Cembre TC096 Cutting Head (Up To 95mm Diameter Cable)

Cembre TC096 Cutting Head (Up To 95mm Diameter Cable)

Cembre TC096 Cutting Head (Up To 95mm Diameter Cable)

Cembre TC096 is a hydraulic cutting head tool with a male automatic coupler for connection to a hydraulic pump with a working pressure of 10,000 psi max.

TC096 cutting head’s blades are manufactured from high strength special steel, heat treated to ensure a long service life, and the shape of the blades provides a “clean” cutting of the cable.

The tool weighs 7.9kg and has an application range suitable for cutting copper and aluminium cables having a maximum diameter of 95mm.

Cembre TC096 Cutting Head

User Instructions

  • Cembre TC096 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 TC096 Cutting Head Specification
Tool Width 249mm
Tool Length 397mm
Oil Necessary 124cm³
Weight  7.9kg
Nominal Pressure Of Hydraulic Cutting Head 700 bar (10,000 psi)
Cembre TC096 Cutting Head (Up To 95mm Diameter Cable)

Cembre TC096 Cutting Head – Hydraulic Cutting Tool

Cembre TC096

Cembre TC096 provided with a special steel case VAL 096 to safely transport the cutting head and 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.