lever shears

lever shears

[′lev·ər ‚shirz]
(design engineering)
A shears in which the input force at the handles is related to the output force at the cutting edges by the principle of the lever. Also known as alligator shears; crocodile shears.

alligator shears, lever shears

Wide-jawed shears, resembling the jaws of an alligator, used to cut sheets of metal; operated by a foot lever.
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The subject of this tender is the purchase of forming machines (PCB shears, sheet metal shears, electric manual punching shears, hand plate benders, PCB lever shears, hand plate and plate shears) for productive forming of symmetrical and asymmetric parts.
The power lever shears cost pounds 39.99 and the Servo pounds 17.99.
The equipment is supplied with 1 lever shears, 13 workshop swivel chairs, 2 workshop tables, 4 workshop cabinets, 1 bench drill, 1 locksmith vice, 1 workshop vice under the drill (manual) according to the technical specification required is annexed to the tender dossier.