Best Cable Cutters in 2023 (TOP15)

Sometimes it might be quite difficult to find the best cable cutters. With every niche market offering so many different products, it makes sense that this is the case.

Unfortunately, this very fact can make it incredibly difficult to find the item that best suits your needs, which is why we’ve put together this cable cutters buying guide.

Our 15 Favorites:

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1 Klein Tools 63050 Cable Cutter, Heavy Duty Cutter for Aluminum, Copper, and Communications Cable Klein Tools 63050 Cable Cutter, Heavy Duty Cutter for Aluminum, Copper, and Communications Cable
2 TOOLEAGUE 10 inches Cable Cutter,Heavy Duty Cable Cutting, High Leverage Cutter for Aluminum, Copper, Wire, Communications Cable TOOLEAGUE 10 inches Cable Cutter,Heavy Duty Cable Cutting, High Leverage Cutter for Aluminum,...
3 Muzata Cable Cutter Wire Rope Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Aircraft Up to 5/32' for Deck Stair Railing Strong Thick Seal Metal Fencing Bike Bicycle Brake Cutter with 6Pcs Ferrules CR12, CT1 Muzata Cable Cutter Wire Rope Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Aircraft Up to 5/32" for Deck Stair Railing...
4 Klein Tools 63225 Cable Cutter, 9-Inch High Leverage Cutter for Aluminum, Copper and Communication Cable Klein Tools 63225 Cable Cutter, 9-Inch High Leverage Cutter for Aluminum, Copper and Communication...
5 Muzata Bike Cable Cutter Wire Rope Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Aircraft Up to 5/32' for Deck Stair Railing Seal Metal Housing Fencing with 4Pcs Bike Bicycle Cable Cap End M015, CT1 Muzata Bike Cable Cutter Wire Rope Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Aircraft Up to 5/32" for Deck Stair...
6 Cable Cutters, Sanuke High Leverage Cable Cutter Heavy Duty Industrial Strength Electrical Wire Cutters for Cutting Aluminum Copper Communication Cables Cable Cutters, Sanuke High Leverage Cable Cutter Heavy Duty Industrial Strength Electrical Wire...
7 WISEPRO Multifunctional 10-inch Cable Pliers , Non-slip handle、Sharp、Wear-resistant、 High Carbon Steel Wire Cable Cutters WISEPRO Multifunctional 10-inch Cable Pliers , Non-slip handle、Sharp、Wear-resistant、 High...
8 QWORK Hardened Cable Cutter, 18' Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Wire Rope Cutter for Cutting Steel Wire QWORK Hardened Cable Cutter, 18" Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Wire Rope Cutter for Cutting Steel Wire
9 IGAN-P6 Wire Flush Cutters, 6-inch Ultra Sharp & Powerful Side Cutter Clippers with Longer Flush Cutting Edge, Ideal Wire Snips for Crafting, Floral, Electrical & Any Clean Cut Needs IGAN-P6 Wire Flush Cutters, 6-inch Ultra Sharp & Powerful Side Cutter Clippers with Longer Flush...
10 Jonard Tools JIC-755 Hardline COAX & Fiber Cable Cutter, Up to 1' Diameter, Yellow Jonard Tools JIC-755 Hardline COAX & Fiber Cable Cutter, Up to 1" Diameter, Yellow
11 TEMCo TH0001 4/0 (0000 Gauge) Wire and Cable Cutter – with 12 in. Handles TEMCo TH0001 4/0 (0000 Gauge) Wire and Cable Cutter – with 12 in. Handles
12 Muzata Cable Cutter Wire Rope Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Aircraft Up to 5/32' for Deck Stair Railing Strong Thick Seal Metal Fence Bike Bicycle Brake Cutter CR12, CT1 Muzata Cable Cutter Wire Rope Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Aircraft Up to 5/32" for Deck Stair Railing...
13 Jonard JIC-63050 High Leverage Cable Cutter with Red Handle, 9-1/4' Length Jonard JIC-63050 High Leverage Cable Cutter with Red Handle, 9-1/4" Length
14 Yangoutool Ratchet Cable Wire Cutter and Heavy Duty Aluminum Copper Ratchet Cable Cutter for Cutting Electrical Wire Up to 240mm² Cutter Pliers Yangoutool Ratchet Cable Wire Cutter and Heavy Duty Aluminum Copper Ratchet Cable Cutter for Cutting...
15 Cable Cutter, Shear Cut, 9-1/2 In Cable Cutter, Shear Cut, 9-1/2 In

