Klein Tools - For Professionals Since 1857

Compact Ratcheting Cable Cutter


  • Compact 10-1/4-Inch (260 mm) design allows for one-handed use of the ratcheting cutter mechanism, so other hand can position cable to ensure proper cut
  • High-Leverage ratchet mechanism for single-handed cutting of copper and aluminum cables, leaving no burrs or sharp edges
  • Patented two-step ratchet mechanism requires fewer strokes per cut
  • Quick release lever opens blades easily in every cutting postion. (Allows removal of the cable before completion of cut)
  • Precision ratcheting mechanism holds cable tight and allows rapid, straight cuts with minimum effort
  • Hardened steel cutting blades for lasting strength and sharpness. Plastic covered handles with hand guards for comfort and firm grip
  • Locking lever keeps handles closed for easy transport, fits in a toolbox or bag
  • One-year warranty
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MCM Maximum Cable Capacity (Aluminum):
1000 MCM (500 mm2)
MCM Maximum Cable Capacity (Copper):
600 MCM (300 mm²)
MCM Maximum Cable Capacity (Communication Cable):
2-1/16'' (52.4 mm)
Overall Length:
10.25'' (260.4 mm)
Handle Color:
2.7 lb (1.2 kg)
Additional Information
  • Always wear approved eye protection.
  • NOT insulated. Plastic-dipped or slip-on plastic handles are NOT intended for protection against electrical shock.
  • Do NOT use to cut steel or ACSR.