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Cutter Heads For Drain Cleaning Tools

by General Wire


For all the different ways drains and sewer pipes can get clogged, there is a cutter head to clear it. We are pleased to offer a great selection of drain cleaning cutter heads from one of the industry's finest - General Wire. Whether you have a stoppage that is made of loose items, roots, or other debris, there is a cutter for every situation. Made of durable hardened steel, the various cutter heads are designed for simple to difficult stoppages, and are a great solution for some of the more difficult clogs you might come across.

Drain Rooter Cutter Heads

Examples of Small, Medium and Large General Wire Drain Rooters Image
  • Interchangeable with small, medium and large drain rooter models
  • Easy to install and change
  • Made from a high quality alloy steel

When you need to get the job done, General Wire has you covered with their extensive line of drain cleaning equipment, including a large variety of cutter heads to make your job easier. Whether you have a small hand-held rooter like the Handylectric, the medium sized Mini-Rooter or one of the large professional units like the Speedrooter 92, with these cutter heads in your tool box you'll have a wide array of solutions when problems arise. The General Wire cutter heads are a much needed tool for the professionals out there who are looking for a very durable, easy to change and easy to use product. These cutters are the top of the line when it comes to clearing drains and cutting through stoppages like roots or other debris.

For 3/8" Flexicor® Drum Cables

example of flexicor female cable end
Image Model Description Application Price & Quantity
General Wire Cutter #SG for drain cleaning equipment image #SG Starter Guide Guides cable away from trap.
Can be positioned in pipe by hooking wire into the hole in the guide
$47.48
General Wire Cutter #SG for drain cleaning equipment image #AH Arrow Head The Arrow Head and Boring Gimlet are good cutters to start with. The Arrow Head is used when starting to get the water moving and the Boring Gimlet is used for removing loose objects. After you've gotten the water flowing change to the larger cutters.
These are also included in the HECS Cutter Set listed below
$8.31
General Wire Cutter - #BG for drain cleaning equipment image #BG Boring Gimlet For removing loose objects $9.36
General Wire Cutter - #FAH for drain cleaning equipment image #FAH Flexible Arrow Head Helps get the water moving when starting a drill, for sharp turns in small lines $11.83
General Wire Cutter - #DHBG for drain cleaning equipment image #DHBG Downhead Boring Gimlet Also for removing loose objects (goes down waste, not up stack) $11.36
General Wire Cutter - #DHF for drain cleaning equipment image #DHF Down Head Fitting Converts standard cutter to a downhead cutter $11.79
General Wire Cutter - #1-1/4-SCB for drain cleaning equipment image #1-1/4-SCB 1-1/4" Side Cutter Blade For cutting and scraping $9.22
General Wire Cutter - #1-1/2-UC for drain cleaning equipment image #1-1/2-UC 1-1/2" U-Cutter $16.55
General Wire Cutter - #RTR-1 for drain cleaning equipment image #RTR-1 Small Retrieving Tool For removing loose objects and broken cables $10.79
General Wire Clog Chopper 1 inch for drain cleaning equipment image #1CG 1" Clog Chopper
approx. 7/8" O.D
For use in pipes with 1" inner diameter.
Great for digging and removing silt, sand, etc.
$24.78
#1-1/2CG 1-1/2" Clog Chopper
approx. 1-1/8" O.D
For use in pipes with 1 1/2" inner diameter.
Great for digging and removing silt, sand, etc.
$29.45
General Wire Cutter Set HECS Image HECS 3/8" Flexicor® cutter set Includes one each of:
AH - Arrow Head
BG - Boring Gimlet
DHBG - Down Head Boring Gimlet
1-1/4SCB - 1-1/4" Slide Cutter
FAH - Flexible Spring Arrow Head Cutter
$38.40

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For 1/2" Flexicor® Drum Cables

