It takes a shear that can make razor-sharp cut time after time. Kalamazoo Metal Muncher’s overdriven and underdriven hydraulic shears are designed to do exactly that.



Shear 10x.250

Kalamazoo Metal Muncher Gives You the Features You Need

Included Features
  • 36″ Power backgauge with LED readout inch/metric
  • Power adjust variable rake
  • 4′ Squaring arm with inlaid scale
  • Hour meter
  • Light beam gauge (shadow line)
  • Single piece top and bottom, HCHC shock resistant knives with four cutting edges
  • Hydraulic self-compensating holddown bar assembly
  • NEMA electronics
  • All hydraulic fluids included
  • American made motor and valves
  • Safety switch for front guard
  • Disconnect switch
  • American made hoses and fittings
  • All steel construction
  • Hydraulic pressure: 2500psi
  • Manual rapid blade gap adjustment (3/8″, 1/2″, 5/8″, 3/4″)
  • Manual swingup backguage
  • 208-230/460v 3 phase
  • Linemaster foot switch

Linemaster Foot Control

Shear hydraulics is foot pedal activated.

Manual Swingup Backgauge

Shear capabilities of 1/8″ (10GA) material to the following tolerance: Dimension – the width of the off-cut portion of the workpiece is within +/-0.005″ of the backgauge setting.

Holddown Bar Assembly

Hydraulic self-compensating holddown bar assembly.


Safety Switch & Controls

Safety switch for front guard. Front mounted electronics put the controls at your fingertips. The switches are all in hinged, all-steel enclosure, LED readout is standard with inch/metric readings.


Shear Specifications

Kalamazoo Metal Muncher Hydraulic Shears are designed with simplicity and safety – with an advanced hydraulic system, and flexible operation.

Click the link below to download our complete Shear specifications worksheet to find the machine that works for you.


Shear Additional Options

Configure our Hydraulic Shears to meet your production demands with the large variety of available options. There’s one to meet your every needs.

Quality & Strength

Unsurpassed  in the Industry

The Metal Muncher brand has earned a spot at the top with over 52 years of excellent performance and durability.  While others made claims, Metal Muncher units were busy proving themselves where it really counts . . . on the workshop floor.

The many years of on-the-job experience have resulted in design improvement and operation features that assure maximum productive performance and operator safety.

It takes a shear that can make a razor-sharp cut time after time. Kalamazoo Metal Muncher overdriven and underdriven Hydraulic Shears are designed to do exactly that.