Construction projects typically have a timeline that requires you to complete everything before or on the agreed deadline. To speed up the work and to increase productivity, it makes sense to invest in the right manpower and equipment for every task that needs to be done. Rebar cutting is one of the things you must do to ensure a high-quality and properly reinforced structure. The rebar cutter will make sure that steel reinforcing bars are properly cut to the appropriate length. It will help speed up the process of cutting the bars and ensuring the safety of your workers. You just need to choose the right cutter for the job. Here’s an overview of the things you should consider when selecting the best rebar cutters:
- The manufacturer – Choose an established manufacturer or brand of rebar cutters. Some manufacturers sell directly to their customers, so you can get their products at a reasonable cost. Find at least two different sellers to compare them, and choose one known for providing high-quality, durable rebar cutting tools.
- Portability – The rebar cutter does not have to be a bulky product that requires special equipment to be transported or carried. Choose one that is easy to transport all over your job site. Make sure it is lightweight and comes with a carry case, so it is easier to bring anywhere and store safely when not in use.
- Safety features – Look for a rebar cutting tool with a maintenance kit that will help you keep it in good shape. There should be a safety guard, too, so you can be sure that your workers are safe while using it.
- Specification – Take note of your rebar requirements when choosing an appropriate cutter. When in doubt, consider a machine with a 220 to 240-volt electric motor, which guarantees quick and powerful operation and efficiency, and the ability to cut rebars within 2.5 seconds. Choose a rebar cutter that can handle the bars you will use. Look for one that can accommodate rebars at a maximum of 32mm in diameter.