 MCM Copper and 750 MCM Aluminum without leaving burrs or sharp edges. It can also cut 1-1/8” communication cable. This cable cutter features a spring release lever that quickly resets the blades between cuts. Plastic covered handles with hand guards provide comfort and a firm grip.
“Klein Tools’ new Open Jaw Cable Cutter offers the best of both worlds,” said Klein Tools product manager Ben Bainter. “It has the open jaw design of traditional “lopper” cable cutters as well as the compactness of ratcheting cable cutters.”
NOTE: Not designed for cutting steel or ACSR.
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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 seven plants throughout the United States and are the number one choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople. For more information, visit www.kleintools.com.