The 15 Best Cable Cutters Reviews:

SaleBestseller No. 1
Klein Tools 63050 Cable Cutter, Heavy Duty Cutter for Aluminum, Copper, and Communications Cable
  • Cable cutter cuts 4/0 aluminum, 2/0 soft copper, 100-pair 24 AWG communications cable
  • Precision, one-hand shearing action
  • Cable-gripping shear-type jaws
  • Perfect for working in confined spaces and can be carried in most tool pouches
  • Made in USA with custom, US-made tools steel
Bestseller No. 2
TOOLEAGUE 10 inches Cable Cutter,Heavy Duty Cable Cutting, High Leverage Cutter for Aluminum, Copper, Wire, Communications Cable
  • HIGH QUALITY: professional 10-inch wire cutter, each pair of pliers is forged with chrome vanadium steel, with high hardness, good toughness, sharp cutting, strong and durable. High-leverage design, with excellent cutting ability.
  • WIDELY USED: The cable cutter cuts 4/0 aluminum, 2/0 soft copper, 100 pairs of 24 AWG communication cables, precise, one-handed cutting action is as easy as cutting butter with a hot knife. Making your work easier and prevent hand and wrist fatigue.
  • PVC NON-SLIP HANDLE: The cable cutters heavy duty ensure a better and more stable grip. The handle of this high-leverage cord cutter is covered with a flexible and non-slip PVC material to increase friction and provide a more comfortable grip.
  • INDUSTRIAL GRADE: The materials used in industrial-grade tools and the manufacturing process are completely different from ordinary ones. Each industrial-grade tool must be repeatedly tested and carefully checked before it can enter the market after it is confirmed to be qualified.
  • PLEASE NOTE: The PVC dipped handle is not insulated, please do not use it to cut the live wires.
Bestseller No. 3
Muzata Cable Cutter Wire Rope Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Aircraft Up to 5/32" for Deck Stair Railing Strong Thick Seal Metal Fencing Bike Bicycle Brake Cutter with 6Pcs Ferrules CR12, CT1
  • High Quality Cable Cutter - This cable cutter works excellent in cutting up to 5/32" wire rope cable of all kinds. It is widely used in industrial and home applications like cable railing, fencing, bike brakes, and other DIY projects. Recommend using with 1/8" stainless steel wire rope WR01 and hydraulic crimper CR09. Package includes: 1pcs cable cutter, 6pcs ferrules
  • Clean Cut - The blade of this wire rope cutter is quite sharp and durable since the blade is made of manganese steel and has been hardened by high-frequency quenching. This steel wire cable cutter can make exact and clean cuts without fraying or smashing the cable ends
  • Safe and Easy - The safety lock prevents accidental opens and cuts that might hurt you. The ergonomic one-hand operation and non-slip rubber grips make it work easily. With telescopic spring and lightweight design , it is beginner-friendly and portable
  • Pre-Designed System - We pre-designed a NightScape cable railing system to help you get a fully customized project, including black cable railing kit CB05, adhesive washer CR86, stainless steel cable WR17, cable cutter CR12, socket wrench CT16, drill template CT22, black posts PM05, lighting handrail HT11, handrail connector HA20 HA21.(Please note that the package ONLY contains contents as stated in bullet point 1, other stuff mentioned is NOT included)
  • Why Choose Us - MUZATA has helped millions of families with their cable railing projects during the past years. We believe that home renovation should be easy and affordable. So we work with every effort to provide quality products and professional service, to make Muzata a reliable brand. Need professional one-stop cable railing solutions, please reach us to get Free design or After-Sales service
Bestseller No. 4
Klein Tools 63225 Cable Cutter, 9-Inch High Leverage Cutter for Aluminum, Copper and Communication Cable
  • Cable cutter cuts 4/0 aluminum, 2/0 soft copper, 100-pair 24 AWG communications cable
  • High-leverage design for exceptiol cutting capability
  • Precision, one-hand shearing action and cable-gripping shear-type jaws
  • Perfect for working in confined spaces
  • Made in USA
Bestseller No. 5
Muzata Bike Cable Cutter Wire Rope Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Aircraft Up to 5/32" for Deck Stair Railing Seal Metal Housing Fencing with 4Pcs Bike Bicycle Cable Cap End M015, CT1
  • High Quality Cable Cutter - This cable cutter works excellent in cutting up to 5/32" wire rope cable of all kinds. It is widely used in industrial and home applications like cable railing, fencing, bike brakes, and other DIY projects. Recommend using with 1/8" stainless steel wire rope WR01 and hydraulic crimper CR09. Package includes: 1pcs cable cutter, 4 pcs bike brake cable cap end tips
