OX Pro Ratchet Copper Pipe Cutter - 15mm
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Snap Cutters – include a chain that is placed around the pipe and then tightened. It will “snap” the pipe at the desired cut point. This tool may resemble scissors or a ratchet pair of pliers and is usually heavier. Duct pipe cutter – resembling a type of pliers, this tool is used for cutting ducts and ventilation. For cutting and removing older installed piping, you will have to measure and mark the piping to cut in place.To cut new piping place it on a flat table or bench surface. Measure the necessary length of the pipe and mark it. To mark a straight line, roll cardboard or heavy paper around the pipe and mark your line along the edge of the paper. Step 3: Position the Pipe Cutter
If you wish to cut a previously installed pipe, you will need to shut off the water supply before attempting to do so. Step 2: Measure and mark Automatic pipe cutter – a highly efficient and compact cutter, it is often called a splice and is shaped like a “C”. A small "thumb-type" cutter that is ideal for getting into tight locations. This type can normally cut pipe up to one inch in diameter, but it requires a bit more effort.Jigsaw: Fitted with the right blade, a jigsaw can cut nearly any plumbing pipe up to about 1 1/2 inches in diameter. A wood-cutting blade easily cuts plastic pipe; use metal-cutting blades (and a slow saw speed) when cutting copper or other metals.
Standard copper tubing cutters have a larger body and handle that makes it easier to rotate the tool around the pipe. Many standard cutters have reaming tools built into them, designed to smooth the cut edges of the pipe before soldering or fitting. Auto cutters are also available. These also work well in tight quarters. They tighten down automatically with each rotation of the cutter around the pipe—there is no manual tightening necessary.Use a deburring tool at the cut end of the tube to remove any burrs and ensure that the cut is smooth. Sand the tube until smooth. Rinse away any remaining particles. Conclusion Crosscut hand saw: An ordinary carpenter's saw can work fine for cutting rigid plastic pipe, but should not be used with metal. With the cutter wheel on the tube, turn the cutter completely around the circumference of the tube. This should create a cut groove on the tube. Step 4: Cut through