The 6.5 Amp 18-Gauge Straight Shear features a durable and lightweight cast-aluminum gear housing and 6.5 Amp motor that delivers powerful torque. A precisely milled cutting head and solid-steel blades help ensure clean, straight cuts, while 1/2 in. protected spindle withstands heavy torque loads. A lock-on button provides convenient continuous operation.
The Makita JS1601 metal cutting straight shear cut is a lightweight tool that has maximum drilling capacity of 4 mm in mild steel, 2.5 mm in aluminium and 1.2 mm in stainless steel. With a 380 Watt motor, it operates at 4500 strokes per minute. Makita 380W Metal Cutting Straight Shear comes under the category of shears and nibblers tools that are the most common power tools used for cutting sheet metal.