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170-II Series Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters in Four Configurations

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Xuron Corporation’s legacy tool series, the Model 170-II Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters, have been used in industry for over 40 years. When first introduced, these cutters were used primarily for trimming component lead wires for through-hole printed circuit board manufacturing. Times and technology have changed since the days of through-hole PCBs but rather than facing shrinking demand, the market for these Cutters has expanded to include:

  • ✔️ Wire and Cable Processing
  • ✔️ Wire Harness Manufacturing
  • ✔️ Cord Set Manufacturing
  • ✔️ Home Electronics and Repair
  • ✔️ 3D Printing


Model 170-II Series Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters come in four configurations:

Standard: Model 170-II

170-II Series Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters.

With Lead Retainer: Model 170-IIF
Low profile lead retainer holds cut- off pieces of wire to help prevent foreign object damage.

170-IIF Series Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters.

With ESD Safe Grips: Model 170-IIAS
Grips have a surface resistivity of 1×10(6) – 1×10(9) and
conform to ANSI/ESD.S20.20 and DOD-HDK-263.

170-IIAS Series Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters.

With Lead Retainer and ESD Safe Grips: Model 170-IIASF

170-IIASF Series Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters With Lead Retainer and ESD Safe Grips.

Tool Specifications:

  • ✔️ Overall length: 5 inches (127 mm)
  • ✔️ Rockwell hardness: 54-56 Rc
  • ✔️ Cutting Capacity: soft copper wire, component lead wire and soft plastic up to 18 AWG (1mm) diameter


The Model 170-II Series Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters are budget-friendly and made at our factory in Saco, Maine USA. Please contact us to be referred to an Authorized Distributor in your area.

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Abby Robey

I am the Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Xuron Corporation. I've had the pleasure of working here for 25 years and one of my favorite parts of the job is meeting Xuron® tool users and hearing the feedback about the products we make.

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