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Hardline Coring and Stripping Tool for .500"

The HSC-50 hardline coring and stripping tool is designed to core and strip 500 Series COAX Cables (1/2”), such as the Times Fiber T10 and Commscope P3 cables. This coring and stripping tool features the following:

  • Performs both coring and stripping all in one tool, stripper can be easily removed to help deal with flooded cables
  • Heavy duty aluminum body with stripping and coring blades made of high carbon steel and heat treated for long life
  • T handle is a ratcheting handle for increased comfort and faster coring and the tool can perform both coring and stripping simultaneously, T handle can also be removed allowing the user to attach a drill to make coring even easier
  • Replacement blades and coring bits can be purchased separately (no need to ever replace the entire tool, see below for replacement part numbers)
  • Ideal for aerial or underground hardline cables for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings
  • The tool bevels the outer conductor, chamfers the center conductor, and opens to a center conductor length of 1”
  • Total core and strip length is 3.50”
  • The coring bit, coring blade, and jacket stripping blade are made from hardened steel for long life
  • Includes hex keys for replacing stripping blades and removing the T handle and an instruction manual 


Cable Size

1/2" (.500" or 12.7 mm)



Product Material Aluminum
Dimensions 8.25 in x 4.25 in x 2 in (20.96 cm x 10.8 cm x 5.08 cm)
Weight 1.6 lb (726.4 g)
UPC # 811490018860