The RIDGID® Model HC300 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 HC300 offers great features that translate into unparalleled field and shop performance.
- 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 HC300 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 HC300 delivers 360 RPM to quickly bore holes while optimizing hole saw life.
- Horizontal and Vertical Flats - Ensures perpendicular cutting.
|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).|
|Hole Cutting Capacity||Up to 3" (76 mm).|
|Motor||1200 W Universal, 115V, 60Hz, 2 HP. Approved by CSA to CSA and UL standards.|
|Output Speed||360 RPM (no load).|
|Arbor Capacity||Up to 7/16".|
|Catalog Number||Model No.||Description||Weight|
|16671||R2S||Solid Shank Arbor||3/4||0.3|
|84427||-||HC-450/HC-300 Carrying Case||19||8.6|
HC300 Hole Cutting Tool is rated out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Lindsigilbert from Great ability with this product This is a great product for the job at hand. Needs a little more instructions but over all a good product!
Date published: 2014-11-24
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HC 300's output speed is 360 rpm and the one of HC400 is 120 rpm. what is different? Can HC300 be cut a hole quicker?
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The HC-450 is made to cut larger holes (up to 4-3/4” vs. 3” on the HC300) which requires more torque. Therefore, the rpm is geared down to a lower speed. The HC-300 will cut smaller holes (below 3”) faster.
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