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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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

Delivery Costs UK Mainland (Excluding Scottish Highlands)

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

Express service up to 2 Working Days (any order over £60.00) - £2.98 per order
Next Working Day for orders placed by 2pm (any order over £60.00) - £8.98 per order

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

Express service up to 2 Working Days (any order under £60.00) - £8.98 per order
Next Working Day for orders placed by 2pm (any order under £60.00) - £12.98 per order

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 next 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 4 Working Days
Orders over £ 60.00 -  delivery charge £12.98
Orders under £ 60.00, delivery charge £19.98

Northern Scotland, Scottish Highlands* 3 - 5 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.

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