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Knowledge is power. And staying up to date on the latest in your industry can give you an advantage over your competitors. Preci-Shear is always on the lookout for interesting articles on our industry topics. This is where you'll find what we find! If you're  interested in learning more about using our guillotine shears, other industry topics and how to articles; check back here often for the latest!

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Five Major Benefits of Being A Blue Collar Worker
11/11/2015 12:00:00 AM
Five Major Benefits of Being A Blue Collar Worker
In the past, many people strived to go to a four year college so that they could climb the corporate ladder. However, white collar isn’t for everyone.
4 Proven Ways to be Happier at Work
19/10/2015 12:00:00 AM
4 Proven Ways to be Happier at Work
The workplace should be a happy place that everyone enjoys coming to, unfortunately we don’t always feel that way. When boredom and unhappiness becomes a daily struggle, changes can be made to ease such negative feelings.
The Importance of Creating a Positive Working Environment
29/09/2015 12:00:00 AM
The Importance of Creating a Positive Working Environment
With the current economic landscape being considered, it is immensely important for employers to create a happy work environment for their employees.
How Sheet Metal Changed the World of Metal Working
11/09/2015 12:00:00 AM
How Sheet Metal Changed the World of Metal Working
The art of working with metal goes back hundreds of years ago, throughout history mankind has changed the way metal is formed and how it is used.
Reduce Noise In The Workplace Ear Muffs
19/08/2015 2:28:15 PM
Five Ways To Reduce Noise In The Workplace
Industrial machine shops can be really noisy environments. Machines such as a hydraulic cutter and a hydraulic guillotine shearing machine can add to that noise along with other equipment.
Standardized Hydraulic Cutters
10/08/2015 11:57:39 AM
The Importance and Value of Standardized Hydraulic Cutters
Preci-Shear is hydraulic shearing machine manufacturer that places an exorbitant amount of focus on building machines that have a very high uptime. One way that they do this is by designing machines that are standardized in design and parts.
Factors Which Influence Cut Accuracy
14/07/2015 9:58:12 AM
Factors Which Influence Cut Accuracy
Preci-shear understands that the weight of a guillotine shear is a significant aspect of the stabilization process. When a machine is not stable, it is virtually impossible to guarantee precision and accuracy.
Equal pressure & equal rake-angle
30/06/2015 9:34:43 AM
Hydraulic Shearing Machines: The Difference Between a Fixed and Variable Rake Angle
When you decide to purchase a hydraulic guillotine cutter that operates with a variable rake angle system, the operator has the ability to adjust the angle of the rake to fit certain applications.
Role Hydraulic Cutters
12/06/2015 9:35:02 AM
A Look at the Crucial Role Hydraulic Cutters Play in the Recycling Industry
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an estimated 75 percent of American waste is recyclable, yet we only recycle around 30 percent of it.
A Look at the Process of Recycling Metal
27/05/2015 9:35:41 AM
A Look at the Process of Recycling Metal
As one of the few metals that can be completely recycled and used to save tons of coal, iron ore, and energy, it is critical that your company take every opportunity to recycle steel.
What Causes Hydraulic Fluid to Darken?
13/05/2015 10:02:51 AM
What Causes Hydraulic Fluid to Darken?
If you operate a hydraulic guillotine shearing machine, it is important to sample the hydraulic fluid regularly to ensure fluid properties and contamination levels are within an acceptable limit.
cavitation wear
29/04/2015 3:25:05 PM
Dealing with Cavitation Wear in Hydraulic Systems
One issue that can be highly problematic when it comes to hydraulic shears is cavitation wear.
The Importance of Hydraulic Oil Compatibility
15/04/2015 11:08:32 AM
The Importance of Hydraulic Oil Compatibility
Due to the wide variety of hydraulic oils, as well as additives, that are available for use in hydraulic guillotine cutting machines, it is important to have an understanding of hydraulic oil compatibility.
guillotine shears blades
25/03/2015 10:51:18 AM
Productivity: Make It Better
The metal working industry has been revolutionized as technology has imposed its will on the capacity and performance of metal working machinery, such as presses and cutting machines.
