|Disaster Rescue - Australian Emergency Manual (Natural Disaster Organization, 183 p.)|
|CHAPTER FOURTEEN - CUTTING EQUIPMENT|
|Hand Tools for Cutting|
14.1 Bolt Cutters
Bolt cutters come in a variety of sizes and styles, but most are capable of cutting through 8mm mild steel. This makes the tool valuable for debris clearance, in reinforced concrete and removal of padlocks and security grills in areas where it is suspected casualties may be.