Model 16-90 Alligator Shear

Model 16-90 Alligator Shear


The 16-90 hydraulic alligator shear is Sweed's heavy-duty cutter. This model offers a solution for customers in need of a larger cutting capacity without the bulkiness of a bigger piece of equipment.

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The 16-90 alligator shear features a large reservoir and cooling unit, which allows the shear to operate in extreme weather conditions without overheating, and a stout 16” blade knife. With a 10 HP motor, the 16-90 offers robust shearing power. This heavy-duty shear is suitable for cutting medium gauge ferrous and heavy non-ferrous materials.

Cutting Capacities

The recommended model of shear is determined by scrap size, scrap volume, and requested custom features. Please consult a Sweed representative to determine the appropriate shear for your application. The following are materials commonly processed through the 16-90:

  • 1 ¾” Square Mild Steel Bar

  • 1 ¾” Round Mild Steel Bar

  • ½” x 9” Flat Mild Steel Bar

Construction Features

  • Fork pockets for ease of mobility

  • Foot pedal control

  • Left- or right-hand feed

  • High temperature shut-off

  • Adjustable hold down device

  • Made and supported in the USA

  • One-year warranty