Hand Shearing Tools

Many engineering components are produced from a sheet of metal, which is cut to shape and then folded to form the finished articles. The quickest and easy way to cut sheet metal is by shearing it. Cutting tools for sheet metal are also called shearing tools. Shearing tools which are operated by hand are known as hand operated shearing tools. Most commonly used hand operated shearing tools are as follows: Snip (Hand Shear) A snip is used like a pair of scissors to cut thin and soft metals. Light gauge sheet…

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