The RIDGID brand of plumbing tools has been around for many years. RIDGID makes the best copper tubing cutters on the market today and most professional plumbers refuse to use anything but RIDGID copper cutters when it comes to working with copper pipe.
There are a few different types of tubing cutters in the RIDGID copper tubing cutter family. This small guide will help you understand what tubing cutter will be right for the job that you are doing. It’s always best to use the right tools for the job to make the job go easy and smooth the first time.
The RIDGID Mini Cutter
The RIDGID mini copper tubing pipe cutter us great for working inside walls and other types of places. Its really not a good idea to use this type of cutter for cutting large amounts of pipe as it’s faster and easier to use one of the bigger tubing cutters that will give you more leverage. This cutter is mainly for cuts here and there in tight places.
The RIDGID Classic no.15 Copper Tubing Cutter
The no.15 RIDGID IS one of the original styles of pipe cutters used to cut copper tubing sizes 3/16 to 1 1/4. This cutter has a replacement wheel that is stored inside of the handle as well. This is the cutter that most plumbing professionals use on a daily basis to cut copper pipe. This style of tubing cutter is great for everyday use of cutting copper pipe. You can use this cutter to cut all types of copper pipe suck as L, M and K copper.
The RIDGID Quick-Cut Copper Tubing Cutter
This copper tubing pipe cutter by RIDGID has all the durability of the traditional no.15 pipe cutter but has a quick release handle so you can adjust the pipe cutter fast and on the fly. This type of pipe cutter is great for people that have medical conditions because it saves all the twisting and turning that the traditional no.15 RIDGID requires to adjust. This type of cutter can also save you time for because of the quick release feature.
The RIDGID Super Grip Tubing Cutter
This copper pipe tubing cutter has all the bells and whistles of the traditional no.15 RDIGID cutter but also has a bonus feature which is the grip handle that turns the adjustment shaft is over sized. This is great for people that have big hands or even like to have a good grip on their cutter.
Whatever your tube cutting needs are Ridgid tubing cutters are the #1 choice for many plumbers.