The control switch has three settings; open, cutting and lock. The power button will only turn on the motor if the control switch is set to cutting. When the tool is not in use the tool should be left on lock for safety.
Power button of a power pipe cutter
The power pipe cutter has a power button on the underside of the handle to be easily pushed by the user to start the motor.
Power pipe cutter handle grip
The handle has a rubber coating to aid grip in wet hands.