Shearing

Shearing, a tried-and-true technology, is still necessary in fabrication shops everywhere. Read up on the machines and blades in this technology area.

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Sciaky to deliver additive manufacturing system to EWI

July 21, 2016

Chicago-based Sciaky Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries Inc., has announced that EWI, Columbus, Ohio, has purchased an Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM™) system. The two companies will work together to produce prototype parts for high-tech manufacturers in a variety...

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Pneumatic shears deliver burr-free cuts in metals

June 15, 2016

Kett Tool offers the P-540 double-cut shears for making burr-free cuts in cold-rolled mild steel up to 14 ga., most grades of stainless steel to 20 ga., and aluminum to 0.090 in. thick. Its pistol-grip, 2,200-RPM pneumatic motor runs on a 90-PSI power source, delivering cutting speeds of 180 IPM....

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Pneumatic shears feature variable-speed trigger

March 30, 2016

Kett Tool offers P-500 double-cut shears for cutting 18-ga. and lighter cold-rolled mild steel, most grades of stainless steel to 20 ga., and aluminum to 0.090 in. thick. At 3 lbs. and 10.5 in. long, the shears are compact and portable. The dual blades transfer distortion produced in cutting...

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Double-cut shears slice metal without distortion

March 2, 2016

Kett Tool’s KD-440 double-cut shears deliver precision cuts in cold-rolled mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum without warping or bending the original material or the finished piece, the company reports. The dual blades transfer any distortion produced in cutting to a 7/32-in. waste...

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Profile shears’ left curved blade configuration simplifies curve cutting

January 26, 2016

Kett Tool offers KD-446L profile shears with a left curved blade configuration for maneuverability in cutting corrugated metal. The 5-lb. shears cut cold-rolled mild steel up to 18 ga. at a radius as tight as 3 in., as well as nonferrous metals up to 0.090 in. thick, spiral duct, and wire mesh at...

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Variable-speed shears cut metal without distortion

November 30, 2015

Kett Tool’s KD-442 variable-speed scissor shears offer double cutting action that delivers straight cuts in cold-rolled mild steel and stainless steel without burring or buckling the original material or the finished piece. The 5-lb. shears transfer any distortion produced in cutting to a...

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Scissor shears’ swiping cut action seals material edges

October 8, 2015

Kett Tool offers the KD-441 scissor shears. The unit’s swiping cut action seals the edges of the cut material, reducing the likelihood of rust or corrosion. The shears use a 5-amp, pistol-grip, variable-speed electric motor that cuts through cold-rolled mild steel up to 24 ga., wire mesh to 18...

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Throatless shears cut cold-rolled mild steel up to 13 ga.

September 11, 2015

Kett Tool offers the KL-2040 throatless shears for making complex straight and curved cuts in cold-rolled mild steel and stainless steel. The shears feature a 4-amp, straight-handle, single-speed electric motor that can produce shear speeds up to 2,500 RPM to cut 13-ga. cold-rolled mild steel...

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Double-cut shears cut metals without distortion

July 29, 2015

Kett Tool’s KL-200 double-cut shears deliver precision cuts in cold-rolled mild steel up to 18 ga. and most grades of stainless steel to 20 ga. at speeds up to 300 IPM. According to the company, the shears cut without warping or bending the original material or the finished piece. The dual...

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Cidan Machinery introduces updated website

June 5, 2015

Cidan Machinery, a manufacturer of folding machines, shears, cut-to-length lines, and coil handling equipment in Peachtree City, Ga., has launched a new website at www.cidanmachinery-americas.com. Additions to the site include new products, industry categories, updated specifications, new...

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Automatic plate-processing system punches, shears simultaneously

May 13, 2015

Trilogy Machinery Inc. has introduced the new Sunrise APS fully automatic plate-processing system. It can punch and shear simultaneously. The fully enclosed system is driven by a rack-and-pinion infeed that can handle up to 40-ft. lengths of material at speeds up to 40 FPM. Standard features...

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Trilogy Machinery appointed as exclusive distributor for Warcom press brakes, shears

April 23, 2015

Belcamp, Md.-based Trilogy Machinery Inc. has been named as the exclusive North American distributor for press brakes and shears manufactured by Warcom, Brescia, Italy. The firm produces a variety of press brakes, including high-speed, precision hydraulic, and all-electric models, as well as...

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Ironworker performs punching, shearing, notching

April 2, 2015

The PS 85 DP ironworker from Kaast Machine Tools Inc. has five workstations for punching, shearing, and notching. This machine has two independent cylinders allowing for dual operation, which permits parallel work on the punch and at a second workstation. This includes an electric trigger switch up...

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Roper Whitney releases video featuring mechanical shears

January 28, 2015

Rockford, Ill.-based Roper Whitney has completed a new video on its mechanical shears, which feature a simple, low-maintenance design. The video, at www.roperwhitney.com or www.youtube.com/roperwhitney, shows the machine in action and highlights its...

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Double-cut shears cut metal without distortion

January 26, 2015

Kett Tool’s KD-400 double-cut shears are designed for cutting cold-rolled mild steel up to 18 ga., most grades of stainless steel, and aluminum up to 0.80 in. without warping or bending the original material or the finished piece. The dual blades transfer any distortion produced in cutting to...

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