Metal shears.

Metal shears with excellent cutting force

Improving your metal processing efficiency in scrap yards, steel works, foundries

Metal shears are robust scrap processing machines that reduce the material to a compact size. They are often utilizes in scrap yards, steel works, foundries and other metal recycling facilities and applications of all sizes. Metso's range of metal shears consists of two product families, Lindemann™ shears and N-Series™ shears.
Lindemann™ EtaCut™ II shears.
Lindemann™ EtaCut II metal shears

Lindemann™ EtaCut™ II metal shears are the new energy efficient generation of heavy duty scrap shears.

  • Shear force: 800-1600 tonnes (880-1764 US tons)
  • Blade width: 800 or 1500 mm (31.5 or 59")
  • Box length: 8 or 10 m (26.2 or 32.8")
  • Capacity: Up to 87 tonnes/h (96 US tons/h)

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Lindemann™ PowerCut™ metal shears.
Lindemann™ PowerCut™ metal shears

Lindemann™ PowerCut™ metal shears deliver high-performance for medium-heavy, bulky mixed steel scrap.

  • Shear force: 800 or 1000 tonnes (882 or 1102 US tons)
  • Blade width: 800 or 1000 mm (31.5 or 39.4")
  • Box length: 6 or 8 m  (19.7 or 26.2 ft)
  • Capacity: Up to 48 tonnes/h (53 US tons/h)

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N-Series NBS box shears
N-Series™ NBS box shears

N-Series™ NBS box shears are compact, robust and reliable horizontal scrap shears. As one single unit that is easy to transport and install, they are ideal for small scrap processors, remote job sites or temporary demolition sites.

  • Shear force: 450 tonnes (496 US tons)
  • Blade width: 1500 mm (59.1")
  • Feed opening width: 1500 mm (59.1")
  • Feed opening length: 2400 mm (94.5")
  • Capacity: Up to 12 tonnes/h (13 US tons/h)

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N-Series™ NCS clamshell shears.
N-Series™ NCS clamshell shears

The generously dimensioned charge box of the N-Series™ NCS with its powerful and fast side winds is dimensioned to process entirely car bodies to be processed together with mixed scrap. Compressed to bales or cut into conventional sheared scrap. This machine is perfect for the production of recyclable scrap as well as intermediate products in the metal recycling process.

  • Shear force: 615, 800 or 1000 tonnes (678, 880 or 1100 US tons)
  • Blade width: 930-1000 mm (36-39")
  • Box length: 6 or 7 m (19.7 or 23 ft)
  • Capacity: Up to 44 tonnes/h (49 US tons/h)

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N-Series™ NIS inclined shears.
N-Series™ NIS inclined shears

Gravity fed N-Series™ NIS inclined shears have fully automatic operation. Especially suited for overlength feed stock and processing re-bar.

  • Shear force: 615, 800, 1000 or 1250 tonnes (678, 882, 1102 or 1378 US tons)
  • Blade width: 900, 1000 or 1100 mm (35.4, 39.4 or 43.3")
  • Box length: 6, 7,5 or 10 m (19.7, 24.6 or 32.8 ft)
  • Capacity: Up to 50 tonnes/h (55 US tons/h)

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N-Series NMS modular shears.
N-Series™ NMS modular shears

N-Series™ NMS modular shears are ideal for small and mid-size scrap facilities. In addition to shearing, these machines press and cut the metal to a compact size for easier transport and storing. Available as stationary, portable, and mobile versions.

  • Shear force: 600 or 630 tonnes (660 or 700 US tons)
  • Blade width: 890 mm (35")
  • Box length: 6 m (19.7 ft)
  • Capacity: Up to 15 tonnes/h (17 US tons/h)

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Parts and services for metal shears

Metso offers a wide range of spare and wear parts for Lindemann™ and N-Series™ metal shears.

  • Lindemann™ EtaCut™ II shear parts
  • Lindemann™ PowerCut™ shear parts
  • N-Series™​ NBS box shear parts
  • N-Series™ NCS clamshell shear parts
  • N-Series™ NIS inclined shear parts
  • N-Series™ NMS modular shear parts

Field services

Over the years, wear and ageing causes risks resulting in possible machine failures. With Metso’s inspections and maintenance planning services you can avoid unpleasant surprises and keep the machines in top shape. In addition to inspections, we also offer repair, refurbishment, and troubleshooting services.

Performance services

Metso is your partner in enhancing equipment performance through the best practices.

The performance services offering covers for example equipment upgrades to improve availability, performance, and operations.

Project and engineering services

We assist with professional support right from the beginning of the plant life-cycle, during improvement investments, and in modernization or relocation projects.

Training services

A knowledgeable and well-trained workforce is vital to ensure optimum equipment operational skills. Training brings enhanced employee motivation and higher productivity through better utilization of all Metso metal recycling equipment features. This supports proper installation, start-up, operation, and maintenance of equipment, as well as improved knowledge of product-related safety and environmental issues.


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