Plato Shear Heavy Duty Cutter

Heavy-duty shear cutter for heavier gauge wire and cable

Part # Name Size Units
Per Case
Per Case
1755 Plato Shear Heavy Duty Cutter   10 $221.30
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Shear cutter Cuts round and flat cable, co-ax, nickel, Kovar, and other wire with a clean shearing cut that reduces cable cut-end distortion. Lightweight design, only 2.5 ounces (71g), significantly reduces operator fatigue.

Features & Benefits

  • For heavy gauge wire
  • Cushioned rubber handles
  • Spring-back action


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  3. Purchase 170LX, which we have not seen counterfeited yet. Same basic cutter with a premium handle:


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