Shearing Products

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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Plate processing system punches, shears simultaneously

March 22, 2017

Trilogy Machinery Inc. offers the Sunrise ALS fully automatic angle processing system. This complete, enclosed plate processing system punches and shears simultaneously. It is driven by a rack-and-pinion infeed capable of handling material up to 40 ft. long at speeds up to 40 FPM. Standard features...

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Scissor shears seal edges of materials

March 7, 2017

Kett Tool Co. offers KD-441 scissor shears. They cut thin, coated metals with a swiping action, sealing the edges of the material to reduce the likelihood of corrosion. The 5-lb. shears feature a 5-amp pistol grip and a 0- to 2,500-RPM, variable-speed electric motor that cuts through cold-rolled...

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Shearing system package introduced

February 21, 2017

COMEQ Inc. has announced the availability of the Primeline shearing system package. Swing-beam shears are available for materials up to ¾ in. thick and 20 ft. long. The shearing system features adjustable rake angle with a low cutting angle for processing thin material. When the operator inputs a...

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Double-cut shears cut metal at speeds up to 300 IPM without distortion

January 17, 2017

Kett Tool Co.’s KD-400 18-ga. double-cut shears cut cold-rolled mild steel, aluminum, and stainless steel without warping or bending the original material or the finished piece. The dual blades transfer any distortion produced in cutting to a 7/32-in. waste strip, leaving behind material edges...

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Automation features added to ironworker

December 14, 2016

TigerStop has introduced integrations for the single-operator Piranha P65 ironworker with SawGear, for accurate lengths when shearing, and with TigerStop, for a fully automated punch process. The operator can enter a length into the SawGear and the stop moves to position. The operator then places...

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Ironworkers available with material positioning technology

December 5, 2016

MegaFab has announced that TigerStop material positioning technology is available on new or existing Piranha ironworkers for automated shearing and punching. The operator enters the length, and the system moves into position. The operator then places the material through the shear against the stop...

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Scissor shears combine compact size, speed

September 7, 2016

Kett Tool Co. has introduced the P-2080, a lightweight scissor shear featuring a straight-handled body design for maneuverability when making cuts in thick, soft materials. The variable-speed motor allows the user to control speeds from 0 to 2,500 RPM. Requiring a 90-PSI air source, the shears are...

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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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