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Three Quality Tools Used for Cutting and Swaging Wire Rope

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Tired of swagers and cable cutters that are poorly designed, have a short service life, or are cheaply made? Don't worry! There are high-quality alternatives available. Here at Loos Naples, we want our customers to be able to buy the best swaging tools and cable cutters on the market, which is why we carry two excellent swager options and sell one of the world’s most popular cable cutting brands. Continue reading to learn more about a few of the products we feature on our newly revised Loos Naples website.

Locoloc® Handswaging Tools:


Locoloc® handswagers are designed to give customers years of trouble-free service. These high-quality swagers are made for eye, lap, and stop sleeve splicing. Other key features of Locoloc® handswagers include:

  • Made in the USA
  • Constructed with durable materials
  • Lightweight enough to ensure you can maneuver the tool in challenging environments
  • Design features “over-center” leverage that provides a powerful snap-action to the final thrust of the jaws, assuring a clean and clean compression every time
  • Easy adjustment and the availability of spare parts for larger sized swagers

Locoloc® Swaging Machines:


While many enjoy using compact handswagers for swaging, others prefer full machines. Locoloc® swaging machines are powerful swagers that can swage a variety of sleeve sizes with ease. Features of our Locoloc® Swaging Machines include:

  • Made in the USA
  • Hand and power-operated versions available
  • Numerous sizes and styles available, with some being portable, others meant for workbenches, and a few that are the size of a work stand
  • Durable build

FELCO® Cable Cutters:
There are so many cable cutters out on the market that choosing the right ones can be overwhelming. Loos Naples carries a large range of the FELCO® brand cable cutters, which we believe are the best cable cutters available. Key features of a few of our different types of FELCO® cable cutters include:

  • Made in Switzerland
  • Simple construction that protects against rust and saltwater
  • Lightweight enough for overhead cutting yet strong enough for underwater work
  • Excellent precision and cutting capabilities
  • Hardened and tempered blades


Even though it may seem like the swagers and cable cutters you buy are all the same, by switching to Loos Naples you will realize the difference in quality. If you are interested in checking out our recently redesigned product pages, please visit our website here. Alternatively, if you need assistance with handswaging, swaging machine installation, or proper cable cutting techniques, take a moment to visit our newly updated How-To Guides. If you have any questions, we are happy to help! Reach out to us by phone at (239) 643-LOOS (5667) or by email at sales@loosnaples.com.