Quality and Detail with Hydraulic Shearing Machines
09/03/2015 11:01:05 AM
Quality and Detail with Hydraulic Shearing Machines
The weight and strength of the machine are vital to its ability to make detailed, precise cuts, and the company simply was not willing to compromise performance for the sake of innovative design.
The Importance of Precision and Quality with Hydraulic Cutting Shears
25/02/2015 12:17:39 PM
The Importance of Precision and Quality with Hydraulic Cutting Shears
Metal working companies are consistently being bombarded with demands for highly specified results. This means that the machines that they used must have the capacity to achieve a high level of specificity.
Quality Considerations for Sheet Metal Cutting
11/02/2015 12:00:00 AM
Quality Considerations for Sheet Metal Cutting
Hydraulic machinery is used in a wide range of industries. One of the most important jobs it does is cutting sheet metal, a process that is essential for everything from airplane wings to building roofs, medical tables to transformers.
Three Main Types of Mechanisms
28/01/2015 10:19:43 AM
Go Mechanical, Hydraulic or CNC?
When it comes to machines that are used in commercial and industrial machine shops there are several different common types. Each of these machines performs different jobs and has different mechanisms.
Industrial Machines Hydraulic Workshop
13/01/2015 10:40:11 AM
Two Industrial Machines That Have Changed The Way We Work
For many years, these machines have provided quality cuts and sheer that have allowed us to speed up the production process.
Get Things Done Easily and Effectively With a Hydraulic Cutter
23/12/2014 12:00:00 AM
Get Things Done Easily and Effectively With a Hydraulic Cutter
In virtually any type of factory setting, it is absolutely essential to find new and innovative ways to get more work done in less time. There are many ways to accomplish this, not the least of which are ironworking machines from companies.
Keeping Your Hydraulic Shearing Machine Running Properly
09/12/2014 2:24:35 PM
Keeping Your Hydraulic Shearing Machine Running Properly
Hydraulic shearing machines have been used in industrial applications for many years. TThese machines can be complex and keeping them running smoothly will take some planning and a preventive maintenance plan is necessary.
The Different Mechanisms Involved In Hydraulic Guillotine Shears
24/11/2014 11:45:02 AM
The Different Mechanisms Involved In Hydraulic Guillotine Shears
There is a huge range of different mechanisms of machines. When it comes to workshop components, there are three main types of mechanisms.
Shearing Industry
14/11/2014 10:46:38 AM
What Will Development Trends Be Like In The Shearing Industry Over The Coming Year
We need to be optimistic about demand for transformation equipment and power transmission. This is partly because of potentially increased demand from China.
The Benefits of a High Quality Precision Guillotine Shearing Machine
30/10/2014 12:00:00 AM
The Benefits of a High Quality Precision Guillotine Shearing Machine
Preci-Shear has developed a stellar reputation for incorporating quality and precision into the design of their guillotine shearing machine. These hydraulic shearing machines have the capacity to meet the specific needs of their customers.
A Quick Look at Hydraulic Shears and Press Brakes
17/10/2014 10:41:26 AM
A Quick Look at Hydraulic Shears and Press Brakes
How familiar are you with the hydraulic guillotine shearing machine? At Preci-Shear, we stay updated on the latest shearing machine technology to ensure that we continue to be one of the top hydraulic shearing machine manufacturers in a crowded field.
Controlling Your Cut-to-Length Line
26/09/2014 12:00:00 AM
Controlling Your Cut-to-Length Line
Using your hydraulic guillotine shearing machine, there are many factors to consider when choosing the control system and drive for your cut-to-length line. However, once this is complete there are still various issues that can make it difficult to control your cut-to-length line effectively.
hydraulic shearing machine made in canada
12/09/2014 2:29:46 PM
Preventing Shearing Problems
Every fabricator knows that distortion in the end product is his enemy. The best way to avoid the problem is setting on the blade properly and matching the job elements with the requirements of the blade on your shearing equipment.
