Tubing Cutter has spring-loaded cutter wheel.

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Model 117 self-acting midget cutter features spring-loaded cutter wheel with self-feeding action for automatic cutting. By tightening knob, user cuts tubing cleanly and precisely. Device cuts small diameter copper, aluminum, and brass pipe and tubing. Cutter weighs 4 oz., is adjustable from 3/16 to 15/16 in., and includes ergonomic knob for greater torque with less effort.




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RIDGID(TM) Model 117 Self-Acting Midget Cutter Automatically Cuts Small-Diameter Tubing



ELYRIA, OH - January 2003 - Ridge Tool Company has introduced the RIDGID® Model 117 self-acting midget cutter, a new tubing cutter featuring a spring-loaded cutter wheel with self-feeding action for easy, automatic cutting.

By simply tightening the knob once, the user can cut the tubing cleanly and precisely. The cutter wheel cuts small-diameter pipe and tubing made of hard and soft copper, aluminum and brass.

Weighing just 4 ounces, the midget cutter is compact in size for easy use in tight or hard-to-reach areas. The knob's single-tightening feature further facilitates the tool's use in restricted spaces.

The Model 117 is adjustable to any size tubing from 3/16" to 15/16". The new knob design includes a comfortable finger-grip, and an ergonomic knob, which allows the user to apply greater
torque with less effort.

Like all RIDGID products, the Model 117 self-acting midget cutter is backed by a full lifetime warranty against defects in material and workmanship.

Ridge Tool Company, a leading manufacturer of hand and power tools, markets its products in more than 130 countries. The company's broad offering includes threading and drain cleaning
machines, and more than 300 types of tools serving the rental, plumbing, HVAC/R, industrial, electrical, petroleum, institutional, commercial and hardware markets. Ridge Tool is a subsidiary of St. Louis, Missouri-based Emerson.

For additional information on the RIDGID Model 117 self-acting midget cutter, please contact Ridge Tool Company, 400 Clark Street, Elyria, OH 44036 U.S.A. Or, call toll free: 1-800-769-7743.

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