This 10-foot, 14-gauge mechanical shear comes with a manual front-operated quick-set back gauge using a two-turn to 32-inch position with digital reading. The machine and all its parts are U.S. made with rugged welded construction, inch bed scales, and accurate tableside squaring gauges. Other features of the machine include a hold-down finger guard with non-marring urethane and positive spring actuation; high-carbon, high-chrome long-life tool steel blades; interchangeable upper and lower blades; maintenance-free self-lubricating bearings; continuous cycle, single cycle and jog for different needs; fully guarded safety foot switch; and low-power consumption with quiet operation.

National Sheet Metal Machine Inc., 252 Smartt Station Road, Smartt, TN 37378; (931) 668-3643; fax (931) 668-3177; e-mail National_1@blomand.net; www.national-1.com.