Since 1959, Swenson Shear has been manufacturing quality metal panel shearing equipment in Ceres, California. Rapid Materials offers competitive prices on Swenson Shear products, quality replacement blades and great service.
Swenson Shear manufactures each machine to order to ensure the perfect blade and cut for every purchase. The Time to Delivery Chart on this page can be used to determine the approximate lead time for your new Swenson Shear to arrive from date of order. If your order requires expedited service, please call us to discuss.
ESE First Stage Hand Seamer
- Single lock hand seamer
- Forms the first stage 90 degree bend
- For hard to reach places
- Use to start, finish or seam the entire roof
- Unique leverage design
- Lightweight and easy to use
- Will not scratch or peel paint
- For profiles that measure 1/2' across the top
- Features brass jaws, with steel handles
Malco J-Channel Cutter
David Trefzger demonstrates and reviews the performance of the Malco-J Channel Cutters in this Rapid Video. Malco J-Channel Cutters for vinyl siding are available in three standard sizes: 1/2", 5/8" and 3/4".
Snips: Traditional vs. Offset
There are a variety of snip styles you can use to cut sheet metal, but they are not all created equal. Take aviation snips for example; there are traditional aviation snips and offset aviation snips, but they have distinct differences.
We pride ourselves on providing expert advice based on decades of professional field experience. Whether it’s choosing the right tool for the job or calculating the correct material requirements, our experts are available to serve you.
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