  • Clean Cut - The blade of this wire rope cutter is quite sharp and durable since the blade is made of manganese steel and has been hardened by high-frequency quenching. This steel wire cable cutter can make exact and clean cuts without fraying or smashing the cable ends
  • Safe and Easy - The safety lock prevents accidental opens and cuts that might hurt you. The ergonomic one-hand operation and non-slip rubber grips make it work easily. With telescopic spring and lightweight design , it is beginner-friendly and portable
  • Pre-Designed System - We pre-designed a cable railing system to help you get a fully customized project, including cable railing kits CB05 CB17, protector sleeves CR72 CR66, angled washer CR60, stainless steel cable WR02, cable cutter M015, socket wrench CT16,posts PS01 PS02, handrails HT10, handrail connectors HA01 HA02 HA23 HA24. (Please note that package ONLY contains contents as stated in bullet point 1, other stuff mentioned is NOT included)
  • Why Choose Us - MUZATA has helped millions of families with their cable railing projects during the past years. We believe that home renovation should be easy and affordable. So we work with every effort to provide quality products and professional service, to make Muzata a reliable brand. Need professional one-stop cable railing solutions, please reach us to get Free design or After-Sales service
Bestseller No. 6
Cable Cutters, Sanuke High Leverage Cable Cutter Heavy Duty Industrial Strength Electrical Wire Cutters for Cutting Aluminum Copper Communication Cables
  • 【Battery Cable Cutters】10 Inch cable cutter features cable-gripping shear-type jaws. Knife and anvil style cutting edge to ensure perfect mating and superior cutting edge life. Laser heat-treated cutting edges last longer.
  • 【High Leverage Cable Cutter】High-leverage design makes the wire cutters have long handle. Compared with other tools in the market, the labor-saving design conforms to ergonomics, helps to save most effort, effectively prevents hand fatigue, which also makes the work easier.
  • 【High-quality Cable Cutters】Wire cutters heavy duty is constructed of high-carbon steel for superior performance. It has excellent anti-rust and corrosion resistance, long service life.
  • 【Cable Cutter Pliers】Accurate cutting, easy to use even with one hand, it is very suitable for working in narrow confined space. The handle of wire cutters electrical is comfortable and easy to spot in your tool bag.
  • 【Widely Used】This high leverage cable cutters heavy duty has a wide range of applications, which can cuts for aluminum, copper, communications cable and so on. Not for steel, steel wire, live wire and aluminium of ACSR.
Bestseller No. 7
WISEPRO Multifunctional 10-inch Cable Pliers , Non-slip handle、Sharp、Wear-resistant、 High Carbon Steel Wire Cable Cutters
  • 10 inch cable cutter can easily cut 4/0 soft aluminum, 2/0 soft copper, 7/8 inch coaxial cable and 100 pairs of 24 AWG communication cables.
  • High leverage or pressure is inversely proportional to area design for superior cutting ability.
  • Designed with a shear-type jaw for cutting aluminum and soft copper.
  • Precision, one-hand shearing action.
  • Beveled jaw tips provide proper mating and shearing action, which protects leading jaw edges.
SaleBestseller No. 8
QWORK Hardened Cable Cutter, 18" Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Wire Rope Cutter for Cutting Steel Wire
  • High quality material: Made of high-quality alloy steel, easy to cut, high efficiency, and durable.
  • Easy to use: Squeeze gently to get a smooth cut.
  • Comfortable : According to ergonomics, the handle is comfortable and easy to operate.
  • Perfect size: The size is 18 inches. Can cut cables up to 1/4 inch in diameter.
  • Efficient: Use super-strength and ultra-durable cable cutters to clean and cut steel cables efficiently.
SaleBestseller No. 9
IGAN-P6 Wire Flush Cutters, 6-inch Ultra Sharp & Powerful Side Cutter Clippers with Longer Flush Cutting Edge, Ideal Wire Snips for Crafting, Floral, Electrical & Any Clean Cut Needs
  • 1.Ultra-Sharp Wire Cutters: 13/16'' extra-long cutting edge can easily snips electrical wire up to 12 AWG.
  • 2.Specialized Flush Cut: Improved blades design provide a smooth, flat and clean cut. Ideal wire cutters for Crafting, Floral wire, Electrical wire, Artificial flowers, Cable Ties, Plastic, Edge banding, etc.
  • 3.High Hardness CR-V: Forged from chrome vanadium tool steel, heat-treated and precision ground angled head. One of the strongest 6-inch wire clippers.
  • 4.Labor-saving Tools: Perfect length to provide great leverage with a spring-loaded mechanism to minimize hand fatigue.
