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500 - 20" McIntyre CAT Alligator Shear

500 - 20" McIntyre CAT Alligator Shear

The McIntyre 500 Alligator Shear has a larger blade length than the 407 CAT Shear, the 500 has also been purpose-built for recovering valuable precious metals from catalytic converters. Both shears come complete with a filtration system to remove dust which may also contain precious metals and can also handle a wide range of other operations.

Technical Data

Machine Dimensions

1690 x 712 x 1400mm
Blade Length 508mm / 20"
Tip to Top Opening 225mm / 8.8"
Shearing Height 934mm / 36.75"
Weight with Oil 990kg
Oil Capacity 200 Liters / 44 Gallon
Noise level 78 +/- 3dBA
Cut Control Single Cut - Repeating
Standard Electrics 32A / 3ph /380-415v / 60Hz
Power Rating 7.5 kW / 10hp
Motor speed

1450 rpm

Max System Pressure 241 Bar / 3500 psi
Max Shear Force 120 tons
Cut speed Fully open 8 cuts/min (dry cycle)
Cut speed 40% open 21 cuts/min (dry cycle)
Max Cutting Capacity Round 2.1/4" (56mm)
Max Cutting Capacity Square 1.3/4" (45mm)