Expert Quality. Professional ratchet-action pipe and hose cutter enables effortless one-handed use. Perfect for flexible pipes and hoses such as PVC or plastic gas pipes, automotive coolant and fuel hoses up to 42mm diameter. Features an innovative auto-retracting blade which prevents injury to the user. V-shaped blade improves cutting performance and prevents damage to thin wall pipes and tubes. A sliding blade adjustment feature allows the blade to be perfectly positioned against the pipe resulting in a faster and cleaner cut on a wider range of pipe sizes. Our unique quick-change blade feature enables easy blade changes with no tools required. Includes a high-quality SK5 Steel blade which is hardened and tempered for durability and improved performance. Powder-coated finished handles. Compatible with most flexible pipes including rubber, plastic, PVC and vinyl.