Top 7 Best side cutters (2022)

1. IGAN-170 Wire Cutters, Precision Electronics Flush Cutter, One of the Strongest and Sharpest Side Cutting pliers with an Opening Spring, Ideal for Ultra-fine Cutting Needs.

  • Sharp and strong: IGAN precision wire cutter has an 11mm long heat-treated carbon steel jaw with angled head design
  • Professional flush cutting snips:Apply to electrical work, jewelry making and daily use.suitable for shearing copper and soft wire up to 18 AWG (1 mm)
  • Compact design with open spring:it is ideally sized for working in small spaces and help you to save force.
  • Environmentally friendly and comfortable grip: Made of TPE mateial,it has non-toxic and tasteless properties´╝îand provides a rubber-like texture .
  • Suitable for cutting small wire, tie wrap, beading wire, zip ties, plastic and more. To ensure the durability of the cutters, do not use it to cut hard or big gauges wires.

2. Hakko-CHP-170 Micro Cutter – Red

  • Flush-cut micro soft-wire cutter has 8mm long jaw with angled head for flush-cutting applications on up to 16 gauge (1.3mm) copper and soft wire
  • 21-degree
  • 2.5mm heat-treated carbon steel construction provides durability and long life
  • Precision-ground holes and surfaces provide smooth movement, and spring returns tool to open position to reduce operator fatigue
  • Dolphin-style nonslip hand grips with curved fore-edge provide comfort and control, and Parkerized surfaces prevent glare and increase corrosion resistance

3. Klein Tools D248-8 Pliers, Diagonal Cutting Multi-Purpose Pliers with Angled Head, High-Leverage Design, and Short Jaw, 8-Inch

  • Diagonal Cutters with angled head design for easy work in confined spaces
  • High-leverage pliers with rivet closer to the cutting edge for 36-percent greater cutting power than other plier designs
  • Short jaws and beveled cutting edges permit close cutting of wire
  • Induction-hardened cutting knives for long life
  • Made in USA with Custom, US-made tool steel
  • Hot-riveted joint ensures smooth action and no handle wobble
  • Plastic-dipped handles for comfort and ease of identification

4. Klein Tools D248-9ST Pliers, Ironworker’s Diagonal Cutting Pliers with High Leverage Design Works as Rebar Cutter and Rebar Bender, 9-Inch

  • Ironworkers’ pliers for soft annealed rebar tie wire
  • Short jaws and beveled cutting edges permit close cutting of wire
  • Hooked handle for reduced slippage
  • Angled head design for easy work in confined space
  • Made in USA with Custom, US-made tool steel
  • High-leverage design has 36% more cutting power
  • Induction-hardened cutting knives for long life

5. Klein Tools D275-5 Pliers, Diagonal Cutting Pliers with Precision Flush Cutter is Light and Ultra-Slim for Work in Confined Areas, 5-Inch

  • Flush Cutter Pliers with improved knife design snips wire up to 16 AWG, producing a flat, flush cut
  • Pliers’ pinch cutting greatly reduces cutting effort and minimizes fly-off
  • Grips designed for greater tool control
  • Ultra slim profile increases access in confined areas
  • Made in USA
  • Heat treated for increased durability
  • Steel return spring for increased comfort during repetitive cutting

6. Crescent 8″ Pro Series Diagonal Compound Action Dual Material Cutting Pliers – PS5429C

  • Crescent PS5429C PRO Series
  • 9″ crescent pro series diagonal compound action pliers
  • Made with co-molded grips for added comfort
  • Compound leverage design provides 50% increase in cutting power

7. IRWIN VISE-GRIP Diagonal Cutting Pliers, 8-Inch (2078308)

  • Durable nickel chromium steel construction
  • ProTouch grips provide extra comfort and reduces hand fatigue
  • Induction hardened cutting edge stays sharper, longer
  • Meets or exceeds ANSI specifications
  • Backed by the IRWIN VISE-GRIP Lifetime Guarantee

8. Klein Tools D2000-28 Pliers, Diagonal Cutting Pliers with Angled Head are Heavy-Duty to Cut ACSR, Screws, Nails, Most Hardened Wire, 8-Inch

  • Diagonal Cutters cut ACSR, screws, nails and most hardened wire
  • Pliers have high-leverage design, with rivet closer to the cutting edge for 36-Percent greater cutting power than other plier designs
  • Short jaws and beveled cutting edges permit close cutting of wire
  • Induction hardened cutting knives for long life
  • Made in USA with custom, US made tool steel
  • Hot-riveted joint ensures smooth action and no handle wobble
  • Plastic-dipped handles for comfort and ease of identification

9. IGAN-P6 Wire Flush Cutters, 6-inch Ultra Sharp & Powerful Side Cutter Clippers with Longer Flush Cutting Edge, Ideal Wire Snips for Crafting, Floral, Electrical & Any Clean Cut Needs

  • 1.Ultra-Sharp Wire Cutters: 13/16” extra-long cutting edge can easily snips electrical wire up to 12 AWG.
  • 2.Specialized Flush Cut: Improved blades design provide a smooth, flat and clean cut. Ideal wire cutters for Crafting, Floral wire, Electrical wire, Artificial flowers, Cable Ties, Plastic, Edge banding, etc.
  • 3.High Hardness CR-V: Forged from chrome vanadium tool steel, heat-treated and precision ground angled head. One of the strongest 6-inch wire clippers.
  • 4.Labor-saving Tools: Perfect length to provide great leverage with a spring-loaded mechanism to minimize hand fatigue.
  • 5.Full lifetime warranty: If any IGAN P6 Flush Cutter ever fails for any reason, simply email or reply to the IGAN customer service and IGAN will ship a replacement.

10. KNIPEX – 74 01 160 Tools – High Leverage Diagonal Cutters (7401160)

  • Precision Grade Performance Tools
  • The Number 1 Choice Of Tradesman Worldwide
  • Comfortable In Use And Quality Assured Design
  • Fit To Match The Needs In The Shop, At Home Or In The Service Field
  • Each Tool Is Proven And Tested For Durability And Function In Real World Use And Conditions

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