Specification and Performance Standard, Power Shears
|Publication Date:||1 January 1994|
The requirements of this Standard apply to power shears used to cut metal by shearing, utilizing a fixed lower knife(s) and a non-rotary, moving upper knife(s).
This Standard applies to those shears commonly referred to as squaring, guillotine, gap, plate, pivot blade (swing beam), and slitting (non-rotary).
This Standard specifically excludes machines referred to as right angle, alligator, cut to length, crop, slitting (rotary), nibblers, portable hand tools, coil slitters, rotary blade slitters, iron workers, angle, bar, beam, channel, notching, rotary drum, flying, and billet shears.