Bolt Cutters

Bolt cutters, also sometimes known as bolt croppers, are used for cutting bolts, chains, padlocks and wire rope. Stronger than wire cutters, bolt cutters can cut metal piping and chains that are thicker and stronger, such as padlocks, wire fencing, linked chains and thick wire mesh. Available in a range of sizes depending on the scale of material to cut, larger cutters offer greater lever length for the user requiring less force on tougher materials. The metal construction offers a strong and reliable tool often paired with rubber coated tubular handles for added comfort and grip.

At RS Components, we stock bolt cutters ranging in size, from 160mm to 1050mm in overall length, and ranging in cutting capacity, from 4mm to 18mm. You will find products from leading brands such as Irwin, Knipex, Facom, and RS PRO.

What are bolt cutters used for?

Bolt cutters are used across a variety of industries and applications. Wherever there is a thicker metal component needing to be cut, from padlocks to chain-link fencing, bolt cutters will prove themselves useful. Whether you need to cut bolts to have a flush end or cut steel cable, rope or even chains to size, these combination cutters are a fantastic manual solution. They are often used by many tradespeople, including maintenance engineers, plumbers, janitors and groundsmen, shipping industry workers, builders and farmers, and are also used by members of the emergency services when performing rescues.

Why use bolt cutters?

Bolt cutters are ideal for when you need to cut through heavy-duty metal. They provide a strong cutting force, helped by their long handles, which allows more torque to be generated and therefore results in a stronger cutting action. Bolt cutters make cutting through metal quick and easy and are available in a range of lengths, all of which are portable.

What can they cut?

  • Steel - piping, bolts, chains, etc.
  • Wire mesh - such as fences or enclosures.
  • Concrete form ties
  • Cables
  • Chains
  • Bolts
  • Padlocks

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Description Price Overall Length Cutting Capacity Material
RS Stock No. 727-6724
Mfr. Part No.71 12 200
BrandKnipex
TWD1,870.00
Each
units
200 mm 3.6 mm Piano Wire, 4 mm Hard Wire, 5.2 mm Medium Wire, 6 mm Soft Wire Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 484-821
Mfr. Part No.7141200
BrandKnipex
TWD2,199.00
Each
units
200 mm 3.6 mm Piano Wire, 4 mm Hard Wire, 5.2 mm Medium Wire, 6 mm Soft Wire Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 668-5865
BrandRS PRO
TWD1,638.00
Each
units
18 in 7 mm Bolt; 8 mm Cable; 3.5 mm Wire Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 124-5816
Mfr. Part No.71 01 250
BrandKnipex
TWD1,647.00
Each
units
250 mm 5.6 mm Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 727-6737
Mfr. Part No.71 72 610
BrandKnipex
TWD4,393.00
Each
units
610 mm 9 mm HRC19; 8 mm HRC40; 7 mm HRC48 Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 124-5817
Mfr. Part No.71 31 250
BrandKnipex
TWD1,773.00
Each
units
250 mm 6 mm Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 222-2577
Mfr. Part No.71 01 200
BrandKnipex
TWD1,634.00
Each
units
200 mm 3.6 mm Piano Wire, 4 mm Hard Wire, 5.2 mm Medium Wire, 6 mm Soft Wire Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 771-9240
BrandRS PRO
TWD3,795.00
Each
units
457 mm 7 mm Alloy Steel
RS Stock No. 705-5943
Mfr. Part No.71 31 200
BrandKnipex
TWD1,531.00
Each
units
200 mm 3.6 mm Piano Wire, 4 mm Hard Wire, 5.2 mm Medium Wire, 6 mm Soft Wire Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 136-7434
Mfr. Part No.72 62 200
BrandKnipex
TWD3,087.00
Each
units
200 mm 6 mm Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 188-3112
Mfr. Part No.E117751
TWD1,585.00
Each
units
450 mm 8 mm Steel
RS Stock No. 136-7476
Mfr. Part No.71 22 200 T
BrandKnipex
TWD2,456.00
Each
units
200 mm 6 mm Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 191-4120
Mfr. Part No.997A.20
BrandFacom
TWD1,277.00
Each
units
210 mm 4 mm Steel
RS Stock No. 145-7959
Mfr. Part No.TTBC914
BrandIrwin
TWD4,280.00
Each
units
355 mm 5 mm Steel
RS Stock No. 145-7961
Mfr. Part No.TTBC924
BrandIrwin
TWD7,125.00
Each
units
610 mm 7.9 mm Steel
RS Stock No. 238-5353
Mfr. Part No.T4358 18
BrandCK
TWD3,356.00
Each
units
450 mm 7 mm Chrome Vanadium Steel
RS Stock No. 705-9084
Mfr. Part No.990.BF4PB
BrandFacom
TWD5,783.00
Each
units
1050 mm 10 → 18 mm Chrome
RS Stock No. 687-9984
Mfr. Part No.2820VBC
BrandBahco
TWD8,264.00
Each
units
630 mm 9; 8; 7 mm Steel
RS Stock No. 705-9074
Mfr. Part No.990.BF0PB
BrandFacom
TWD1,599.00
Each
units
450 mm 5.5 → 7 mm -
RS Stock No. 136-6988
BrandRS PRO
TWD3,666.00
Each
units
460 mm 8 mm Steel