High-Quality Tools for Drilling and Fastening Sheetmetal
Drill bits, countersunk bits and clecos for sheetmetal work
Thin and lightweight yet strong, sheetmetal is as easy to work with as it is practical. With ovesco’s high-quality sheetmetal tools, it’s never been easier to temporarily or permanently fasten sheets together.
We’ve got a wide range of countersunk tools and drill bits of varying sizes and angles, allowing you to create chamfered recesses that can fit any rivet bolt or screw you decide to use. We also have clecos and side-clamp clecos in various sizes, as well as cleco pliers, so that you can securely but temporarily hold sheets together while you measure, mark and rivet them together.
Browse our sheetmetal tools to discover their specifications, and don’t hesitate to get in touch for advice.
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What tool is used to cut sheet metal?
The tool commonly used to cut sheet metal is called a sheet metal shear or sheet metal snip. These tools come in various types, including aviation snips, tin snips, and electric or pneumatic shears.
How to use a sheet metal folding tool?
Measure and mark the desired bend line on the sheet metal. Then, place the sheet metal between the clamping jaws of the folding tool, ensuring it aligns with your marked bend line. Secure the metal in place by tightening the clamps. Next, adjust the bending leaf or bending bar to the desired angle or degree of bend using the tool's settings. Apply even and steady pressure using the tool's handle or lever to bend the sheet metal along the marked line. Once the bend is complete, release the clamps and remove the bent sheet metal from the tool.
How to cut sheet metal without power tools?
Cutting sheet metal without power tools can be done using several manual tools. One of the most common methods is using tin snips, which are hand-operated shears designed for cutting sheet metal. To use tin snips, mark the cut line on the metal, place the sheet in the snips' jaws, and then make a series of controlled cuts along the marked line.