ROV Wire Cutter

IK’s ROV operated Hydraulic Wire Cutter (HWC) is an easy tool to install and operate; cutting is achieved by hydraulically driving a hardened steel guillotine blade through the steel rope. The unit is supplied complete with hoses and manipulator handle ready for installation to the host ROV

Technical specification

  • Tool Dimensions (LxWxH): 330,2 x 101,6 x 127 mm (13 x 4 x 5,1 in)
  • Max wire diameter: 38 mm (1 ½’’ )
  • Wire ultimate tensile strength δ: 1770 N/mm2 (Mpa) – (250000 PSI UTS)
  • Maximum Working Pressure: 700/70 (bar/Mpa) – (10000 psi)
  • Required oil content (effective): 242 cc (8,2 oz )
  • Pressure Connection: 3/8 NPT Quick Disconnect
  • Tool dry weight: 15,4 Kg (34 lb )
  • Tool operation: Hydraulic (Single Acting)
  • Model: WCO38

Contact for this product is:


Kenneth Olaf Rosén: Department Manager AOGV & Pipe Intervention - IK Norway
T: +47 992 79 828     eMail: Kenneth.Rosen@ik-worldwide.com