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Working with all RIDGID standard press tools, including CT-400, 320-E, RP 330-B, and RP 330-C, RIDGIDÂ® Press Snap(TM) soil pipe cutter eliminates need for manual ratcheting and cuts most 1Â½-4 in. no hub and service weight soil pipe. There is no need to score pipe beforehand.
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New RIDGID® Press Snap(TM) Soil Pipe Cutter Provides Fast and Easy Cutting of Cast Iron Soil Pipe
ELYRIA, OHIO - September 2009 - The RIDGID® Press Snap(TM) soil pipe cutter expands the capabilities of RIDGID standard press tools by providing a fast and easy way to cut cast iron soil pipe. The Press Snap cutter eliminates the need for manual ratcheting when it is connected to a RIDGID press tool. To make a cut, the Press Snap cutter is attached to the press tool, the Press Snap chain wraps around the pipe, and the user presses the trigger to make the cut. There is no need to score the pipe beforehand. The Press Snap cutter cuts most 1-½- to 4-inch no hub and service weight soil pipe. It works with all RIDGID standard press tools, including the CT-400, 320-E, RP 330-B and RP 330-C. "The Press Snap soil pipe cutter provides additional functionality to RIDGID press tools," said David Roberts, plumbing and pressing technologies. "The new Press Snap cutter enables users to cut soil pipe in seconds with minimal effort." RIDGID pressing technology consists of electro-hydraulic press tools with interchangeable jaws and rings that press and connect copper, stainless steel, and PEX tubing in seconds. The Press Snap soil pipe cutter is backed by the RIDGID lifetime warranty. About RIDGID® RIDGID®, a leading manufacturer of hand and power tools, markets its products in more than 140 countries. The company's broad offering of more than 300 types of tools serve the rental, plumbing, HVAC/R, utility, industrial, electrical, petroleum, institutional, commercial and hardware markets. RIDGID is part of Emerson Professional Tools(TM), a business of Emerson, which brings technology and engineering together to design and produce some of the highest-quality tools and equipment in the world. From wet/dry vacs to the industry's best-selling pipe diagnostic system, key brands include RIDGID®, KNAACK® and WEATHER GUARD®. About Emerson Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Sales in fiscal 2008 were $24.8 billion and Emerson is ranked 94th on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest companies. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com. For additional information on the RIDGID Press Snap soil pipe cutter, please visit www.RIDGID.com, call toll free: 1-800-769-7743, or contact RIDGID, 400 Clark St., Elyria, Ohio 44035 U.S.A. Corporate Contact: