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10 Best Fiber Optic Wire Cutters And Strippers 2019

Fiber optic cables have their own wire strippers and cutters. These high-end cables are used for very high-speed data transmission and require special care. We have compiled for best tools for our engineer & technician peers. So check out this list of 10 best Fiber Optic Wire Cutters and Strippers and let us know your favourite wire cutter in the comments section below

Cruiser Pixian Fiber Optic Stripping Tool (13.40$)

For 13$ this a very rudimentary tool. It can be used for a fiber of any quality. The tool is fairly strong and durable as well.
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Platinum Tools 15060C (23$)

This tool is adjustable, a “v” notch for stripping 250 to 500 fiber coatings. Round notch can be used for outer covering as thick as 3mm.
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Cruiser FO 103-S (9.60$)

At 9.6$ this is a bargain buy. The manufacturer states that it can strip insulated wires with sizes from #22 AWG (0.65 mm) to #10 AWG (2.6 mm). The tool is also light weight at 70g.
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Monoprice 107038 Multi-Function Crimping Tool (24$)

This tool can be used for multiple wires not just fibre optics the wires include  RG59, 62 & 6.  The good thing about this tool is that it weighs only 1.2 pounds.
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Paladin Tools 1161 Adjustable Fiber-Jacket Stripper (11$)

This tool is for stripping jackets off fiber optic cable 30-10AWG. You can use a screwdriver to adjust various cable sizes. Surprisingly this also comes with a one year warranty.
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Paladin Tools 1162 Economy Fiber Optic Stripper (20$)

Though same dealer but different model, as descriptions given by the manufacturer for 2.0-3.0mm jacket & 900um buffer.  The tool has good durability and like the previous one comes with one year warranty.
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KNIPEX 12 82 130 SB (94$)

The tool’s price was the one of the factors preventing it from going up the list. The tool has chrome vanadium plating, high durability and can be used for multiple wire sizes.
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Dual Pliers FO 103-S Fiber Optic Wire Cutters And Strippers (64$)

This is a very precise tool with a V opening. Cheap cutters/ blades usually end up nicking the glass fiber this one does not do that. It has comfortable grip and is comparatively lightweight.
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Ripley Miller Fiber Optic Fiber Optic Wire Cutters And Strippers (30$)

Though not as popular as some of the other brands this tool still is pretty handy. From personal use we can say that the tool has good build quality. The tool can be used for multiple wire sizes and for its quality, it is comparatively cheap.
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Jonard JIC-375 Three Hole Fiber Optic Fiber Optic Wire Cutters And Strippers (21$)

This fiber optic stripper/cutter is very versatile from striping 1.6-3.mm wire jacket it can also do well for 600-900 micron fiber buffer coating. One of the most popular choices on amazon.com
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