Cutting tool for flexible plastic conduit

  • US 4,336,652 A
  • Filed: 08/01/1980
  • Issued: 06/29/1982
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/01/1980
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A cutting tool for cutting flexible plastic conduit comprising a pair of handled jaws pivotally connected intermediate their ends, one of said jaws having a handle at one end and a knife blade extending from the other end thereof opposite to said handle, said knife blade having a longitudinal cutting edge, the other of said jaws defining a channel-shaped handle at one end and a semi-circular concave anvil at the other end, said anvil having an axially extending slot therein for receiving the cutting edge of said knife blade when said handles are closed together with the said one handle nested within said channel-shaped handle, whereby a conduit supported in said semi-circular anvil can be cut readily by said knife blade upon squeezing said handles together while swinging said tool relative to said conduit and said conduit being completely severed as said knife blade edge is received in said slot.

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