At arrangement of air conditioning systems,plumbing and other things, there is a need to cut the pipe. Of course, that it is possible to use a hacksaw, but when dealing with small metal particles sometimes get it into and deform the product and the edges of the pipes are formed barbs. In addition, this method is tedious, lengthy and inconvenient. In this situation, rescue cutters - a modern tool that allows you to quickly perform a perfect cut metal pipes, while providing smooth edges.
Cutters are especially important for cutting copperpipes - this material is easy to bend by rough handling. Therefore, if such products are processed, it is important to work specifically oriented with copper.
Different types of cutters
There are different types of tools for cutting pipes, they can be separated depending on the species of the drive - hydraulic, manual, pneumatic and electric.
Often you can have a hand tool for working with copper pipes. Yet the use of models with batteries can significantly simplify and speed up work.
Hand Tools is easyoperation and does not require specialized knowledge and skills. The composition of the cutter enters the handle and roller clamping mechanism. Between the pair of rollers set copper pipe, then you need to tighten the adjustment screw until it stops. In the next step the tool is doing turns around the pipe, and then again twists the adjusting screw, then repeat the operation again turning a pipe cutter around the pipe. This sequence of actions should be carried out as long as there is no completely perfect cut.
When performing a cutting operation of steel rollersmoothly performs the cut copper, which allows you to get even and smooth walls. Various models have knife, whereby automatically with chamfered end of the pipe. In some models, there is a deburrer, it allows you to manually after the trimming chamfer. They can also be equipped with a spare knife, it is interchangeable, so in the case of blunt cutting wheel it can always be replaced.
It should be noted that cutters cost is relatively low. Their price does not go to any comparison with the benefit that can bring this modern tool.