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Alligator Scrap Cutting Shears

Imitated . . . But Never Duplicated

Gensco has been a trusted source for Scrap Processing Alligator and Guillotine style shears for over 75 years. Regardless of the application, no other supplier understands the value of scrap shears better than Gensco. Hydraulic models with blade lengths up to 40 inches. Cut steel, clean & prepare metals, cut cable or bar, we offer the right machine for the job. High quality, maintenance free scrap shears in a range of sizes. Don't be fooled by cheap imitations, our shears offer the best the market has to offer with a brand you can trust. Download DTX Literature Here.


DTX 200 - Alligator Shear: 8" Blades


Hydraulic Scrap Shear - Bench Top model

DTX200: Hydraulic alligator shearing machine.
Special “bench top” shear
Blade Length: 8” (200 mm) blades
4 sided reversible & regrindable
Lower blade in adjustable knife seat
Adjustable mechanical hold down & adjustable jaw opening
Supplied with guard over cutting head
Foot pedal control
Cutting Force in Throat: Approx. 44 tons
Cutting Capacity:  1-1/8” (29 mm) dia. mild steel rounds
Light duty, non-ferrous metals
Machine weight approx: 585 lbs
Electrics: 5 HP, 3 phase, voltage as per customer requirements (single phase optional)


DTX 340 - Alligator Shear: 14" Blades


Hydraulic Scrap Shear - Non-Ferrous Specialist

DTX340: Hydraulic alligator shearing machine.
Blade Length: 14” (340 mm) blades
4 sided reversible & regrindable
Lower blade in adjustable knife seat
Adjustable mechanical gaurd & adjustable jaw opening
Supplied with guard over cutting head
Foot pedal control
Cutting Force in Throat: Approx. 55 tons
Cutting Capacity:  All types of scrap metal; 1-1/4 (32 mm) dia. mild steel rounds
Machine weight approx: 1050 lbs
Electrics: 5 HP, 3 phase, voltage as per customer requirements (single phase optional)


DTX 300 - Alligator Shear: 12" Blades


Hydraulic Scrap Shear - An Industry Standard

DTX300: Hydraulic alligator shearing machine.
Blade Length: 12” (300 mm) blades
4 sided reversible & regrindable
Lower blade in adjustable knife seat
Adjustable mechanical hold down & adjustable jaw opening
Supplied with guard over cutting head
Foot pedal control
Cutting Force in Throat: Approx. 96 tons
Cutting Capacity:  1-7/8 (48 mm) dia. mild steel rounds
All types of scrap metal
Machine weight approx: 1850 lbs
Electrics: 10 HP, 3 phase, voltage as per customer requirements (single phase optional)


DTX 400 - Alligator Shear: 16" Blades


Hydraulic Scrap Shear - An Industry Standard

DTX400: Hydraulic alligator shearing machine.
Full specifications (See attached sheets).
Blade Length: 16” (400 mm) blades.
4 sided reversible & regrindable
Lower blade in adjustable knife seat
Adjustable mechanical hold down
Adjustable jaw opening
Supplied with guard over cutting head
Foot pedal control
Cutting Force in Throat: Approx. 120 tons
Cutting Capacity: 2-1/16” (52 mm) dia. mild steel rounds
All types of scrap metal
machine weight approx: 2100 lbs
Electrics: 10 HP, 3 phase, voltage as per customer requirements (single phase optional)


DTX 4/600 - Alligator Shear: 24" Blades


Hydraulic Scrap Shear - An Industry Standard

DTX 4/600: Hydraulic alligator shearing machine
A special long nose version of our popular DTX 400
Full specifications (See attached sheets).
Blade Length: 24” (600 mm) blades.
4 sided reversible & regrindable
Lower blade in adjustable knife seat
Adjustable mechanical hold down
Adjustable jaw opening
Supplied with guard over cutting head
Foot pedal control
Cutting Force in Throat: Approx. 120 tons
Cutting Capacity: 2-1/16” (52 mm) dia. mild steel rounds
All types of scrap metal
Machine weight approx: 2840 lbs
Electrics: 10 HP, 3 phase, voltage as per customer requirements


