RIDGID 1 1/2 PIPE CUTTER FOR FIBRE AND PLASTIC MATERIALS
The Ridgid brand is one of the most popular brands in the world. They are known for their quality products and excellent customer service. Their products have been used in many high-end movies such as “Die Hard”, “Superman Returns” and other famous films.
In addition to their high-quality products, they offer a wide range of cutting options. There are different types of cutters available from Ridgid including:
1 1/2 inch (38 mm) diameter tubing
3/4 inch (19 mm) diameter tubing
5/8 inch (16 mm) diameter tubing with 3/4″ adapter ring (for use with 5/8″ ID tubing)
1 1/2 inch (38 mm) diameter tubing with 3/4″ adapter ring (for use with 1 1/2″ ID tubing)
Ridgid offers a variety of sizes and shapes of pipe cutters. The most common type of pipe cutter is the Ridgid 1 1/2 inch (38 mm), which comes in three lengths: 5 feet, 10 feet and 15 feet. The 3/4 inch (19 mm) cutter comes in three different lengths similar to the 1 1/2 inch cutter. The larger the cutter is, the stronger it is and the easier it is to use. If you need to cut a large amount of tubing frequently, then it would be best to use one of these larger size cutters.
The 5/8 inch (16 mm) cutter comes with a 3/4″ adapter ring that can be used for either a 5/8″ or a 1 1/2″ tubing. The 5/8″ tubing is commonly used in refrigeration and air conditioning systems. If you need a cutter to use with this tubing, then this is the one to get.
The primary purpose of a pipe cutter is to cut the different types of tubing used for plumbing. This includes both rigid and soft tubing. The process involves clamping the ring of the pipe cutter around the tubing and turning the handle until it cuts all the way around. The size of the tubing and cutter determines how easy this is to do. The larger the tubing, the easier it is to cut.
Using a large cutter is a lot easier than trying to grip a small cutter around the tubing.
Along with cutting tubing, a pipe cutter can be used to cut other types of material such as solid rod stock. The larger the diameter of the material that needs to be cut, the more easily this is accomplished. You can find all kinds of things made from metal including flat bar, angle iron and round bar. This type of cutter is great for quickly and easily cutting these materials down to size. The 3/4 inch cutter can be used for 1/2 inch bar stock, the 1 1/2 inch cutter can be used for 3/4 inch bar stock and the 5/8 inch cutter can be used for either 11/16 inch or 3/4 inch bar stock.
However, these cutters do not work efficiently with smaller material. They can be used on bar stock down to 1/2 inch in diameter, but it takes a while to make the cut and it is a lot easier to just use a hacksaw or other saw. The 5/8 inch cutter can be used on 3/8 inch bar stock, but again, it will take a while longer than with a hacksaw.
The above information is for general guidelines only. Always use the manufacturer’s recommendations when making detailed cuts.
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