Experience advanced mechanics and ergonomics with a new generation of cutting tools that deliver more strength, comfort and control. PowerGear® technology gives you over 35% more power to make cutting plastic pipes easier, while eliminating the need for ratcheting. This ingenious technology features a gear that provides more power during the toughest part of the cut. Replaceable stainless steel blades cut from start to finish in a single, smooth stroke, while a tough stainless steel exoskeleton maximizes durability. In addition, an ergonomic, spring-assisted handle helps reduce hand fatigue and features Softgrip® for enhanced dexterity and comfort. An easy-open lock simplifies usage while cutting a range of plastic pipes, including up to 11/4" outside diameter PVC.