Ridgid RE60 Cable Tool - Cut, Crimp & Punch LV-HV Cables With Multi-function Tool

By Chris Dodds on 16th May, 2017

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Ridgid RE60 Cable Tool - Cut, Crimp & Punch LV-HV Cables With Multi-function Tool

T&D are proud to introduce the world's most versatile electrical cable tool - the RIDGID RE60 features a unique QuickChange System, allowing the user to quickly and easily switch between interchangeable heads for cable cutting, crimping and punching of LV-HV cables.

LV HV Cable Crimping, Cutting & Punching

One innovative tool now has three functions i) cut cables ii) crimp cables and iii) punch cables - ultimately saving time, money and increasing productivity.

Most critical electrical tasks are brought together with the RIDGID RE60 tool, letting the cable jointer or electrical engineer switch between cutting cables, crimping lugs and punching cable boxes with ease.

RIDGID RE60 is lightweight and inline jointers tool weighing only 2.7kg making it ideal for easy, one-handed use and access to the most confined spaces.

Ridgid RE60 Cable Tool - Cut, Crimp & Punch LV-HV Cables With Multi-function Tool

RIDGID RE60 Cable Tool Features & Benefits

  • 60 kN force output for crimping lugs up to 300sqmm
  • Cutting cables up to 50mm O.D - low, medium and high voltage cables
  • Punch holes up to 3mm mild steel
  • Longest service interval in the industry (32.000 cycles)
  • 360° head rotation
  • Bright white LED for illuminating the workspace
  • Rubber overmolded grip for superior comfort and control by the cable jointer 
  • Heavy-duty, blow-molded case for easy transport and storage
  • On/Off button for disabling tool when changing crimping dies or cable cutting heads
  • Powered by the RIDGID 18 V Advanced Lithium battery platform

RIDGID RE60 Quickchange System - How It Works

RIDGID Quickchange System

  1. Select the appropriate interchangeable cable cutting head for the job
  2. Insert the cutting head until you hear a click confirming the connection
  3. Complete the job – cut, crimp or punch cables, including 11kV 33kV
  4. Remove the head by pulling the movable collar toward the base of the tool

RIDGID RE60 Cable Tool - Key Perfomance Indicators

Approx Cycle Time 5 seconds
Service Internal 32.000 cycles
Hydraulic Ram Output 60 kN
Weight 3,18 kg with battery
Base Offering RE 60 Tool + Case + 2× 18 V 2.0 A
Advanced Lithium Battery +
230 V Advanced Lithium Charger


RIGID RE60 Cable Tool - Interchangeable Heads

RIGID Cable Tool Part Number Description Cat No Weight Capactiy Image
SC-60B Scissor Cutter Head 47778 2.2 kg Copper & Aluminium wire
Fine Stranded Copper
Building Wire
Up to 50 mm O.D.
Cat. NO Replaceable Blade:
Up to 50 mm O.D.
Cat. NO Replaceable Blade:
Scissor Cutter Head
PH-60B Hole Punching Head 47763 1.6 kg 63.5 mm (round holes)
92 × 92 mm (square holes)
46 × 92 mm (rectangular holes)
Hole Punching Head
LR-60B Latching Round Crimp Head 47753 1.5 kg 6 sqmm – 300 sqmm Latching Round Crimp Head
LS-60B Latching Square Crimp Head 47758 1.5 kg 6 sqmm – 185 sqmm Latching Square Crimp Head


RIDGID RE60 Cable Tool & Interchangeable Heads

RIDGID RE 60 Cable Tool & Interchangeable Heads

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