Plato 170 Flush trim cutter for wire 18-28 AWG


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Platoshear 170 flush cutter

Flush cuts component leads as large as 18 AWG copper wire (.040"/1.0mm).

It has a thin profile designed for the hard-to-get-at areas in electronic assembly where conventional cutters can’t reach.
Cushioned handles provide daylong com-fort.
Platoshear 170 has a longer cutting life than conventional cutters because it shears rather than bites.

Features / Benefits:
Ergonomically Acceptable
Reduces Operator Fatigue
Requires 50% Less Operator Effort
Rockwell Hardness: C56
Length: 5.15" (131mm)
Weight: 1.8 oz. (51g)
Meets ANSI J-STD-001B
Made in the USA

Plato 170 Classic Flush Cutter 5" for use with musical instrument electronics

Thin profile designed to reach tight spaces for close trim

Not recommended for heavy gauge wire or other similar materials.
Designed for use with 18, 20,22, 24,26, 28 gauge copper wire, flush cutting design.

Spring jaw.


Overall Length is 5 5/32"
Cutting head is flush design
Spring loaded jaw design
Slight upward curve to cutting edge to allow better access to cut.

Hardened cutting surface to Rockwell C56 standard.

Formed Ergonomic grip

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