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860QR Coring Tool

HSC-860QR - Hardline Strip & Core Tool Kit for QR860 Cable

860QR Coring Tool
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860QR Coring Tool

The HSC-860QR hardline coring and stripping tool kit is designed to core and strip 21.84 mm diameter cables such as QR860 cable and other similar sized cables. The kit is used by construction crews, cable splicers, and maintenance technicians on hardline cables whether aerial or underground and for distribution or drop applications.

  • Ideal for use when a QR860 cable needs to be terminated and replaced, or when a connector is added
  • Specifically designed for QR860 Quantum Reach cable
  • Built-in ratcheting handles for comfort and speed
  • Heavy-duty aluminum body lasts a lifetime
  • Replacement blades and coring bits can be purchased separately (no need to ever replace the entire tool)
  • Stripping and coring blades are made of high carbon steel and heat treated for long life
  • Made to allow the jacket stripper to be stored directly on the coring tool for convenience
  • Can be used with an electric drill by simply removing the T handle for faster coring

Replacement Jacket Stripping Blade: HS-RBQR

Replacement Coring Blade: HC-RBQR

Replacement Coring Bit: HCB-860QR

Exposed Outer Conductor Length

Exposed Center Conductor Length

Coring Depth


1/2" (12.7 mm)

1 1/16” (27 mm)

1 1/4” (31.75 mm)


5/8” (16 mm)

1 1/16” (27 mm)

1 1/4” (31.75 mm)

How to use:

  1. Separate the coring tool from the stripping tool
  2. Place the coring tool on the end of the cable
  3. Apply forward pressure and rotate the handle clockwise to begin coring - there is a ratcheting feature to allow faster coring
  4. To core faster, you can remove the handle and place the tool on the end of an electric drill
  5. Once you have cored completely (no scraps are being removed), remove the coring tool and insert the stripping tool
  6. Rotate the stripping tool clockwise until no scraps come out
  7. Clean the center conductor using your hand or another tool

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Material Aluminum
Cable Size QR860 (21.84mm)
Kit Length 10" (254 mm)
Weight 2.4 lbs (1,088g)
UPC No. 811490019928