KL-200 Double-Cut Shears from Kett Tool Company (Cincinnati, OH) cut cold rolled steel, stainless steel, plastic and Formica without warping or bending the finished piece. The result is less wasted material and a savings of time and money for manufacturers and contractors.
“Metalworkers in the shop or on the job site will appreciate how easy this straight handled tool is to use, in addition to the fact that they can get more use out of every sheet,” says Kett Tool President Kathy Conlon. KL-200 shears are lightweight and maneuverable and can easily follow a scribed line. They are capable of cutting a radius as small as 6 in. Their dual blades transfer any distortion produced in cutting to a small 7/32 in waste strip, leaving behind material edges that are not hardened or burred to allow maximum use of sheet material. The swiping action of the blades also seals the edges of coated metals.
This tool uses a 4 amp straight handle, single speed electric motor to produce straight or contoured cuts in cold rolled mild steel up to 18 ga, most grades of stainless steel to 20 ga and plastics and Formica up to 3/32 in, all at speeds up to 300 ipm. All shear heads are precision made in the U.S. and feature A-2 tool steel blades for prolonged durability. KL-200 Double-Cut Shears are available through authorized dealers.
Kett Tool Co., 5055 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227, 513-271-0333, www.kett-tool.com.
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