Hydraulic Bar Shear

by: Wayne Moncla
When looking for a bar shear, often the best solution is a hydraulic bar shear like the MSI-100. The MSI-100 is a hydraulic bar shear that is designed for round bar up to 1-1/2” diameter. You can watch the MSI-100 is action below.  Read More

Posted in: Bar Shear

Rebar Shearing Machine

by: Wayne Moncla
A 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.  Read More

Posted in: Bar Shear, rebar

Rebar Shear

by: Wayne Moncla
MSI offers two distinct options for those looking for a rebar shear solution. Although each machine offers distinct differences, both machines offer the best in dependability, ease of use, and clean cuts.  Read More

Posted in: Bar Shear, bar chamfering machine, rebar

Steel Bar Cropper

by: Wayne Moncla
A 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.   Read More

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Bar Stock Shears

by: Wayne Moncla
When it comes to bar stock shears there are a couple of requirements that are universal. Things like dependability, ease of use, and clean cuts are necessary when you are cutting parts for bolts, forging, rebar, and similar items.  Other things, like an automated system, are not as necessary for the overall effectiveness of the machine. Finding the right bar stock shears for any given application requires a working knowledge of the applications requirements. MSI, however, carries two different hydraulic bar shears that are suitable for most round bar applications.  Read More

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Channellock Bar Shear Process Saves Time and Money

by: Wayne Moncla
Channellock, Inc., located in Meadville, Pa., is a 126 year old company that specializes in  manufacturing hand tools including, Tongue and Groove pliers, Cutting Pliers, Concretor Nippers, Lineman Pliers, Needle Nose Pliers, and the new Rescue tools. Their forged pliers are all manufactured in Meadville PA, USA.  Read More

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Bar Shear Boosts Conklin & Conklin's Production

by: Wayne Moncla
Conklin & Conklin Inc. located in Union City, CA manufactures threaded rods, anchor bolts, washers & fasteners primarily used in building construction.  These threaded rods and other anchoring products are required in earthquake prone areas to reinforce building walls and foundations in order to meet building codes.  Electrical and plumbing companies also use these threaded rods to hang piping, fire suppression systems, and duct work. When they need robust rod and bolt processing equipment they turn to Manufacturing Solutions Inc (MSI) of Beaumont, TX for the answers.  Conklin & Conklin use a number of different MSI systems.  Jim Conklin, President, says that  "MSI equipment gets the job done the way it is supposed to be done and the systems last forever.  Our uptime with MSI equipment is outstanding." Conklin & Conklin uses the MSI-100 Bar Shear to cut round bar stock to length for use as threaded rod.  Typically the material is low carbon steel or B7 steel.  Read More

Posted in: Bar Shear, nut assembly tables, beveling machine, turning head

Welcome to the MSI Blog!

by: Wayne Moncla
Welcome to the MSI blog where we hope to engage customers in conversations about manufacturing equipment solutions, material processing problems, and ways to improve the processing and manufacture of things like tubes, pipes, bolts, bar stock, and other metal parts.  Read More

Posted in: chamfering machine, bolt cross drill, Bar Shear, nut assembly tables, cylindrical part feeder, bolt shortening tools, beveling machine