How to Bleed a Rebar Cutter

Posted on February 8, 2018


When you invest in a new rebar cutter, you’re making an investment into job progress and rebar cutter efficiency. When well cared for a proper rebar cutter will easily cut any rebar. There are certain steps that need to be taken to ensure your rebar cutter works reliably and lasts a long time.

If your rebar cutter is running slow, isn’t moving, or doesn’t have the pressure to cut normally, you may need to bleed the hydraulics. It’s important to never use your rebar cutter when the oil is low, which is why you need to know how to bleed a rebar cutter. 

how to bleed a rebar cutter


One final tip, if you’re not using the stopper bolt correctly, you could find that a piece of rebar is jammed in the machine at an angle. On newer machines, all you have to do is simply release the pressure valve to retract the piston. For more information, visit