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Hard Metal Cutter

 |  Kate Wade  |  ,

Greenlee, part of Emerson’s professional tools portfolio, has introduced the new ESG45LX Gator Hard Metal Cutter, a tool solution for the high-voltage industry featuring an industry-first shock-load damping system that minimizes released energy while making cuts.

The ESG45LX is ideal for overhead one-handed operation and cuts up to 1/2-inch rebar (Schedule 60) and EHS guy strand and 5/8-inch ground rod and standard guy strand. It has a compact, lightweight design, weighing less than 8 pounds with battery, and it is 33% lighter than an earlier model, thanks to a redesigned flip-top-style latch that reduces overall weight.

Additional tool features include a double-click activation profile to avoid unintentional engagement of the cutting jaw; quick-change, field-replaceable ACSR cutting blades to minimize downtime; and connection with the Greenlee Link app to track tool performance.