The pipe-shaped cable strippers are equipped with 1 or more pairs of cutting knives xed inside the working heads, depend- ing on application. The use is always the same: open half-pipes by unlocking the catch, insert cable, close half-pipes with slight pressure. Then rotate tool a quarter turn to the left and the right, open tool again, position the blades beside the round notch towards the end, break the sheathing by bending the cable end up and down and tear off sheathing with the tool. Some patterns offer the option to strip conductor insulations by using cross section related stripping notches. Some patterns contain a separate blade for longitudinal cuts. Insert cable in the cable guide, close half-pipes and move tool in a slight angle alongside the sheathing. It is even possible to strip longer sections as the cable can protrude the pipes at full length.