Cembre B-TC550E Battery Cable Cutting Tool

Cembre B-TC550E Battery Cable Cutting Tool

Cembre B-TC550E Battery Cable Cutting Tool


Cembre B-TC550E battery cutting tools are designed for use by LV-HV cable jointers, overhead linesmen and electrical engineers for cutting copper, aluminium, ACSR and steel cables and steel ropes with a maximum overall cable diameter of 55mm.

Cembre cutting tool blades are manufactured from high strength steel and heat treated to ensure extended service life – the cable cutting tool head rotates through 320 degrees enabling the user to cut cables in the most comfortable position and can be opened easily to allow cutting of running cables.

The Cembre B-TC550E cutting tool is fitted with a maximum hydraulic pressure valve and has an operating temperature of -15 °C to +50 °C.

The Cembre twin speed cordless hydraulic cutting tool B-TC550E is suitable for cutting steel, copper and aluminium conductors up to 55 mm. Remaining battery life is shown with LED indicators.

Cembre B-TC550E cutting tool


  • Max Cutting Diameter: 55mm
  • Rated Operating Pressure: 880 bar (12,700 psi)
  • Dimensions: 441mm x 424mm x 87mm
  • Cable Cutter Weight: 8.9kg
  • Oil: AGIP ARNICA 32 or equivalent (Approved by Cembre)

Cembre cutting tools should be cleaned daily (or after use) with a clean cloth removing any residue in particular particles close to pivots and moveable parts. Every six months it is essential check the oil level in the reservoir. If necessary fill oil level to the top lip and remove any excess air from the reservoir.

The cutting tool is supplied as:

  • Basic tool with battery and shoulder strap
  • Spare battery
  • AC charger (110-115V)
  • Metal carrying case suitable for storing the tool and accessories
Cembre B-TC550E Battery Cable Cutting Tool - Case

Cembre B-TC550E Battery Cable Cutting Tool – Case

For storage and protection the Cembre B-TC550E tool is supplied in a robust carrying bag for storage of the cutting tool.

  • Dimensions 520x432x126 mm

B-TC550E Dimensions

Max cutting Ø mm Length Height Width Weight
55 441mm 424mm 87mm 8.9kg

Cembre B-TC550E Cutting Tool

battery operated

Technical Specification

Cembre B-TC550E use Li-Ion 18 V 4 Ah batteries offering a higher capacity than 14.4 V 3 Ah, while greater cutting speed and cutting force result from a powerful hydraulic cable cutting system with double speed action. The battery is equipped with LED indicators to show the remaining battery life at any time by pressing the adjacent button.

Cembre tools are designed with improved balance – Cembre B-TC550E is easily manageable during the cable cutting process has a shell with high resistance to wear and damage.

Rubber grip inserts, low noise and minimal vibration aid operator comfort while additional convenience and safety are provided by LED lighting of the working area.

Cembre B-TC550E Battery Cable Cutting Tool

Cembre Tool Type B-TC550E Cable Cutter (Hydraulic – Battery Operated)
Battery Material Li-Ion
Battery Voltage 18 V
Battery Current 4 Ah
Maximum Cable Cutting Diameter 55mm
Length 441mm
Width 87mm
Height 424mm
Weight 8.9kg

Cable Cutting Safety

Keep hands clear from cutting blades ♦ Do not cut steel ♦ Wear safety glasses and gloves ♦ Read tool instructions prior to cutting cable

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Cembre B-TC550E Tool | Overhead Line Cutting Tool | Battery Operated Cutter

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Underground Cables & Overhead Lines

  • Power Cables: LV-MV-HV Armoured & Unarmoured Cables (6.6kV 11kV 33kV 66kV 132kV). EHV, Subsea Cables & Umbilicals
  • Utility Cables: LV-HV Power BS6622 BS7870 (XLPE & EPR – Triplex) including Lead Covered & LV Waveform Cables
  • Offshore & Marine Cables: (IEC 60092, BS6883, NEK606, IEC 60331)
  • Telecoms Cables: Copper Cables (Aerial, Duct/Underground Buried & Wire)
  • Low Voltage Aerial Bundled Cables (ABC Mains & Service Cable)
  • High Voltage Overhead Conductors: Copper & Aluminium

Cembre hydraulic crimping tools are available to suit all types of cable installations.

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