Preci-Shear MS-25-5
29/08/2014 11:19:32 AM
Avoid Shear Frustration: 8 Tips For Maintenance
Metal cutting is high tech, well beyond the age of the saw. Shears are found in diverse industrial settings including tube mills, large machine shops and small scale fabricators.
Shears That Make A Difference
13/08/2014 12:00:00 AM
Shears That Make A Difference
If you are in the market for a hydraulic guillotine shearing machine, your first consideration should be the quality of the materials used to make it.
A Double Bottom Line: Minimal Costs, Maximal Productivity
29/07/2014 10:41:28 AM
A Double Bottom Line: Minimal Costs, Maximal Productivity
After a series of very difficult quarters all in a row, the North American manufacturing sector is finally enjoying a bit of an economic rebound. However, with the cost of freight, raw materials, and other related expenses perpetually on the rise, the recovery may prove to be short lived.
Is It Time to Replace Your Hydraulic Shearing Machine?
03/07/2014 12:00:00 AM
Is It Time to Replace Your Hydraulic Shearing Machine?
As hydraulic shearing manufacturers, we at Preci-Shear, understand that having your machinery go down can wreak havoc on your business and bring everything to an abrupt halt costing you precious time and money.
Important Safety Guidelines to Follow When Using a Hydraulic Guillotine Shearing Machine
16/06/2014 12:00:00 AM
Important Safety Guidelines to Follow When Using a Hydraulic Guillotine Shearing Machine
Due to its powerful performance abilities, hydraulic guillotine shearing machines also have the ability to cause significant injuries when not used properly. At Preci-Shear we are dedicated to ensuring all operators have an understanding of the safety guidelines to follow, as set forth by hydraulic guillotine shearing machine manufacturers.
hydraulic guillotine shear and a swing beam shear
05/06/2014 10:52:15 AM
Deciding between a hydraulic guillotine shear and a swing beam shear
Two of the most popular types of shearing equipment are the hydraulic guillotine shearing machine and the swing beam shear. When determining the best type of hydraulic cutter to meet your fabrication needs, it's important to first assess your needs.
Maintaining The Durability Of Your Hydraulic Guillotine Shearing Machine
30/05/2014 12:00:00 AM
Maintaining The Durability Of Your Hydraulic Guillotine Shearing Machine
If you own a Preci-Shear hydraulic guillotine shearing machine, you know how important it is to make certain you take the best possible care of every part of it. Due to the high cost of replacing these tools, good hydraulic cutter maintenance is essential.
Guidelines for the Safe Operation of a Hydraulic Guillotine Shearing Machine
07/05/2014 12:00:00 AM
Guidelines for the Safe Operation of a Hydraulic Guillotine Shearing Machine
Considered to be an important piece of equipment that has the capability and power to save time and an operator’s energy, a hydraulic guillotine shearing machine also has the ability to cause serious injuries.
North America Made Shearing Machines
10/09/2013 12:00:00 AM
Successful Metal Fabrication Calls for Heavy-Duty Players
Working with metal is a serious business. For anyone who has been involved in metal fabrication projects you will know that having the right equipment and tools for the job make life and your work much easier. There’s nothing more frustrating than having to scrap your work piece and start over, or to continually have to make adjustments or repairs as you work.
Preci-Shear Guillotine Shearing Machines
28/08/2013 4:20:00 AM
North American Guillotine Shearing Machines
Looking for a North American made shearing machine? Look right here for the best on the market! We manufacture our machines locally which means you get neighbourly service and access to great service and support should you need it.
21/08/2013 12:00:00 AM
New Website Launched!
We've re-vamped our entire website. We invite you to look around and see what's new!
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