RIDGID Roofing Cutter

RIDGID Roofing Cutter Model R040SCA

I hate cutting roofing shingles – it’s difficult, abuses the blades and is just plain difficult.   Apparently the folks at RIDGID hate it too because they just came out with a pneumatic roofing cutter that cuts through shingles like butter.

The RIDGID Roofing Cutter runs at 9,600 SPMs and can easily and quickly cut of rake edges or valley shingles.

At 1.2 lbs. its super light and has a really nice “Hex Grip™” which provides the  comfort and less user fatigue.

A tool-free adjustable exhaust allows you to direct the exhaust where you want it and the swivel quick connect air fitting prevents hose tangles.  An Hex wrench is required to change the blade and stores on the tool.

The RIDGID Roofing Cutter comes with two blades for cutting roofing materials up to 6 times faster than a utility knife. The RIDGID Roofing Cutter will no doubt save contractors time and money.


  • Weight: 1.2 lbs.
  • Length: 7.5”
  • Width: 2.0”
  • Height: 2.7”
  • Speed: 9,600 SPM (No Load Speed)
  • Operating Pressure: 90 PSI
  • Stroke Length: 0.4”



  •  Compact, Lightweight,
  •  9,600 SPM
  •  Tool-Free Adjustable Exhaust – Allows you to direct the exhaust where you want it
  •  Hex Grip™ – Innovative micro texture for secure grip and maximum user comfort
  •  On Board Hex Key Storage
  •  Swivel Quick Connect – For less hose tangles
  •  Adjustable Shoe – For optimal cut control
  •  Self-Cleaning In-Handle Air Filter – Keeps debris out of tool and extends tool life



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