IMS Micro Automatic

Air Driven Power Cutter for Sewer Mains

IMS Micro Automatic

Using remote-inflated air bladders, the arm of the Micro Automatic lateral cutter positions itself remotely by creeping and climbing; clamps itself for precise cutting in vertical or horizontal orientation; and feeds the cutting head a full 4 inches. Just 72mm in diameter, the arm fits through small openings, and its agile articulation facilitates precision cutting, as well as maneuvering through 90-degree bends in 4” lines.

  • Handles 3-6 inch lines. 8-10 inch available.
  • Self-positions using 3 remote-inflated air bladders.
  • Travels up to 96’.
  • 400 degree rotation and 90 degree swivel.
  • Cutting power factor of 1.0.
  • Joystick controls and 3.5″ LCD screen and MPEG/JPEG capture.
  • CANbus-based controls with twin multi-function joysticks for easy position recall.
  • Interchangeable bits address wide range of pipe materials and cutting tasks.
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IMS Cutter Models

With so many features, it can be hard to choose a model. Compare models to find the right cutter for the job.

Model comparison
Nano Easy
Micro Light
Automatic Plus

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Nano Easy Lateral Line Cutter Micro Light Lateral Line Cutter Automatic Plus Lateral Line Cutter

Pipe Diameter Range

3-4 inches 3-6 inches 3-6 inches

Diameter Extensions

Up to 6" 8-10" 8-10"

Hose Length

51' or 82' 96' 164' or 229'

Cutter Rotation

Manual Automatic Automatic


Push Push Auto inchworm

Detachable Head

No Yes Yes


3.5" LCD recorder 3.5" LCD recorder 10.1" tablet PC
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Rent, Lease or Buy?

Depending on your budget, business objectives and the duration of time for which you need the capability a piece of equipment provides, we can offer rental, lease and purchase options that minimize your risk, maximize your profit, and give you the confidence to expand your business as new opportunities allow.

Equity / Residual value
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Nick Sebastian Pipeline Renewal Technologies

Nick Sebastian

Eastern Territory Account Manager

Nick directly serves customers across the east coast, maintaining an on-site presence for technical consultations, product demonstrations and training.

(814) 490-0451

Jerry Schroeder Pipeline Renewal Technologies

Jerry Schroeder

Midwest Territory Account Manager

Jerry directly serves customers across the Midwest, maintaining an on-site presence for technical consultations, product demonstrations and training.

(862) 324-0097

Rich Linder Pipeline Renewal Technologies

Richard Lindner


Rich keeps his finger on the pulse of innovation in the sewer rehab sector, identifies technologies that can yield benefit to sewer rehabilitation companies and works with international manufacturers to tailor products for the U.S. market.

(866) 936-8476

Steve Webster Pipeline Renewal Technologies

Steve Webster

Business Unit Manager

Steve Webster runs PRT's day-to-day operations, overseeing sales and support staff, parts and rental inventory, and the service team, as well as working with our partners to bring innovative new rehab technologies to market.

(973) 945-0688

Josh Morris Pipeline Renewal Technologies

Josh Morris

Southern Territory Account Manager

Josh directly serves customers across the South, maintaining an on-site presence for technical consultations, product demonstrations and training.

(973) 479-3002