Wire Mesh & Netting Cutter, Ideal for netting and mesh up to 16g

Wire Mesh & Netting Cutter, Cuts Wire Up To 1.6mm Thick

Aviation Cutter

Code: aviation_Cutter1

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This tool has a scissor action, and is suitable for cutting wire up to 1.6mm thick.

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£14.98inc VAT

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Our wire mesh and netting cutter, also known as an aviation cutter, is ideal for cutting wire up to 1.6mm thick. It can also cut sheet metal up to 1.2mm thick. The tool has a scissor action using mechanical leverage to generate the cutting power. The cutter also has a spring to automatically return the tool to the open position after each cut.

For heavier mesh (with a thicker wire than 1.6mm), we recommend using our large diagonal wire cutter for wire up to 3mm thick.


  • Product: High quality hand cutting tool.

  • Finish: Steel tool with plastic handles and rubber grip.

  • Features: Comfortable grip, easy to use scissor action, generates mechanical leverage to cut through wire.

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Are the fence pliers suitable for cutting 13mm x 13mm 19 gauge wire mesh fencing?

Thank you for your enquiry.

The Fence plier is suitable for cutting 19 gauge wire mesh. If you are only planning to use this product to cut 19 gauge wire mesh, I would suggest using the wire mesh and netting cutter as it will be easier to use.

I need to snip 3" wide strips of your stainless 6mm welded mesh.

Is this tool OK and does it spring open between cuts?


Thank you for your enquiry.

Yes, this product would be suitable to cut the 6mm welded stainless mesh and yes it does spring open between cuts.

Hi, I'm looking to buy wire netting 13mm. Which of your tools should I consider for cutting the netting?

Thank you for your enquiry.

The tool to use for cutting galvanized wire netting would be the Aviation cutter.



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Delivery Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we have taken the decision to temporarily close our operations until Monday 6th April 2020. This decision has not been taken lightly, but the closure will allow our operations team to get back up to full strength so that we can offer our usual high standard of service.

Assuming that there is no change in circumstances or a change in Government guidance, we plan to process and dispatch all orders from 6th April, and you should receive your delivery within 7 working days from this date. We very much hope that you will bear with us through these unprecedented circumstances, and rest assured that we will get your order to you as a priority.

Thank-you for your support, and we hope that you and your family stay safe during this difficult time.

Delivery Costs UK Mainland (Excluding Scottish Highlands)

Orders over £60:
Standard service up to 4 Working Days (any order over £60.00) - FREE

1 to 2 Day Delivery*, excludes weekends and Bank Holidays (any order over £60.00) - £8.98 per order (EXPRESS DELIVERY CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE)
*Our 1 to 2 Day Delivery service will be dispatched same day if ordered by 2pm

Orders under £60:
Standard service up to 4 Working Days (any order under £60.00) - £6.98 per order

1 to 2 Day Delivery*, excludes weekends and Bank Holidays (any order under £60.00) - £12.98 per order (EXPRESS DELIVERY CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE)
*Our 1 to 2 Day Delivery service will be dispatched same day if ordered by 2pm

Please note that delivery dates are not guaranteed. There is always a risk that consignments may be delayed by couriers.

Please also note that whilst our courier offers a 1 to 2 Day Delivery service to most of Scotland (excluding Scottish Highlands), there are some postcodes where only the standard delivery service is available at the Checkout.

A next day delivery is also not available for the following England postcodes: TD15, CA8, CA20.

Isle of Wight up to 6 Working Days
Orders over £ 60.00 -  delivery charge £12.98
Orders under £ 60.00, delivery charge £19.98

Northern Scotland, Scottish Highlands* 4 - 7 day service only
Any order under £ 60.00, delivery charge £29.98
Orders over £60.00 - delivery charge £22.98

*This delivery charge only applies to certain postcodes. Please enter your postcode at the checkout to generate the shipping cost.

All prices include VAT