Metalcraft Master Punch / Shear Tool with Measuring Device
Dual function metal working tool. This hand operated machine allows one to cut hot rolled mild metals to length and punch round holes in flat metal strip.
Master Punch/Shear Tool comes complete with:
3 sizes of punch blocks/pins (1/8", 3/16", and 1/4") to punch round holes.
2 punch pins of each size (6 total - including the (1) 3/16" punch pin fitted on tool at time of shipping)
EASY TO USE - no pre-heating of metal required to cut or punch holes.
Above photos: Rugged cam lever action allows one to punch and cut metal. On the Master Punch/Shear Tool, the operating handle can be reversed to cut and punch in opposite directions.
To shear, material is placed in gap between small fixed blade and large lever operated blade. Operate lever smoothly and firmly to cut. (photo on Right shown with Practical PS Tool)
Punching 1/8", 3/16", or 1/4" round holes is achieved by placing flat metal strip in the appropriate size punch block. Pull the lever toward yourself or away depending on which way you have the handle. Platform is adjustable to allow for accurate positioning along the center of different widths of metal. (photo shown with Practical PS Tool)
Above photos: The Measuring Device enables you to set repeatable cutting lengths or hole punch positions (from end of bars or from other holes).
Maximum working Capacity Shearing: 1" wide x 3/16" thickness (flat metal strip) 1/4" (solid square bar) 1/4" (solid round rod) Punching: 1/8" diameter hole in up to 1/8" thick material. 3/16" diameter hole in up to 3/16" thick material. 1/4" diameter hole in up to 1/8" thick material.
3/16" punch block & pin fitted as standard on Master Punch/Shear Tool.
Machine dimensions 2 3/8" wide x 11 1/4" deep x 6 1/8" high x 17 3/4" (handle length). Boxed Weight: 18 lbs. Box dimensions 24" long x 7" wide x 6" high
Adjustable punch platform.
Double Acting push/pull lever. Please note the Master PS handle can be reversed to cut and punch in opposite directions.
2 available cutting edges on lower shear blade.
Measuring bar attachment included. This feature enables you to set repeatable cutting lengths or hole punch positions (from end of bars or from other holes).
All tools are supplied with operating instructions. Please note that the maximum working capacity stated is for Hot Rolled Material or Annealed metal. Working beyond these limits or with material of greater hardness may reduce the operational life of the tool.
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