Tools and Equipment
Ripley Utility introduces the AJS adjustable jacket slitter – March 2011
By Alyssa Dalton
October 24, 2011 – Ripley’s Utility Division has introduced the new AJS adjustable jacket slitter–a professional-grade cable slitter designed for longitudinal, circumferential (ringing), and mid-span slitting of corrugated aluminum or copper shield cables, medium-density polyethylene (MDPE), and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) conduits, it describes. Its precision-ground tool steel blade and adjustable blade depth allow slitting of coverings of up to 1/4” (6.3mm) thick, longitudinal slitting of cable/duct ranging from 1/2” (26mm) to larger sizes, and circumferential slitting of cable/duct ranging from 1-1/2” (38mm) to larger sizes, adds the company.