Self-Contained Pipe Cutting Shear
Category: Dismantlement > Mechanical Cutting Equipment > Nibber/Shear
Reference # : OST No 1948 , DOE/EM-0394 Model No : LKE 70
The Lukas unit is a hand-held, battery-operated hydraulic shear designed to cut piping and conduit measuring up to 2.5 inches in diameter. The unit has a built-in rechargeable battery and can also accommodate a portable auxiliary battery, allowing tit to operate for over one hour without recharge.
Additionally it has no hydraulic fluid lines or electrical cords, which makes it extremely portable and adaptable to congested areas. It uses only non-toxic, non-hazardous, mineral-based hydraulic fluid.
Dimensions of Tech Model (LxWxH): 33.5" x 10.2" x 6.8"
Weight of Tech Model (lb): 50
Battery operated without any cables or wires
Unit increases worker safety
Uses only one pint of environmentally friendly hydraulic fluid
Tool is very mobile
Technology is very quiet
Produces no secondary waste
Minimizes airborne contamination
Crimps the ends of pipes
Leaves smooth clean cuts
Less likely to produce sparks than baseline technology
Setup time between cuts is about 2 to 3 min.
Technology cannot cut through 3 in. schedule 80 pipes
Unit is awkward for cutting pipes that are above the waist level
Unit is not ideal for small congested areas
Lukas model LKE70 shear and auxuliary battery
Close-up view of the self-contained pipe cutting shear