RS PRO Side 5 in Cutters, High Carbon Steel

  • RS Stock No. 864-0805
  • Manufacturer RS PRO
Technical data sheets
Legislation and Compliance
RoHS Status: Not Applicable
COO (Country of Origin): TW
Product Details

RS PRO ESD Heavy-Duty Side Cutters

RS PRO professional 5 inch ESD safe Side Cutters which are constructed from high carbon steel for strength and durability. These cutters have been designed to cut copper wire below 1.6mm in diameter and are fully ESD compliant for safe use on sensitive electronic components. They have a spring mechanism which opens the handles automatically making it easier to use one-handed. These side cutters are an excellent hand tool for electricians to add to their tool kit and ideal for both electrical and industrial applications.

RS PRO have a great range of hand tools including cutters of various sizes and styles to suit all your requirements, with the choice of ESD safe versions. Our range also includes insulated VDE pliers and cutters which are designed to protect you from up to 1000 V.

Features and Benefits:

Suitable for SMD and leads
ESD safe – the black coated handle prevents electrostatic discharge
Facilitates optimum access
Comes with spring action -
Do not use to cut steel wire
Overall length: 5 inches
Cutting Capacity Copper Wire: <1.6mm
Material: high carbon steel in the blade, PP ESD handle

Typical Applications
Side cutters (also known as diagonal cutters) are used in many applications to cut small wires.
Communications and construction work


What sizes of Side Cutters are available?
Cutters come in a variety of sizes ranging from 110mm to 280mm (overall length). If a model type comes in different lengths, the jaws will be the same length but the handles will be either shorter or longer. They are usually light in weight due to the fact they are carried around a lot but heavier types with a wide jaw and thick blades are able to cut thicker wires.

Care and maintenance
Do not force cutters to cut through material that is too hard for them as it can damage the blades by chipping or blunting them. These hand tools can be cleaned with soap and water, especially the blades, to remove dirt which could cause issues with the joints and encourage corrosion. Before storing them (in a dry place), make sure they are completely dry to prevent them from rusting.

Attribute Value
Type Electronics Diagonal Cutters
Overall Length 5 in
ESD Safe Yes
Material High Carbon Steel
Cutting Capacity Copper Wire <1.6mm
Temporarily out of stock - back order for despatch 26/03/2020, delivery within 1 working days from despatch date.
Price (ex. GST) Each
$ 18.67
(exc. GST)
$ 20.54
(inc. GST)
Per unit
1 +
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