USE/CARE Of HANDTOOLS & MEASURING TOOLS - OD1621 - LESSON 2/TASK 2
TYPES OF BOLT AND NUT CUTTERS.
(3) Clipper Cut Cutters.
The cutting edges of clipper cut cutters
are in line with the handles and beveled almost entirely from one side.
These cutters permit very close cutting of projecting ends.
available in several sizes, providing cutting capacities for 1/2 inch bolt
and 3/8 inch rod, 5/8 inch bolt and 1/2 inch rod, and 3/8 inch mild steel.
(4) Shear Cut Cutters.
Shear cut cutters are used to cut steel
cable, strip or flat bar stock.
The cutting edges of the jaws pass each
other in the manner of scissors, making a complete shear cut. The cutters
are available in two capacities; 7/16 inch bolt and 5/16 inch steel cable
with a 24 inch long handle, and a 1/2 inch bolt and 3/8 inch steel cable
capacity with a 36 inch long handle.