Metal Cutting Shear
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New Hydraulic Sheet Metal Shear machines

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To cut sheet metal and steel plate. Also Corner notcher and edge notching machines.

A metal Shearing machine is used for cutting sheet metal to size out of a larger flat stock or from roll stock. The metal to be cut is held in place with hold-downs. 90 cuts are positioned by a squaring arm with scale on it or with a back gauge. Other angles are possible with an angle gauge. Large machines with shadow cut line will have a light that shines over a wire which projects a thin shadow line exactly where the cut line is which is useful if you mark your metal with a tape measure.
The shearing process can produce a shear edge burr, which can be minimized to less than 10% of the material thickness. This is a function of clearance between the blades, and the sharpness of the cutting blades. On some sheet metal shears and most plate shears, the blade gap is adjustable for different metal thicknesses. Though they are minor, the possibility of little burrs and hold down marks should be considered in the forming of some end products. Machine capacities shown for mild steel can be 33% or so higher for most types of soft aluminum, and 50% lower for stainless steel. Also, common A36 steel is usually harder than mild steel and may not cut as easy. Call an American Machine Tools sales engineer for more info. We are accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating.

Foot Stomp operated Sheet Metal Shear:

* HCHC shear blades
* Material hold down
* Front support arms
* Protractor gauge
* Side gauges
* Manual back gauge with fine adjust
* Back Gauge 25 1/2"
* Front Gauge 24"

FS-5216:
Capacity:
16 gauge (.06") x 52" mild steel
Shipping weight: 1170 Lbs
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Foot operated Sheet Metal Sheer Machine
JET Pneumatic Air Powered Shear:
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Model PS-1652E with 16 gauge x 52 inch capacity
This machine connects to your air compressor.

16 gauge maximum cutting capacity for mild-steel
Stainless steel capacity: 18 (.048") to 20 gauge (.036")
Soft aluminum and copper: 12-14 gauge (.075")
40 Strokes per Minute - Full Length
1.3 CFM Air Consumption per Stroke
25.3 CFM Air Consumption
Weight: 1830 Lbs. Size: 60 x 24 x 43 Height
Front Gauge Capacity (in.) 28"
Back Gauge Capacity (in.) 25-1/2"
Good cast-iron grade frame to eliminate blade deflection.
Low cutting angle to cut narrow strips without twisting.
Precise bed and beam alignment assures working accuracy.
Adjustable bed for setup according to the blade clearance.
Complete set of pneumatic control system.
Manufactured in China.
JET air powered Pneumatic Shear

Chicago Dreis & Krump Hydraulic Sheet Metal Shear:

HS-510
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HS-612
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Hydraulic Sheet Metal Shears

Standard Equipment:
Centralized control panel
Front support arms<
HCHC shear blades
Side gauges
Material hold down
Protractor gauge
Back gauge
Remote foot switch

Capacity
14 gauge x 52" mild steel.
20 gauge
stainless
10 gauge x 52" mild steel.
16 gauge
stainless
10 gauge x 61" mild steel.
16 gauge
stainless
12 gauge
x 80" mild steel.
18 gauge
stainless
Back Gauge
Range
25 1/2"
Slide-Lock
25 1/2"
Hand
Cranked
25 1/2"
Hand
Cranked
25 1/2"
Hand
Cranked
Front
Support Arms
24" scales
34" scales
34" scales
34" scales
Cuts per minute
40
30
30
16
Motor HP
3
5
5
5
Shipping weight
1610 Lbs
2700 Lbs
2900 Lbs
3500 Lbs