example of flexicor female cable end
Image Model Description Application Price & Quantity
General Wire Cutter - #AH for drain cleaning equipment image #AH Arrow Head The Arrow Head and Boring Gimlet are good cutters to start with. The Arrow Head is used when starting to get the water moving and the Boring Gimlet is used for removing loose objects. After you've gotten the water flowing change to the larger cutters. $8.31
General Wire Cutter - #BG for drain cleaning equipment image #BG Boring Gimlet For removing loose objects $9.36
General Wire Cutter - #DHF for drain cleaning equipment image #DHF Down Head Fitting Converts standard cutter to a downhead cutter $11.79
General Wire Cutter - #2SCB for drain cleaning equipment image #2SCB 2" Side Cutter Blade For cutting and scraping $9.21
#3SCB 3" Side Cutter Blade $11.06
#4SCB 4" Side Cutter Blade $11.07
General Wire Cutter - #2-UC for drain cleaning equipment image #2-UC U-Cutter $17.96
General Wire Cutter - #3RSB for drain cleaning equipment image #3RSB 3" Rotary Saw Blades For roots and other stoppages $17.55
#4RSB 4" Rotary Saw Blades $19.06
General Wire Cutter - #RTR-1 for drain cleaning equipment image #RTR-1 Small Retrieving Tool For removing loose objects and broken cables $10.79
General Wire Clog Chopper 1 inch for drain cleaning equipment image #1-1/2CG 1-1/2" Clog Chopper
approx. 1-1/8" O.D
For use in pipes with 1-1/2" inner diameter
Great for digging and removing silt, sand, etc.
$29.45
#2CG 2" Clog Chopper
approx. 1-1/2" O.D
For use in pipes with 2" inner diameter
Great for digging and removing silt, sand, etc.
$42.47
General Wire Cutter - #LE-1 for drain cleaning equipment image #LE-1 13" Flexible Leader Helps cable get around tight bends and traps $23.64
General Wire Male Connector 1/2MC #1/2MC Male Connector - Cup Type Sheath fits over cable for easier repairs $6.31
General Wire Female Connector 1/2FC #1/2FC Female Connector - Cup Type Sheath fits over cable for easier repairs $6.28

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For 5/8" & 3/4" Flexicor® Drum Cables

example of flexicor female cable end
Image Model Description Application Price & Quantity
General Wire Cutter - #SHD for drain cleaning equipment image #SHD Spear Head Starting Drill (Gets water flowing) $11.54
General Wire Cutter - #SCB for drain cleaning equipment image #2SCB 2" Side Cutter Blade For cutting and scraping $9.21
#3SCB 3" Side Cutter Blade $11.06
#4SCB 4" Side Cutter Blade $11.07
General Wire Cutter - #2UC for drain cleaning equipment image #2UC 2" U-Cutter For cutting and scraping $17.96
#3UC 3" U-Cutter $18.83
#4UC 4" U-Cutter $20.92
3DUC & 4DUC General Wire Cutter #3DUC 3" "Spider" Double U-Cutter For cutting and scraping going into and out of the pipe $25.29
#4DUC 4" "Spider" Double U-Cutter $27.55
General Wire Cutter - #HDSC for drain cleaning equipment image #3HDSC 3" Heavy Duty Side Cutter For cutting and scraping $22.24
#4HDSC 4" Heavy Duty Side Cutter $23.32
3HDDSC & 4HDDSC General Wire Cutter #3DHDSC 3" "Spider" Double Heavy Duty Side Cutter For cutting and scraping going into and out of the pipe $32.48
#4DHDSC 4" "Spider" Double Heavy Duty Side Cutter $32.19
General Wire Cutter - #3-RSB for drain cleaning equipment image #3-RSB 3" Rotary Saw Blades For cutting and clearing roots and other stoppages $17.55
#4-RSB 4" Rotary Saw Blades $19.06
General Wire Cutter - #3-HDB for drain cleaning equipment image #3-HDB 3" Heavy Duty Saw Blade $25.63
#4-HDB 4" Heavy Duty Saw Blade $27.96
#6-HDB 6" Heavy Duty Saw Blade $37.47
General Wire Cutter - #4-6SAC for drain cleaning equipment image #4-6SAC Self Adjusting 4" to 6" Side Cutter Blades Can pass through 4" pipe to reach and clean 6" pipe. $21.96
General Wire Cutter - #3-6HDEC for drain cleaning equipment image #3-6HDEC Heavy Duty 3" to 6" Expansion Cutter Can pass through 3" pipe to reach and clean 6" pipe. Can be put through 4" P-traps. $72.64
General Wire Cutter - #RP-2 for drain cleaning equipment image #RP-2 Root Ripper Heavy spring screws into root mass, while front hook tears into stoppage. Passes through 4" P-traps. $48.02
General Wire Clog Chopper 1 inch for drain cleaning equipment image #2CG 2" Clog Chopper
approx. 1-1/2" O.D
For use in pipes with 2" inner diameter
Great for digging and removing silt, sand, etc.
$42.47
#2-1/2CG 2-1/2" Clog Chopper
approx. 1-15/16" O.D
For use in pipes with 2-1/2" inner diameter
Great for digging and removing silt, sand, etc.
$56.25
#3CG 3" Clog Chopper
approx. 2-7/8" O.D
For use in pipes with 3" inner diameter
Great for digging and removing silt, sand, etc.
$175.22
General Wire Cutter - #4CG for drain cleaning equipment image #4CG 4" Clog Chopper
approx. 3-1/2" O.D
For use in pipes with 4" inner diameter
Great for digging and removing silt, sand, etc.
$233.22
General Wire Cutter - #RTR-2 for drain cleaning equipment image #RTR-2 Large Retrieving Tool For removing loose objects and broken cables $25.76
General Wire Cutter - #LE-2 for drain cleaning equipment image #LE-2 33" Flexible Leader Helps cable get around tight bends and traps $41.59
General Wire Cutter - LE-3 for drain cleaning equipment image #LE-3 25" Flexible Leader $30.53

