Rapid Rotary Cutter

Rapid Rotary Cutter


Steve Vick International offers a solution to the problems associated with making circumferential cuts in ductile iron with the Rapid Rotary Cutter.

The Rapid Rotary Cutter is an air powered tool designed to circumferentially cut ductile iron mains. It can cut a 4″ ductile iron main in approximately 2 minutes without damaging internal pipes and allowing immediate access.

The Rapid Rotary Cutter comprises two aluminium shells, with an air motor on the top shell, that interlink around the perimeter of the main. Using minimum effort the operator can rotate the unit 360° by hand, to give a very precise circumferential cut.

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Rapid Rotary Cutter - Benefits

  • Fast: Extremely quick cutting time – approximately 2 minutes to cut a 4” ductile iron main
  • Versatile: Ideal for use in Live Mains Insertion and dead insertion projects
  • Quick assembly: The two shells are connected over the main in seconds
  • Adaptable: One unit for all five sizes using different frames; 75mm/100mm, 150mm, 200mm, 250mm & 300mm (3″/4″, 6″,8″, 10″& 12″)
  • Easy to use: Compact, lightweight and simple to use – one man operation
  • Convenient: Needs smaller trench than traditional cutters – less than 10cm clearance needed around the main
  • Safe: The cutting blade is mounted away from operator’s hand
  • Precise: Depth control discs prevent damage to inserted PE
  • Clean: No need for water when cutting ductile resulting in cleaner trench

Technical Specifications of the Rapid Rotary Cutter

  • Required clearance: 100mm (4″)
  • Pipe diameter range: 75mm – 300mm (3″ – 12″)
  • Maximum pipe wall thickness: 13mm
  • Width: 290mm (11″) to 550mm (22″) depending on size of RRC
  • Length: 171mm (7″)
  • Weight: 10 to 18kg – depending on size of RRC

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01225 864 864 or info@stevevick.com

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