Seamers feature interchangable blades.

Press Release Summary:

Targeting HVAC/R and building/construction trades, Model MW-S36 comes with 3 and 6 in. wide, 1½ in. deep forged steel blades, rated for up to 22 gauge cold rolled sheet metal, while Model MW-S59 has 5 and 9 in. wide, 2 in. deep anodized aluminum blades, rated for up to 0.030 in. aluminum applications. All feature hot drop-forged blade brackets for strength, compound leverage handle action, rust-resistant zinc-plated handles, and soft, comfortable grips.

Original Press Release:

Midwest Snips® Introduces Interchangeable Blade Seamers - Two Tools in One!

Sturgis, Michigan, -- Midwest Tool And Cutlery Company has introduced patent pending Interchangeable Blade Seamers for the HVAC/R and building/construction trades. Interchangeable blades provide great value and convenience by eliminating the need to carry or purchase two separate hand seamers. The MW-S36 model seamer comes with 3-inch and 6-inch forged steel blades while the MW-S59 has 5-inch and 9-inch aluminum blades. Interchangeable blades are quick and easy to switch out. Each of the four blade sizes is also available in individual Seamer Blade Kits. Made in USA Midwest Snips® Interchangeable Blade Seamers feature hot drop-forged blade brackets that provide unmatched strength for the toughest applications, compound leverage handle action for maximum folding and gripping power, rust resistant zinc-plated handles and soft, comfortable grips.

The MW-S36 Interchangeable Blade Seamer features 3-inch and 6-inch wide, 1-1/2-inch deep forged steel blades designed for sheet metal applications such as HVAC/R ductwork, aluminum flashing, copper, metal roofing, fascia and other sheet materials. The forged blades are rated for up to 22 gauge cold rolled sheet metal and have rust resistant zinc plating.

The MW-S59 Interchangeable Blade Seamer features 5-inch and 9-inch wide, 2-inch deep aluminum blades designed for applications such as aluminum roof and chimney flashing, fascia and other lightweight materials. The rust-resistant anodized aluminum blades are rated for up to 0.030-inch aluminum.

About Midwest Tool and Cutlery Company

Midwest Tool and Cutlery Company manufactures Made in USA Midwest Snips® brand aviation snips, tinner snips, specialty snips, and specialty hand tools for HVAC/R, sheet metal, vinyl/aluminum siding, vinyl fence, aluminum fence, metal roofing and related applications at manufacturing facilities located in Sturgis and Kalkaska, Michigan and Caledonia, Ohio. The key characteristic of Midwest Tool and Cutlery Company's traditional models of tinner snips, the company's complete line of aviation snips and many of the company's specialty tools is the hot drop-forging process. Hot drop-forged blades cut better, hold a cutting edge longer and are stronger than the cast or stamped blades used by other manufacturers.

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