Open-Jaw Ratcheting Cable Cutter


  • Reduced hand force for easier cutting
  • Patented, two-step ratchet mechanism requires fewer strokes per cut
  • Cuts up to 600 MCM copper and 750 MCM aluminium
  • Quick-release lever opens blades easily in every cutting position to allow the removal of the cable before completing the cut
  • Hardened-steel cutting blades for lasting strength and sharpness
  • Locking lever keeps handles closed for easy transport. Fits into a tool box or bag.
  • Front-loading jaws for tight applications
  • Cable Cutter Replacement Part List available for reference, if needed
High-Res JPG 63711_photo.jpg
PNG 63711.png

The Klein Tools Open-Jaw Ratcheting Cable Cutter is uniquely designed to work in confined spaces. The front-loading, open-style jaw makes it easy to cut cable in tight spaces like panels and sub-panels. The high-leverage ratcheting mechanism allows single-handed cutting of copper and aluminium.

Ratcheting Cable Cutter
MCM Maximum Cable Capacity (Aluminium):
750 MCM
MCM Maximum Cable Capacity (Copper):
600 MCM
MCM Maximum Cable Capacity (Communication Cable):
1-1/8'' (28.6 mm)
Overall Length:
11.5'' (29.2 cm)
Handle Colour:
2.0 lb (0.9 kg)
Additional Information
  • Always wear approved eye protection.
  • NOT insulated. Plastic-dipped or slip-on plastic handles are NOT intended for protection against electric shock.
  • Do NOT use to cut steel or ACSR.