The new Bar Cutters from Enerpac are designed to minimize safety risks. Gas saws, angle grinders and cut-off tools are among the most popular solutions for cutting rebar today, however these tools are also the leading causes of injuries to operators’ hands, arms and faces. In addition to these cut-off tools coming in contact with the operator and causing trauma, cut-off wheels can also explode because of:
Shooting sparks, dust and smoke also result from cutting with gas saws, angle grinders and cut-off tools. Shooting sparks can cause burns and ignite materials within the workspace while dust and smoke present a health hazard. Preparing for and mitigating these risks can be a time-consuming process, operators must:
The new Bar Cutters from Enerpac safely cut rebar without the risk from the cut-off wheel, exploding wheels or shooting sparks. The electric bar cutter cuts #6 rebar in 2 seconds compared to a gas saw in 5 seconds and cut-off tool in 7 seconds. The bar cutter is an efficient cutting method, improving productivity by eliminating the need for time-consuming risk mitigation tasks. The rebar is simply placed in a cutting head and a quick, straight cut is then made by a durable blade. Two seconds later, the job is done.
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