USE/CARE OF HANDTOOLS & MEASURING TOOLS - OD1621 - LESSON 2/TASK 2
USING A GLASS CUTTER.
(8) Bench Cable Cutters. Two bench cable cutters (not illustrated)
are available, both of the shear cut type. One has a cable holding die and
a movable blade that operates on a hydraulic principle (1 1/8 inch
capacity). The other bench cutter is bolted onto a bench and has a 36 inch
handle with a cutting capacity of 1 inch.
(9) Glass Cutters.
Two glass cutters are available; one is the
single wheel, general purpose type, the other has a 2 to 24 inch circular
capacity incorporating a graduated beam (not illustrated).
(10) Gasket Circle Cutters. A gasket circle cutter (not illustrated)
is available that can cut circles in gasket material from 4 to 20 inches in
c. Use of Bolt and Cable Cutters.
(1) Select the proper cutter for the job. Determine the kind of work
to be cut and the hardness and thickness of the material.
(2) Position the work as far back as possible into the jaws to
prevent damage to the jaws, and to reduce the pressure required for cutting.