Sheet Metal Shear - National N5126


The National N5126 is a sheet metal foot shear used to shear, or cut, through sheet metal. It has an all-steel frame, all-steel tables, a spring-actuated hold down, and high carbon, high chromium blades.

How to Start

  1. Get a think[box] Ability Badge: Come to think[box] and ask a Student Worker for an Ability Badge Orientation. They will ask you to read sections of the think[box] Access Policies and Safety Policies and then you will read and sign an electronic Machine Shop Access Agreement. You will be given an Ability Badge, which must be worn at all times when you are using the machine shop. Note, you are not yet approved to use all of the machines in the machine shop.

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Sheet metal

Regular Price Undergraduate Student Price



Technical Details

  • Cutting Length: 52 inches
  • Capacity: Mild Steel 16 Gauge: (0.06299 inches) Stainless Steel 20 Gauge: (0.03543 inches)