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Kett KD-440 14 Gauge Electric Shear

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Kett KD-440 14 Gauge Electric Shear

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The KD-440 includes:

  • 1x Kett Tool Company KD-440 14 Gauge Electric Shear

Highlights:

  • Cuts 14 gauge mild steel and 16 gauge stainless steel
  • Cuts at over 150" per minute
  • Kett is the primary manufacturer
  • Its heads are sold to other companies
  • Made in the U.S.A.
  • Recommended Replacement for the KETKE440

A tool that can handle the rigors of daily abuse either in a machine shop or a private collection is difficult to find. That's why there is the Kett KD-440 Electric Shears. Sporting an impressive cut of either 14 gauge mild steel or 16 gauge STAINLESS steel, with over 150'' cuts per minute, this is the tool to own. It features hardened cutters and the replacement cutters are relatively inexpensive and easy to install. And you can be assured that the KD440 is made entirely in the U.S.A., so you know that you're getting a quality product! Trust your instincts and go with dependability--the Kett KD440 Electric shear.

There is no Tools Plus Satisfaction Guarantee/Return Policy on Kett items. Defective items must be repaired at an authorized Kett dealer. (https://www.kett-tool.com/register.php)

Tech Specs:

  • Brand: Kett
  • Model: KD-440
  • MPN: KD-440
  • UPC: 014848524406
  • Type: Electric Shear
  • Head: 40-20
  • Motor: 253-59
  • Amps: 5.0
  • RPM: 0-2500
  • Cutting speed: 170 inches per minute
  • Minimum cutting radius: 7"
  • Power source: 120 volts
  • C.R. Mild steel: 14 gauge
  • Stainless steel: 16 gauge
  • Length: 14.5 inches
  • Weight: 5 pounds
  • Package Qty.: 1

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4.5
11 Reviews
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100% Recommend this product (11 of 11 responses)
By Andrew
MS
October 1, 2015
Impressive KD-440
This toll cut scores of linear feet of 16 gauge steel quickly and accurately. Highly recommended.
By Jim
alaska
March 18, 2014
the straight and narrow
Arrived in Alaska with no freight damage, kudo's to package packer. Had to make some quick cuts on 14ga mild steel ( like hot knife thru butter ). time will tell on longevity of blade life, should probably purchase an additional blade replacement set.
Prosit works as advertised, clean straight cuts.
Consfor the premium price of unit it could have included a spare set of cutting blades.
By Joel
Sandy Springs, Georgia
November 18, 2013
Time saving tool
This is my first purchase from Tool-Plus but it will not be my last. Contacted Customer Service when UPS showed my order delivered but not to me. Customer Service replied very quickly with the answer. My order arrived as promised a few days later. Have already recommended Tool-Plus to others.
ProsCutter exceeds my expectations. Best value I found on the Net.
ConsHave on dislikes. Cutter performs as advertised.
By marv
st edward ne
July 26, 2013
Kett KD440
this is my second one. Had first one and starting getting a click in it,and with the amount of tin work we do , didn't want to be without them. others have about 7 yrs use When I find something I like,stay with that brandWould recommend them to anyone, your price was the lowest
By Steve
Green Valley, AZ
May 3, 2013
Tool thickness range limitations
Have not been able to do more than a very brief test since receiving the tool but wanted to pass on a tip while I still have the opportunity. The shear seems well made and substantial but prospective purchasers should try to accurately determine the metal gauges they will most frequently cut. The cutting blades on the KD-440 must have fairly wide clearance (my estimate, about .010") to be able to cut 14 Gauge, which it does readily and cleanly. However, while progressively thinner gauges can be cut, it appears the cut quality will diminish due to the blade spacing. The only other steel I had on hand was 22 gauge and this cut resulted in about a .007" burr. I spoke with a tech rep at Kett and he confirmed this was normal and also that frequent cutting of gauges lighter than 14 0r 16 would result in accelerated blade wear. Bottom line: buy the tool capacity you will use the most, within its maximum capacity.
By Ben
Lexington, Ky
March 28, 2013
Kett KD-440 electric shear
Prompt arrival. Exactly as described. Good tool at a good price. Have used before.
Prosfast clean cut
Conscan't turn 90 degrees like the smaller one.
By RCK
Watertown NY
March 20, 2013
kett KD-440 electric shears
They work just like advertised. I use them to cut 14 gauge steel for fabricating floors and other patches on a 68 Cougar.
ProsWork well and most don't say they will cut 14 gauge steel. The price I paid 165.00 is a good deal.
By Kris Case
Boise Idaho
December 9, 2012
Phenomenal Product!
I love my new Electric shears and they came promptly and exactly as described! thank-you tools plus for a great shopping experience on line!!!!
ProsI had 20 year old shears exactly like these and that is why I acame back to kett shears....They are still running but I wanted to give to nephew and keep new for myself...Heres hoping I live another 20 years to see if I get the same GREAT performance out of these! Sincerely Kris Case..age 64 and still running HA! HA!
By Karl
Sandy, Oregon
July 29, 2012
Three Thumbs Up!
I do a lot of work with 18ga sheet metal, and so went with a model rated for thicker metal just to be safe. All I can say is this tool does a great job at a very fair price, and is made in the US, too.
ProsGood value and with a name brand like Kett, finding spare parts shouldn't be a problem down the road.
ConsNone
By John
Spokane, WA
July 29, 2012
Correct
Perfect purchase
ProsDoes exactly as advertised
By Beau
columbus, ohio
February 22, 2012
Great US made item
As a welder and fabricator, www.madmetalfabrication.com, I only buy and use quality US made tools. This 14 gauge capacity sheer is a welcome addition.

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