Tennsmith 10 Foot x 12 Gauge Low Profile Electro Mechanical Shear, Model - LM1012

Item Number: LM1012 Brand: Tennsmith

Request a Freight QuoteTennsmith's LM Series mechanical shears utilize a low maintenance design, coupled with an array of standard features for an attractive combination of high value and solid performance.
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To enhance productivity, optional equipment available for the machine includes: five or ten-foot squaring arm, front support arms, digital readout, light beam and protractor attachments.

Models LM412, LM510, LM810, LM1014 and LM1214 are standard with the back gauge system shown with optional digital readout. This unique design allows the operator to move the backstop the complete travel from 0 to 24 inches or 0 to 30 inches with the two rotations of the handle. The 2x-F system is more advantageous than powered back gauge units due to the tremendous speed advatage. The system includes a brake for accurate repeat cuts. The unit utilizes a 24-inch dual inch/metric scale. Longer back gauge ranges and optional digital readout are available.

LM1014, LM1012 and LM1214 can be delivered with an optional air operated sheet support system. This system is available in two styles: System-R drops the support material to the rear of the machine; System-F returns the supported material to the front of the machine via a front return chute.

All LM series shears are available in a reduced price "Performance Package” configuration. The Performance Package includes: a Five Foot Squaring Arm, a pair of Front Support Arms, and Air Operated Sheet Support System. Performance "R” system is for rear return, Performance "F” system is for front return. A moveable Material Cart is available for both Front and Rear Return machines. (LM1014, LM1012 and LM1214 only) Please call for details.
The LM Series shears are standard with four-edge, high carbon, high chrome top and bottom blades , independent, self-leveling hold down feet with neoprene inserts, single, continuous and jog stroke cycles, motor reverse switch, precision-machined table with hand well, dual inch/metric inlaid bed scales and non-metallic gibs.

LM1012 capacities are 12-gauge mild steel, 16-gauge stainless up to 121 inches in cutting length.


  • A maximum shearing capacity (mild steel) of 12 gauge (2.7 mm)
  • A maximum shearing capacity (stainless steel) of 16 gauge (1.6 mm)
  • A maximum cutting length of 121" (3073 mm)
  • A back-gauge range of 30" (762 mm)
  • 35 full-length strokes per minute
  • Sixteen (16) holddown feet
  • A 7.5 hp, 230/460v, 3-phase, 60Hz motor
  • Dimensions of 140" x 72" x 56" (3,556 x 1,829 x 1,423 mm)
  • A shipping weight of 6,400 lbs (2,910 kg)




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