5 Essential RIDGID Plumbing Tools

If you’re a plumber, you know the name RIDGID as one of the most trusted tool brands in the industry. But did you know we now sell RIDGID at SUPPLY.com? We make it easy for our customers by operating as your one-stop-plumbing-shop; you can now shop for RIDGID plumbing tools right alongside your tubing, fittings, and fixtures.

For all the plumbers out there who need to upgrade their equipment, we’ve rounded up the five RIDGID tools that you absolutely need to keep in your tool box. Cut your pipe with ease and be assured that your tools will last a long time with this list.

1. RIDGID 408 ½” Tube Bender

The 408 Tube Bender works on copper, steel, and stainless steel that has a wall thickness less than or equal to 0.06.” It has a 90° start angle and bends up to 180°. The oil-absorbing shoe makes the bending process easier, while the ductile-iron makeup ensures durability.

Price range: $115 – $130

ridgid tube bender

2. RIDGID 14” Heavy Duty Straight Pipe Wrench

This RIDGID wrench is a must-have. Features include a full-floating forged hook jaw, a knurled adjustment nut, I-Beam handle for maximum strength and gripping room, and accommodation of pipe up to 2” in diameter. You’ll have no trouble taking care of the wrench, with its self-cleaning threads and easily replaceable hook jaw, heel jaw, and spring assembly.

Price range: $20 – $30

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3. RIDGID PC-1250 Plastic Cutter

This RIDGID cutter tool is made for cutting plastic tubing, including PVC, CPVC, PP, PEX, PE. Cutter features spring-loaded handles that allow for a quick, clean cut. It has a 1/8″ – 1-5/5″ outer diameter capacity. A reversible blade easily doubles the life of the blade.

Price range: $10 – $20

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4. RIDGID Model 150 Tube Cutter

The Model 150 Tube Cutter is a precision cut tool designed to produce 45° flares in soft copper, brass, aluminum, and mild steel tubing. The enclosed screw prevents clogging, the X-Cel Knob cuts quickly, the X-Cel Wheel Pin can easily be changed without the use of tools, and there’s a spare cutter wheel in the knob.

Price range: $105 – $115

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5. Ridgid 104 Close Quarters Tubing Cutter

This tubing cutter is made to use in restricted spaces. It works on ¼ – 1-1/8” diameter copper, aluminum, brass, and plastic. The cutter wheel is made from high-grade steel for long life, but just in case a replacement cutter wheel is stored in the knob.

Price range: $10 – $20

ridgid close quarters tubing cutter

In addition to the five tools listed above, you can find the rest of our RIDGID catalog at SUPPLY.com, including PEX Tools, Diagnostics and Inspection Tools, Drain Cleaning Tools, and Press Tools. Get the job done right with everything you need from RIDGID!

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