RS PRO Pipe Cutter 42 mm, Cuts Plastic

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RoHS Status: Not Applicable
COO (Country of Origin): TR
Product Details

RS PRO Pipe Cutter

Introducing the pipe cutter from our trusted and reliable own brand RS PRO, a durable hand tool perfect for producing a clean and precise cut on plastic pipes and hoses up to 42 mm. This user-friendly pipe cutter features two opening positions that are adjustable via a spring-loaded pin, allowing you to adjust the cutter with ease depending on the size required. This cutter is manufactured with a tough wearing aluminium body that features a soft grip handle for enhanced comfort and control. The high-quality blades are constructed using high carbon steel, ensuring that a clean and precise cut is achieved, even after multiple uses.

Features and benefits

• Perfect for cutting a variety of plastic pipes, tubes and hoses
• Replacement high carbon steel blades available (1829984)
• A durable aluminium design ideal for one-handed operation
• Produces a clean and precise cut with ease
• Cut pipes up to 42 mm
• Two opening positions adjustable by spring loaded pin to enhance comfort and reduce strain


Pipe cutters (also known as pipe shears) are a hand tool commonly used by plumbers for cutting and trimming pipes and hoses. They are available in a range of sizes and cutting capabilities including stainless steel, copper, aluminium, plastic and more. Most pipe cutters are hand-held and operated manually, however, there also motor powered cutters available for heavy-duty cutting.

Why use a pipe cutter instead of a hacksaw?

Whilst a hacksaw can be used to cut a variety of materials, pipe and tube cutters are specifically designed to cut pipes and hoses with ease. The design ensures that a precise and clean cut is achieved on a variety of materials, without damaging the material or surrounding area.

Are there replacement blades available?

Replacements blades for the RS PRO pipe cutter are available (1829984)

What material can this tube cutter be used with?

This pipe cutter is designed to produce a clean and precise cut on a variety of plastic pipes and hoses including PE (Polyethylene), PP (Polypropylene), PVC (Polyvinyl chloride), PVDF (Polyvinylidene difluoride), PB (Polybutylene) and more.

Attribute Value
Cutting Capacity 42 mm
Material Cut Plastic
Cutter Type Spring Loaded
Body Material Aluminium
80 In stock for FREE next working day delivery
Price Each
Was £34.36
£ 30.48
(exc. VAT)
£ 36.58
(inc. VAT)
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