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Betenbender | shears | Sheet metal fabricating machinery |

Betenbender PressBraking Machines - for bending sheet metal  and Betenbender Shears for cutting  / shearing sheet metal

Betenbender Manufacturing , Inc.

Betenbender designs simplicity and safety into its Hydraulic Shears -- with an advanced hydraulic system and flexible operation. They're easy to operate, easy to maintain and able to withstand the rigors of today's production demands.


  • 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 Electrics
  • All Hydraulic Fluids Included
  • American Made Motor and Valves
  • Safety Switch for Front Gaurd
  • Disconnect Switch
  • American Made Hoses and Fittings
  • All Steel Construction
  • Hydraulic Pressure: 2500 PSI
  • Manual Rapid Blade Gap Adjustment (3/8", 1/2", 5/8", 3/4")
  • Manual Swing Up Backgauge
  • 230/460 Volts
  • Foot Switch


Controls: Push button and switch controls are at your fingertips. The fully guarded, 2-position 110V footswitch lets you interrupt the cutting stroke at any point in its cycle.

Easy Material Handling: A sturdy backgauge and rake angle adjustment minimizes twist and distortion. This makes it possible to increase the rake for cutting heavier stock and extend maximum capacity of the machine. A 4’ squaring arm with recessed scale makes for fast, easy measurement.

Modified High Carbon, High Chrome Reversible Knives: Provide four separate edges for clean cuts and long blade life. Easy blade gap adjustment means precise cuts for a wide variety of materials.

Electrical System: Meets NFPA79 and construction requirements of the ANSI B11.4. All machines have disconnect switches, magnetic starters, 110/120 volt controls, and 220/460 voltages.

Backgauges: A Betenbender Hydraulic Shear is capable of shearing 1/8" (10 gauge) material to the following tolerance: Dimension - The width of the off-cut portion of the work- piece is within ±0.005 inch of the backgauge setting.


  • Power Lift Backgauge
  • Automatic Power Lift Backgauge
  • Pneumatic Sheet Support
  • Extra Length on Backgauge
  • Solid Table Top - Bolt on segments
  • Machined Solid Top Bed
  • 48" Support Arms/Front Gauges
  • Inlaid Scale, 0 - 48"
  • Angle Gauge
  • Electronic Stroke Control
  • Continuous Stroke
  • Stroke Counter
  • One Shot Lubrication
  • Automatic Lubrication
  • Ball Transfers
  • Independent Holddown Control
  • 4' Left Hand Squaring Arm
  • Extended Squaring Arm (4’ Standard)
  • Extra Foot Pedal w/Keylock Switch
  • Keylock Switch
  • Flip Up Stops (Squaring Arm)
  • Disappearing Stops (Support Arm)
  • Increase HP (Increase Stroke)
  • Oil Cooler
  • Control Panel with Optional Stroke Control
  • 3-Position Power Blade Gap Adjustable with Indicator Lights
  • Manual Rapid Blade Gap Adjustment (on 1/8" (10ga), 3/16", 1/4")
  • 5 Station NC "GO-TO" Backgauge Positioner
  • CNC Backgauge
  • Neoprene Hold-down Caps
  • Dovetail Slots or T-Slots
  • 220/460 (specify either)
  • Gap Type Machine (Slitting)
  • Harder grade of high carbon, high chrome knives
  • 208 Volt
  • Special Paint Colors
  • Light Beam Gauge
  • Left or right squaring arm available - extension of squaring arm also available

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