Compact, portable shear
Metabo Corp. offers the Ku6870
shear for heavy-duty, burr-free cutting, shearing, and trimming of sheet
The 12-ga. shear can convert from
a portable tool to a stationary one
when mounted upside down on a tool
bench. In addition, its heavy-duty
cutting head and drop-forged base
help ensure accurate cutting, and its
blades have four cutting edges that do
not require sharpening or adjustment,
states the company.
The compact tool can be operated
with one hand, and the tool rest on
top of the machine also serves as a
bench mount when the machine is
used as a stationary shear. It also has a
lock-on switch to provide additional
control and ease of use, the company
With 5. 2 amps, the shear features a
maximum torque of 53 in.-lbs., 3,000
no-load SPM, and a capacity of 12 ga.
in mild steel and 14 ga. in mild stainless steel. Minimum cutting radius is
3. 4 in., and the tool measures 11 in.
and weighs 6.0 lbs.
Metabo Corp. | 800-638-2264 |
CNC punching machine
Baykal offers the BPM series CNC
punching machine with a welded C
The hydraulic punching head with
an indexable multitool system gives
360-degree rotation capability in
increments of 0.001 degree.
High-capacity AC servo drive
motors on all axes help increase travel speeds.
Communication between the
CNC and axis motors is maintained
through a fiber-optic sercos bus line,
resulting in a 16-MB data transfer rate
and a 1-ms cycle time.
A single D-size, indexable multi-
tool is standard, with three or eight
The CNC unit features a 12-in.
touchscreen, and offline programming software includes automatic
Baykal Makine Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. |
90-224-243-1610 | email@example.com
Beckwood Press Co. offers a bulldozer
swage hydraulic press that allows the
operator to stand close to the bed.
The machine is horizontal-acting and
designed for any size, stroke, or configuration. The press is equipped with
bolster supports and elongated ram
slide bushings for stability and can be
integrated with an array of features
The company recently manufactured a 260-ton-capacity version of
the press to a rail industry manufacturer. This side-acting hydraulic press
is used to form, straighten, and bend
railroad I-beams and was engineered
for the specific requirements of the
customer. The specifications include
24-in.-tall ram slide bushings, 13- by
58-in. bolsters, and a 14-in. stroke.
Beckwood Press Co. | 636-343-4100 |
The FABRICATOR | An FMA Publication
March 2007 | www.thefabricator.com