Posted by Wayne Moncla on Jun 03, 2014

steel bar cropperA hydraulic bar shear, otherwise known as a steel bar cropper, is an indispensible piece of equipment in many set up. Designed to cut bolt blanks, bars, or other round objects MSI offers two types of hydraulic bar shears. 

The MSI-100 hydraulic bar shear is a fully automatic solution that can handle round bar up to 1-1/2" diameter. The MSI-100 puts out 200,000 pounds of cutting force to deliver clean cuts and features like crop cutting, sorting of drops, and accurate counting of parts.  

You can see the MSI-100 hydraulic bar shear in action in the video below as it shears bar up to 1-1/2 diameter. 

The second option offered by MSI is the MSI-70. The MSI-70 is a semi-automatic option for cutting round bars. Operating on hydraulic power, the machine uses a pinch roller feed to provide as easy to operate heavy-duty solution with 140,000 pounds of cutting force.  

Below you can see the MSI-70 cutting round bar.

MSI is located in Beaumont, TX and builds chamfering and pipe beveling machinesmarking equipment,hydraulic Bar Shearsnut assembly tablescylindrical parts feedersbolt cross drills, and bolt shortening toolsand services an international customer base in a variety of industries.

Topics: Bar Shear