• High-tech face planer
• Carbide cutting inserts
• Quick-change blades
• Low dust
• Light-weight
TURBO SHEAR™ is a hand-held carbide face planer that is the first practical and economical alternative to grinding, and in many instances, even slag blasting. One of our customers used it to plane the teak decks of the Battleship Missouri!

TURBO SHEAR™ is innovative– it has replaceable round carbide inserts (pat. pend.) that may be indexed eight times to renew the cutting edges before they have to be sharpened or replaced. The unit does not clog easily and may be solvent cleaned.

TURBO SHEAR™ is versatile! It will shave away the tread from a tire, turn PVC to chips, devour wood and will cut away semi-cured laminate.

Soft metals

TURBO SHEAR™ is fast– it removes composite material twice as fast as a 15 pound, 16 grit grinder by shearing it into particles that are more than 10 times larger than grinding dust. Tests show that floating dust is reduced by at least 75%. And TURBO SHEAR™ weighs only 8 pounds, reducing fatigue.

TURBO SHEAR™ is efficient– glass reinforced plastic users are getting about 20 hours of continuous use on laminates before resharpening is required. As much as 40 hours is common when used on hand lay-up laminates.

The unique "Uni-Iock" ring (pat. pend.) allows quick operator indexing or replacement of carbides. The TURBO SHEAR™ may be used in lieu of slag blasting in some field jobs at a fraction of the cost. And it leaves a level surface that is "toothy" and ready for secondary bonding.

TURBO SHEAR™ is safe— it was designed to comply with applicable OSHA regulations for guarding power tools. Shop experinece shows that workers will use the Turbo Shear™ instead of a grinder, if given a choice.

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"Our shop recently tested the TURBO SHEAR™ surface planer. We used the unit hard for several weeks and have the following comments:

•The TURBO SHEAR™ removes at least twice the amount of material per hour as a large 24 grit angle grinder.

•We noticed a sharp reduction in floating dust.

•Our employees preferred to use the TURBO SHEAR™, if given a choice in grinding methods.

•Because the blades run an average of twenty hours per re-sharpening and can be resharpened about four times, we believe that we are saving a significant amount of money on abrasive media alone.

•As a result of this test, we have placed an order for several units for our production floor."

Rick Watkins, Owner
Fibrex Corporation
Burlington, Washington

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BRER Technical, Inc.
P.O. Box 6170
Bellingham, WA 98227

(800) 738-4003 (U.S.A. Only)
(360) 738-4000
(360) 738-0104 Fax

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