Practical Cutting Techniques Manual

How to use Holmatro tools more efficiently on today’s new vehicles

This document is designed to assist rescuers with the correct techniques for using Holmatro NCT cutters. By following the illustrated steps you will achieve safer, quicker and easier extrications. At the same time this will extend the life of your equipment by greatly reducing the risk of damage.


The information describes the safest way in which to cut, focussing on the position of both the tool and the user. The manual highlights:

  • Techniques to achieve surrounding and penetrating cuts
  • Options for dealing with vehicle hinges

You can download the free manual below.


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