HC-300 Hole Cutting Tool

HC-300 Hole Cutting Tool

The RIDGID® Model HC-300 Hole Cutting Tool is designed to cut holes up to 3" (76 mm) diameter into steel pipe. The multiple hole size allows the use of fittings such as Mechanical T®, Vic-O-Let™, Weld-O-Let™ and others for branching unpressurized pipelines. An integral motor and gear reduction optimizes the performance and saw life. A single-feed handle and ON/OFF switch allows for easy operation. The Model HC-300 offers great features that translate into unparalleled field and shop performance.

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  • Quick Connecting Two-piece Design - This unique design allows for easy mounting, transport and set up. This is particularly useful when working off a ladder or overhead.
  • Single-Hand Chain Latching - The Model HC-300 features a patented spring-loaded chain that saves time and significantly aids set up and operation.
  • Ergonomic Design - With all controls at the operator’s fingertips, the tool has been designed for maximum productivity.
  • High Speed - With a powerful 1.2 HP, 11 Amp motor, the Model HC-300 delivers 360 RPM to quickly bore holes while optimizing hole saw life.
  • Horizontal and Vertical Flats - Ensures perpendicular cutting.


Hole Cutting Capacity Up to 3" (76 mm).
Pipe Diameter Mounting Range 1-1/2" (38 mm) to 8" (200 mm).
Chuck Size 1/16"(1.6 mm) to 1/2" (13 mm).
Motor Universal, 115V/230V, 60Hz. Approved by CSA to CSA and UL standards.
Output Speed 360 RPM (no load).
Arbor Capacity Up to 7/16".
Weight 31 lb.
Height 12.8".
Length 11.9".
Width 13.2".
Approved by CSA to CSA and UL standards, 115V/230V

Ordering Information

Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
76777 HC-300  3" Hole Cutting Tool, 115V  31  14,0 
  • 77017 - Chuck Key
76787 HC-300  3" Hole Cutting Tool, 230V  31  14,0 
  • 77017 - Chuck Key
76792 HC-300-J  3" Hole Cutting Tool, 100V, 50/60 Hz  31  14,0 
  • 77017 - Chuck Key
Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
16671 R2S  Solid Shank Arbor  3/4  0,3 
84427 HC-450/HC-300 Carrying Case  19  8,6 
77017 Chuck Key  1/4  0,1