Punch & Shears

Available in both the Practical and Master versions, these robust machines are the work horses of the ACMA range of wrought iron tools. Cleverly, combining a hole punching facility with a guillotine for cutting mild steel strip, square bar and wire to length, they are an extremely capable workshop tool for use in a DIY, Training or Production environment.

The hole punching capability can be used to punch screw-fixing holes in strip metal frameworks and also complements the Riveting feature on the ACMA range of Riveting/Bending/Rolling wrought iron tools by providing the hole to locate the rivet. The punching is carried out by a replaceable punch block and pin which is specially machined and hardened for the task.

Because both machines are portable and require no electrical power, they are well suited to ‘on-site’ work.

Easy to Operate

Rugged Cam Lever Action Which Punches & Cuts

  • Punching is achieved by placing metal strip in the slotted punch block. Platform is adjustable to allow for accurate positioning.
  • To shear, material is placed in gap between small fixed shear blade and large, lever-operated shear blade. Operate lever to shear.

Other Information

  • All tools are supplied complete with operating instructions and spare parts list. Working beyond these limits or with material of greater hardness may reduce the operational life of the machines.
  • Please note that the maximum working capacity stated is for Hot Rolled Mild Steel Bar & Annealed Bright Mild Steel Bar.
  • The Punch Blocks, Pins and Shear Blades are all consumable items for which replacements can be purchased readily.


Model Max Working Capacity Machine Dimensions Other Features
MC013 Shearing: 20mm x 3mm (flat strip), 5mm (square bar), 5mm (round bar/wire)

Punching: 3mm diameter hole in up to 3mm thick material
50mm (w) x 175mm (d) x 130mm (h) x 340mm handle length. Boxed weight 2.0Kg Adjustable punch platform 4 available cutting edges on small shear blade

Shearing: 25mm x 5mm (flat strip), 6mm (square bar), 6mm (round bar/wire)

Punching: 5mm diameter hole in up to 5mm thick material, 3mm diameter
hole in up to 3mm thick material, 6mm diameter hole in up to 3mm thick material.
Note MC015 is supplied with only 5mm punch pin & block.
MC015X is supplied with all three sizes of punch pin & block.
60mm (w) x 285mm (d) x 155mm (h) x 450mm handle length. Boxed weight 6Kg Measuring Bar for cutting & punching at set distances. Adjustable punch platform.
Double acting push/pull lever. 2 available cutting edges on small shear blade.