DTX 310 - Alligator Shear: 12" Blades w/Scrap Hold Down


Hydraulic Scrap Shear w/Special Powered Hold Down

DTX310H: Hydraulic alligator shearing machine c/w specially designed hydraulic hold down for various scrap.  Automatic sequence valve with on/off control, auto blade return function, stroke adjustment, etc.
Blade Length: 12” (300 mm) blades. 
4 sided reversible & regrindable
Lower blade in adjustable knife seat
Adjustable jaw opening
Supplied with guard over cutting head
(guard is not shown in photo)
Foot pedal control
Cutting Force in Throat: Approx. 110 tons
Cutting Capacity:  2” (50 mm) dia. mild steel rounds
All types of metal scrap
Machine weight approx: 1950 lbs
Electrics: 10 HP, 3 phase, voltage as per customer requirements (single phase optional)


DTX 410 - Alligator Shear: 16" Blades w/Scrap Hold Down


Hydraulic Scrap Shear w/Special Powered Hold Down

DTX410H: Full specifications (Hydraulic alligator shearing machine c/w specially designed hydraulic hold down for various scrap.  Automatic sequence valve with on/off control, auto blade return function, stroke adjustment, etc.
Blade Length: 16” (400mm) blades. 
4 sided reversible & regrindable
Lower blade in adjustable knife seat
Adjustable jaw opening
Supplied with guard over cutting head
(guard is shown in photo covering hold down)
Foot pedal control
Cutting Force in Throat: Approx. 135 tons
Cutting Capacity:  2.5” (50 mm) dia. mild steel rounds
Machine weight approx: 2200 lbs
Electrics: 10 HP, 3 phase, voltage as per customer requirements (single phase optional)


DTX 600 - Alligator Shear: 24" Blades w/scrap hold down


"Heavy Duty" Hydraulic Alligator Shear supplied with Hydraulic Hold Down

DTX600: HEAVY DUTY Hydraulic alligator
shearing machine. Integrated AUTOMATIC hydraulic hold down device, electric foot control, automatic sequencing and speed regeneration valve
Blade Length: 24” (600 mm) blades
4 sided reversible & regrindable
Lower blade in adjustable knife seat
Adjustable jaw opening
Supplied with guard over cutting head
Electric foot pedal control
Cutting Force in Throat: Approx. 192 tons
Optional: DTX600S: 215 tons

Cutting Capacity: 2-15/16” (75 mm) dia. mild steel rounds
All types of scrap metal
Machine weight approx: 5260 lbs
Electrics: 15 HP, 3 phase,
voltage as per customer requirements


KAJ800 / 1000 - Alligator Shear: 32" - 40" Blade


"Heavy Duty" Hydraulic Alligator Shear supplied with Hydraulic Hold Down

KAJ800H & KAJ1000H: HEAVIEST DUTY Hydraulic alligator
shear offered. Integrated AUTOMATIC hydraulic hold down device, automatic sequencing and speed regeneration valve.  Electronic stroke adjustment functionality. Cast steel head and hold down
KAJ800 Blade Length: 32” (800 mm)
KAJ1000 Blade Length: 40" (1000 mm)

4 sided reversible & regrindable blades
Lower blade in adjustable knife seat w/shims
Supplied with adjustable guard over cutting head
Electric foot pedal control
Cutting Force in Throat: Approx. 310 tons
Cutting Capacity: 3” (90 mm) dia. mild steel rounds
Rail Breaker, Round Pipe nose cutting & infeed roller conveyor w/wo stop gauge options available
Solid mild steel round: 3.5" (90mm)
I-Beam: 12” (300mm)
Steel Pipe: 6" x 1/4" (152x6mm)

Machine weight approx: 8000 lbs
Electrics: 15 HP, 3 phase, voltage as per customer requirements


KAJRB Stationary Rail Breaker


The #1 Way to Recycle Your Scrap Rail

Unlike any product on the market the KAJRB is specifically designed to cut high tensile strength rail quickly and efficiently with precision. Designed for all current Vignol rails up to 136RE*, profile, size S7* to UIC 60 / 60 UNI.  The KAJRB features a fully automatic infeed system which draws rail into the breaking section.

Completely enclosed hydraulic cylinder, producing a breaking force of 300kNm,  heavily constructed frame, specially designed jaw with top/bottom cutting blades for rail breaking.  Certified HARDOX steel for wear resistance to the toughest material and environment.

Highlights Include:
Max Break Force - 300 kNm
Minimum Rail Length - 14" (350mm)
Speed - 6 breaks/minute
Weight - 4850lbs (2200kg)