The RIDGID PC-1375 is a professional-quality, large capacity cutter that requires no twisting or ratcheting to cut through plastic pipe or tubing. It uses a patent-pending X-CEL™ blade to ensure optimum mechanical advantage throughout the cut stroke. The X-CEL blade provides fast, single-stroke cutting and reduced cut force. Designed for the professional user and constructed of heavy-duty aluminum for increased durability, the RIDGID PC-1375 has extra large 1/8- to 1-3/8-inch O.D. capacity and cuts the following materials: PVC, CPVC, PEX, polyethylene, polybutylene and rubber hose.