This lightweight, single-speed, straight-handle shear cuts 14-gauge C.R. mild steel and most grades of stainless up to 16-gauge. Double-insulated, the 4.0-amp KL-240 cuts are more than 150 inches-per-minute leaving a clean, flat sheet ready to fabricate. Distortions are absorbed in an easy disposed of waste curl, leaving the sheet cool and free of burn, chips and burrs. The cutting blades are finest high-speed steel, which users can easily replace.