Hydraulic Metal Plate Cutting Shears

Chicago Dreis & Krump Press Brakes, Hand Brakes, Box and Pan brakes, and  Shears
Chicago Dreis & Krump hydraulic metal plate shear
HS Models: Swing beam design • Hydraulic hold-downs with nylon pads • Blade gap adjustment • Electric foot switch • Length of stroke control • NC electric back gauge with Digital Readout • Unitized hydraulic manifold • Front gauge / support arms with scales and flip stops • Squaring arm with scale • Ball supports • Shadow cut line • Electronic stroke counter • Click to see video
EHS Model Differences: 24" back gauge instead of 31" • 42" squaring and support arms instead of 49". • Back gauge readout accurate to .005" instead of .001". • Control panel directly on machine instead on pivot arm. • Selected blade gap choices instead of infinitely variable. • Hydraulic ram return instead of nitrogen • Less strokes per minute • No stroke counter • Lighter frame.
Chicago D & K
Model Number
Capacity
(inches)
Capacity
(mm)
SPM
N.C.
Back
Gauge
Front
gauge
Cutting
Angle
Motor
H.P.
Weight
(Lbs)
3/16" x 63"
4.5 x 1600
22
24"
42"
1
7.5
6600
1/4" x 63"
6.5 x 1600
25
31.5"
49"
130'
10
8500
3/8" x 63"
9.5 x 1600
17
31.5"
49"
130'
20
11000
1/2" X 63"
13 x1600
11
31.5"
49"
130'
25
14000
1/4" x 80"
6.5 x 2050
22
31.5"
49"
130'
10
10000
3/8" x 80"
9.5 x 2050
18
31.5"
49"
130'
25
13000
1/2" x 80"
13 x 2050
10
31.5"
49"
130'
30
17000
3/16" x 98"
4.5 x 2500
22
24"
42"
1
7.5
9250
1/4" x 98"
6.5 x 2500
19
31.5"
49"
130'
10
11000
3/8" x 98"
9.5 x 2500
16
31.5"
49"
130'
25
14000
1/2" x 98"
13 x 2500
10
31.5"
49"
130'
40
18000
3/16" x 122"
4.5 x 3100
18
24"
42"
1
7.5
10550
1/4" x 122"
6.5 x 3100
16
31.5"
49"
130'
10
13000
3/8" x 122"
9.5 x 3100
13
31.5"
49"
130'
25
17000
1/2" x 122"
13 x 3100
11
31.5"
49"
130'
40
22000
1/4" x 161"
6.5 x 4100
16
31.5"
49"
130'
15
24000
3/8" X 161"
9.5 x 4100
13
31.5"
49"
130'
30
28000

Rotary Slitters:

Sturdy 24 inch throat sheet metal slitters with quick adjusting back gauge and scale.
Stand is optional.
Choose from Gary (made in USA) or Tin Knocker (made in Vietnam).
Call 773-334-5000 to order this machine.

1624 Rotary Slitter $2595.
Tin Knocker or Gary Mfg.

Capacity: 16 Gauge (.06")
Throat: 24"
Motor: 3/4 HP, 115 Volts
Minimum Slitting Width: 1.25"
Maximum Slitting Width: 24.25"
Speed (Approx.): 90 feet per minute
Shipping Weight: 485 lbs.

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Rotary Slitter Machine can cut long pieces of metal

Hydraulic 90 degree Corner Notcher:

Corner Notching
Corner notching diagram
Edge Notching
Edge notching diagram

Chicago Dreis & Krump's productive, reliable, heavy duty, hydraulic 90 corner notcher for all your notching needs. It will shear mild steel and stainless at high production speeds and it's a snap to operate.

For extra value; it also includes a superior edge notching feature, built right into the same table. So this is truly a top notching system that does it all. The controls are laid out for straightforward, easy access, and a generous work table area allows your operator a wide variety of material positions.

Hydraulic Corner Notcher machine photo
Dual head design
Centralized control panel
Foot switch
Sheet supports
Material hold downs
Modes of Operation; single / inch / continuous
Fine scale adjustment
Slug chute
Dual gauge systems
Model
Number
Capacity
Max.
Square
Notch
Edge
Notch
(X x Y)
Ram
Stroke
SPM
Motor
HP
Mild Steel
Stainless
HN-10
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10 gauge
(.135")
16 gauge
(.06)
8-5/8"x 8-5/8"
4" x 2"
1"
22
2
HN-25
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1/4"
10 gauge
(.135")
10" x 10"
6" x 4"
1-1/2"
20
5

JET lever operated Sheet Metal Corner Notcher

Ask for JET model number: HN-16N
Maximum Force: 4 Tons
Max Notching size: 6" x 6 inches
Metal Cutting Capacity: 16 gauge (.06") [1.6mm]
Metal Piercing Capacity: 18 gauge (.045")[1.2mm]
Stroke: 3/4"
Weight: 165 Lbs.
Machine Size: 24 x 21 x 26 inches

$ 695. Call 773-334-5000 to order this machine.
Optional Stand: $279. extra

JET hand lever operated sheet metal corner notcher

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