Ratcheting Cable Cutter


  • Higher cutting capacity and reduced hand force for easier cutting of large diameter cables
  • 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.
  • Cable Cutter Replacement Part List available for reference, if needed

For cutting copper wire up to 600 MCM and aluminium wire up to 750 MCM, use the Klein Tools Ratcheting Cable Cutter. This cutter features a hold-open spring that allows rapid cutting, while the quick-release lever permits the blade to open as the tool is being used. This premium hand tool is made in Germany.

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)
Cutting copper and aluminium cable
Hardened steel
Overall Length:
10.25'' (26 cm)
Handle Colour:
1.3 lb (0.6 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.