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Precision Shear Cutter - Based off Plato 170

The Plato 170 Platoshear Cutter offers precise, reliable cutting action at an economical price. Thin profile handle and lightweight design are ideal for smaller hands.


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The 170 Shear Cutters offers precise, reliable cutting action at an economical price. Thin profile handle and lightweight design are ideal for smaller hands. The precision shear cutters have a thin profile designed for those hard to reach areas in electronic assembly.

Assemblers love the effortless shearing action, comfort, lightweight and safety for electronics lead and wire cutting. The Precision Shear Cutters use the shear cutting method, which requires 50% less operator effort and extends cutting life because they shear rather than a pinch. Handles are cushioned for day-long comfort and automatically spring back to their original position after each use.



  • Cut up to 18 AWG copper wire (.04″/1mm)
  • Economical, disposable cutter
  • Thin blade profile for trimming in tight areas
  • Ergonomic handle design
  • Spring-back action



  • 1 x Precision Shear Cutter

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We ship Australia wide to all addresses, including PO Box, Parcel Locker, etc.

The following shipping options available are listed below:

Australian Orders

  • Standard Shipping – Free (low cost / small products) – Sent via standard Australia Post stamped mail, 3 – 7 business days delivery depending on location, minimal tracking.
  • Standard Shipping – Free (higher cost / larger products) – Sent via Australia Post Parcel Service or Courier Service, depending on location and mailing address, 2 – 5 business days delivery, with full tracking.
  • Express Post – $12.00 (Cost may be higher depending on product size) – Sent via Australia Post Express Service, 1 – 2 business days for metro orders, potentially longer for orders outside of metro zones, with full tracking.

Orders outside of metro orders can take 2+ days longer than the estimates stated above.

International Orders

Shipping costs for international orders vary depending on location and package size, where possible we have kept this to flat rate charges to reduce confusion.

International orders are shipped through Australia Post and Sendle courier service depending on the most economical at the time.

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More Information

If you would like more information regarding placing international orders, please view the faq page under the “Do you accept international orders?” section.

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