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April 23, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Klein High-Leverage Cable Cutter 63225

Klein High Leverage Cable Cutter

Klein Cuts More Cable With Less Force

The Klein High-Leverage Cable Cutter (63225) uses cable-gripping shear-type jaws and a high-leverage design to power through aluminum, copper, and communications cable. And, what’s more, the improved knife design on this cable cutter means that you’ll have to apply a little less force than you would with previous models.


10-Second Summary

  • Model: Klein 63225
  • Cuts 4/0 aluminum, 2/0 soft copper, 100-pair 24 AWG communications cable
  • High-leverage design
  • Precision, one-handed shearing action
  • Cable-gripping shear-type jaws
  • Through-hardened
  • Hot-riveted joint
  • Made in the USA
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Price: $34.97

Quit Cutting Cable With Two Hands

The Klein High-Leverage Cable Cutter uses a new knife design grips the cable and allows for precision shearing on 4/0 aluminum, 2/0 soft copper, 100-pair 24 AWG communications cable. You still won’t want to use these cutters with steel or ACSR, but that’s expected.

Klein High Leverage Cable Cutter

The Klein design team developed the 63225 cutters for effective one-handed use, particularly helpful in confined spaces.


Klein engineers the High-Leverage Cable Cutter from US-made forged steel. Additionally, the cutters have been through-hardened, as opposed to case-hardened, for a more durable cutting surface. Finally, a hot-riveted joint provides a smooth action with no handle wobble.

Klein 63225 Cutter Thoughts and Pricing

This Made-in-the-USA tool looks solid. Klein’s been doing this a long time, so we don’t find it odd to see gradual improvements to existing tools over time. The increased leverage and inclusion makes them just as strong, though they shaved off some length from the 63050 cutters.

You can find the Klein High-Leverage Cable Cutter anywhere that Klein Tools are sold. It retails for $34.97, and it comes with Klein’s Lifetime warranty. Klein hand tools are made in the USA.

Klein High Leverage Cable Cutter Specs

  • Model: Klein 63225
  • Cutting Capacity: 4/0 Aluminum, 2/0 Soft Copper, 100-Pair 24 AWG Communications Cable
  • Jaw Capacity: 1.06” (2.7 cm)
  • Application: Wire Cutting
  • Special Features: High-Leverage
  • Material: Steel
  • Handle Finish: Plastic-Dipped
  • Handle Length: 5.69” (14.5 cm)
  • Insulated: No
  • Joint Type: Rivet
  • Length: 9.07” (23 cm)
  • Height: 0.82” (2 cm)
  • Width: 1.9” (5 cm)
  • Weight: 15.5 oz (440 g)
  • Price: $34.97

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