Reed's TRC2D is a Threaded Rod Cutter. It has a 1/2" and 3/8" capacity. It weighs 16 lbs. This cutter gives you a fast, clean cut on soft steel threaded rod and eliminate the need for grinding or filing. It is commonly used on construction sites to secure pipe, conduit, duct work, and other construction elements. The head is made of forged alloy steel, while the cutting dies are heat-treated for strength. The powder-coated, painted handle features a drilled hole on the lower handle for permanent mounting to a benchtop or other work surface.