Keel Cutter

Keel Cutter

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n the Gas industry, Keel Cutters are an essential tool when carrying out alterations and diversions – any instance where a circumferential cut is required on a main whether or not it has already been inserted with PE.

When fitted on the main, minimum clearance is required to allow the blade to track around the pipe delivering a clean circumferential cut in minutes. The Keel Cutters can cut steel, cast iron, ductile iron, plastic, cement and other types of pipe up to 1600mm diameter.

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The Keel Cutter can also be used in preparation when welding by using a specialised bevelled angle blade.

Available for hire or purchase. Pipe cutting is also offered as a contract service.

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Benefits of the Keel Cutter

  • Cutter automatically tracks around the pipe
  • Cuts steel, cast iron, ductile iron, asbestos*, cement and plastic pipe
  • Fast cutting time – typicaly 8 minutes to cut a 300mm diameter cast iron pipe
  • Only 200mm to 250mm clearance required (depending on model)
  • Works in water if required
  • Different blades available for different pipe material (diamond, tungsten carbide tipped etc)
  • Lightweight – easy to set up and operate
  • Comes with tool kit and security box

* Please note: If a hired Keel Cutter is to be used on asbestos, the customer must pay for special cleaning which can be arranged by Steve Vick International if required

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