496 - Cable Cutter - Heavy duty cable cutter. - Drop forged. - Chrome molybdenum alloy steel blades are hardened to help maintain cutting edges. - Compound leverage increases cutting power while reducing cutting effort. - New quick and simple spring-free automatic latch design (one hand release) provides safety and convenience. - Cuts the following: Copper and aluminium electric cables up to number 2AWG (14 mm²) diameter HRC 60-62.