Back Gauges retrofit shears with minimal modification.

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Back gauges are offered in 3 different packages. Package 1 includes rear-oriented manual unit, with spring-loaded backbar, mechanical readout, and handwheel. Package 2 features front-operated electric unit, LED readout, and spring-loaded backbar available in bar lengths of 4-12 ft. Controller Package 3 is for existing manually operated back gauges. It includes electric, front-operated, variable-speed controller with LED readout, and is available in 4-12 ft bar lengths.

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Retrofit Backgauge Packages for Shears

Make your Shear versatile and user-friendly by adding a backgauge from Betenbender Mfg., Inc. Our retrofit backgauges can fit almost any machine, usually with no or minimal modifications to your machine and are easy to install. For shears, 3 packages are available - 1. Backgauge Package: Rear Operated Manual, with spring-loaded backbar, mechanical readout and handwheel. 2. Backgauge Package: Front Operated Electric (forward-reverse with variable speed DC controller) LED readout and backgauge with spring loaded backbar. Available in 4'-12' bar lengths. Optional: "GO-TO" 5-position controller (for above package). 3. Controller Package: (for existing Manual Operated Backgauges) Electric, front operated, variable speed controller w/LED readout. Available in 4-12' bar lengths. Optional: "GO-TO" 5-position controller (for above package). Packages also available for Press Brakes. Betenbender's reputation and use of off-the-shelf components, stocked inventory of parts, regional sales and service representatives continue to make the Betenbender family of Shears and Press Brakes a good buy. A Midwest based company located in Coggon, Iowa, Betenbender Mfg., Inc. has been in been in business since 1940 and making Shears & Press Brakes since 1972. Visit Betenbender Mfg., Inc. on the web at or call to order our latest catalog at 319-435-2378.

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