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For 5/8" Sectional Cables

example of R-connector cables
WITH "R" Connectors attached to fit Rigid® brand sectional cables

Image Model Description Application Price & Quantity
General Wire Retrieving Tool - #R-RTR-1 for drain cleaning equipment image #R-RTR-1 Retrieving Tool For removing loose objects and broken cables $18.13

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For 7/8" Sectional Cables

example of G-connector cables
WITH "G" Connectors attached to fit General Wire brand sectional cables

Image Model Description Application Price & Quantity
General Wire Cutter - #G-SHD-10 for drain cleaning equipment image #G-SHD-10 Spear Head Starting Drill (Gets water flowing) $22.82

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For 1-1/4" Sectional Cables

example of G-connector cables
WITH "G" Connectors attached to cutters to fit General Wire brand sectional cables

Image Model Description Application Price & Quantity
General Wire Cutter - # G-SHD for drain cleaning equipment image #G-SHD Spear Head Starting Drill (Gets water flowing) $18.41
General Wire Cutter - #G-SC for drain cleaning equipment image #G-SC Spade Cutter $22.50
General Wire Cutter - #G-FSH for drain cleaning equipment image #G-FSH Flex-Spear Helps cable get around tight bends and traps $32.14
General Wire Cutter - #G-HA for drain cleaning equipment image #G-HA Hook Auger For removing loose objects and broken cables $21.51
General Wire Cutter - #G-2UC for drain cleaning equipment image #G-2UC 2" U-Cutter For cutting and scraping $24.72
General Wire Cutter - #G-3HDSC for drain cleaning equipment image #G-3HDSC 3" Heavy Duty Side Cutter For cutting and scraping $28.00
#G-4HDSC 4" Heavy Duty Side Cutter $30.31
General Wire Cutter - #G-3RSB for drain cleaning equipment image #G-3RSB 3" Heavy Duty Side Cutter For roots and other stoppages $24.53
#G-4RSB 4" Heavy Duty Side Cutter $24.55
General Wire Cutter - #G-3HDB for drain cleaning equipment image #G-3HDB 3" Heavy Duty Saw Blade $32.39
#G-4HDB 4" Heavy Duty Saw Blade $34.53
General Wire Cutter - #G-RP-2 for drain cleaning equipment image #G-RP-2 Root Ripper Heavy spring screws into root mass, while front hook tears into stoppage. Passes through 4" P-traps $53.33
General Wire Cutter - #G-RTR-2 for drain cleaning equipment image #G-RTR-2 Retrieving Tool For removing loose objects and broken cables $27.36
General Wire Cutter - #G-CA for drain cleaning equipment image #G-CA Cutter Adapter Converts standard cutters to 'G' style cutter connections $8.36
General Wire Cutter - #CW for drain cleaning equipment image #CW Coupling Wrench To disconnect 'G' and 'L' cables and cutters $8.14

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. "How do these cutter heads attach to the cable, and how do I change them?"
A.The cutter heads for Flexicor® cables connect using a screw and lock nut. The sectional cables use a unique interlocking system in which the cable and cutter have connecting ends.
Before attaching any cutter, first unplug the machine.
- For machines using the Flexcor® cables, first remove the screw and lock washer from the connector at the end of the cable. Slide the cutter in the slot, then replace the lock washer and connecting screw and tighten the screw firmly.
- For the sectional cables, slide the slot on the cutter over the tab on the female connector until the spring pin pops into place. To remove the cutter, use the RCK-10 for 7/8" sections or the #CW Coupling Wrench for the 1-1/4" sections. Push the key into the hole just below the slot in the female connector, then slide the cable ends apart. Cable sections are coupled and uncoupled the same way.

Q. "Can the ClogChoppers be used to remove polyester CIPP liner from the insides of drain pipes?"
A. The ClogChoppers were designed for clearing the drain to prepare for installation of liners such as CIPP (cured-in-place pipe liner). They have not been tested for cutting out drain liners themselves so the manufacuter does not recommend them as a suitable tool for removing these types of liners.


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