SAE AS6173

(R) Cutting Tools, Wire, Electrical, General Specification for

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Organization: SAE
Publication Date: 1 December 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 9
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Purpose

This standard covers design requirements, performance requirements, and methods of procurement for tools and associated accessories used to cut aerospace vehicle electrical wire and cable. Aerospace vehicle electrical wire has stranded conductors with protective plating and specialized insulation. Poor quality wire cutting can compromise the performance of wiring.

Classification

Wire cutting tools covered by this standard are of the following types:

Type I - Tools for cutting individual wires

Type II - Tools for cutting wiring bundles/jacketed cables

Type III - Powered tools for cutting individual wires

Type IV - Powered tools for cutting wire bundles/jacketed cables

Part Number Structure

Unless otherwise specified in the detail standard slash sheet, the part number structure for the tool

 

 

Document History

SAE AS6173
December 1, 2018
(R) Cutting Tools, Wire, Electrical, General Specification for
Purpose This standard covers design requirements, performance requirements, and methods of procurement for tools and associated accessories used to cut aerospace vehicle electrical wire and cable....
October 1, 2012
Cutting Tools, Wire, Electrical, General Specification For
Wire cutters as described in this standard are intended for use in cutting aerospace vehicle wiring including airplanes, helicopters, missiles and spacecraft. Not all wire cutters described in the...

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