Posted by Wayne Moncla on Sep 04, 2014

rebar shearing machineA rebar shearing machine, or hydraulic bar shear, is a machine used for cutting solid round parts. Often used for cutting bolt blanks, hydraulic bar shears can be found in a wide variety of industries and applications. MSI carries two types of rebar shearing machines the MSI-100 and the MSI-70.


The MSI-100 hydraulic bar shear is designed for round bar up to 1-1/2" diameter. This fully automatic option is perfect for cutting bolt blanks or any other solid round part and can also be used as a rebar cutter! The MSI-100 has a number of features including crop cutting, sorting drops, and accurate part counting. Standard features of the MSI-100 include:

  • Easy setup and operation
  • 200,000 pounds cutting force
  • cuts 1/2" to 1-1/2" diameters, up to 135,000-pound tensile cold or hot finished material
  • finished part lengths up to 12 foot
  • automatic bar feeds to 40 foot
  • cuts up to 40 PPM on 24"-long parts
  • cuts up to 25 PPM on 36"-long parts
  • automatic end crop and sorting of drops
  • cylindrical dies provide exceptional cut
  • machine layout configured to your requirements


A semi-automatic bar shear, the MSI-70 utilizes hydraulic power and features a pinch roller feed for easy operation.

Standard features of the MSI-70 include:

  • 140,000 Pounds cutting Force
  • Cuts ½” to 1-1/2 diameter up to 80,000 lbs Tensile Materials
  • Cuts 1/2” to 1-1/8” diameters up to 135,000 lbs Tensile Materials
  • Part lengths from 3” to 12 foot available
  • Speeds up to 20 PPM
  • Pinch rollers for feeding bar into shear, operator must manually load bars.
  • Heavy Duty adjustable out-feed system with bar support for longer parts.
  • 20 HP hydraulic power unit
  • Simple operator controls and changeover.
  • Easily re-sharpened dies.

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Topics: Bar Shear, rebar