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Power Series - Air and Hydraulic Shears

TENNSMITH's power shears combine all the features of our foot shears with the advantage and convenience of air or hydraulic operation. A productive addition to any shop, the air shears utilize heavy-duty, tie rod-type pneumatic cylinders, which provide up to 40 strokes per minute in capacity materials.

A foot-operated air valve control, pressure regulator, air gauge, oiler/condenser cups, and neoprene, padded holddown feet are standard features. We recommend a maximum air supply of 75 psi for operating these shears at rated capacity. Where air supply pressures exceed 75 psi, an in-line regulator is helpful to provide pressure control. Generally, a 10-hp stand-alone compressor would be the minimum recommended size to operate these shears.

Model 36A:

  • Maximum shearing capacity, mild steal: 16 gauge / 1.6 mm
  • Maximum shearing capacity, stainless steel: 20 gauge / 1.0 mm
  • Maximum cutting length: 37 in / 940 mm
  • Back gauge range: 30 in / 762 mm 
  • Front gauge range: 37 in / 940 mm
  • Floor space, gauges in position: 45 x 80 in / 1143 x 2032 mm
  • Dimensions, less gauges, LxWxH: 45 x 24 x 42 in / 1181 x 686 x 1067 mm
  • Strokes per minute, full length: 40
  • Maximum operating pressure: 75 psi / 5.1 atmos
  • Motor-230/460v, 3 phase, 60 hz, 1745 rpm: N/A
  • Shipping weight: 800 lbs / 363 kg

 Model 52A:

  • Maximum shearing capacity, mild steal: 16 gauge / 1.6 mm
  • Maximum shearing capacity, stainless steel: 20 gauge / 1.0 mm
  • Maximum cutting length: 52-1/4 in / 1327 mm
  • Back gauge range: 30 in / 762 mm
  • Front gauge range: 37 in / 940 mm
  • Floor space, gauges in position: 60 x 80 in / 1524 x 2032 mm
  • Dimensions, less gauges, LxWxH: 60 x 25 x 42 in / 1550 x 915 x 1067 mm
  • Strokes per minute, full length: 40
  • Maximum operating pressure: 75 psi / 5.1 atmos
  • Motor-230/460v, 3 phase, 60 hz, 1745 rpm: N/A
  • Shipping weight: 1805 lbs / 492 kg

Model 52H:

  • Maximum shearing capacity, mild steal: 16 gauge / 1.6 mm
  • Maximum shearing capacity, stainless steel: 20 gauge / 1.0 mm
  • Maximum cutting length: 52-1/4 in / 1327 mm
  • Back gauge range: 30 in / 762 mm
  • Front gauge range: 37 in / 940 mm
  • Floor space, gauges in position: 60 x 80 in / 1524 x 2032 mm
  • Dimensions, less gauges, LxWxH: 60 x 25 x 42 in / 1550 x 915 x 1067 mm
  • Strokes per minute, full length: 60
  • Maximum operating pressure: 1450 psi / 98.6 atmos
  • Motor-230/460v, 3 phase, 60 hz, 1745 rpm: 3 HP
  • Shipping weight: 1300 lbs / 590 kg