Webtool SL55 – Softline Cutter

Lightweight, open sided subsea softline cutting tool for up to 55mm diameter.


The SL55 is lightweight but heavy duty softline cutter designed for subsea deployment in severe working conditions. The open sided design allows for easy positioning on the line by ROV or diver and simple operation.

Features and Benefits of the SL55 Softline Cutting Tool

Corrosion resistant and durable coated aluminium and stainless steel construction. Genuine Webtool™ blades and anvils give optimum cutting performance and ensure that maintenance is kept to a minimum. Open sided design and no moving anvil makes deployment simple and reduces the number of hydraulic hoses required. Compact design is ideal for operation in confined spaces or where access is limited. Mounting holes in the body allow for the fitting of standard handles (contact us for details) or bespoke mounting brackets. Serviceability and Support – Spare parts including blades, anvils and seals kits are available. Contact us for technical questions and support.

Technical information

– Capable of cutting softlines, fibre ropes and lifting slings including aramids, Dyneema®, Spectra® and Twin-Path®
up to 55mm (2.15”) diameter.
– Hydraulic Supply – 210 bar (3000 psi) input pressure.
– Compatible with ISO32 hydraulic oil, for details of compatibility with other fluids please contact us.
– Cutters can be supplied flushed to NAS 6 cleanliness (contact us for details)
– Swept Volume (Cut Stroke) – 0.25 litres
– Swept Volume (Return Stroke) – 0.2 litres
– 7/16″ JIC male adaptors (stainless steel, 690 bar rated) fitted as standard.
– 2 hydraulic ports (blade up, blade down)
– Weight in air – 10kg
– Weight in water – 7kg


Webtool – SL55 Datasheet Rev 3 Issue 2


Webtool – SL55 Manual Rev 3 Issue 2

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