What is a pipe cutter?
A pipe cutter is a tool used to cut pipes. Most are hand-powered, however there is a motor version which is battery powered. They are primarily used by plumbers but DIYers can also use them for piping applications.
There are a number of different types of pipe cutter used to cut pipes of different sizes and materials. However, they all work in the same way, by cutting around the outside of a pipe in order to sever it.
Some of the cutters available include: a single-handed pipe cutter, an adjustable pipe cutter and a motor powered model.
Pipe cutters can be used to cut copper, steel and aluminium pipes.