  • 5.Full lifetime warranty: If any IGAN P6 Flush Cutter ever fails for any reason, simply email or reply to the IGAN customer service and IGAN will ship a replacement.
Bestseller No. 10
Jonard Tools JIC-755 Hardline COAX & Fiber Cable Cutter, Up to 1" Diameter, Yellow
  • CUTS UP TO 1" COAX: Cleanly cuts up to 1” diameter hard line coaxial cable and larger fiber cables without compressed or frayed ends
  • SUPERIOR CUTTING PERFORMANCE: Made of chrome vanadium steel with induction-hardened cutting edges for maximum strength and durability
  • PREVENTS CABLE DISTORTION: Eliminates cable distortion during prep by functioning like a tube cutter
  • ERGONOMIC HANDLES: Curved plastic dipped handles provide greater comfort while cutting
  • NOTE: Not for use on ACSR or other steel cables
Bestseller No. 11
TEMCo TH0001 4/0 (0000 Gauge) Wire and Cable Cutter – with 12 in. Handles
  • Effortlessly cuts Copper & Aluminum electrical wire up to 4/0 gauge
  • Forged, Precision Ground Shear Action Blades with a jaw opening of 0.625”.
  • 12" Steel Handles with Rubber Grips
  • NOTE: Will not cut 4/0 MTW or similar diameter wire.
  • Perfect for Battery & Welder Cables, Building Wiring, SO Cord and more. 5 Year Warranty
SaleBestseller No. 12
Muzata Cable Cutter Wire Rope Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Aircraft Up to 5/32" for Deck Stair Railing Strong Thick Seal Metal Fence Bike Bicycle Brake Cutter CR12, CT1
  • High Quality Cable Cutter - This cable cutter works excellent in cutting up to 5/32" wire rope cable of all kinds. It is widely used in industrial and home applications like cable railing, fencing, bike brakes, and other DIY projects. Recommend using with 1/8" stainless steel wire rope WR01 and hydraulic crimper CR09. Package includes: 1pcs cable cutter
  • Clean Cut - The blade of this wire rope cutter is quite sharp and durable since the blade is made of manganese steel and has been hardened by high-frequency quenching. This steel wire cable cutter can make exact and clean cuts without fraying or smashing the cable ends
  • Safe and Easy - The safety lock prevents accidental opens and cuts that might hurt you. The ergonomic one-hand operation and non-slip rubber grips make it work easily. With telescopic spring and lightweight design , it is beginner-friendly and portable
  • Pre-Designed System - We pre-designed a NightScape cable railing system to help you get a fully customized project, including black cable railing kit CB05, adhesive washer CR86, stainless steel cable WR17, cable cutter CR12, socket wrench CT16, drill template CT22, black posts PM05, lighting handrail HT11, handrail connector HA20 HA21.(Please note that the package ONLY contains contents as stated in bullet point 1, other stuff mentioned is NOT included)
  • Why Choose Us - MUZATA has helped millions of families with their cable railing projects during the past years. We believe that home renovation should be easy and affordable. So we work with every effort to provide quality products and professional service, to make Muzata a reliable brand. Need professional one-stop cable railing solutions, please reach us to get Free design or After-Sales service
Bestseller No. 13
Jonard JIC-63050 High Leverage Cable Cutter with Red Handle, 9-1/4" Length
  • HIGH LEVERAGE DESIGN: Handles are flared outward for superior leverage and cutting ability
  • SHEAR-TYPE JAW: Designed with a shear-type jaw for cutting aluminum and soft copper
  • LARGE CABLE CUTTER: Cuts up to 100-pair 24 AWG cables
  • WIDE JAWS: 1" long x 7/8" wide x 7/16" thick
  • WARNING: Not for use on steel or ACSR type cables
Bestseller No. 14
Yangoutool Ratchet Cable Wire Cutter and Heavy Duty Aluminum Copper Ratchet Cable Cutter for Cutting Electrical Wire Up to 240mm² Cutter Pliers
  • 【Note :】- Not for cutting steel Or steel wire. Do not use to cut live wires.
  • 【Cutting Range:】- 240mm²; Max (AWG 600MCM).
  • 【Unique Design:】-The ratchet action holds cable tight and allows rapid- straight cuts with minimum effort
  • 【Wide Application:】-This heavy duty ratchet cable cutter is mechanical design easily cut copper or aluminum cables. The sleek compact construct allows you to cut cables in tight areas where other cutters fail.
  • 【100% Satisfaction Gurantee: 】90 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE ensures your satisfaction. If you aren't impressed with the durability and performance of our Ratchet Wire Cutters, return it for a full refund of your purchase price.
Bestseller No. 15
Cable Cutter, Shear Cut, 9-1/2 In
  • Made in USA
  • Cuts up to 4/0 aluminum and 2/0 copper
  • Not for steel or ACSR
  • Channellock uses high-carbon steel for superior performance on the job and specially coated for ultimate rust prevention

