The New Model RC-1625 Ratcheting Plastic Pipe and Tubing Cutter expands RIDGID's product offering for plastic pipe specific tools. The advanced blade design combined with the ratcheting mechanism, work together to reduce the amount of hand force needed to cut through hard plastic material. A quick-change blade pin enables the user to change blades in a matter of seconds without tools, saving valuable time and increasing productivity. This pin also assures that there will be no lost clips or misplaced screws during a blade change. With a 1 5/8" (42 mm) O.D. capacity, the RC-1625 easily cuts plastic pipe and tubing such as PVC and CPVC, as well as PEX, polyethylene, polybutylene and rubber hose. Features: Durable aluminum construction for heavy duty use, ergonomic grips on bottom handle are spaced at 1/2" increments to act as a quick pipe measuring scale, easy turn-thumb latch for reliable storage, X-CEL Quick Change Blade, large 1 5/8" (42 mm) O.D. Capacity, and Burrless cutting operation provides a square cut.