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10 in. Cable Cutting Pliers

  • High leverage cable cutting shears
  • Cuts 4/0 aluminum, 2/0 copper and 100-pair communications cable
  • Optimized blade angle for cutting copper and aluminum cable
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The Milwaukee Cable Cutting Pliers feature a forged head for lasting durability and high cut quality through the toughest applications. The Cable Cutting Pliers are designed with an optimized blade angle that will remain sharp when cutting through copper and aluminum cable. The cable cutting pliers offer rust protection for tough jobsite conditions. The Cable Cutting pliers feature a curved ergonomic handle with comfort grips that will not peel.
  • Beveled jaw head
  • Optimized blade angle
  • Comfort grips will not peel or dig into hands during extended use
  • Rust resistant
  • Forged strength design
  • Ergonomic handle design
  • 4/0 aluminum max capacity
  • 2/0 copper max capacity
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Handle Length
6 in
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Electrical Tools Features
No Additional Features
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Cutting Pliers
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Hand Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited Lifetime Warranty

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NOT durable
I got these thinking that they would be handy around the workbench for cutting miscellaneous items. I mean, with long handles for leverage, and a very solid looking jaw, what couldn't these cutters get through? Well, prepare to be disappointed. The first thing i had lying around was a random stripped drywall screw. So i placed it in the jaws and squeezed hard. Nothing, except for an indentation.... in the cutters! The screw was mostly unharmed. Now i realize that these are probably more for large (not solid) cables. I tried them on some 1/2" flexible plastic piping, and it did cut through like butter, with a very clean cut. But seriously? Not even a drywall screw? Sadness. SUMMARY POOR QUALITY METAL - couldn't even cut a drywall screw without damaging the cutters. A large mouth and long handles for leverage, but what for?
3 people found this helpful
Excellent Cable Cutters!
These are heavy duty cable cutters which will easily slice through most any cable. I use them for 1/2 inch thick coaxial cable (see picture), but they can be used for heavy gauge copper or aluminum cable as well ( 2/0 copper and 4/0 aluminum). As you can see from the picture, the handle is well-formed and it is comfortable to grip, making for less hand fatigue. I highly recommend these cable cutters! Far better that using a straight blade wire cutter which does not have the same leverage as this cable cutter due to the curved blades. Very impressive! A high quality tool.
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3 people found this helpful
Milwaukee tools are of very high quality and these cable cutters are no exception. The precision machined blades cleanly cut cable with ease and the thick, nicely designed and durable rubber covered handles keep tool comfortably in ones hand while cutting cable. I am very pleased with the look, feel and function of these 10 inch cable cutting pliers. The cable cutters are coated with a rust protectant and are backed by a lifetime warranty. I put my cable cutters to good use cutting 12/2 romex cable to feed power for lights and a receptacle in new shed.
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Heavy duty
These 10 inch cable cutting pliers are heavy duty. They are rated to cut up to 2/0 copper cable and 4/0 aluminum cable and have a non-peel grip. Cuts clean and has a lifetime warranty. Also has rust protection but don't count on that if you leave them out in the rain. At least dry them off and take care of your tools. The jaws open way wide if you need it to.
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2 people found this helpful
Effective Timer Saver
This is a solidly constructed tool, fits my hand grip nicely and does an admirable job of cutting electric cable. Before getting this cutting pliers, I resorted to peeling off the jacket of the cable with a utility knife, and then cutting each wire strand separately with a wire cutters. It was a bit time consuming but effective. This tool cut through whole 12/2 and 12/3 cable with a good hand squeeze, although a larger diameter cable will likely require two hands, depending upon your individual hand strength. I did notice that after just two cuts, there was some minor wear showing on the blades (see close-up picture), which makes me wonder how this pliers will wear over a lifetime of use, and whether the Limited Lifetime Warranty will cover replacement of worn sheers. Overall, this is a good time-saving tool that I would recommend to a friend.
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        Excellent Cable Cutter
        Milwaukee products-(hand tools) have always been well manufactured, I haven't had a Milwaukee product-(hand tools) not perform as intended, indicated and expected...
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