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How to find the best cable cutters?

Here, we’ll be going over a number of factors that you can use to ensure that you’re purchasing the best cable cutters for you.

Regardless of which type of item you’re looking to buy, chances are that there are existing buying guides on the internet, all of which aim to give you good cable cutters recommendations.

Despite these recommendations, however, it’s always a good idea to do your own research. In addition to this research, asking yourself the following questions is also super helpful:

  • What features does the cable cutters need to have to be perfect for my needs?
  • What is my budget?
  • Do I need to purchase a certain brand?

Once you’ve answered these questions and have a good idea of what you’re looking for and the buying process becomes much easier. Keep in mind that when looking for the best product, there’s no need to rush. In fact, very rarely are the ideal products found by choosing the first one you see or by basing your decisions on only one factor. Take your time and enjoy the process!

Now, with the answers to the previous questions in mind, we urge you to use our upcoming buying guide for cable cutters to find what you’re looking for:

Brand

In some cases, the brand of cable cutters is very important. For example, if you’re looking for an item that works in tandem with another, you might very well need both products to be the same brand. If this is the case, it’s vital to pay attention to this factor, as choosing the wrong product can mean the difference between wasting your money and buying a great product that functions as it should.

Features

The features in any given cable cutters are important because they can dictate which version of an item you need and how much money you need to spend. Consider all the key features that you want your item to have and don’t settle for anything that doesn’t check at least ¾ of your boxes.

Reviews

Customer reviews about cable cutters are crucial – especially when you’re buying a product that costs a lot of money or serves a big importance. Luckily, most products can be found online, which means that it’s common for there to be scores of customer reviews from those who have already purchased any given product.

Pay attention to these reviews. Take note of the pros and cons that they mention, and factor these into your big decision. In some cases, you’ll be forced to sacrifice one con in order to gain a particular pro, but being aware of the potential con is going to be beneficial in either case.

Quality

Of course, quality is key. You don’t want to purchase a low-quality product. If you do, you run the risk of your item breaking, not working properly, or otherwise proving to be very disappointing, as well as a waste of money.

You can compare cable cutters quality by researching what your potential purchases are made from, contrasting the individual items against each other to discern which one is made of the best materials.

Warranty

Warranty isn’t always going to be important, but it definitely can be. This is especially true if the item in question is tech-related or expensive. A good warranty will be valid for an extended time after purchase and cover a variety of problems ranging from item defects to random accidents, water damage, and other miscellaneous events that could ruin your product.

Conclusion

The quest to find the best cable cutters can be daunting – but it doesn’t have to be. It can be made much easier by asking yourself a few simple questions and then thinking critically about the items you want to buy. Consider their features, quality, brand, warranty, and customer reviews and you’re more likely to make a great purchase.