Cable cutter for challenging applications

Utility supplies: Developed to excel in the most challenging applications, Milwaukee Tool’s newest FORCE LOGIC™ Hydraulic Tool, the M18™ FORCE LOGIC™ Cable Cutter, will be available with both 750MCM Cu Jaws and 477 ACSR Jaws. With a compact open jaw, 350° Rotating Head and in-line design, the new product will redefine productivity for the utility and electrical trades, delivering the fastest cuts in the tightest spaces.

“With several variables to consider, our users are constantly faced with the dilemma of which cable cutter to purchase. Smaller cutters are often underpowered for their application, while larger cutters are bulky, awkward and expensive,” said Paige Bovard, Sr. Product Manager for Milwaukee Tool. “Milwaukee focused on solving these trade-offs, and has delivered two unique solutions that power through large diameter cable for the fastest cuts in the industry.”

Featuring a compact open-jaw design, the M18™ FORCE LOGIC™ Cable Cutters can easily cut through 477 Hen ACSR, 750 MCM Copper and 1000MCM Aluminum in seconds without the need to latch or loop. This is especially important in commercial applications when users must complete a cut in very tight spaces like switchgear or panels. With a proprietary anti-spreading jaw, the tool is able to provide an unprecedented power to size ratio and flat, installation-ready cuts. In addition the open jaw design and automatic reset deliver maximum productivity.

“Another trade off users often experience is that cutters with the power to cut through steel will smash soft wires, while those that provide installation ready cuts are easily broken in steel applications,” said Bovard. “Our new offering will include one model with 750 MCM Jaws for both utility and commercial applications, and another with 477 ACSR Jaws that are specifically designed for steel-core utility applications and can deliver up to 1,000 cuts per blade.”

In addition, the new cable cutter features a centered, fully balanced grip for the easiest alignment and 2X more control. By repositioning the traditional 6-ton cutter grip to the center of the tool, the user experiences less fatigue and has superior control.

Powered by M18 RED LITHIUM™, the batteries and hydraulic system are optimized for consistent performance in -18°C/0°F to 55°C/122°F because utility contractors are often working in the harshest of environments. For maximum protection against the elements, sealed electronics keep dirt, dust and moisture out. For added utility, the tools feature a 350° rotating head for easy access in any application, LED lights to illuminate the work area, and a hang hook that is compatible with hand lines.

Compatible with the entire M18™ System, the new tools are part of the fastest growing cordless system in the industry, now offering more than 70 cordless Lithium-Ion products. Milwaukee® is committed to the ongoing development of this platform and will continue to provide innovative solutions that offer industry leading reliability, performance and ergonomics.

M18™ FORCE LOGIC™ Cable Cutter Kit with 477 ACSR Jaws (2672-21S)
• Hydraulic Output Force: 6T
• Capacity: 477 HEN ACSR
• Avg. Cut Speed: 3 Seconds
• Length: 14”
• Weight: 4.65lbs
• Head Rotation: 350°
• Auto-Cycles: Yes
Includes M18™ FORCE LOGIC™ Cable Cutter, 477 ACSR Cutting Jaw, (1) M18™ REDLITHIUM™ 2.0 Compact Battery Pack, Carabineer, Allen Wrench, M18™ AC/DC Wall and Vehicle Charger, and Utility Bucket Bag

FORCE LOGIC™ M18™ Cable Cutter Kit with 750 MCM Cu Jaws (2672-21)
• Hydraulic Output Force: 6T
• Capacity: 750 MCM Cu / 1,000 MCM Al*
• Avg. Cut Speed: 3 Seconds
• Length: 14”
• Weight: 4.65lbs
• Head Rotation: 350°
• Auto-Cycles: Yes
Includes M18™ FORCE LOGIC™ Cable Cutter, 750 MCM Cu Jaw, (1) M18™ REDLITHIUM™ 2.0 Compact Battery Pack, Allen Wrench, Multi-Voltage Charger, and Carrying Case
*Will cut any Al up to 1.225” in diameter

About Milwaukee Tool
Since the company began in 1924, Milwaukee Tool has led the industry in both durability and performance by providing the best in professional, heavy-duty tools and accessories. With an unwavering commitment to the trades, Milwaukee continues to lead with a focus on providing innovative, trade-specific solutions. Whether it is through their leadership in LITHIUM-ION technology, as seen in the M12™, M18™ & M28™ Systems, time-saving accessories or innovative hand tool products, Milwaukee is dedicated to delivering a steady stream of advanced solutions for the trades that offer increased productivity and unmatched durability. Milwaukee Tool is a Brookfield, Wisconsin-based subsidiary of Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. (TTI) (HKEx stock code: 669, ADR symbol: TTNDY).

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