Cembre TC050 Cutting Head (Up To 50mm Diameter Cable)

Cembre TC050 Cutting Head (Up To 50mm Diameter Cable)

Cembre TC050 Cutting Head (Up To 50mm Diameter Cable)

Cembre TC050 is a hydraulic cutting head tool with quick automatic coupler for connection to a hydraulic pump with a working pressure of 10,000 psi max.

TC050 cutting head features the same cutting capability as the Cembre HT-TC051 cable cutting tool.

The tool weighs 3.5kg and has an application range suitable for cutting copper and aluminium cables having a maximum diameter of 50mm.

Cembre TC050 Cutting Head

User Instructions

  • Cembre TC050 cutting head is equipped with a “self-lock” quick male coupler which can be connected to a pneumatic or electric pump
  • Insert the conductor between the blades, up to the desired cutting point. For running conductor, release latch and open the tool head
  • Fully retract the lower cutting blade before attempting to open the tool head
  • With the conductor on the lower cutter blade, close the tool head and fully secure the latch
  • Before commencing the cutting operation ensure that the latch is fully secured: partial closure may damage the tool head
  • Operate the pump to advance the lower cutter blade.
  • Make sure the blades are exactly positioned on the desired cutting point; otherwise re-open the blades and re-position the cutting head
  • Continue operating the pump to close the blades and progressively cut the cable
  • Cutting head has been specifically designed for cutting copper or aluminium cable, do not cut steel ropes or steel reinforced cables
  • To open the blades, fully discharge the oil pressure from the pump
  • Recommend only Cembre Lugs & Connectors are used with Cembre tooling



Cembre TC050 Cutting Head Specification
Tool Width 112mm
Tool Length 325mm
Oil Necessary 38cm³
Weight  10.3kg
Nominal Pressure Of Hydraulic Cutting Head 700 bar (10,000 psi)
Cembre TC050 Cutting Head (Up To 50mm Diameter Cable)

Cembre TC050 Cutting Head – Hydraulic Cutting Tool

Cembre TC050

Cembre TC050 cutting head supplied with canvas carrying case to prevent damage

➡ For Cembre electrical connections, see Cable Crimps, Lugs & Connectors

Contact T&D to discuss crimping cables at MV-HV, including 11kV-33kV, to ensure correct Cembre tool, lug/splice and die set selection – visit battery crimping tools for repetitive crimping of cables without strain injury or worker fatigue.

Full range of battery cable cutting tools also available.


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